9 Photo Editor
and Photo Manager Software
Oct 26th, 2006
Well-known among professional photographers for creating some
of the most comprehensive photo management software tools on
the market, ACD Systems is now taking aim at the consumer market
with a suite of offerings perfect for the hobbyist or novice
is highlighting two software programs directed at the everyday
photographer, including ACDSee 9 Photo Manager, the company's
updated digital photo management system for enthusiasts. ACDSee
9 offers new, simplified resources for taking control of growing
company is also introducing ACDSee Photo Editor, a new photo-editing
tool that provides intuitive editing capabilities, as well as
a wealth of options for creative photo expression and projects.
ACDSee Photo Editor
has unique advantages for photographers of any skill level to not
only correct and enhance, but also to get creative with their photos.
ACDSee 9 Photo Editor
and unique editing capabilities:
Simple step-by-step instructions for basic to more advanced
photo editing projects. Repair blemishes, spots and scratches
quickly and easily. One-click auto adjustments include color
balance and levels, sharpen and contrast.
- More editing
tool options made much easier: Single image repair and refinement
along with multi-image composition capabilities typically found
in more technical photo editing software systems. Helpful on-screen
instructions and creative hints walk the user through the tasks
and projects that they want to accomplish.
ease section: Includes tools for scrapbooking and collage
creation, along with the ability to make personalized cards,
frames, stationary and even customized wine labels. Photo layouts
with multiple photos, text, lines, shapes and special effects
are also possible.
Tool quickly crops a composition into fun shapes like letters
and numbers, then use them as titles, dates, or fun captions
on your photos. ACDSee Photo Editor is the only software system
that offers a vignette feature -- perfect for creating portrait-style
ACDsee 9 Photo Editor and Photo Manager. Highly Recommended
9 Photo Manager
ACDSee 9 Photo
Manager offers updated advantages for the hobbyist, including
automatic categorization and quick search tools. Other unique
View: ACDSee 9 minimizes the time it takes to load and view
photo collections. Even large photo files can be displayed instantaneously.
This makes opening digital photo files faster and easier than
Showroom: Photo collections can now be showcased right on
your desktop. Photos no longer have to stay buried away in the
recesses of hard drives. This feature automatically plays a
file of selected photo collections in a sleek slide show format.
Events: This option automatically organizes photos based
on the dates they were taken.
Folders: Protects personal photos in a password-secured
area so that only the user can view them.
- Auto Categories:
Takes the work out of photo organization by automatically storing
photos by convenient categories including personal photo favorites
(based on a one-to- five rating system), file properties, etc.
Layouts reduce the complexity and confusion of printing
multiple photos, and make it easier than ever to print from
powerful email options, slide shows, CD/DVD burning, and web
album tools that make sharing your photos as easy as can be.
Enhance your photos with quick fixes like red-eye removal, color
cast removal, exposure adjustments, and the Photo Repair tool.
"We've taken some of the best features that we've created
for the professional photographer and have made them more accessible
for anyone who needs better solutions to manage, organize and
enhance their photo collections," said James Latham, vice
president of marketing for ACDSee Systems.
popularity of digital photography, people are really starting
to discover the creative possibilities and want more features
and functionality than ever, but not that long learning curve."
the expansion from the professional to the mainstream photography
market makes sense as the digital photography industry nears maturation.
Research shows that nearly 80 percent of U.S. camera owners have
gone digital, and more than 40 percent are now on their second
or third digital camera.
Latham, that means today's typical photographer has become much
more savvy and needs greater capabilities when it comes to organizing,
managing and editing personal photo collections.
are more knowledgeable than ever before about digital photography,
however, they still want tools that are easy to use and help save
time while protecting their precious photo assets," said
Latham. "That's why so much of what we've been able to innovate
and offer to the professional photographer translates very well
to what today's average photographer and hobbyist is looking for."
ACDSee 9 Photo
Manager and Photo Editor are available as a bundled package for
$79.99 US. For more information, visit www.acdsee.com