Photographers the world over no longer need to purchase and run multiple
applications to achieve their organizational and image editing goals.
With ACDSee Ultimate 10, released today, they now have access to a
single platform that integrates robust photo editing with
industry-leading digital asset management.
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“ACDSee Ultimate 10 offers professional-level image management,
manipulation and sharing in one environment,” said Mark Cosgrove, ACD
System’s director of production. “The product has been in development
for nearly a year and was designed based on input from many of our
passionate users around the world.”
ACDSee Ultimate 10 is now available via a lifetime license key for $150,
or via an annual subscription starting at $69, which gives users access
to regular updates and upgrades. The program is currently only offered
for Windows-based computers.
“This new product from ACDSee has the functionality to go head-to-head
with Adobe,” said Peter Pereira, an award-winning professional
photographer and longtime ACDSee Ultimate user. “I can see Ultimate 10
becoming a top choice for a wide swath of pros, prosumers and keen
In a blog post made public today (http://www.acdsystems.com/en/community/post/ultimate10),
ACD Systems provides an overview of ACDSee Ultimate 10’s product
innovations and topline features, including:
Digital asset management
RAW photo editing
Parametric image editing (also known as non-destructive editing)
Layered editing with adjustment layers
Easy, pinpointed exposure adjustment with ACDSee’s patented Light EQ™
ACDSee Actions, which allows users to “record” edits and then apply
them to other images individually or in batches
An additional selection of new features and improvements delivered with
Ultimate 10 include:
An updated look and feel. A customizable GUI offers users the
ability to tear off, move, stack, and dock more toolbars and panes
than ever before.
Enhanced photo editing. Skin tune, Dehaze, Gradient Map, Color
Overlay, and 20 Photo Effects with variable opacity and blend modes
give users greater control.
Edge Detection Brush. Allows users to accurately isolate the
subject in a photo based on assigned pixel criteria.
Smart Brush. Brush on image adjustments and create selections
using auto-masking technology to affect only the pixels you want.
Increased speed and performance. ACDSee’s unique
architecture—which doesn’t require image import and export—along with
GPU-enriched functionality boosts viewing and edit speeds.
Improved Noise Removal. Ultimate 10 adds a “preserve detail”
slider that empowers users to decrease image noise without sacrificing
For a complete list of new features, performance enhancements and other
improvements, please see the ACDSee Ultimate 10 release notes here: http://www.acdsee.com/en/support/acdsee-ultimate-10/release-notes/10-0.
ACD Systems is also offering a free, live online workshop on September
28 that will provide users an in-depth look at Ultimate 10. Those
interested can register at: http://www.acdsee.com/en/workshop.
“Ultimate 10 is perfectly positioned to fulfill creative and
organizational needs for a wide variety of photographers,” added
Cosgrove. “From commercial shooters to artists to home enthusiasts,
we’re confident this product will help us reach new audiences across the
About ACD Systems International
ACD Systems is one of the largest independent digital image editing and
management companies in the world. Founded in Texas in 1993, ACD Systems
revolutionized the relationship between analog and digital information.
Now based in Victoria, B.C., the company also has offices in Seattle,
Miami, Vancouver, B.C. and Nanjing. Current products include ACDSee
Ultimate, ACDSee Pro, ACDSee Standard, ACDSee Mac Pro, Canvas Draw for
Mac and Canvas X, a technical illustration tool used by engineers and
GIS professionals. ACD Systems’ customers include General Motors,
Caterpillar, Boeing, NASA, CNN and other leading organizations.
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