ACDSee 12 Photo Manager
Manage your memories with ease: Lightning-fast and easy to use, ACDSee Photo Manager 12 has everything you need to organize your photos, perfect your shots, and share your memories with friends and family. Quickly and easily browse and find photos, and fix red-eye, lighting and more with easy-to-use editing tools. Then share your best through e-mail, prints or your own personal space on ACDSeeOnline.com.
View fast: ACDSee 12's viewing speed is second to none. Open photos from anywhere on your computer or e-mail with the fastest image viewing technology available. That means you spend less time waiting for your photos to load and more time enjoying them. Zoom through your latest shots, browse instant slide shows', and enjoy full-size previews. Looking at your photos has never been this fun or this fast.
Browse your collection: Browse all your photos right away. Unlike catalog-based photo applications, you don't need to waste valuable time importing files that are already on your computer and connected devices. Access your folders and files live, in real time. Sort, group and filter photos by camera information, edited state or other criteria for super fast scanning. You can also browse by date or event to see photos from a specific occasion.
Organize from the start: Hit the ground running. Specify categories, add keywords and create backups as you upload photos from your camera, card reader or other device. When importing is done, your images are ready for you to browse and share.
Manage everything in one place: Bring together over 100 file types into one convenient place. View, manage, and get extensive format support for your photos, audio, and video clips including BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, PSD, MP3, MPEG, TIFF, WAV and many others. Take a look at the complete list of supported file formats.
Keep track of all your photos: Manage your collection the way that works best for you. Unlike other photo software, ACDSee doesn't impose a one-size-fits-all organization system. Create your own categories and keywords, mark favorites, edit your metadata, and rate your shots. Rename, resize, rotate, or edit file information on groups of photos at once. Plus tag your best photos and bring them all together for further editing or sharing.
Find any photo: ACDSee 12's powerful search tools can help you find any photo, even if you have thousands in your collection. Enter keyword phrases like "summer vacation" or "school play", search only specific folders, and find that one special image with the Quick Search bar. Or perform more detailed searches and save them for ongoing use.
Perfect your photos with easy-to-use editing tools: Instantly correct exposure, fix red eye, and erase unwanted objects. Rescue photos that are too light or dark with a single click. Turn your photos black and white, add text, and put a finishing touch such as a vignette, border or drop shadow. Apply creative effects to selected areas of your photos. Edit with the peace of mind that your original files are never altered. With ACDSee, it's never too late to achieve the shot you were hoping to get.
Publish and store photos online: It's easier than ever to share your photos with friends and family online. Simply drag and drop files from ACDSee 12 to your own personal storage space on ACDSeeOnline.com. Your free account includes 2 GB of storage space.* Organize, sort and tag your photos online as you do on your desktop. Create public albums to showcase to the world, or share with only a select few. If you want, they can even download your images at full size. Plus, share photos from ACDSeeOnline.com to Facebook®** , and order high-quality frameless wall prints from fotoflōt®.
Share your photos in so many ways: Want even more ways to share your memories? Email images directly from ACDSee. Create CDs and DVDs of your photos. Seamlessly upload to sites like flickrTM and SmugMug, or to web spaces you manage through FTP. And with ACDSee's print layout tools it's easy to print your photos exactly the way you want.
Take advantage of new features that make it a breeze to manage your growing collection of photos, get them looking their best, and share with friends, family and the world.
Easier than ever to use:
Intuitive interface: Stay on top of your entire photo collection with ACDSee Photo Manager 12. The newly refined interface is now even more intuitive, helping you easily navigate between organizing, viewing, editing and sharing your photos. Quickly find the tools you need in four simple groups:
- Organize, find and publish your photos in Manage mode.
- Display and examine images at full size, at any magnification in View mode.
- Fix and fine-tune with easy to use tools in Edit mode.
- Store and share your photos through your free online account in Online mode.
Works on Windows 7: Enjoy support for Windows® 7. ACDSee 12's interface, including dialog boxes, is optimized for use on netbooks with resolutions of 1024x600 and better.
Easier to organize
Tag your best shots: Visual tagging is a quick and easy way to identify your best photos for further review, editing or sharing, without physically moving them into different folders. Simply check the corner of any photo to tag it, then display all your tagged shots with a single click.
Identify edited images: Work faster with your edited photos. They now display an E symbol so you can quickly identify them at a glance. You can also group, sort and search for the images you have modified.
Easier to edit
Color your world: Get the best color possible with ACDSee 12's improved saturation tool for rich, true-to-life representation.
Bring out your inner artist: Add the wow factor to your photos. Use ACDSee 12's enhanced Selections tool to isolate a specific area for editing and artistic touches. Play with color, adjust lighting, or apply a creative effect.
Put the focus on your photos: Add clarity to your images with the improved Noise Reduction tool. Two new adjustment sliders fix luminance and color noise while preserving image sharpness.
Easier to share
Share and safeguard your photos: Showcase and protect your photos on the web. Simply drag and drop files from ACDSee 12 to your own online space on ACDSeeOnline.com. Your free account includes 2 GB of storage space.* Keep your images organized online as you do on your desktop with the same folder names and structure. From ACDSeeOnline.com you can send your photos to Facebook®** , and order high-quality frameless wall prints from fotoflōt®. Plus, quickly share with friends and family via private and password-protected albums - they can even download full-size copies of your photos. Or showcase to the world with public albums. No matter what you do, your ACDSeeOnline.com photos are always safe. That's because your online space is powered by Amazon Web ServicesTM, which also backs up Amazon.com and Amazon's sites around the world.
Upload through FTP: Transferring images using an FTP server? You'll like the new FTP Uploader in ACDSee 12. Create and manage FTP profiles and easily resize your images as you upload directly from ACDSee, saving having to create a new, resized copy to send.
Manage: Stay on top of your growing photo collection with all the time-saving tools you need in one easy-to-use product. Unlike other photo software, ACDSee 12 doesn't impose a one-size-fits-all system. Manage your photos the way that works best for you so you stay organized and save time.
Browse fast: Browse your existing collection instantly. There's no need to waste time importing your photos into a separate library. Access your folders and files live, in real time. Sort, group and filter photos by camera information, edited state or other criteria for super fast scanning. You can also browse by date or event to see photos from a specific occasion.
Organize flexibly: Create custom categories, add descriptive keywords, edit EXIF and IPTC metadata, and assign ratings to your photos. Tag images with one click and bring them all together for further editing or sharing. You can even organize your photos as you import them from your camera or storage device, saving you even more time.
Find in a flash: Find any photo, even if you have thousands in your collection. Enter multi-word keyword phrases like "ski trip" or "birthday party", search only specific folders, leverage your camera's file information, and find that one special image with the Quick Search bar. Build detailed searches and save them for ongoing use.
Manage everything: Bring together over 100 file types into one convenient place. View, manage and get extensive format support for your photos, audio and video clips including BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, PSD, MP3, MPEG, TIFF, WAV and many others. View your files even quicker by setting ACDSee as the default program to open these types of files. Take a look at the complete list of supported file formats.
Protect your photos: Keep copies of your photos in case your computer should fail. Synchronize your folders with an external hard drive or networked drive. Or backup your photos and database information to CD or DVD. You can even schedule automatic backups and reminders.
- Intel® Pentium® III / AMD Athlon processor or equivalent (Intel® Pentium® 4 / AMD Athlon XP or equivalent recommended)
- 512 MB RAM (1 GB RAM recommended)
- 250 MB free hard drive space (1 GB recommended)
- High Color display adapter at 1024 x 600 resolution (1280 x 1024 recommended)
- CD/DVD Burner - for creating CDs and DVDs
- Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2, Windows Vista® or Windows® 7 operating system.
- Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 6.0 (7.0 or higher recommended)
- TiVo® Desktop Software - to publish images to your TiVo
- Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0c - for Microsoft DirectX file format support, and to create slide shows and screen savers
- QuickTime® 6.0 - for QuickTime file format support
- Ghostscript® 8.0 - for PDF support
- Windows Media® Player 9.0