Take control of photography with ACDSee Pro 4: Take your digital photos to the highest standard. ACDSee Pro 4 will help get you there fast, with all the tools you need for everything you shoot. Manage, view, process and publish your images in one full-featured application. You'll enjoy organized files, achieve stunning visual results, and free up more time to spend behind the camera.
Start browsing right away: Connect to your collection from the get-go. No need to spend time importing your photos to a separate library when they're already on your computer. Simply open ACDSee Pro 4 to directly access your folders and files live, in real time.
Organize as you import: Accelerate your workflow by setting categories, keywords and IPTC data as you import new images from your camera or storage device. You can also choose the destination, create backup copies, and rename files during the import process.
Stay organized: ACDSee Pro 4 is organized into four modes mimicking the way photographers naturally work with their images. Complete your workflow with maximum efficiency as you advance through the Manage, View, Process, and Online tabs.
Find anything: You'll never lose track of another photo again. Flexible search tools allow you to retrieve by date, event, location, and image metadata and properties.
Non-destructively process RAW files: Quickly and easily complete global non-destructive adjustments on RAW files from the leading camera manufacturers. See the results of your adjustments in real time, preview in full screen, and experiment with peace of mind knowing your originals are preserved.
Perfect every pixel: Fine tune your photos with pixel-level editing tools. Add watermarks, captions, and vignettes. Heal flaws and remove red eye. Apply edits to selected areas of your photos, and truly bring out the best in your photos.
Create stunning HDR images: Explore the creative possibilities of high-dynamic-range imaging (HDR). Patent-pending single exposure HDR algorithms built into ACDSee Pro 4's RAW processing technology intelligently stretches the dynamic range of your photos, making them incredibly realistic or atmospheric.
Manage your metadata: Access, embed, and edit IPTC, XMP and custom metadata in your images with handy tools. Enhanced interoperability ensures that this critical information is preserved in your files.
Customize your workspace: Set up ACDSee Pro 4 to complement the way you work. Choose your color scheme, define workspace presets for different steps in your workflow, and customize the toolbar to display the features that you access the most. Plus create keyboard shortcuts and configure your external editing software for seamless access.
View fast: With ACDSee Pro 4's powerful image viewing technology, you don't have to waste time waiting for your images to load. Even RAW files display in full-size at amazing speeds. Over 100 different file types are supported.
Present your best: Create presentations, print and e-mail your photos with ease. Manage your web presence with uploaders to flickrTM, SmugMug, Zenfolio and your FTP accounts.
Easily share and publish online: Drag and drop images or automatically sync photos from specific folders to your free, personal space on the ACDSee Online website. From there you can post to Facebook, tweet your album links on Twitter, and allow select contacts to download full resolution images.
Which Photo Manager is Right for You?: Take this quick quiz to find out if ACDSee Photo Manager or ACDSee Pro 4 is best suited for your photo management needs.
Feel the difference in your photography: With enhanced metadata features, workflow improvements, and tools to get your images looking better than ever, you have total control over your photography using ACDSee Pro 4.
Enhanced Metadata Power
Metadata panel: Now you can integrate metadata management more fluidly into your workflow by accessing the handy Metadata pane. Simply select a single photo or a group of images to view, set and edit IPTC metadata. Customize the fields displayed in the pane so the data that matters most to you is there whenever you need it.
Metadata presets: Save frequently-used metadata as presets to apply to groups of images, for a super streamlined metadata workflow.
Explore and manage photos by location: Instantly view photos from GPS-enabled cameras, and quickly add location information to others with drag and drop simplicity. Finding, viewing, and selecting images is easy as zooming in on the map and clicking on the marker to display all the photos taken in that location.
Improved rendering of RAW files: New innovations in RAW decoding technology means you'll enjoy noticeable improvements in exposure, contrast, white balance, and color - all with increased processing speed.
Vignette correction tool: Quickly fix lens vignetting resulting from limitations in your camera lens' ability to equally distribute light. Sliders allow you to precisely adjust the strength and radius so you can remove those unwanted dark corners from your photos.
Chromatic aberration and defringe correction: Get better looking photos with new processing functions fixing chromatic aberration and defringing. The chromatic aberration tool is especially useful in enhancing photos that include architectural details.
Automatic upload of photos: Share your latest photos effortlessly on the Web by choosing specific folders that automatically upload to your online space.
Customizable access to external editors: Bring your photos into external editing software seamlessly, and create custom keyboard shortcuts for even easier access.
Improved performance and usability: Work more efficiently in Process mode, with the ability to directly or automatically save copies of your photos. Plus save time by deleting your photos without having to exit Process mode.
Managing and Organizing
Take control of all your digital image assets: Whether you have hundreds or thousands of photos, an organized collection allows you to work smarter and faster. Your foundation for an effective workflow is digital asset management. Build it with ACDSee Pro 4. Its ability to handle both cataloguing- and browser-based workflows means you can manage your digital assets any way you like.
Browse Instantly: Hit the ground running. Why spend time importing your photos to a separate library when you don't have to? ACDSee Pro 4 connects you directly to the live folder tree on your computer so you can browse and work on your files without delay.
Streamline digital asset management: ACDSee Pro 4 is packed with time-saving photo management tools. Organize your photos as you import them from you camera or storage device. Catalog files for improved speed and performance. Perform a range of workflow steps, from converting formats to renaming files, on batches of images at once. Customize your workspace to suit your individual style, and configure access to external editors with seamless simplicity.
Manage with flexibility: Organize your entire collection with ACDSee Pro 4's full support for EXIF, IPTC and XMP metadata. Set and edit information about your photos in accordance with IPTC Core 1.1 industry standards. Save time by modifying metadata for groups of photos at once, and creating presets for ongoing use. Add rating, keywords, categories, and location data for the ultimate in digital asset management.
Find images: Tap into ACDSee Pro 4's powerful array of search tools to quickly retrieve the photos you want. Find images based on metadata, file properties, date, event, keyword, ratings, and GPS location data. Build and save detailed searches, and filter, group and sort your results to zoom in on that one photo you really need.
Present and preserve your work: Share your shots through e-mail services such as GmailTM and Yahoo! Mail Plus, and upload to flickrTM, SmugMug, and Zenfolio. Conveniently optimize and upload images to web spaces you manage through FTP. Design and present slideshows of your images. Protect your work by archiving your collection to .zip folders or on disc, and backing up to external hard drives.
- 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 768 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® 7+
- 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
- QuickTime6.0 - for QuickTime file format support
- Ghostscript 8.0 - for PDF support
- Windows Media® Player 9.0