ACDSee Photo Manager 2009 lets you quickly view and find photos, fix flaws, and share your favorites through e-mail, prints and free online albums.
View photos instantly
-Never wait for an image to open again - ACDSee 2009 is the fastest viewing software around. Fill your screen with photos, zoom through your thumbnails, and view photos at full size. Plus, instantly see e-mail attachments or files on your desktop, with ACDSee's handy Quick View feature.
-NEW! View images from around the world with UNICODE support.
-Stay on top of your entire collection. Drag and drop photos into Windows file folders, add keywords and ratings, edit your metadata, and create your own categories. Assign images to as many categories as you like without taking up more space on your computer. Rename, rotate and resize groups of photos at once.
-NEW! Get organized right away. Define categories, keywords and create backups and more as you pull images in from your camera or other storage device. When importing is complete, your files are already organized and ready for you to browse and share.
-NEW! Easily share photo information such as categories, keywords and ratings, by embedding them in your image’s XMP fields.
Find your favorites
-With ACDSee, you'll never lose track of a single shot again, even if you have thousands of photos in your collection. Enter multi-word keywords like “New Jersey” or “wedding party”, search only specific folders, and find that one special image with the Quick Search bar.
--Use the handy Calendar or Events view to see photos from a birthday party, vacation trip or other special occasion.
-NEW! Store your frequently used searches so you can use them again and again.
-Show off photos in their best light. Instantly adjust exposure, fix common problems like red eye and blemishes, and erase distracting objects. Rescue photos that are too light or dark with a single click, thanks to ACDSee’s patent-pending Shadow/Highlights tool. Write text, add a vignette, or apply an artistic effect such as sepia, stained glass, or crayon drawing. You can even adjust a selected area of your photo, such as a single flower or a face in the crowd.
-NEW! Let your creativity run wild. ACDSee always saves a copy of your originals so you can restore them at any time.
-NEW! Add a finishing touch to your photo with a custom border, drop shadow or edge effect.
Share your shots
-E-mail photos without worrying about file sizes. Create CDs, DVDs, prints and more. Upload to sites like flickr™ and Smugmug without having to leave ACDSee. Post a photo widget on your website or blog, powered by your free SendPix online album.
-NEW! Play the enhanced slide show of your photos, complete with music, pan and zoom, and color effects. With ACDSee, it's easy to share your best shots with the world.
Make home printing a breeze
-With ACDSee’s print layout tools it’s easier than ever to print your photos from home. ACDSee works within your print margins and helps you print multiple prints on a single page, fill an entire page, or create custom print sizes.
Protect your photos
-ACDSee helps you keep copies of your images so you don’t lose them if your computer fails. Use the Sync tool to synchronize your image folders with an external hard drive or networked drive. Or, use the Database Backup feature to backup your photos and database information to CD or DVD. You can even schedule backups and reminders.
View, browse and manage over 100 file types
-Get extensive format support for audio, video and images including BMP, GIF, IFF, JPG, PCX, PNG, PSD, RAS, RSB, SGI, TGA and TIFF. Take a look at the complete list of supported file formats.
Intel Pentium 4/AMD Athlon XP recommended
512 MB RAM (1 GB RAM recommended)
100 MB free hard drive space (1 GB recommended)
High Color display adapter at 1024x768 resolution (1280x1024 recommended)
CD/DVD Burner - for creating CDs and DVDs
Windows XP SP2 or Vista
IE 5.0 (6.0+ recommended)
DirectX 9.0c - for 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 or later
Organize up front
With the new Import Photos feature, set categories, keywords, ratings, and create backups as you pull images in from your camera or other storage device. When your import is complete, your files are already organized and ready for you to browse and share!
Save your frequently-used searches for ongoing use
Use ACDSee 2009’s Search Pane to build complicated searches based on folder name, file name, location, and metadata. Now, save time by storing your searches for future use with the simple Saved Searches feature and re-run a saved search in one click from the Organize pane.
Easily Share your photos' metadata with other users
Easily share your categories, keywords, and ratings with other ACDSee users by embedding them in your image’s XMP fields. Flexibly move images around your system and between computers. You can even embed information in file formats that don’t support metadata from cameras, including PNG and GIF.
View images from around the word with UNICODE support
Experience improved portability of images with ACDSee 2009's UNICODE environment. View images with file names or metadata that include characters which are not part of your local system’s language settings.
Restore your original anytime, for worry free edting
Get creative with your photos without worrying about changing the original. ACDSee 2009 now saves a copy of your original image the first time you edit a file. Restore your original at any time, even after multiple editing sessions.
Add custom borders to your photos
Add a finishing touch to your photo with a custom border, drop shadow, or edge effect.
The enhanced slideshow features
Try the new and improved Auto Slide Show feature, now including options to add Pan & Zoom, Black-and-White, and Sepia effects or play your slideshow to MP3s
For more information about those features and how to use them, please go to the Help menu and select Content.