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ACD Systems releases ACDSee 6.0

Oct 1, 2003 at 20:51 GMT

Software: ACD Systems has released ACDSee 6.0, the newest version of its flagship digital imaging software program for consumer and corporate markets. ACDSee is known for its speed, ease-of-use and powerful image management capabilities including features for viewing, organizing, searching, printing and sharing digital image collections of any size. New features in ACDSee 6.0 include the ability to rate images, burn photos to CD/DVDs and quickly view and locate photos from different folders and categories with the Easy Select and Selective Browsing features. ACDSee 6.0 in English is available for $49.99 (USD) for the full version, or $39.99 (USD) for the upgrade from ACDSee 5.0.

ACD Systems Releases Latest Version of its Flagship Digital Imaging Software -ACDSee 6.0 ™

New features deliver innovative selective browsing and image rating technologies that streamline workflow

VICTORIA, British Columbia – September 30, 2003 - ACD Systems International Inc. (TSE:ASA), the digital imaging company and makers of ACDSee™ and Canvas™, today released ACDSee 6.0, the newest version of its flagship digital imaging software program for consumer and corporate markets. ACDSee is known for its speed, ease-of-use and powerful image management capabilities including features for viewing, organizing, searching, printing and sharing digital image collections of any size. New features in ACDSee 6.0 include the ability to rate images, burn photos to CD/DVDs and quickly view and locate photos from different folders and categories with the Easy Select and Selective Browsing features.

ACDSee 6.0 solves the problem facing the escalating digital imaging market by offering an easy solution for managing large volumes of images. The new Easy Select feature allows users to select multiple folders and categories to get a combined view of all images that are contained in them. The robust Selective Browsing feature, unique to ACDSee 6.0, takes the frustration and time out of looking for images by combing the search results from different folders and categories simultaneously and then displaying all the images in one window.

After easily finding their images, users can place their selection in an Image Basket where they are temporarily ready for editing, creating an HTML album ready to share on the web or email to friends and family. ACDSee 6.0 also boasts a new Image Rating system, in which photos can be assigned a numerical rating. Image Rating assists users in sorting and searching their images and helps them to distinguish the quality of their photos.

Some of the additional new features of ACDSee 6.0 include:

"The goal of all our ACDSee programs has always been to provide consumers and corporate users access to a powerful, easy-to-use program that meets all their digital imaging needs," says Mike Zelen, president and chief executive officer of ACD Systems. "By introducing ACDSee 6.0, our goal has been extended to include reshaping the marketplace by now offering the most technologically advanced, feature rich and still easy-to-use digital imaging program that exceeds users' expectations."

Price and Availability

ACDSee 6.0 in English is available for $49.99 (USD) for the full version, or $39.99 (USD) for the upgrade from ACDSee 5.0. Volume licensing for ACDSee 6.0 is available and special pricing is offered for five and ten user licenses.

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