ACDSee Pro Photo Manager RAW Update Beta

November 3, 2006 | Mark Goldstein | Software | Comment |

ACDSee ProACD Systems Press Release

ACDSee Pro Photo Manager Gives Professional Photographers Total Control Over Their Workflow with public beta RAW Format Support.

Victoria, British Columbia – November 2, 2006 – ACD Systems International Inc. (TSX: ASA), today announced a public beta software release which updates ACDSee® Pro Photo Manager, adding support for the newest RAW formats. Developed specifically for the professional photographer, ACDSee Pro will be showcased from November 2-4 at PhotoPlus Expo, Booth #1212, in New York. ACDSee Pro delivers advanced functionality designed to streamline the workflow of professional photographers, while incorporating the speed and organizing capabilities synonymous with ACDSee software solutions. “Once again, our commitment to working closely with professional photographers yields support for the newest digital cameras”, said Doug Vandekerkhove, CEO of ACD Systems.

The enhancement delivers RAW format support for more than 30 new cameras from major manufacturers including:

  * Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi
  * Sony DSLR-A100
  * Nikon D80 and D2Xs
  * Pentax K100D and K110D
  * Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50

The ACDSee RAW update beta also includes support for cameras from Creo Leaf, Olympus, Leica, Samsung, and Fujifilm. For the complete list, see below or at

ACDSee Pro is a single platform where professional photographers view, process, edit, organize, catalog, publish and archive their growing digital photo collections. Key features include advanced workflow functionality, support for DNG (Digital Negative Specification) and the latest RAW formats, RAW processing capability, batch IPTC editing, powerful color management functionality and professional publishing options.

Visit the ACDSee Booth #1212 during PhotoPlus Expo, November 2-4, for detailed information and product demonstrations, or visit

Pricing and Availability
The RAW format beta update for ACDSee is available immediately as a free update to registered users of ACDSee Pro at

Supported Formats Newly Added

  * Canon EOS 400D / Digital Rebel XTi
  * Creo Aptus 17
  * Creo Aptus 22
  * Creo Aptus 65
  * Creo Aptus 75
  * Creo Cantare
  * Creo Leaf HDR
  * Creo Valeo 6
  * Creo Valeo 11
  * Creo Valeo 17
  * Creo Valeo 22
  * Creo Volare
  * Leica V-LUX 1
  * Leica D-LUX 2
  * Leica D-LUX 3
  * Leica Digilux 3
  * Leica DMR
  * Sony DSLR-A100
  * Nikon CoolPix 8400
  * Nikon D80
  * Nikon D2Xs
  * Fujifilm FinePix S5100
  * Fujifilm FinePix S9600
  * Olympus SP 350
  * Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50
  * Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1
  * Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1
  * Pentax K110D
  * Pentax K100D
  * Pentax ist DL2
  * Samsung Pro 815

About ACD Systems
Headquartered in British Columbia since 1993, ACD Systems International Inc. (TSX: ASA) is one of the world’s leading developers and marketers of digital imaging software, including the renowned ACDSee image management tool and Canvas, an advanced cross-platform technical illustration and graphics program.  ACD has delivered value to a global marketplace through Internet distribution and through partnerships with manufacturers and developers.  ACD has millions of consumer and business users and over 33,000 corporate customers including many Fortune 500 companies.  For further details, please visit us at our corporate web site: 
ACD, ACD Systems and ACDSee are trademarks or registered trademarks of ACD Systems Ltd. in Canada, the United States, or certain other jurisdictions. Trademarks of ACD Systems Ltd. are used under license by ACD Systems of America, Inc. Canvas is a trademark or registered trademark of ACD Systems of America, Inc. in Canada, the United States, or certain other jurisdictions. Trademarks of ACD Systems of America, Inc. are used under license by ACD Systems Ltd.