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PRESS RELEASE: ACD Demos New Imaging Solutions at PMA
How Do Millions of Consumers and Professionals Manage Their Growing Digital Photo Collections?
Victoria, British Columbia - February 5, 2003 - ACD Systems, the digital imaging company and the makers of ACDSee(tm), will be demonstrating the company's latest technological advancements in digital imaging software at PMA 2003. With over 10 years experience in the digital imaging industry, ACD Systems has been at the forefront of developing products for the changing world of digital imaging. Find out why millions of consumers and professionals have chosen these award-winning products to streamline their workflows and enable them to manage all their digital imaging requirements.
ACD mPower Tools(tm) - a new and exciting product from ACD! A practical set of extensions that enable you to add more photo and media features to Microsoft Windows and other Windows programs. ACD mPower Tools allows you to view thumbnails of images in over 40 formats while in Windows (including: Canon Raw, Adobe PSD, Kodak Photo CD formats). ACD mPower Tools also enables you to quickly find and view pictures, sort by camera metadata and access many ACDSee features right from within Windows.
ACDSee(tm) 5.0 PowerPack - combines the power of three of ACD's most popular imaging products in one easy-to-use bundle:
ACDSee 5.0 - the latest version of ACD's award- winning program for managing, viewing, editing and sharing digital images and photos. ACDSee 5.0 includes several new features to make it even easier to find your images, including a calendar view and user-defined category options. In addition, ACDSee 5.0 gives consumers and professionals the power to view over 50 multimedia formats, search according to camera metadata, and share up to 50 images with friends, family and customers using SendPix(tm) - ACD's free Web hosting service.
ACD FotoCanvas(tm) - an easy-to-use editor that includes red-eye reduction, crop, rotate, adjust picture angle, auto-levels, add text, and the ability to apply over 25 new filters such as: unsharp mask, ripple, solarize, add noise and sepia.
ACD FotoAngelo(tm) - makes it even easier to combine images, audio and text to create multimedia photo shows and screensavers for presenting and sharing. Add text watermarks to presentations and choose from over 20 transition effects.
ACD VideoMagic(tm) - automatically combines video clips with multiple music tracks to create high quality videos quickly. Owners of digital cameras with video capability can take clips of vacations, birthdays, parties, and events, choose their favorites music tracks and apply one of the many artistic styles to easily create fun music videos.
New ACD Systems Third Party Plug-ins - developed with ACD Systems' Software Development Kit (SDK), to extend the capabilities of ACDSee. ACD now offers several new third party plug-ins to allow users to quickly and interactively optimize images for Web and e-mail presentations, create 3D objects for their websites and develop attractive and professional online marketing materials.
ABOUT ACD SYSTEMS:
Headquartered in British Columbia since 1993, ACD Systems International (TSX: ASA) is one of the world's leading developers and marketers of digital imaging software. ACD has penetrated the global marketplace through advanced Internet distribution and strategic partnerships with manufacturers and developers. ACD has millions of consumer users and over 33,000 corporate customers including many Fortune 500 companies. The company has a history of solid revenue growth. For further details, please visit us at our corporate web site: www.ACDSYSTEMS.com