|ACDSee Wins American Photo Editor's Choice Award|
Editors choose ACDSee 4.0 as top software
Victoria, British Columbia - June 24, 2002 - ACD Systems International Inc. (TSE:ASA), the digital imaging company, announced that its flagship digital image management program, ACDSee™ 4.0, has been selected by the editors of American Photo Magazine to receive an Editor's Choice Award in the software category. The Editor's Choice awards celebrate the top products in the photo industry.
With a circulation of over 250,000, American Photo is the premier showcase for outstanding photography. The July/August Editor's Choice issue informs the readers of "the best of the best" and is dedicated to recognizing quality and technological advancement among manufacturers in a wide range of product categories.
In the July/August Editor's Choice Issue, American Photo editors included six programs in the top software products list noting, "ACDSee 4.0, is to image browsing what Photoshop is to image editing." Editors highlighted several key features of ACDSee including:
Doug Vandekerkhove, Chair and CEO of ACD Systems commented, "The Editors of American Photo are acknowledged experts in the field of photography. We are honored to be recognized with this prestigious award as it is an additional testament to the popularity of both digital photography and ACDSee."
- the program's speed and ease-of-use
- the new 'activity wizard' which provides explanations for beginners
- support for more than 50 file formats, including ten new multimedia
- online 'order prints' function
- free SendPix™ service for posting images to online albums
Since its launch, ACDSee 4.0 has received several awards including the Editor's Choice Awards from PCPhoto, PC Magazine and PEI Magazine. The latest version, ACDSee 4.0.2, is priced at $49.95 USD and is available for download from ACD Systems' Web site.
For more information on ACDSee, or other ACD Systems digital imaging products, please refer to www.ACDSYSTEMS.com.
About ACD Systems International Inc.
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