Harness the beauty of your images with one of the speediest digital asset managers and RAW processors on the platform, ACDSee Photo Studio for Mac . Take control of your collection with one-click searches, drag and drop searching, and saved searches, all with the convenience of import-free access to your images. Faster launching, browsing, scrolling, and searching, sleek organizational tools, customizable batch operations, RAW support for over 550 camera models, and a full toolkit of non-destructive adjustments make ACDSee Photo Studio for Mac your go-to digital photography resource.
More Ways to Control Your Collection
Improved Browser History Support – Hold down the Back button to view a list of your Recently Browsed Folders.
Easy-Select Tabs – Select or deselect multiple folders and subfolders using the Easy-Select Tabs along your file tree.
Direct Access to iCloud Drive – Easily backup and share files on your iCloud drive directly through ACDSee.
Improved Keyword Management – Frequently-used keyword sets come pre-loaded in the latest version, and established keyword lists can be imported and exported.
Saved Searches – Create searches based on criteria you choose, and access those results with a single click at any time.
Develop Brush and Gradient tools
Develop mode Clone and Heal Repair tools
Organize pane GUI improvements
Added an “Add to Image Basket” button in Manage and View mode
Added Undo and Redo buttons to the Develop Tools pane
In the File List pane, file type icon is missing if file type is .afphoto.
Assigning metadata via the Batch tool fails if preceded by a Move or Copy action.
Embedding ACDSee Metadata may fail if file type is PNG.
When embedding ACDSee Metadata, or writing GPS or Reverse Geocode info to many files, a delay may occur before the operation begins.
Search by EXIF Shutter Speed Value returns incorrect results. Workaround: search by EXIF Exposure Time.
Image doesn’t fit display when app moved to another monitor and Full Screen enabled.
File List items are sorted by name if items are uncataloged and sort method is based on EXIF or IPTC metadata.
Find Duplicates tool doesn’t work with iCloud Drive.
Restore Database will not begin if the database to be restored is currently open. Workaround: close all apps that are using the database to be restored.
Disconnecting an iOS device while importing will crash ACDSee.
Move to Trash will not work on images stored on cameras.
Batch Copy and Batch Move will not work for images stored on cameras.
PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol) not supported.
No method available to view RGB values while using Eye Dropper to set White Balance.
Cannot copy read-only EXIF metadata values to the clipboard.
Cannot read any ACDSee Metadata embedded in BMP, CUR, DDS, EXR, GIF, HDR, ICO, JP2, MEF, PBM, PSD, or TGA.
Batch Copy operation hangs when “Place in subfolder” option is enabled, “Date” token added to the Name, and date format includes slash character (“/”). Workaround: In System Preferences > Language & Region > Advanced… > Dates, remove “/” from the desired format.
Import ignores video portion of Live Photos.
Keyword/Category assignment may fail if target is unscanned Image Basket item.
ACDSee will not function correctly if the ACDSee database is locked or read-only.
ACDSee does not support multiple clients connecting to the same database. ACDSee will become unresponsive if trying to connect to a database that is already open in another instance of ACDSee.
Status bar count may be wrong if empty smart folder selected.
Watermark tool Center button doesn’t center watermark for all images in the batch if images are different sizes.
Running Batch Add Watermark while an unsupported image is in preview does not apply watermark.
Compare Images Active View is empty if selected image is an orphan.
Startup time may be impacted if Image Basket contains many items.
External Editors feature does not support images on cameras.
Keyboard shortcuts assigned to commands that can be renamed (such as Categories, Batch Presets, External Editors) need to be re-assigned if command is renamed.
Writing a Spotlight Comment fails with error “Source file not found”.
Adding media files (e.g. audio, video files) to Image Basket is not supported.
The folder tree fails to refresh after cut/paste or drag-and-drop Move operations. Workaround: View > Refresh Folders – Pane (option + command + R).
PSD files cannot be placed on the Map.
Clone/heal effect is temporarily removed from view if you adjust Exposure or White Balance and image is RAW.
If the exposure of a clone/heal source point has been adjusted via brush or gradient, the exposure of the target point will also be adjusted.
Dragging keyword tokens from the Properties pane Keywords input field to the Search bar fails to return matching items if the keyword is hierarchical. Workaround: drag the keyword from the keyword list.
Tag, Rating, and Label icons are present at the top of the Organize pane if the file selection contains item(s) excluded from the database (or no items are selected).
Compatibility: macOS 10.13 or later 64-bit