ACDSee is easy to use photo organizing software and has a wide range of organizing options. Importing, organizing, searching, editing, and sharing functions are well designed in this program. ACDSee has added new features to meet demand for online photo sharing sites. A progressive product with a technical interface, it earns our TopTenREVIEWS Bronze Award behind its more user friendly competitors. 

Standout Features

  • Substantial photo editing and effects packages
  • Multiple photo-sharing options
Organizing Options
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10/10
PhotoDirector 5 Ultra
PaintShop Photo Pro
ACDSee Photo Manager
IMatch
ThumbsPlus
PicaJet
Smart Pix Manager
Systweak Photo Album
PaintShop Photo Express
PixFiler
9.5
9.5
9.5
9.1
9
8.8
8.1
8.8
9.5
8.8

ACDSee offers one of the most efficient and quick organizing tools. Import photos from your digital camera or other device, and preview, sort or filter files in a simple drag–and–drop interface. Mouse over thumbnails for instant previews. Organize images by category or keyword; store and search by image captions, author information and notes.This product has batch processing to make sorting faster. Once organized, create slide shows, screensavers, and online photo galleries. ACDSee includes 30 preset edits and filters so images can be perfected before they are stored or published. Easily burn CDs or DVDs of your images for sharing and backup.

Bonus Features

  1. Multi-word keywords make finding images easier
  2. Apply effects like borders, frames and drop shadows to your photos
  3. Integrated uploading to photo sharing sites like Flickr and Smugmug
  4. Post a photo widget on your website or blog powered by free ACDSee Sendpix online album
  5. Create PowerPoint presentations from inside ACDSee
  6. Unzip files and start viewing and organizing archived items right away without leaving ADCSee
Editing & Sharing
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7.5/10
PhotoDirector 5 Ultra
PaintShop Photo Pro
ACDSee Photo Manager
IMatch
ThumbsPlus
PicaJet
Smart Pix Manager
Systweak Photo Album
PaintShop Photo Express
PixFiler
10
9.5
8
8.4
8.3
8.1
8.1
6.9
6.3
6.3

ACDSee is a technical program and a good one for people that are working with online media. However, the typical user will spend more time learning to use this software than other photo organizing programs. 

Help & Support
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7.5/10
PhotoDirector 5 Ultra
PaintShop Photo Pro
ACDSee Photo Manager
IMatch
ThumbsPlus
PicaJet
Smart Pix Manager
Systweak Photo Album
PaintShop Photo Express
PixFiler
10
9.8
9.4
8.8
7.5
7.5
8.8
7.5
6.3
5

ACDSee offers an adequate searchable help section built into the program along with online FAQs, user forum, online form and phone support. Email questions were answered in minutes.

ACDSee Summary:
8.6/10

ACDSee is for those familiar with the technical aspects of organizing and editing photos. If you regularly work with Zip files, create PowerPoint presentations, and upload to popular photo sharing sites, you will use this software to its full capacity.

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