ACDSee Photo Editor 6 is the latest business-grade photo editor from ACD Systems International Inc. The program is designed for the Mac OS X Tiger and can be downloaded free from their website. For Windows users, upgrading to version 6 is also simple. Users should first back up all their images using the existing version of Windows and then copy all new images to the program's main directory, or directly upload them to the system through the desktop connection if using the Internet.
The software has a number of features including: enhanced layer editing options, customizable background images, and full Raw support, which provide artists with the ability to work in layers. In version 6, ACD Systems also offers support for CorelDraw applications and Directories. Layers can be modified and edited using Filters, while images and other information can be organized by tags. The Photo Editor window displays all the currently applied effects for the selected image.
ACD Systems is a leader in professional photo editing programs. ACD Photo Editor is one of their more popular products. It is available in both a free version and a fee-based version. In order to use the Adobe Acrobat Reader, users must have the free version of Acrobat Reader installed on their computer.