ACDSee Photo Manager 2009 is a photo management program developed by ACDSystems. It allows the users to organize, tag, and find photos on the computer. First, it will highlight folders with images in the default pictures folder in Windows. Next, the user can now sort the images efficiently. Photos can also be tagged for quick search and organization. In the interface, the folders of on the left side while features such as tagging and search are on the right.
ACDSee Photo Manager 2009 is also designed for editing pictures. Opening a picture can immediately take the user to the editing tools the software offers. Tools include rotation of image, cropping, color balance and managing saturation. Changes can be previewed. This allows users to check the changes that they made before continuing the edits. Tagging is a unique feature which can let users find images easily. Pictures can be categorized (People, Places, Albums, etc).Sharing images to friends and family is also possible.
Other features of the program include the following:
• Fixing the Red Eye
• Importing of Pictures (pictures can be imported from a different device other than from the computer’s hard drive)
• Saving Searches (searches the user made can be saved for autocomplete the next time they search for it again)
• Automatic Categorization of pictures
• Batch Tagging