ACD Systems has announced ACDSee Pro Photo Manager, an upgraded version of the company's popular photo browser aimed at professional photographers. The announced version is compatible with Windows only.
The program's professionally oriented features include:
- the ability to display and convert RAW files from dozens of cameras or from Adobe's DNG format
- batch IPTC editing
- ICC color profile support and other color management functionality
- new web publishing features
- various workflow enhancements including batch processing capabilities
- a shadow/highlight exposure correction tool
- an advanced image comparison tool with histogram display
ACDSee Pro for Windows 2000 and XP will be available for download in January, 2006 for US$129.99. Unspecified upgrade pricing will be available for owners of previous versions of the regular edition of ACDSee.