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Edit2: It does do what it says, which is view raw images very quickly. Beyond that though, there’s not a lot of features. There’s no fast way to send an image to Photoshop it requires an Open in But it really is blazing fast. Oh wow. I already had an account.

I’ve tested a trial version of some ACDsee product. Let’s see how this one works ACDSee has always been my viewer of choice. Works well with Truecrypt volumes. Good ergonomics allows me to navigate easily with one hand. Accurate rendering of skin tones. ACDSee was a great tool in the 90ties when it was easy to get an illegal full version. Until the Faststone Image viewer came and took their market without the hassle and risc of illegal copies. Every now and then, i take a look back at what ACDSee has become and decides if its worth a legal copy, in stead of FastStone, but so far I stick to the latter.

The interface is outdated, but I can live with that. Both keep a thumbnail cache so they’re much faster on subsequent reads of large directories than, for example the otherwise excellent Irfanview. XnView have versions for Windows, Linux and Mac. And i can still remember quite well, when i was using ACDsee 3. And un-installed it 5 mins later, because it wasn’t the case, what i was looking for – a small, lightweight FastRawViewer Alternative. No offense. I wonder how it compares to Faststone?

I have been using the fantastic Faststone for many years. That’s what I was just about to ask, Although I’ve only been using Faststone for a month or two. Yes, I wish there was a Mac version of Faststone too. I have the Mac version 1. There is no native version. Overall, it is clunky and not as well designed UI, etc. The biggest question for me is: Does ACDSee Free handle color profiles embedded in image files as well as monitor profiles?

This is a deal breaker for me – even for free software as FastStone does this. If it doesn’t then I cannot rely on the output. For me, that makes it unusable for culling images. A pitty. For me Bridge is much too slow for the big initial culling of new images. Photo Mechanic works much better, but sometimes I find the UI difficult and confusing to use. So I’m always open to find new software to handle this.

Requiring an account to use this kind of software is a joke, especially when you can get Xnview, and many others, for free. Bridge is not really free, as you need adobe software subscription for another of their products to use it. No you don’t. Bridge is indeed free. So is Lightroom, apart from the Develop and geo-localisation modules. You can use the whole library and printing modules in Lightroom without paying.

But Free looks compelling on some of my other rigs. Usage was only truly “free” in Quick View mode, which was pointless for presentation purposes. Using the “View” mode required a login, which I was fine with, but the process required loading a browser.

The browser login told me I could go back to the app, but the app kept reporting a network error. There was no “back” button so I had to quit. Uninstalled 5 min after install. No license required, no activation needed, no registration needed.

They are pretty good in releasing updates year after year. Heck, it’s not that bad of an editor. Continues to amaze me after all these years. Simply a great photo utility program. Then, you can also select some rendering options below. It does display the raw data, and it does so really fast FastStone simply cannot compare.

But it is really bare bones. FastStone allows you to drag and drop files into a particular order, then batch rename them based on that dragged-and-dropped order.

With Quick Search you can tailor your search results based on file names and folder contents. Are you an ACDSee beginner or expert? Either way, check out our Video Tutorial Resource Center for tips, tricks and tutorials! Stay informed. We have something for everyone who is interested in digital photography and photo editing.

Want to learn more about ACDSee in a live, interactive setting? Sign up for the next workshop! ACDSee Free is only a file browser. You can do that by selecting the Filter drop-down menu above the image grid. And as much as I enjoyed taking the photographs and then doing the layout… I am not sure I am ready to edit 73 images of it. See that? Ratings applied, filter turned on, and we are left with 20 images. Much better, but not quite enough. The second sorting resulted in just 8 out of the total So I sort through the 5 rated photographs one more time.

This time around, I assign a rating of 4 to images that are not quite what I was trying to achieve. These files get dropped, but should I change my mind, I know they are marked with 4 and are always easily accessible.

I may end up deleting unrated files at some point, but I always keep the 4 rated ones just in case. Hopefully, the second sorting has left me with a small number of photographs that I really like.

Now that there are much fewer files remaining, I can give each one a lot more attention. At this point, I tend to go through the files one by one in full screen view double-click on any thumbnail or select a file and hit View mode and pre-visualize the final result that I want to achieve as I did while photographing. What sort of editing will I need to do to each one?

Will it require conversion to black and white? Is extensive retouching or complex local adjustment of tones and colors going to be necessary? ACDSee has a lot of filtering, sorting, and grouping options. And I do mean a lot. They can all be used to narrow down which image files you want to be shown.

For that, I tend to use a color label. Assigning a label to any given file is just as simple as rating images, only this time you need to use Alt instead of Control in combination with a numeric key. I tend to assign the first color label red to images that will require conversion to monochrome and the second one yellow to those that are part of a panorama and will need merging. The rest of the labels still get used.

If there are images of several separate panorama shots located next to one another, I use the remaining colors to separate them for easier visual discerning later on. Finally, there is one final sort that needs to be done. Using the Tag filter the key , I mark images that will require more complex, graphic retouching than simple RAW converters are rarely designed for. Usually, that would mean moving on to Photoshop at some point.

Either way, tagged image files would end up undergoing considerably more complex editing. Perhaps not in the fits-like-a-glove sort of way, at least not at first, but there are definitely no big surprises to be had.

Ignore the identical color scheme. See how many of the toolbars at the top are now gone? The menu is different, too. Importantly, there are a bunch of sections and tools designed for local adjustments hiding just above the histogram. These are easy to miss. The filters I apply to sorted images — color labels and tags — are extremely helpful for batch post-processing.

As selecting a certain filter hides image files that are to be developed in a different manner, I am not only able to apply similar adjustments to several images at a time but I can only see color or black and white images in the Filmstrip too. How is that relevant? Simple — it helps with achieving consistent luminance, contrast, and color of the photographs, as I am able to compare them and notice differences that need compensating for as I work.

While photographing, I tend to leave white balance in Auto as I know my camera will get it more or less right. As for exposure, I tend to work in manual mode, especially in high-contrast lighting where prominent highlights and shadows are plentiful as was the case with these product shots.

We have never had a discount, never, while I acknowledge that it might cost more in terms of the exchange rate, but not over double, it seems they feel they can charge us that much and what can we do about it, nothing really, we are being ripped off.

Sorry I was talking about iTunes here. We might have been but that would have been unusual, we do tend to pay more for everything here. Could you show the unedited version?

I ask because it would give an indication of the amount of processing done and perhaps jint at the range of processing that can be done. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. I will continue to explore and will give you more updates as I go with it. Like this: Like Loading June 18, Leanne Cole Photography , review 46 Comments.

December 26, at pm. It is Colin. January 6, at pm. November 11, at pm. November 13, at am. How are you finding the software since the post? Still working well? October 26, at pm. Great image Leanne.. June 23, at pm.

Thank you Julie, yes, take a look. June 21, at am. June 20, at pm. This image is great! Looking forward to more examples. Have a wonderful week, Leanne. June 20, at am. Thank you Tiny.

 
 

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