ACD Systems International Inc.

ACD Systems International Inc.

January 30, 2007 17:47 ET

ACD Systems Restructures Canadian Operations

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 30, 2007) - ACD Systems International Inc. (TSX:ASA), makers of ACDSee™ photo management software and Canvas™ technical illustration software, today announced that it will restructure the company to more closely reflect the needs of delivering products and services to it customers.

"Declining sales due to increased global competition has necessitated a restructuring of the company's core operations. We will improve our ability to bring outstanding products to market quickly and efficiently by streamlining our Canadian operations and reducing the number of employees by approximately 35%," said Doug Vandekerkhove, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of ACD Systems. "We remain dedicated to delivering exceptional solutions for our customers, both in the digital imaging and technical illustration markets, with a smaller and more focused team of professionals," added Mark Franklin, Executive Vice President of ACD Systems.

About ACD Systems

Headquartered in British Columbia since 1993, ACD Systems International Inc. (TSX:ASA) is one of the world's leading developers and marketers of digital imaging software, including the renowned ACDSee image management tool and Canvas, an advanced cross-platform technical illustration and graphics program. ACD has delivered value to a global marketplace through Internet distribution and through partnerships with manufacturers and developers. ACD has millions of consumer and business users and over 33,000 corporate customers including many Fortune 500 companies. For further details, please visit us at our corporate web site:

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