ACD Systems International Inc.

ACD Systems International Inc.

January 08, 2007 14:03 ET

ACDSee Products to Be Delivered For Windows Vista

Leading Photo Management Software Company works closely with Microsoft to extend Windows Vista capabilities

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 8, 2007) - ACD Systems International Inc. (TSX:ASA), today announced a commitment to release Windows Vista certified updates of its complete ACDSee® product line including ACDSee Pro, ACDSee 9 Photo Manager, and ACDSee Photo Editor.

The combination of ACDSee's digital imaging products and Windows Vista is an ideal way for professional photographers, enthusiasts and memory keepers to manage their growing photo collections.

"Our relationship with ACD is a great example of Microsoft's commitment to creating opportunity for our Independent Software Vendor (ISV) community," said Rob Bernard, General Manager of the Worldwide ISV Group at Microsoft Corp. "Windows Vista provides a platform for ISVs to build upon, and through its ACDSee product line, ACDSee is able to provide additional capabilities that are certified and compatible with Windows Vista, delivering more value to our mutual customers."

"By working closely with Microsoft, we are able to provide features and functions at the highest level of compatibility with Windows Vista enabling our customers to get the best user experience when managing their digital images," said Mark Franklin, Executive Vice President of ACD Systems.

Pricing and Availability

The updates for ACDSee products will be available in early 2007 via the ACDSee Support Center at

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:

ACD, ACD Systems and ACDSee are trademarks or registered trademarks of ACD Systems Ltd. in Canada, the United States, the European Union, Japan or certain other jurisdictions. Trademarks of ACD Systems Ltd. are used under license by ACD Systems of America, Inc. Canvas is a trademark or registered trademark of ACD Systems of America, Inc. in Canada, the United States, or certain other jurisdictions. Trademarks of ACD Systems of America, Inc. are used under license by ACD Systems Ltd.

Other trademarks, product names, company names, brands and service names mentioned herein are property of their respective owners.

This news release may contain forward-looking statements based on the estimates and opinions of management at the date the statements were made and the company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if conditions or opinions should change.

Contact Information

  • ACD Systems International Inc.
    Doug Vandekerkhove
    Corporate Affairs
    (250) 544-6700
    ACD Systems International Inc.
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    Director, Marketing
    (250) 544-6700