ACD Systems International Inc.

ACD Systems International Inc.

March 13, 2007 13:55 ET

ACD Systems Announces ACDSee 9 Photo Manager for Windows Vista

ACDSee 9 earns Windows Vista Certification, indicating highest level of compatibility with Windows Vista

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 13, 2007) - ACD Systems International Inc. (TSX:ASA) today announced that it released a new version of ACDSee® 9, now "Certified For" Windows Vista. ACDSee 9, Vista Certified edition, is the perfect solution for consumers with large digital image collections.

"Our customers have outgrown basic photo organizers," said Mark Franklin, executive vice president of ACD Systems. "They rely on ACDSee to quickly find and view photos on their cameras, computers and CDs, and share digital memories through e-mail, slideshows, online albums and quality prints. By working with Microsoft, we feel confident that ACDSee 9 provides a superior experience for users of Windows Vista."

"Products that carry the Certified for Windows Vista logo have met explicit standards of reliability and quality, and have been tested and proven to deliver a superior experience with Windows Vista," said Brad Goldberg, General Manager for Windows Vista Product Management at Microsoft Corp. "We are extremely pleased that ACDSee 9 Photo Manager carries the certified logo and takes advantage of the new technologies available in Windows Vista."

Pricing and Availability

ACDSee 9, Vista Certified edition is now available in English, French, German and Dutch at for $39.99 USD. Owners of the previous version of ACDSee 9 can get their free Vista Certified update 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.

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.

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