ACD Systems International Inc.

ACD Systems International Inc.

March 26, 2007 14:11 ET

ACD Systems Announces ACDSee Photo Editor for Windows Vista

Vista users can now easily create digital photo crafts using ACDSee Photo Editor

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 26, 2007) - ACD Systems International Inc. (TSX:ASA) announced today the release of the "Certified For" Windows Vista version of ACDSee® Photo Editor. ACDSee Photo Editor is the software that makes creativity easy because it teaches you as you work, with guided step-by-step "How-To's" for creating digital crafts and enhancing photos built right into the application itself.

"We're amazed by the albums, digital scrapbooks and layouts our customers are creating with Photo Editor," stated Mark Franklin, executive vice president of ACD Systems. "Customers are taking full advantage of the shift to digital photography by personalizing and preserving their memories in new and inspired ways. With Photo Editor's short learning curve, more people can create their own digital keepsakes."

ACDSee Photo Editor is the second ACD Systems product to earn the "Certified For" Windows Vista logo. ACD Systems released ACDSee® 9 Photo Manager for Vista on March 13, 2007.

"Microsoft is pleased that ACD Systems has earned the Certified for Windows Vista software logo for its ACDSee Photo Editor application," said Brad Goldberg, general manager for Windows Vista Product Management at Microsoft Corp. "By certifying their applications, ACDSee is letting their customers know that their product has met explicit standards of reliability and quality, and has been tested and proven to deliver a superior experience with a PC running Windows Vista."

Pricing and Availability

The full version of ACDSee Photo Editor, "Certified For" Windows Vista, is available in English for $69.99USD. Owners of the previous version of ACDSee Photo Editor can get their free Vista Certified update via the ACDSee Support Center at The Vista version of Photo Editor will run efficiently over XP too, if you are planning to update to Vista later.

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.

Contact Information

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