ACD Systems International Inc.
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ACD Systems International Inc.

August 03, 2006 15:22 ET

ACD Systems Announces ACDSee to Include Yahoo! Toolbar

Company Offers Yahoo! Toolbar as an Optional Installation with All Downloads of ACDSee 8 Photo Manager and ACDSee Pro Photo Manager

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 3, 2006) - ACD Systems International Inc. (TSX:ASA), makers of ACDSee™ photo management software and Canvas™ technical illustration software, announced today that it will offer users of ACDSee 8 and ACDSee Pro the option to install a Yahoo! Toolbar for use with Microsoft® Internet Explorer. The company will also provide its users with a Yahoo! Search Box for searching and acquiring information from the web.

The Yahoo! Toolbar will be available as part of the download of ACDSee 8 and Pro, in addition to being available as a stand-alone download at www.acdsee.com. It will contain not only a link to the Yahoo! home page, but also valuable links to acdsee.com products and services. Furthermore, users will have access to a Yahoo! Search Box, which will be displayed on pages throughout the acdsee.com web site. It will offer users the opportunity to search the ACDSee site as well as the web.

"ACD is pleased to provide industry leading search functionality to our customers," said Brian Harris, director of marketing services for ACD Systems. "By offering the Yahoo! Toolbar and Search box, we hope to enrich our overall user experience and provide customers with a seamless connection to the world wide web of information and images."

Pricing and Availability

The download for Yahoo! Toolbar is available immediately. Visit www.acdsee.com.

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 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 www.acdsee.com.

ACD, ACD Systems, ACDSee, and FotoSlate are trademarks or registered trademarks of ACD Systems Ltd. in Canada, the United States, 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

  • ACD Systems International Inc.
    James Latham
    Vice President, Marketing
    (250) 544-6700
    (250) 544-0291 (FAX)
    pr@acdsee.com
    or
    ACD Systems International Inc.
    Doug Vandekerkhove
    Chairman
    (250) 544-6704
    (250) 544-0291 (FAX)
    ir@acdsee.com
    www.acdsee.com