ACD Systems International Inc.

ACD Systems International Inc.

September 02, 2005 17:00 ET

ACD Systems Announces Change in Management

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 2, 2005) - ACD Systems International Inc. (TSX:ASA), makers of ACDSee™ photo management software and Canvas™ technical illustration software, today announced the resignation of Mr. Jorge Miranda as vice president of software maintenance and support, effective September 28, 2005. Mr. Miranda has served as a vice president since he joined ACD following the acquisition of Deneba Systems in 2003. ACD is in the process of identifying suitable candidates to fill the position.

"My decision to leave ACD Systems has been an extremely difficult one to make, but at this time, it was critical that I shift my focus to personal matters," said Mr. Miranda. "It has been my pleasure to help develop the team and technology that will continue to drive the innovation that ACD Systems is known for within the digital imaging industry."

Commenting on Mr. Miranda's departure, ACD's chairman, chief executive officer and president Doug Vandekerkhove stated, "We are very appreciative of Jorge Miranda's many contributions to our organization. His technical leadership has helped ACD deliver world-class products and he leaves having positioned ACD for continued growth and improving performance. The board of directors and management thank Mr. Miranda for his years of service to the company, and wish him well in the future."

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 photo 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 us at our corporate web site:

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.

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