ACD Systems International Inc.

ACD Systems International Inc.

March 22, 2007 17:57 ET

ACD Systems International Inc. Announces Closing of Plan of Arrangement

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 22, 2007) - ACD Systems International Inc. (TSX:ASA), makers of ACDSee® photo management software and Canvas® technical illustration software, and 0770303 B.C. Ltd. are pleased to announce today the completion of the plan of arrangement whereby 0770303 B.C. Ltd. acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company, other than 85,200 shares held by dissenting Shareholders, and all of the outstanding options to acquire common shares of the Company were either exercised or cancelled. It is anticipated that the Company's common shares will be delisted from the Toronto Stock Exchange at the close of business on or about March 27, 2007 and that the Company will apply for non-reporting status.

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.

The shares of the Company trade under the symbol ASA on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Information regarding this news release, the Company, or its products can be obtained by calling Jane Holt at (250) 544-6711 or email: Full financial results and management discussion and analysis are available at and on the Company's website at

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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