Organizing your Alphabets


… with ACDSee Photo Manager There are 2 methods available for organizing your alphabets. Each method has its own advantages and disadvantages. Use the one you feel most comfortable with Why not treat them like any other element? The main reason is this: when searching for alphabets you only really want to see a sample of the […]

Getting Started with ACDSee Photo Manager

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So how do I get started? If you want a more detailed explanation about organizing digital collections head to the end of this document on page 7. If you want to jump in and get started then continue on here. I would like to mention that ACDSee Photo Manager has many panes or windows. It […]

Use Uninstalled Fonts

Here is the other font tip that I alluded too! This will allow you to use your fonts inside your photo editor with even installing the font. All you have to do is view them in Photo Manager and then open your editor. Users that this has been successful for have been using: ACDSee Photo […]

Selecting Folders & Subfolders in ACDSee


A fellow user over on the ACDSee Public forum, shared this tip with me. This tip is used in the Folders Pane inside ACDSee Photo Manager to quickly expand out all the folders & subfolders and select all the folders & subfolders very quickly. Enjoy! In the Folders Pane, click on the folder you wish […]

Customize your Thumbnails


Go under Tools | Options, expand File List, click Thumbnail Info, click Choose Thumbnail Info. In this first example I have added Author. Click on ACDDatabase on the left to expand it out, click in the Author box, and click Add. Click OK, and OK again. And this is what you see: If you want […]

How to Search using Kit Name


In this example, I will search for my kit “Crushed Banana” Open your search pane View | Search Click on Add… in the Properties section. Expand ACD Database and Select Caption Now click in the <click to set>, type in the name of your kit. In my example, I type “Crushed Banana”. Now click Start at the bottom and it will show […]

How to Search using Designer Name & Category


To search for a particular designer, bring up the organize pane View | Organize In the Organize pane, find the Auto Categories section, click on Photo Properties to expand, click on Author to expand select desired designer select the desired category. For example, I have a category called paper. So in this example, it will bring […]

Extractions Using Object Masks


I’ve been using selection tools and my delete key to do extractions but sometimes I get frustrated with deleting too much and having to undo then redo so much of the work.  So I decided to explore Photo Editor’s automatic object mask feature.  And wow, has that made a difference in my extractions!  Let me […]

Scanning with ACDSee


I have an Epson Perfection 3170 Photo Scanner. It was a Christmas present from my in-laws a few years back. I will never complain about them, because they always get me awesome scrapping/computer gifts. Now, that is not the only reason I love them, but it helps. Haha!! Last year I made a movie DVD […]

Using ACDSee on 2 Computers

Original title:  ”2 Computer: How do I use ACDSee Photo Manager on 2 computers with the same digital kits on a EHD“ ACDSee Photo Manager keeps an internal database about all the files and organization. That organization (ACDSee Database) needs to be accesible by both computers. The External Hard Drive is recognized by its volume […]