ACDSee VS 3.0 Release Notes

ACDSee VS 3.0.219 is only available in 64-bit.

New Features

  • New multiple media-independent tracks, add any media to any track.
  • Brand new image support for creating video slideshows.
  • Flexible and customizable Display Area.
  • Filters to change the appearance of images and videos.
  • Rotation of images and videos with opacity adjustment.
  • 4k screen recording and output production.
  • Blend modes to smoothly layer images and videos.
  • Ability to export project as zip.
  • Support for stacking multiple filters on images and videos.
  • Customizable Display Area resolution.
  • Ability to preview each frame of videos (previous frame and next frame).


  • High DPI support for latest Windows operating system.
  • Faster video production and screen capture with new hardware acceleration engine.
  • Raised video output bitrates.
  • Improved drag and drop experience, added ability to drag media directly from File Explorer to Timeline.


  • Smartphone videos show up in correct orientation.
  • Fixed Microsoft LifeCam webcam detection problems.

Supported file formats

  • VS 3.0 file format read support list:
    • Video formats: AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MOV, TS, MTS, M2TS, ASF, M4V, MPG, MPEG
    • Audio formats: WMA, MP3, AAC, WAV, AC3, OGG, M4A
    • Image formats: JPG, JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG
  • VS 3.0 file format produce/encode list:
    • MP4, MOV, MP3, M4V, WebM

Known Issues

  • AIFF, FLAC, Microsoft GSM, and MKV formats not supported.
  • GeForce 840M and certain other processor chips do not have hardware encoder, and, therefore, will not support hardware acceleration.
  • AVI encoding is not supported.
  • Caption font type, alignment, background color, text color, and opacity will not be remembered when loading a VS 2.0 project file in VS 3.0.
  • 1000 file maximum for drag and drop into Media Bin and Timeline.
  • Applying a vignette filter on top of any other filter will cause media display to be split with horizontal and vertical lines.
  • The audio pattern waveform slightly off for audio at certain zoom levels.
  • Output bitrate may not be exact when Intel QSV hardware acceleration is selected.
  • Video playback may lag or become out of sync with audio if multiple video tracks are stacked vertically.

More Information

For information about ACDSee VS and to access additional resources, please visit the Product Support and Resource page online. Additional information and resources include:

  • Software updates
  • Supported file formats
  • Community site, including peer-to-peer product forums
  • Customer Care and Technical Support