ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2022
Release Notes


ACDSee Professional 2022 is only available in 64-bit.


  • Fixed keyboard shortcuts not working after the Map pane is opened.
  • Fixed a rare crash in People mode while grouping unnamed faces.
  • Corrected color display for the midtones color picker in Edit mode Levels filter.

Known Issues

  • Actions Browser can only be invoked in one instance of ACDSee in Manage mode.
  • Drag and drop from mobile devices to Windows Explorer does not work but dragging and dropping from mobile devices within ACDSee is supported.
  • In some cases, in Windows 7 and 8, when the camera is connected to the computer via a USB cable, the Import tool may fail to display media files and will not copy them. In these cases, we recommend copying items from these devices to your computer with Windows Explorer, or to import media through card reader.
  • Watermark shows an incorrect preview in certain scenarios.
  • It is recommended that you restart ACDSee after importing a Lightroom database.
  • Reset Layout does not reset multiple image baskets.
  • Keyword fields are limited to 64 characters.
  • If a video cannot be decoded, it will not be returned by the Video Special Items search.
  • UTF-16 files missing a byte order mark cannot be imported as a keyword list.
  • Pasting files in View mode may produce unexpected results.
  • 365 mode does not support multiple image baskets.
  • If you close the Recording Actions dialog, it is hidden until the next Action recording.
  • GPR thumbnail may not display when importing from or browsing in a camera device.
  • Importing images from a network location with the option of “Preserve subfolder names” may not import images properly.
  • Database conversion and database export/import do not transfer keyword and category keyboard shortcuts.
  • Manage mode keyboard shortcuts cannot be used after clicking into the Map pane. Click outside of the Map pane to use keyboard shortcuts. Clicking on a pin in the Map pane will select the files associated with that pin, which will also allow keyboard shortcuts to be used.
  • When a dropdown or context menu is open in Manage mode, clicking into the Map pane will not close the menu. Click outside of the Map pane to close the menu.

Not Supported

  • ACDSee does not preserve layers when editing PSD and TIFF files.
  • Canon C-RAW is not supported.
  • IPTC metadata is not supported for HEIC files.