Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/06/29

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Subject: [Leica] Re: ACDSee
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Tue Jun 29 20:58:22 2004

On 6/29/04 7:01 PM, "Michael E. Berube" <> wrote:

> On Tue, 29 Jun 2004 14:04:46 -0700 (PDT), Nathan quoth unto the boundless
> Ether...
>> I rarely gush about software, but yesterday I downloaded a 30-day
>> trial version of ACDSee, a viewer and organizer for images. I was so
>> impressed with its capabilities that within 2 hours I had decided
>> that the trial was over and bought the software. Occasionally
>> someone asks about such things here, and this is the answer.
> I've loved ACDSee since ver. 5 and even bought the upgrade, (now on 6.03) 
> but
> now that I'm shooting RAW NEFs I can't use it. ACDSee is blind to NEF so I
> upgraded to Photoshop CS and have to use the new built in browser. If I can
> figure out how to look at multiple folders at once and can sort by WHEN the
> image was first shot (like you can with ACDSee), then I'd be in heaven with
> CS's browser and not miss ACDSee. This 'exposure time stamp sort' method 
> makes
> putting multiple cards from multiple cameras in storyboard order MUCH 
> easier.
> I suppose if ACDSee put in the ability to see NEFs (D70 version) I'd 
> probably
> go back to that for initial sorting of weddings and events.
> Be well,
> Michael Eric Berube

What about that Silverfast HDR software which works like the scanning
software in many ways but is for processing raw files and also other things?

I've been moving up I think to Silverfast and also looking at their other
ACDsee was the free stuff which came with my Digilux and didn't seem like
much to me. I excommunicated it.

Mark Rabiner
Portland Oregon

Replies: Reply from jls at (Jeffery Smith) ([Leica] Which twin is the problem child?)
Reply from n.wajsman at (Nathan Wajsman) ([Leica] Re: ACDSee)
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