ACDSee's main features are speed, lossless RAW image editing, image batch processing, editing metadata (Exif and IPTC), rating, keywords, and categories, and geotagging. Judging the image quality of a picture is fast due to next/previous image caching, fast RAW image decoding and support for one-click toggling between 100% and fit screen zoom mode anywhere inside the image. Most of ACDSee's features can be accessed via keyboard.
How to backup and restore ACDSee using Backup4all plugin
Once you installed ACDSee, it is a bit of a problem to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is where the plugin to back-up ACDSee data is important and it will save you time compared to doing a backup manually.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the ACDSee plugin will let you back-up the application folder and registry entries.
In order to backup ACDSee, you have to follow these steps:
- Download and install the backup plugin here: ACDSee backup plugin
- After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up ACDSee. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article: https://www.backup4all.com/how-to-download-install-and-use-backup-plugins-kb.html
If you need to restore the ACDSee files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
- Install ACDSee and the ACDSee plugin from here: ACDSee backup plugin
- Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
- Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.
What information is backed up when using the ACDSee plugin
The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
- ACDSee folder - stored in %LOCALAPPDATA%\ACD Systems
- User ACDSee folder - stored in %APPDATA%\ACD Systems
- ACDSee registry entries