Album DS 6.x now includes pre-defined product selections for many of ACI's products including all available sizes of their Art Books and Memory Books. Included in the book size options are sizes for covers, spreads and other options including their hinged paper. Customers who purchase or download the demo will see ACI listed as a company option in the new/open menu of Album DS and can easily begin new projects for ACI and even resize existing album or design projects to fit ACI's specifications automatically. Once a project is complete it can easily be sent to ACI via their Studio Art Suite online ordering system.
Existing Album DS customers can easily add ACI's products by using the Album DS Updater. Video instructions on updating Album DS are available on both ACI's website and on Album DS's website. ACI customers who do not yet own Album DS can visit American Color Imaging and get a code good for 10% off of Album DS plus a free copy of the deluxe DVD version ($50 value). Purchasers will receive download links immediately upon purchase to allow for the enjoyment of Album DS and ACI's presets right away and the deluxe DVD will be mailed out. There is a free fully functional demo version available from the Album DS website, plus video tutorials and a written PDF manual are also available with the demo or full versions.
dashboard for Photoshop
Album DS is the original digital dashboard for Photoshop and version 6 brings tons of new features, templates, clipart and more. This version alone adds 120 high resolution backgrounds worth more than the entire cost of the program not to mention the latest swooshes and swirls clipart, a new Styles tab with photo styles for photos and layer styles for clipart.
Album DS is the digital dashboard for PhotoshopThe styles tab allows users to quickly add strokes, bevels, emboss, drop shadow, glows, textures and more in a single click to photos and clipart. Simply put, Album DS will make professional photographers more efficient at producing albums and will likely help inspire photographers who use it to produce albums that are just as beautiful as they are easy to design.
Works right inside Photoshop CS or Newer
Can produce products of ANY size or aspect ratio
Can automatically resize designed albums to new sizes without interpolation
Works with ANY lab and ANY album maker in the world
Designed spreads can automatically be split and renamed into left and right halves
Produces industry standard JPG, TIF, PSD files
Easy uploads to any ROES system, or can burn projects to disk
Projects use copies of digital files so your originals are always intact
Over 700 editable flip-able templates included in standard version
Supports freehand and template design including panoramic, coffee table and matted albums plus cards, calenders and posters
Highly extensible, works with your existing Photoshop Filters and actions
Templates are searchable and easy to edit or create from scratch
Existing templates you own or have created can be easily converted
100's of Masks and Sloppy Borders included
100's of High Resolution Backgrounds included
Tons of Layer Styles and Photo Styles included
100's of modern clip art embellishments included
All clipart, styles, backgrounds, templates can be added to easily
Easy to create picture packages of any size
Easy to create proofs with watermark
Slideshow and HTML gallery generation included
Fantastic support and regular product updates included for 1 year
Album DS sells for $349 (USD) and includes over 700 fully editable templates that can be opened at any size or aspect ratio and are flip-able and can be easily modified. Also included are hundreds of high res backgrounds including the latest grunge looks, 100's of masks and sloppy borders, clip art elements such as swooshes and swirls and so much more to make designing albums and any other product that combines photos a snap.
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Album DS is developed in Valencia Spain by Art Fotografic and has been available since early 2006. In a very short time Album DS has developed into the most flexible tool for album design available today and received Professional Photographer Magazines 2008 Hot One Award. With a solid commitment to service and support, Album DS is poised to be a global leader for professional album design.