When comparing Daminion Software vs ACDSee, the Slant community recommends Daminion Software for most people. In the question“What are the best digital asset management (DAM) solutions?” Daminion Software is ranked 10th while ACDSee is ranked 11th.
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Pro Easy photo and document management
Pro Great tech support
Pro Affordable for small teams with tight budgets
Pro Allows to assign people to pictures
But no face recognition. So it works like a keyword.
Pro Dark style theme
ACDSee has a nice dark style theme.
Pro Very fast image reader
ACDSee reads the images (jpgs) extremely fast. It displays them very fast, too.
Con Thumbnail preview slower than others
Other tools display the thumbnail preview images in the overview much faster. For example ACDSee is extremely fast, StudioLine is faster, too. On Daminion I first see a gray box then after at least 1 second the thumbnail is displayed. Also Lightroom 5 doesn't have such loading times.
Con no face recognition available
Con No face recognition
ACDSee doesn't allow you to set face recognition to files. It also doesn't read already recognized faces. Metadata for faces aren't shown.