When comparing Corel Draw vs ACDSee, the Slant community recommends Corel Draw for most people. In the question“What is the best photo editing software?” Corel Draw is ranked 19th while ACDSee is ranked 22nd.
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Pro Efficient and intuitive UI
Pro Advanced tools for a fast workflow
Symmetry tool, pages, copy attributes, etc.
Pro Great for large scale prints
Corel Draw can handle large sized printing projects. You can use the feet as the unit for output size and it can still export the graphic without problems to your computer's system resource.
Pro Price is good
The no-subscription option is $449.00 and subscription is $198.00 per year.
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.
In US it costs $499, and although it's worth the money for advanced users, for ordinary users it's too much.
Con UI can be confusing for users coming from Adobe
It might need some time to adjust.
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.