Software now compatible with Mac OS X

Victoria, British Columbia — June 28, 2001 – ACD Systems International
Inc. (TSE:ASA), the digital imaging company, today announced the release of
ACDSee for Mac 1.6, the most complete and user-friendly digital imaging
software for the Macintosh operating system. This latest version is
targeted at professional and amateur photographers, digital video
professionals, graphic designers, and other users that manage large
collections of images.

ACDSee for Mac 1.6 maintains the same easy to use interface, high-speed
image viewing and print enhancement features as the previous version. The
upgraded software can now be run in conjunction with the OS X operating
system as well as with earlier Macintosh operating systems. Additional
enhancements include read support for EXIF Jpeg, allowing users to view all
text metadata information about the image, and TWAIN support, enabling
ACDSee to interface with TWAIN-compatible scanners.

President and CEO of ACD Systems Doug Vandekerkhove commented, =ECACD
continues to add versatility and functionality to the already popular
ACDSee software. We maintain our commitment to our Mac users and feel this
product update will meet their needs and demands.=EE

ACDSee for Mac 1.6 can be purchased on-line at for
$39.95. ACDSee for Mac 1.6 is also available for trial download or as a
free update for registered ACDSee for Mac users.

About ACD Systems International Inc.

Headquartered in British Columbia since 1993, ACD Systems International
(TSE: ASA) is one of the world=EDs leading digital-imaging companies that
develops, markets, and sells digital imaging software. The Company has a
history of 100% revenue growth, quarter on quarter for the past fiscal year
and has penetrated the global market place through progressive Internet
distribution and strategic partnerships. ACD has an estimated 24
million-user base and over 33,000 corporate customers, including many
Fortune 500 companies. For further details, please visit our corporate web