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ACD Systems Streamlines Workflows with Canvas X

Users can import, edit, and enhance images and illustrations

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ACD Systems' Canvas X is a new cross-platform workflow software designed to streamline the graphics workflow process. Canvas X can import, edit, and enhance illustrations, images, and even legacy project data into a single document. It features annotation, markup, and redlining tools for workgroup collaboration, and enables users to create encrypted PDFs with password protection to control when documents are viewed, edited, or printed. Canvas X also features a variety of distribution options, including Web content, professional-quality publications, display graphics, and numerous industry-standard file formats that are accessible from within the software.

Additional points of interest: support for 100 file formats; enhanced DXF/DWG support for AutoCAD files; canvas print driver for Windows; and ActiveX control support for Windows, enabling centralized data management. Optional add-on modules include a GIS+ module for GIS data and projects, as well as a Scientific Imaging module for files that require 32 bits of floating point pixel data/channel.

Canvas X is available for Windows and Mac. Price: $399.99 for the full product; upgrades are available for $49.99 to $199.99 (depending upon version and platform). (ACD Systems: www.acdsystems.com)

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