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ACD Systems Streamlines Workflows with Canvas X

(May 2005) posted on Thu May 05, 2005

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: