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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 Upgrade [Old Version] by Corel

Software Details

Brand: CorelMedia: DVD-ROMHardware Platform: PCOperating System: Windows 7
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Description

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 is a versatile graphic design software suite that helps you creatively express ideas for any media. Illustrate, lay out, trace, design Web graphics and animations, and photo-edit with this complete solution for visual communica

Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows XP

Product Features

  • Speed up your workflow with Corel CONNECT, a built-in content organizer that helps you find graphics, templates, fonts and images instantly on your computer.
  • A new color management engine introduces greater color accuracy, plus support for the latest color profiles from PANTONE--minimize your ecological footprint and reduce costly reprints by knowing your colors are accurate before you print.
  • In response to user feedback, Corel introduced the option to lock toolbars in place, expanded your printing options, and made improvements to the Eyedropper, Mesh Fill and other popular drawing tools.
  • Enrich your designs with over 1,000 professional fonts and take advantage of high-value digital content, such as premium clipart, royalty-free photos and vehicle templates.
  • With market-leading file compatibility, this version supports dozens of file formats, including PDF, JPG, PNG, EPS, AI, TIFF, PSD, DOCX and many more, so you can repurpose and share your creations quickly and easily.

Editorial Review

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 offers all the tools needed to illustrate, lay out, trace, photo-edit or create Web graphics and animations. A built-in content organizer helps students find files and images quickly. Engaging video tutorials and tool tips encourage their design growth. Creativity is a key differentiator in the workforce--with CorelDRAW, students develop their creative flair. Offering attractive clipart, royalty-free photos and creative templates, this suite provides a confidence boost so students can create everything they envision from field trip reports and team newsletters to event flyers and posters.

Upgrade Version

This is the Upgrade Version of the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5. For the standard version click here.

Upgrade Eligibility
To purchase the upgrade version, you must own a previous licensed version of:

  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite
  • CorelDRAW (standalone)
  • CorelDRAW Classic
  • CorelDRAW Select
  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite--Special Edition
  • Corel PHOTO-PAINT (standalone)
  • Corel DESIGNER
  • Corel Painter
  • Micrografx Designer
  • Micrografx Graphics Suite
  • Micrografx Picture Publisher or Corel Picture Publisher
  • Note: Upgrade eligibility excludes academic, OEM and Not For Resale (NFR) versions. Corel products not listed above are not eligible for the upgrade version.


Professional vector illustration, page layout, photo-editing and bitmap tracing tools.

Do more than you thought possible.

All-in-one professional graphics suite
Find everything you need for professional graphics illustration, layout, tracing, photo editing, Web graphics and animation in one complete suite of integrated applications that is easy to learn and use.

Easy to learn and use
Start smoothly and learn quickly with built-in learning tools, valuable video tutorials, design insights from experts and a visually rich, online guidebook. (A hard cover, full-color, printed guidebook is included with the box version.)

High-value digital content
Enrich your designs with over 1,000 professional fonts, including Helvetica, Garamond and Frutiger fonts for the first time ever. Plus, take advantage of high-value digital content, such as premium clipart, royalty-free photos and vehicle templates.

Precise control and easy sharing
Output to a broad variety of media, from distinctive logos and signs, to striking marketing materials, Web graphics, billboards and car wraps. Export options let you compare file formats before export, so you can optimize your settings to achieve the highest file quality.

Market-leading file compatibility
Re-purpose and share your creations anywhere with market-leading file compatibility. Import and export files quickly and easily with dozens of supported file formats, including PDF, JPG, PNG, EPS, AI, TIFF, PSD and DOCX.

What's New

This is the upgrade you've been waiting for! CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 makes everyday tasks faster and easier, delivering new time-savers that help you create with confidence. Check out the 10 most compelling reasons to upgrade your graphics software today.

New--Built-in Content Organizer
Speed up your workflow with Corel CONNECT, a built-in content organizer that helps you find graphics, templates, fonts and images instantly on your computer. Your selected content is stored in the tray that is synchronized between CorelDRAW and Corel PHOTO-PAINT, giving you instant access to your content.

New & Enhanced--Web Graphics and Animation Tools
Create Web graphics and animations more efficiently than ever with new features, such as a Pixels mode that shows exactly how your content will display online, and a new Web animation tool. Plus, a new Export Dialog box now lets you compare file formats before export, so you can optimize your settings to achieve the highest file quality.

Easily and efficiently adjust photos with all options with the Image Adjustment Lab.

Design multi-colored filled objects that display more fluid color transitions, etc. with the enhanced Mesh Fill tool.

Convert bitmaps to vector artwork with Corel's PowerTRACE conversion tool.

Enhanced--Corel PowerTRACE
Convert your bitmap images into high-quality vector objects with even more precision and smoothness, thanks to the greatly enhanced Corel PowerTRACE. This version of PowerTRACE provides the best tracing results yet.

Enhanced--Optimal Speed and Performance
Complete your tasks faster with powerful performance enhancements that leverage multi-core processing to maximize your computer's power. This latest edition is optimized for Windows 7 and offers new touch-screen support, as well as support for Windows Vista and Windows XP.

New--Completely Re-designed Color Management Engine
Control color consistency across different media and generate a distinct color palette for each document. A new color management engine introduces greater color accuracy, plus support for new color profiles from PANTONE. Minimize your ecological footprint and reduce costly reprints by knowing that your colors are accurate before you print.

New & Enhanced--Visual Communication Tools
Create compelling print and online materials with a powerful set of new and enhanced drawing, bitmap-to-vector tracing, diagramming, artistic media and text tools. It's all the graphics software you need for effective visual communication.

Enhanced--Market-leading File Compatibility
Re-purpose and share your creations anywhere with broad file compatibility. Dozens of supported file formats, including PDF, JPG, PNG, EPS, AI, TIFF, PSD and DOCX, let you import and export files with other graphics software efficiently.

New & Enhanced--Responsive Drawing Tools
In response to user feedback, we've introduced the option to lock toolbars in place, expanded your printing options, and made improvements to the Eyedropper, Mesh Fill and other popular drawing tools.

New & Enhanced--Expert Insights and Engaging Learning Materials
Get more design insights with new and updated video tutorials, engaging learning materials and a visually rich, online guidebook that contains new articles from experts. (A hard cover, full-color, printed guidebook is available with the box version.) Be inspired to do more than you thought possible!

New & Enhanced--High-value Digital Content
Enrich your designs with over 1,000 professional fonts, including Helvetica, Garamond and Frutiger fonts for the first time ever. Plus, take advantage of high-value digital content, such as premium clipart, royalty-free photos and vehicle templates. Give your work a professional finish without spending extra time and money-- you'll find all the graphics software and resources you need right here!

What's Included

CorelDRAW X5
Intuitive vector illustration and page layout software

Corel PHOTO-PAINT X5
Professional image-editing application specifically designed for use in a graphics workflow

Corel PowerTRACE X5
Bitmap-to-vector file conversion tool

Corel CAPTURE X5
One-click screen capture utility

Corel CONNECT
Full-screen browser that lets you search digital content from the suite, your PC or your local network

Supporting applications
Barcode wizard, Duplexing wizard, Bitstream Font Navigator, SWiSH miniMax 2*, PhotoZoom Pro 2*

Content
10,000 high-quality clipart and digital images, 2,000 vehicle templates, 1,000 high-resolution digital photos, 1,000 OpenType fonts, including 75 Windows Glyph List 4 (WGL4) fonts and 10 engraving fonts, 350 professionally designed templates

Documentation
Online guidebook (hard cover, full-color, printed Guidebook available with the box version), Quick-reference card, Help files

Training
2 hours of training videos on DVD

Connect to your content

From fonts, clipart and photos to previously created designs or customer files, content is a central piece of any creative design. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 lets you quickly find and re-purpose content to speed your design process. Gather your design assets from every source and swiftly prepare yourself to begin your next project.

New--Built-in Content Organizer (Corel CONNECT)
Quickly find the perfect content for any design with Corel CONNECT, a full-screen browser that gives you instant access to graphics, templates, fonts and images anywhere on your computer.

Enhanced--Market-Leading File Compatibility
Open, edit and save as more than 100 industry-standard formats, including AI, PSD, DOCX, ODF, EPS (with enhanced support for PostScript 3) and DXF files.

Enhanced--Color Profiles
Maintain color profiles when importing files from external applications for a smoother design process. The default setting matches colors on import automatically, while advanced users can explore more options within the default settings.

New & Enhanced--High-Value Digital Content
Enrich your graphic designs with more than 1,000 professional fonts, including Helvetica, Garamond and Frutiger fonts for the first time ever. Plus, take advantage of over 2,000 vehicle templates and 10,000 premium clipart images, bitmap and full-color fills, royalty-free photos, vehicle templates, new artistic media presets, and new brush nibs of different shapes and sizes for more versatility when painting.

Enhanced--Support for Adobe Products
Import and export PSD files using the latest Photoshop CS 4 file format. CorelDRAW X5 will preserve the appearance of adjustment layers and Masks palette effects, while Corel PHOTO-PAINT X5 will preserve editable Vibrance, Grayscale and camera filter lenses.

Full-screen CONNECT browser lets you search digital content from the suite, your PC or your local network

The new Pixels mode shows exactly how your content will display online.

Draw and design intuitively with enhanced artistic media and drawing tools that respond to the pressure, tilt and bearing of your pen on drawing tablet.

Get going quickly

Whether you're a first-time user or an experienced pro, CorelDRAW makes it easy from the moment you begin. You'll find all the learning tools you need to start smoothly and learn quickly, including built-in learning tools, valuable video tutorials, design insights from the experts and a visually rich, online guidebook.

Enhanced--Templates & Tutorials
Get high-quality results quickly with 350 professionally designed templates. Ready-made layouts and designs help you find the right look for any job. You'll also enjoy access to new graphic design tools, industry-specific design tips and step-by-step project creation in newly updated tutorials for CorelDRAW and Corel PHOTO-PAINT.

New--Video Tutorials
Learn from new video tutorials that demonstrate how to successfully complete popular design tasks.

Welcome Screen
Begin with the Welcome Screen, a great starting point for finding your content, starting projects, accessing recently used documents, getting instructional information and viewing inspiring designs from other users around the world.

New--Guidebook
Learn from other users and experts, and get inspired by visually rich overviews of each application workspace. A hard cover, full color, printed guidebook is available with the box version.

Enhanced--Corel PowerTRACE: Bitmap-to-Vector Conversion
Convert your bitmap images into high-quality vector objects with even more precision and smoothness, thanks to the greatly enhanced Corel PowerTRACE. This version of PowerTRACE provides the best tracing results yet.

Hints Docker
View interactive hints that get you started quickly and provide step-by-step help on the suite's powerful tools.

New--Customizable Workspace
Customize the application's command bars and button arrangements to suit your workflow, or use preset workspaces similar to Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft Office.

Create with confidence

When it comes to graphic design, confidence in your software is paramount. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 provides new and enhanced graphic design tools to help you achieve the quality you need in the shortest amount of time. With a legacy in design innovation, this trusted graphics suite offers all the support you need to create with confidence.

Enhanced--Drawing Tools
Draw and design intuitively with enhanced artistic media and drawing tools that respond to the pressure, tilt and bearing of your pen on drawing tablet.

Enhanced--Corel PHOTO-PAINT: Powerful Photo Editing
Experiment with exciting new photo effects, such as Vibrance, Grayscale and Photo Filter. These filters are preserved when you import and export PSD files using the Adobe Photoshop CS 4 file format. Corel PHOTO-PAINT X5 also supports RAW format for over 300 types of cameras, giving you greater artistic control and flexibility.

New & Enhanced--Web Graphics and Animation
Create Web graphics and animations more efficiently than ever. Optimized filters produce consistent, high-quality Web formats with proper transparency, cropping and browser compatibility. Create your designs in CorelDRAW, then open in new SWiSH miniMax 2 to animate your images. Control motion, draw shapes, edit text and more. The new Pixels mode shows exactly how your content will display online. Plus, a new Export Dialog box now lets you compare file formats before export, so you can optimize your settings to achieve the highest file quality.

Interactive Table Tool
Create and import tables to provide structured layouts for text and graphics.

CorelDRAW ConceptShare
Get quality feedback on design projects without costly meetings! ConceptShare lets you quickly and easily collaborate online with colleagues and clients in a secure environment. It's packed with tools that let you share, mark up and review designs with others, on your own time.

Live Text Formatting
Preview text formatting changes in real time before applying them to the document.

Smart Fill
Apply fills to any enclosed object area, such as the loops of a freehand line that crosses over itself.

Image Slicing
Slice an image into several smaller files for Web page optimization.

Output to any media

Today, you need the export flexibility to output designs to any media: Web banners, Web sites, print ads, brochures, even multiple types of media, such as T-shirts, billboards and digital signs. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 provides extensive file support so you can send your work anywhere.

New--Completely Redesigned Color Management Engine
Control color consistency across different media and generate a distinct color palette for each document. A new color management engine introduces greater color accuracy, plus support for new color profiles from PANTONE.

Enhanced--File Compatibility and PDF Support
Re-purpose and share your creations anywhere with support for more than 60 file formats, including PDF, JPG, PNG, EPS, AI, TIFF, PSD, DOCX and PPT. Password-protect your PDF files to control security and user access when they are viewed, edited and printed by third-parties.

New--Collect for Output
Gather fonts, color profiles and other file information with this new output option that makes it easier to share your work with a print service provider.

Print Merge
Combine text from a data source with a drawing to quickly create personalized invitations, labels and other personalized projects.

Work faster and more efficiently

Complete your tasks faster with powerful performance enhancements that maximize your computer's power. Plus, enjoy more options for recording macros and automating time-consuming tasks.

New--Multi-core Support
Work faster with multi-core processing that maximizes the power available in your computer to process your commands more quickly.

Enhanced--Optimized for Latest Windows Platforms
Work with ease, whatever your PC operating system. This latest version is optimized for Windows 7 and offers new touch-screen support, as well as support for Windows Vista and Windows XP. Take advantage of the touch technology of Windows 7 to pan, zoom and scroll with your fingertips for a more intuitive design experience.

New--Automation Technology
Enjoy more options for recording macros and automating time-consuming tasks. Microsoft's Visual Studio for Applications (VSTA) technology lets you record macros and create third-party add-in solutions to enhance the existing functionality of CorelDRAW.

More Details

Publisher: CorelCategory: IllustrationBinding: DVD-ROMLanguage: English

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