REVIEWS - CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 [OldVersion]ViewUserReviewsAverage Customer Rating3.9 out of 5Product FeatureCorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 offers everythingqyou need for professional graphics illustration,layout, tracing, photo editing, Web graphicsAnd animation in one complete suite of integratedqapplications that is easy to learn and use.Start smoothly and learn quickly with built-inqlearning tools, valuable video tutorialsDesign insights from experts and a visually richqguidebook--be inspired to do more than youthought possible.Enrich your designs with over 1,000 professionalqfonts and take advantage of high-value digitalcontent,Dozens of supported file formats, including PDF,qJPG, PNG, EPS, AI, TIFF, PSD, DOCX and many more,let you import and export files quickly & easily.Read moreqProduct DescriptionCorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 is a versatile graphic design software suite that helps you creatively expressideas for any media. Illustrate, lay out, trace, design Web graphics and animations, and photo-edit with thiscomplete solution for visual communications. Read moreProduct DescriptionCorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 is a versatile graphic design software suite that helps you creatively andprofessionally express ideas for any media. Illustrate, lay out, trace, design Web graphics and photo-edit withthis complete solution for visual communication. Easily import and export content with leading file compatibility.Get going faster than ever with new, professionally designed templates and compelling learning materials.Create with confidence, everything from distinctive logos and signs, to striking marketing materials, Webgraphics and animations, billboards, car wraps and more! Offering increased speed, more accurate color control,and new and enhanced design tools, this must-have version helps you create extraordinary designs faster.
Professional vector illustration, page layout, photo-editing and bitmap tracing tools.Do more than you thought possible.All-in-one professional graphics suiteFind everything you need for professional graphics illustration, layout, tracing, photo editing, Web graphics andanimation in one complete suite of integrated applications that is easy to learn and use.Easy to learn and useStart smoothly and learn quickly with built-in learning tools, valuable video tutorials, design insights fromexperts and a visually rich, online guidebook. (A hard cover, full-color, printed guidebook is included with thebox version.)High-value digital contentEnrich your designs with over 1,000 professional fonts, including Helvetica, Garamond and Frutiger fonts for thefirst time ever. Plus, take advantage of high-value digital content, such as premium clipart, royalty-free photosand vehicle templates.Precise control and easy sharingOutput to a broad variety of media, from distinctive logos and signs, to striking marketing materials, Webgraphics, billboards and car wraps. Export options let you compare file formats before export, so you canoptimize your settings to achieve the highest file quality.Market-leading file compatibilityRe-purpose and share your creations anywhere with market-leading file compatibility. Import and export filesquickly and easily with dozens of supported file formats, including PDF, JPG, PNG, EPS, AI, TIFF, PSD and DOCX.Whats NewThis is the upgrade youve been waiting for! CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 makes everyday tasks faster andeasier, delivering new time-savers that help you create with confidence. Check out the 10 most compellingreasons to upgrade your graphics software today.New--Built-in Content OrganizerSpeed 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 issynchronized 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 thatshows exactly how your content will display online, and a new Web animation tool. Plus, a new Export Dialogbox now lets you compare file formats before export, so you can optimize your settings to achieve the highestfile quality.Easily and efficiently adjust photos with all options with the Image Adjustment Lab. Click to enlarge.Design multi-colored filled objects that display more fluid color transitions, etc. with the enhanced Mesh Fill tool.Click to enlarge.Convert bitmaps to vector artwork with Corels PowerTRACE conversion tool. Click to enlarge.Enhanced--Corel PowerTRACE
Convert your bitmap images into high-quality vector objects with even more precision and smoothness, thanksto the greatly enhanced Corel PowerTRACE. This version of PowerTRACE provides the best tracing results yet.Enhanced--Optimal Speed and PerformanceComplete your tasks faster with powerful performance enhancements that leverage multi-core processing tomaximize your computers power. This latest edition is optimized for Windows 7 and offers new touch-screensupport, as well as support for Windows Vista and Windows XP.New--Completely Re-designed Color Management EngineControl color consistency across different media and generate a distinct color palette for each document. A newcolor 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 beforeyou print.New & Enhanced--Visual Communication ToolsCreate compelling print and online materials with a powerful set of new and enhanced drawing,bitmap-to-vector tracing, diagramming, artistic media and text tools. Its all the graphics software you need foreffective visual communication.Enhanced--Market-leading File CompatibilityRe-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 graphicssoftware efficiently.New & Enhanced--Responsive Drawing ToolsIn response to user feedback, weve introduced the option to lock toolbars in place, expanded your printingoptions, and made improvements to the Eyedropper, Mesh Fill and other popular drawing tools.New & Enhanced--Expert Insights and Engaging Learning MaterialsGet 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 isavailable with the box version.) Be inspired to do more than you thought possible!New & Enhanced--High-value Digital ContentEnrich your designs with over 1,000 professional fonts, including Helvetica, Garamond and Frutiger fonts for thefirst time ever. Plus, take advantage of high-value digital content, such as premium clipart, royalty-free photosand vehicle templates. Give your work a professional finish without spending extra time and money— youll findall the graphics software and resources you need right here!Whats IncludedCorelDRAW X5Intuitive vector illustration and page layout softwareCorel PHOTO-PAINT X5Professional image-editing application specifically designed for use in a graphics workflowCorel PowerTRACE X5Bitmap-to-vector file conversion toolCorel CAPTURE X5One-click screen capture utilityCorel CONNECTFull-screen browser that lets you search digital content from the suite, your PC or your local networkSupporting applicationsBarcode wizard, Duplexing wizard, Bitstream Font Navigator, SWiSH miniMax 2*, PhotoZoom Pro 2*
Content10,000 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, 350professionally designed templatesDocumentationOnline guidebook (hard cover, full-color, printed Guidebook available with the box version), Quick-referencecard, Help filesTraining2 hours of training videos on DVDConnect to your contentFrom fonts, clipart and photos to previously created designs or customer files, content is a central piece of anycreative design. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 lets you quickly find and re-purpose content to speed yourdesign process. Gather your design assets from every source and swiftly prepare yourself to begin your nextproject.New--Built-in Content Organizer (Corel CONNECT)Quickly find the perfect content for any design with Corel CONNECT, a full-screen browser that gives youinstant access to graphics, templates, fonts and images anywhere on your computer.Enhanced--Market-Leading File CompatibilityOpen, edit and save as more than 100 industry-standard formats, including AI, PSD, DOCX, ODF, EPS (withenhanced support for PostScript 3) and DXF files.Enhanced--Color ProfilesMaintain color profiles when importing files from external applications for a smoother design process. Thedefault setting matches colors on import automatically, while advanced users can explore more options withinthe default settings.New & Enhanced--High-Value Digital ContentEnrich your graphic designs with more than 1,000 professional fonts, including Helvetica, Garamond andFrutiger fonts for the first time ever. Plus, take advantage of over 2,000 vehicle templates and 10,000 premiumclipart images, bitmap and full-color fills, royalty-free photos, vehicle templates, new artistic media presets, andnew brush nibs of different shapes and sizes for more versatility when painting.Enhanced--Support for Adobe ProductsImport and export PSD files using the latest Photoshop CS 4 file format. CorelDRAW X5 will preserve theappearance of adjustment layers and Masks palette effects, while Corel PHOTO-PAINT X5 will preserve editableVibrance, Grayscale and camera filter lenses.
Full-screen CONNECT browser lets you search digital content from the suite, your PC or your local network Clickto enlarge.The new Pixels mode shows exactly how your content will display online. Click to enlarge.
Draw and design intuitively with enhanced artistic media and drawing tools that respond to the pressure, tiltand bearing of your pen on drawing tablet. Click to enlarge.Get going quicklyWhether youre a first-time user or an experienced pro, CorelDRAW makes it easy from the moment you begin.Youll 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 & TutorialsGet high-quality results quickly with 350 professionally designed templates. Ready-made layouts and designshelp you find the right look for any job. Youll also enjoy access to new graphic design tools, industry-specificdesign tips and step-by-step project creation in newly updated tutorials for CorelDRAW and Corel PHOTO-PAINT.New--Video TutorialsLearn from new video tutorials that demonstrate how to successfully complete popular design tasks.Welcome ScreenBegin with the Welcome Screen, a great starting point for finding your content, starting projects, accessingrecently used documents, getting instructional information and viewing inspiring designs from other usersaround the world.New--GuidebookLearn 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 ConversionConvert your bitmap images into high-quality vector objects with even more precision and smoothness, thanksto the greatly enhanced Corel PowerTRACE. This version of PowerTRACE provides the best tracing results yet.Hints DockerView interactive hints that get you started quickly and provide step-by-step help on the suites powerful tools.New--Customizable WorkspaceCustomize the applications command bars and button arrangements to suit your workflow, or use presetworkspaces similar to Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft Office.Create with confidenceWhen it comes to graphic design, confidence in your software is paramount. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5provides new and enhanced graphic design tools to help you achieve the quality you need in the shortestamount of time. With a legacy in design innovation, this trusted graphics suite offers all the support you need
to create with confidence.Enhanced--Drawing ToolsDraw and design intuitively with enhanced artistic media and drawing tools that respond to the pressure, tiltand bearing of your pen on drawing tablet.Enhanced--Corel PHOTO-PAINT: Powerful Photo EditingExperiment with exciting new photo effects, such as Vibrance, Grayscale and Photo Filter. These filters arepreserved when you import and export PSD files using the Adobe Photoshop CS 4 file format. CorelPHOTO-PAINT X5 also supports RAW format for over 300 types of cameras, giving you greater artistic controland flexibility.New & Enhanced--Web Graphics and AnimationCreate 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 inCorelDRAW, then open in new SWiSH miniMax 2 to animate your images. Control motion, draw shapes, edittext and more. The new Pixels mode shows exactly how your content will display online. Plus, a new ExportDialog box now lets you compare file formats before export, so you can optimize your settings to achieve thehighest file quality.Interactive Table ToolCreate and import tables to provide structured layouts for text and graphics.CorelDRAW ConceptShareGet quality feedback on design projects without costly meetings! ConceptShare lets you quickly and easilycollaborate online with colleagues and clients in a secure environment. Its packed with tools that let you share,mark up and review designs with others, on your own time.Live Text FormattingPreview text formatting changes in real time before applying them to the document.Smart FillApply fills to any enclosed object area, such as the loops of a freehand line that crosses over itself.Image SlicingSlice an image into several smaller files for Web page optimization.Output to any mediaToday, 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 GraphicsSuite X5 provides extensive file support so you can send your work anywhere.New--Completely Redesigned Color Management EngineControl color consistency across different media and generate a distinct color palette for each document. A newcolor management engine introduces greater color accuracy, plus support for new color profiles from PANTONE.Enhanced--File Compatibility and PDF SupportRe-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 accesswhen they are viewed, edited and printed by third-parties.New--Collect for OutputGather fonts, color profiles and other file information with this new output option that makes it easier to shareyour work with a print service provider.Print MergeCombine text from a data source with a drawing to quickly create personalized invitations, labels and otherpersonalized projects.
Work faster and more efficientlyComplete your tasks faster with powerful performance enhancements that maximize your computers power.Plus, enjoy more options for recording macros and automating time-consuming tasks.New--Multi-core SupportWork faster with multi-core processing that maximizes the power available in your computer to process yourcommands more quickly.Enhanced--Optimized for Latest Windows PlatformsWork with ease, whatever your PC operating system. This latest version is optimized for Windows 7 and offersnew touch-screen support, as well as support for Windows Vista and Windows XP. Take advantage of the touchtechnology of Windows 7 to pan, zoom and scroll with your fingertips for a more intuitive design experience.New--Automation TechnologyEnjoy more options for recording macros and automating time-consuming tasks. Microsofts Visual Studio forApplications (VSTA) technology lets you record macros and create third-party add-in solutions to enhance theexisting functionality of CorelDRAW. Read moreYou May Also LikeCorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 UpgradeCoreldraw! 5 for DummiesCorelDRAW X5 The Official GuideCorelDRAW X6 The Official GuideNew 16" X 16" Sheet for Heat Press Machines Non-stick Quantity 1 By Gecko