• Wed, Nov 12 2014

    Major upgrade to the CorelDRAW community next week

    As previously mentioned in the CorelDRAW Community Announcements blog , we have been hard at work with a major upgrade to the CorelDRAW Community, as well as the Office Community and the Painter Community. That major upgrade is expected to happen next Tuesday, November 18, 2014 and we are expecting the community sites to be unavailable for most of that day as we do the upgrade. The main new changes will be: Full...
    • Tue, Oct 28 2014

    Introducing CorelDRAW X7 Small Business Edition

    Today, we are announcing the availability in Europe of the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 Small Business Edition - yes, I know, a mouth full. SBE as we call it provides the full power of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 to up to three users in a small business, for a reduced price compared to purchasing three licenses / boxes separately. This package provides small businesses an even more affordable package for all their graphics...
    • Wed, Oct 22 2014

    Corel Digital Signage gets you going in just minutes!

    As you know, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite is the leader in design software for the sign industry. We continue to improve our products on a regular basis to help production-oriented professionals to create amazing billboards, car wrap and signs. With the upcoming 3rd Update to CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 for example, to be released later this year, we will introduce a completely re-designed knife tool that will provide those...
    • Mon, Oct 20 2014

    Latest in PHOTO-PAINT features blog post

    Fernando Gonzalez wrote a great blog post about Photo Retouching in Corel PHOTO-PAINT X7, covering the new liquid tool introduced in version X7 as well as the healing brush introduced in X7.2 for Premium Members and Subscribers. I can only highly recommend that you take a few minutes and read his blog post here: http://corelblogs.wordpress.com/2014/09/16/photo-retouching-in-corel-photo-paint-x7/
    • Wed, Sep 10 2014

    Update 2 for CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 is available

    Earlier today, we announced the immediate availability of the 2nd update for CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7. In addition to the latest performance and stability improvements (what we used to call "Service packs" a few versions back) that are available to anyone with a free Standard Membership, X7.2 will provide early access to new features for Premium Members and Subscribers. The top three new features included...
    • Wed, Aug 27 2014

    Introducing CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X7

    Earlier today, Corel announced CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X7, the latest version of our flagship graphic product specifically designed for hobbyists. Based on the power of the latest version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite and with everything home-users need to get going from graphic design, illustration, tracing, photo-editing to web graphics capabilities, the suite offers a comprehensive design solution at an affordable...
    • Tue, Jun 17 2014

    CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 Update 1

    The CorelDRAW team has made it a priority to incorporate user feedback as a vital part of developing new features and enhancing existing functionality, providing you with an ever-evolving and versatile set of advanced designer tools. New and enhanced features in Update 1 include the ability to change window frame colors, the ability to move the status bar to the top of the application window, and the ability to create...
    • Fri, May 16 2014

    CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 and looking ahead

    With over 25 years of development, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite continues to push the boundaries of what's possible in visual communication. Your usage of CorelDRAW and the amazing designs you produce are a key elements that drives the development of new versions of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, and version X7 recently introduced is no exception. The vast majority of the new and enhanced features included in X7 are the direct...
    • Mon, Apr 21 2014

    How to customize the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 UI to make it your own

    This post was originally written by Fernando Gonzalez and published in the official Corel Blog . It is cross-posted here with the authorization of both Fernando Gonzalez and Corel Corporation. Find out more posts from Corel Corporation on the Corel Blog . Have you ever cooked in someone else’s kitchen? Opening and closing drawers looking for a spatula, walking around in circles trying to find the salt, and wondering...
    • Tue, Apr 8 2014

    Designs 2.0 - find inspiration on Windows 8.1 devices

    In addition to the release of our Patterns iOS app , we also released version 2.0 of Designs, our Windows Modern app for Windows 8.1 enabling you to find inspiration on the go. Designs enables you to browse and search for content from numerous sources, including Corel's Content Exchange, iStock, Fotolia and Flickr, as well as the CorelDRAW.com community galleries. New with version 2.0 is the capability of rating artwork...
    • Fri, Apr 4 2014

    Patterns, a Corel app for iPhone

    With the recent launch of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7, we also made available a brand new iOS app called Patterns. This free iPhone app enables you, as its name indicates, to create patterns / bitmap fills on the go. While it works best for users of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 as the patterns you create on your phone can be shared with the CorelDRAW X7 community through the Content Exchange. You can access the fills you...
    • Mon, Mar 24 2014

    CorelDRAW and MacOS - an update

    Since my previous post regarding running CorelDRAW on Apple Macintosh computers , it's been interesting that this topic continues to stir up conversation - it continues to be part of our ongoing internal discussions and longer term strategic reviews. So let me go straight to the point: Corel is not currently working on a native MacOS version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, and therefore the upcoming new version...
    • Thu, Mar 20 2014

    Upcoming version of CorelDRAW Sneak Peek #3

    Another week, another sneak peek... Today I am going to show you a companion app that we will release at the same time as the next version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite. This iOS app is called Patterns, and enables to you create, yes, seamless bitmap textures and patterns from pictures you take on the go. Patterns and fills are an area of focus for the next version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, but to learn more about that...
    • Fri, Mar 14 2014

    CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 Update 4 font list

    Over the last few months, we have been keeping a close eye on discussions involving the changes to the font list that were introduced with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 Update 4. I wanted to let you know that we have a hot fix in the works for X6 Update 4 users that will resolve these concerns. Amongst the changes, there will be a scroll bar in the font flyout and it will be possible to exclude font families from being...
    • Thu, Mar 13 2014

    Upcoming version of CorelDRAW Sneak Peek #2

    As a follow-up to my post from last week, here is another little video showing you some of the things we've been working on at Corel for the upcoming version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7. Today the focus is going to be around Corel PHOTO-PAINT, and more specifically regarding the new liquid tools and the enhancements to the brush selector. As a reminder, if you have purchase X6 and want to keep always up-to...
    • Tue, Mar 11 2014

    Are you using CorelDRAW in interesting ways?

    We are always interested in learning more about how you use CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, and would like to discover some interesting ways of using our software. For example, are you designing Tattoos in CorelDRAW? If you do use CorelDRAW Graphics Suite in a "non-traditional" way, please let me know, I would love to hear from you.
    • Thu, Mar 6 2014

    Upcoming version of CorelDRAW Sneak Peek #1

    As you would expect, we are hard at work on the next major release of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite. While I can't tell you when it is going to be officially released, I can tell you it is coming in a not too distant future and that we are hard at work getting everything ready. As we progress towards the launch, I wanted to take this opportunity to share some of the new things that are coming ahead of the launch with the...
    • Tue, Jan 14 2014

    Windows XP and Vista support going forward

    When it comes to supporting the different flavours of Windows, one of the key decision factor is around what CorelDRAW users have and are expected to have going forward. In addition, as we look at new versions of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, we also want to make sure we provide the best possible experience to users around the world by leveraging the latest functionality provided by the operating system. Keeping track...
    • Fri, Jan 10 2014

    Premium Membership includes the upgrade to the next major release

    As previously mentioned, you can choose how to purchase CorelDRAW Graphics Suite . You can either opt for a time-based subscription or, if you prefer, you can go with a perpetual license option (e.g. get a box or a download version). If you choose the traditional route, you can then get free Standard Membership or sign-up for a Premium Membership . In addition to the access to the online content library and access...
    • Thu, Nov 21 2013

    CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 and Windows 8.1

    Microsoft recently released version 8.1 of the Windows operating system. The latest version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite (X6.4) has been fully tested on Windows 8.1 and works great. If you are upgrading your Windows 8 computer to 8.1, make sure to install Update 4 before upgrading to Windows 8.1, as we have included specific fixes that make for a smooth transition in our latest Update. As mentioned before, the X6...
    • Fri, Nov 1 2013

    Announcing Designs 1.2

    Earlier this week we released a new version of Designs, our Windows Store App that enables you to search images online using a Windows 8 / 8.1 tablet. With over 150,000 downloads so far and a 4.5 star rating, the Designs app continues to be highlighted as one of the best app in the photo category in the Windows Store. In addition to browsing the content of the CorelDRAW.com community and content providers such as...
    • Mon, Sep 30 2013

    2013 CorelDRAW International Design Contest winners

    We officially announced the winners of the CorelDRAW International Design Contest this morning. Alexei Oglushevich of Russia was named the Grand Prize winner for his entry Summer Fantasies . He not only created an amazing piece of artwork, but also did a screen recording showing how he created his winning entry – see it for yourself on YouTube . Overall, we received so many incredible entries, and we hope you find...
    • Thu, Aug 29 2013

    Photoshop Alternative: Corel PHOTO-PAINT

    This post was originally written by Stefan Lindblad and published in the official Corel Blog . It is cross-posted here with the authorization of Corel Corporation and Stefan Lindblad. Find out more posts from Corel Corporation on the Corel Blog . Artist, Illustrator and CorelDRAW Master Stefan Lindblad recently shared his thoughts on Corel PHOTO-PAINT as an alternative to Photoshop. Find out what he had to say in this...
    • Tue, Aug 27 2013

    Closing the votes for the Design Contest 2013

    We are in the finishing stretch for the 2013 International CorelDRAW Design Contest and will be taking the votes from the community at 9AM Eastern on Thursday August 29, 2013 (we will sort each category by "most popular"). If you haven't voted yet, go an rate your favourite images soon ;-)
    • Mon, Aug 19 2013

    CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6.4 is available

    Earlier today, push notifications started to go out regarding the availability of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6.4. The fourth update of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 will also be available on www.corel.com/coreldraw in the next 24 hours. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6.4 will update CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6.1, X6.2 or X6.3 (build 16.1.0.843, 16.2.0.998 or 16.3.0.1114 respectively). The build number after this update is applied...