our company just have upraged from Corel X7 to CorelDraw 2019 and got this problem. When I want to export something from the page to JPEG (or even PNG etc), it takes so much time, that waiting is horrible. It takes about 5 minutes, the whole system freeze and nothing happened. Then, everything goes back to normal, I can see the preview in my preview window and finally can press OK to export it. And even then, after export, my PC is so slow, everything takes a while...it is like my computer get slapped. After a while everything is OK again, the file is exported, but this is so problematic. Imagine, I have to export several files and I have to wait about 5-7 minutes for export just one file.
Interesting thing is, when I want to import some JPEG or something, everything is OK and smooth. But when I import some scanned file, again it is too much for the system.
We had X5, we had X7 and never had one of these problems. Just started with this 2019 Corel. Do you have any experiences with this or any idea, how to fix it? Thank you so much!
My PC system: Windows Pro, 6GB RAM, CPU Intel Xeon W3530 2.80 Ghz.
a few things to consider.
What is the export for? Web, large print, etc.
2. What physical dimensions is the file?
3. What dpi are you exporting?
4. Just jpg? What about png?
5. What's the file size after the export?
If that happens only with some files and other not, maybe we should investigate more details about it. For example: are you using a network? What happens if you copy the file on another folder (ie the Desktop) then import it?
As a workaround, you can use this macro for export as JPG or PNG.
1. The export is for a large print.
2) Usually, it is about 128x90 cm.
3) I always set DPI for 300 DPI. CMYK and the 100% highest quality.
4) PNG is the same problem, but I have to say, it takes less time than JPEG, probably because it nos so complitaced.
5) It depends on the graphic, it could be 5, 15 or 40 MB. But I think, that is just fine, no problem with the size of the file.
We are using a network, but it does not matter, if I import the file another folder.
Well, I would not bother with this problem, I would just say somethine like ''OK, I have to upgrade my PC hardware for better acceleration etc'' and just get use to it, but I just wonder, why this is happening. Why I had no problem with my X7 and X5 and always do the same. For example, today, I opened the same .cdr file and export the same thing from Corel X7 and Corel 2019 and the results? X7 = about 15s. X9= about 2 minutes, during this time my PC stucked and even after the export it took for 2 more minutes to back to normal.
it's not relative to this problem, but at this size there's no need to use 300 dpi images. This resolution is calcuated for print with color separation on a Postscript device, at 150 lines per inch. As you can see, any of those points are relative to large print. At this size, on plotter 150 dpi should be more than enough