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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018


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Overview

Empower your creativity

 
CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite 2018 is a leading graphic design software enjoyed by millions of professionals, small business owners, and design enthusiasts worldwide. It offers a seamless design experience for graphics, layout, illustration, photo editing, tracing, web images, print projects, art, typography, and more. Design with confidence and achieve stunning results.
 
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018 is packed with many high-caliber tools for graphics, illustration, layout, tracing, photo editing, font management and more. Enjoy an exceptional design experience using this value-rich suite!

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Why Choose CorelDRAW?


1. Comprehensive
Enjoy professional applications to produce any design or photo project.

2. Creative
Explore versatile, intuitive tools to express your unique style and impress your audience.

3. Productive
Rely on industry-leading file format compatibility and faster processing to make complex workflow tasks more efficient.

4. Innovative
Stay on the cutting-edge of design technology and enrich your creative journey with state-of-the-art tools.

5. User-friendly
Enjoy a seamless design experience with a tailor-made interface and unmatched customisation capabilities.
 
CorelDRAW 2018 

Open an expansive toolbox of versatile applications


Whatever your creative passion, talents or interests, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018 delivers a collection of complementary powerful applications to satisfy all your design needs and delight your audience.

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite       Corel PHOTO-PAINT       Corel Font Manager       Corel CONNECT       Corel CAPTURE       Corel AfterShot 3 HDR

CorelDRAW, Corel PHOTO-PAINT, Corel Font Manager, Corel Connect, Corel Capture, Corel AfterShot   


Get started quickly


Whether you’re a first-time user or an experienced designer, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018 makes it easy to get started on your creative journey. Enjoy one-click access to versatile in-product learning, design assets, plug-ins and more. Be productive immediately with a workspace that matches your workflow needs and benefit from high-quality content. Quickly find fonts for any project with the font search and filtering feature.

Design with efficiency


Unleash your creative potential with versatile, high-caliber tools to express your unique style and delight your audience. In this version, we’ve responded to our passionate CorelDRAW users with impressive, innovative features, including the new Symmetry drawing mode, Block Shadow tool, bitmap perspectives, and publish to WordPress. Be more productive with faster processing, customisable shortcuts and the new automatic alignment and straighten.


Output with ease


Deliver professional-quality output that will make a lasting impression across any medium. From distinctive logos and signs, to striking marketing materials, web and social media graphics, billboards and more, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite has everything you need to be successful. With industry-leading file format compatibility and advanced color-management tools, you’ll get the flexibility and color accuracy you need for all types of projects.

Features

CREATIVE


NEW! Symmetry drawing mode
Create a range of symmetrical designs, from simple objects to complex kaleidoscopic effects in real time, and boost your productivity by automating what is usually a very time-consuming workflow.
 
Symmetry drawing mode
 

NEW! Block Shadow tool
Add solid vector shadows to objects and text with this interactive feature that reduces the time getting a file ready for output. It accelerates reprographic workflows by greatly reducing the number of lines and nodes in shadows.
 
Block Shadow tool 

ENHANCED! LiveSketch tool
Sketch and design on the fly! LiveSketch is a revolutionary new tool based on the latest developments in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Free form sketching converts into precise vector curves on a touch-enabled device.

ENHANCED! Apply and manage fills and transparencies
Enjoy the totally redesigned Fill and Transparency pickers that will help increase your productivity and deliver improved performance when working with and managing fills and transparencies in CorelDRAW and Corel PHOTO-PAINT.

NEW! Align and distribute nodes
Align and distribute nodes using the bounding box of a selection, the page edge or center, the closest grid line, or a specified point. Distributing nodes is just as easy, adding equal spacing between them horizontally or vertically.
 
Align and distribute nodes 

NEW! Corner control in dashed lines and outlines
Gain more control over the appearance of corners in objects, text, and symbols that use dashed lines in CorelDRAW 2018. In addition to the existing default setting, you can choose from two new options to create perfectly designed and defined corners.
 
Corner control in dashed lines and outlines 

NEW! Impact tool
Give your designs a little more spark! It’s perfect for effortlessly adding movement or focus to an element in a drawing. Effects are non-destructive, highly customisable vector objects that can be edited with other tools.
 
Impact tool 

NEW! Pointillizer
Generate high-quality vector mosaics from any number of selected vector or bitmap objects with just a few clicks. Inspired by the Pointillism painting technique, it’s great for creating vehicle wraps, window decor projects, and more.
 
Pointillizer 

NEW! PhotoCocktail
Create stunning photo collages. Start with a photo or vector object as the foundation of your mosaic, then choose a library of bitmap images as the mosaic tiles, and let PhotoCocktail do the rest.

PhotoCocktail

TOP RATED USER CREATIVE FEATURES


Page layout tools
Create complex layouts and designs with effective page layout tools. Reserve a place for text or graphics with an empty PowerClip frame, or use the Placeholder Text tool to mock up a page and see how the text will look.

Custom-built Color Harmonies
Easily create a complementary color palette for your design. The Color Harmonies tool combines Color Styles into a Harmony, allowing you to modify colors collectively. It also analyses colors and hues to deliver complementary color schemes.

Creative vector tools
Add creative effects to your vector artwork. Four shaping tools—Smear, Twirl, Attract and Repel—let you refine your vector objects by pushing, pulling, smudging, making indents and more.

Special photo editing effects
Explore special effects, including four pressure-sensitive Liquid tools (Smear, Attract, Repel and Twirl), camera effects (Bokeh blur, Colorize, Sepia toning and Time Machine), and Gaussian Blur lens to create unique images in Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ 2018.

Document styles
The Object Styles docker simplifies the creation, application and management of styles. Take advantage of Style Sets that make it easier to apply consistent formatting across multiple objects, produce iterative versions, and format whole documents quickly and consistently.

Copy Curve Segments
Copy, paste, or duplicate pieces of existing curves with the Copy Curve Segments feature that allows you to reuse curve segments in your projects.

Advanced OpenType support
Create beautiful text with advanced OpenType typography features, such as ligatures, ornaments, small caps, swash variants and more. Enjoy comprehensive language support that allows you to customise characters to suit the language you’re working with.

Complex script support
Working with Asian and Middle Eastern languages is easy, thanks to key features in CorelDRAW that ensure proper typesetting. Complex script support acts the same way as OpenType fonts, modifying characters as you type to deliver contextual accuracy.

QR code generator
Create and add unique QR codes, with text images and colors, to use as a marketing tool on your designs. Built-in validation ensures your QR code is fully functional and can be read on major smartphones and scanning apps.

Royalty-free, quality content
Keep designs fresh with more than 10,000 royalty-free clipart and 2,000 high-resolution digital images, 1,000 TrueType and/or OpenType fonts, 350 professionally designed templates, 500 frames and patterns, over 600 fountain, vector and bitmap fills—all included with this graphics software.

PRODUCTIVE


NEW! Straighten photos interactively
Rotate crooked images by interactively aligning a straightening bar to an element in the photo or specifying an angle of rotation. All controls are easily accessible on screen or on the property bar for perfect results in minutes.
 
Straighten photos interactively
 

NEW! Adjust photo perspective interactively
Use the interactive Perspective Correction tool to adjust the perspective of buildings, landmarks, or objects in photos. Simply line up the four corner points with a shape that should be rectangular to adjust the entire shot.
 
Adjust photo perspective interactively 

NEW! AfterShot 3 HDR
Download Corel® AfterShot™ 3 HDR from within CorelDRAW and Corel® PHOTO-PAINT® to make professional-grade corrections and enhancements to RAW or JPEG photos. Create high dynamic range (HDR) images with the HDR module included in AfterShot 3 HDR.
 
AfterShot 3 HDR 

ENHANCED! Customise curve preview and editing
Use a keyboard shortcut to replace the main color with the secondary color or vice versa and make node and handle preview easier, even in the most complex designs.

ENHANCED! 
Vector previews
Boost productivity with a faster rendering of tool previews, curve previews, nodes, and handles, effect controls and sliders, and text. Open large files quicker and enjoy smoother editing of complex curves.

NEW! Toggle snapping
Turn off snapping options with a click of the Snap Off button, or use keyboard shortcuts to toggle snapping on or off. Disable snapping as you are repositioning objects without releasing the cursor.
 
Toggle snapping 
NEW! Project Timer
Keep organised, bill clients, and gain time management insight with an accurate, non-intrusive way to track project time. Appearing as a discreet toolbar above the drawing window, the Project Timer is fully customisable to match your workflow.
 
Project Timer 

NEW! Embedding Rights font filter
Ensure hassle-free file sharing with the new Embedding Rights font filter to sort fonts based on four common font-embedding permissions and identify which fonts to use or avoid when choosing text styles. Use the font filtering feature to find specific fonts.
 
Embedding Rights font filter 

ENHANCED! Corel Font Manager™
Organise and manage your font library with the intuitive Corel Font Manager, and use your favorite fonts without installing them. Work faster with fonts using the network storage feature.
 

TOP RATED USER PRODUCTIVE FEATURES

 
Multi-monitor, 4K and Real-Time Stylus support
Take advantage of the new multi-monitor viewing and 4K displays support. Work quickly and efficiently with the added control for the Windows Real-Time Stylus pen-compatible tablets, such as the Microsoft Surface, in addition to the Wacom tablet and devices.

Touch-friendly user interface
Create quick adjustments using touch or a stylus. The Touch workspace maximises the size of your drawing window by displaying only the tools and commands used most often, plus you can pan and zoom with a single gesture.

Compatibility
Get the power and stability you need with full support for Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, and 7. Expand your design program's compatibility options with the latest file formats, including AI, PSD, PDF, JPG, PNG, SVG, DWG, DXF, EPS, TIFF, PPT and more.

Workspace customisation
Adapt and customise your design space to match your workflow needs. Seamlessly import CorelDRAW and Corel PHOTO-PAINT workspaces that were created in previous versions of CorelDRAW, or use predefined workspaces to keep industry-specific tools organised and accessible.

Easy bitmap-to-vector tracing
Save precious time while converting bitmap images into vectors. The built-in Corel® PowerTRACE™ engine provides the best tracing results yet and turns the most demanding bitmap images into high-quality vector objects.

Healing Clone tool
Use powerful tools to correct, edit and improve photos in a variety of ways. Try the new Healing Clone tool to remove imperfections by blending them with surrounding colors and textures. Explore the photo-editing tools within Corel PHOTO-PAINT 2018.

Knife Tool
Split any object or group of objects − vector, text and bitmaps – along straight, freehand or Bézier lines. Plus, create a gap between the new objects resulting from the splitting action, or overlap them.

Web graphics tools
Develop captivating web content and graphics with a collection of web graphics tools. See exactly how your content will display online, and use the Export Dialog box to compare file formats before export.

Easy font preview and advanced character tools
Find the perfect font with Font Playground which allows you to preview and experiment with different fonts before bringing them into a design. Plus, the Insert Character docker automatically shows you all the characters, symbols and glyphs associated with your font.

Powerful colour management engine
Control color consistency across different media and create a distinct color palette for each document with greater accuracy and support for PANTONE color profiles. Reduce the cost of reprints, knowing your colors are accurate before you print.

Built-in content organiser
Find content quickly using Corel CONNECT, a built-in search tool that lets you locate, organise and group content by type or project. Sync your trays with Microsoft OneDrive to maintain access to the latest versions of projects from other computers.

Native 64-bit and multi-core support
Get results in less time, work without delays while running multiple applications, open and edit more large files at once, and process larger files and images faster than ever.

Learning materials
Whether you're a seasoned graphic professional or an aspiring designer, you can learn a new trick with our growing library of fresh online learning resources. Plus, our CorelDRAW Hints offer training videos and tips directly from within the application.

CorelDRAW & SDK Developer Community
Create your own automation tools with support from the CorelDRAW & SDK Developer Community site: community.coreldraw.com/sdk. Explore a variety of resources, including in-depth programming articles and fully searchable API references, which can help automate tasks with macros and custom tools.

INNOVATIVE


NEW! Publish to WordPress
Send your work directly to a WordPress media library from within the application. This new functionality lets you convert selected objects or an entire project to a JPEG, GIF, or PNG file and then upload to a WordPress account.
 
Publish to WordPress 
 

NEW! Add Perspective effect
Quickly create the illusion of distance and depth by applying perspective to bitmaps, vector objects or both directly in the drawing window. It’s an ingenious tool to showcase artwork in real world scenarios.
 
Add Perspective effect 
 
NEW! Apply envelopes to bitmaps
Shape a bitmap interactively by placing it in an envelope and dragging its nodes. Quickly and seamlessly blend a bitmap into an illustration by using envelope presets or crafting a custom envelope from scratch.
 
Apply envelopes to bitmaps 

ENHANCED! Microsoft Surface Dial support
Get enhanced support for wheel devices, such as the Microsoft Surface Dial. Experience an alternative and more intuitive way of working in CorelDRAW by using touch and dial alone. Put your keyboard aside and try the contextual onscreen UI.

ENHANCED! Powerful stylus capabilities
Use pressure to vary the size of the eraser nib, and also link the tilt and bearing to its flatness and rotation. Flipping the stylus or pen activates the Eraser tool to erase on the fly without using the toolbox.

ENHANCED! GPU accelerated vector previews
Reposition and edit complex vector shapes without taxing your system’s resources. Using the graphics processing unit (GPU) may accelerate the display, editing, and manipulation of graphics in CorelDRAW and Corel PHOTO-PAINT on some machines.


Requirements

  • Windows 10, 8.1 or Windows 7, in 32-bit or 64-bit, all with latest updates and service packs
  • Intel Core i3/5/7 or AMD Athlon 64
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 1 GB hard disk space
  • Multi-touch screen, mouse or tablet
  • 1280 x 720 screen resolution at 100% (96 dpi)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or higher
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6
  • DVD drive optional (for box installation)
  • Internet connection

Supported File Formats
  • Vector Files:  CDR, SVG, AI, VSD
  • Bitmap Files:  EPS, PNG, PSD, TIF, ICO, GIF, JPG, DNG, BMP, CPT
  • Other Files:  PDF, DXF, DWG, RTF, PUB, EXE, PS, PRN, HTM
 
INSTALLATION
This software comes as a boxed product and can be installed from disc or via download link.