Launch announcement ( 2014-08-27)
Latest Release Helps Students and Hobbyists Enhance Their Design Skills
OTTAWA – August 27, 2014 – Corel’s Graphics Software group today released CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X7, the latest version of its Home & Student software package. With graphic design, illustration, tracing, photo-editing and web graphics capabilities, the suite offers a comprehensive design solution at an affordable price. As a non-commercial-use product, it helps students and hobbyists build a graphic-design career by giving them a starting point.
“Learning is one of the most important aspects of a designer’s career,” said Gérard Métrailler, Vice President, Product Management, CorelDRAW. “Our goal is to make sure the learning process is accessible to those entering the design world. With CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X7, students and hobbyists have access to a comprehensive solution that allows them to practice and develop their skills, without the cost of a commercial design package.”
No matter what level of design experience a user has, they can express their unique creativity using this intuitive graphics software. This new version features advanced photo-editing tools, a redesigned user interface and powerful fill capabilities, all in an easy-to-learn environment. It creates a comfortable learning space for editing photos and creating reports, drawings, flyers, logos and more.
New and Enhanced Features in CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X7:
NEW Redesigned and Customizable Workspaces: Choose between Lite and Default workspaces, and customize the workspace to fit a specific workflow
NEW Fountain Fills: Get total control over fills and transparency; create elliptical and rectangular fountain fills, control transparency within the individual colors of a fountain fill, repeat fills within objects and adjust a fill’s angle
NEW Advanced Character Tools: Easily find and insert certain characters with the revamped Insert Character docker
NEW Photo-Editing Tools in Corel PHOTO-PAINT Home & Student: Create unique images with pressure-sensitive liquid tools (Smear, Attract and Twirl) and camera effects (Bokeh blur, Sepia Toning and Time Machine)
NEW Alignment Guides: Position objects quickly and accurately with suggested alignments to nearby objects
NEW High DPI Support: Get a consistent appearance across devices with high DPI monitors; the interface is easily adapted for touchscreen capability, making it compatible with the latest PCs, laptops and tablets
NEW Multiple Document Interface: Work with and switch between numerous documents, across multiple monitors, in a tabbed view to streamline any project
Built-in Content Exchange: Collaborate easily by sharing vector, bitmap and fountain fills with the community through this online repository, integrated with Corel CONNECT
CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X7 Includes:
CorelDRAW Home & Student X7: Intuitive vector illustration and page layout
Corel PHOTO-PAINT Home & Student X7: Powerful image editing
Corel PowerTRACE X7: Accurate bitmap-to-vector tracing
Corel CAPTURE X7: Simple screen capture tool
Corel CONNECT: Instant content finder
CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X7 also provides access to 1,300 high-quality and digital images, 100 high-resolution digital photos, 125 fonts, 75 photo frames, over 100 professionally designed templates, 100 fills, an Online Quick Start Guide, over 2 hours of training videos and much more.
For a full list of everything included in CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X7 please visit www.coreldraw.com/homestudent.
Availability and Pricing
CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X7 is now available for £99.95 GBP (incl. VAT) and can be downloaded at www.coreldraw.com/homestudent.
About Corel Graphic Design Software
Whether you’re an occasional graphics user, creative professional or technical illustrator, Corel Graphic Design Software helps you make a major impact with your artwork. The Corel Graphic Design product family includes the renowned CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, a complete graphic design solution, CorelDRAW Technical Suite for technical communication, and CorelCAD, affordable and powerful CAD design software.
Boasting some of the industry’s best-known brands, Corel’s product lines also include Corel Painter, Corel PaintShop Pro, Corel PDF Fusion, Corel VideoStudio and Corel WordPerfect Office. For more information about Corel Graphic Design Software, please visit www.coreldraw.com.
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