CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Download Editors' Rating:
5
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Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 113 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    X5
  • Total Downloads:
    4,912,480
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 23, 2010
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $499.00 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    466MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    8,542
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite is an impressive collection of powerful design software that can tackle all sorts of design jobs. Included in the package are: CorelDRAW, the main application for vector design and layout; Corel PHOTO-PAINT, for editing and retouching photos, Corel CAPTURE, for screengrabs; ConceptShare, a collaboration service; and the Bitstream Font Navigator. There are also a bevy of smaller utilities such as a bar-code wizard and an app for helping users optimize two-sided printouts.

With a suite that includes that many programs and features, it's essential to have solid in-program help, and CorelDRAW is loaded with dynamic hints, video product tours, and hands-on project tutorials that will have you designing elements in no time. Expert advice from professional designers walks users through specific practices such as airbrushing logos and creating textile patterns.

The templates for professionals are diverse and presented in a nifty interface that provides all sorts of useful information. You can sort templates by type--such as brochures, posters/signs, business cards, and newsletters--or by industry, although that list was empty except for "Landscaping." The interface also includes a space for accessing your own saved CDT templates, which can be created easily through the File menu.

Whether the CorelDRAW package is worth its price tag is up to each individual consumer, but a full-featured 15-day trial should give users plenty of time to get acquainted with the application. It's necessary to register for a free Corel account to use the trial, and each program requires you to click a "Continue Trial" button before launching, but those small annoyances aren't enough to prevent this bountiful design suite from earning a top rating.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.1

    out of 22 votes

    • 5 star 10
    • 4 star 9
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 2
  • All Versions

    4.2

    out of 113 votes

    • 5 star 65
    • 4 star 31
    • 3 star 4
    • 2 star 2
    • 1 star 11
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5 stars

"good product"

February 27, 2012  |  By lucman26

 |  Version: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5

Pros

easier use

Cons

smart tech

Summary

this product very good for make desain graphic...can help me for my trouble on job

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4 stars

"It's an excellent software for professional artists"

December 15, 2011  |  By marykmi

 |  Version: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5

Pros

It does pretty much everything that other graphics programs do at a better price.

Cons

Even though the product is cheaper than compeitors, the price is still high.

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5 stars

""Excellent and powerful graphic software of the world.""

November 10, 2011  |  By suthas pornanupapkul

 |  Version: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5

Pros

A really cheap software compared to others.

Cons

The installation is too difficult for the beginner

Summary

I used CorelDraw4-X5 software to teach the industrial education students to draw the pictures for many item of subjects. Civil , Mechanical,Electricaland Production Engineering.Sometime I used in presentation in detail of construction and achitecture.This programs are excellent.Now a day it is like a part of my job.

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4 stars

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September 14, 2011  |  By vw08

 |  Version: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5

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5 stars

"Does everything graphical & professionally"

June 29, 2011  |  By LilPeck

 |  Version: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5

Pros

This is a fully professional set of programs (Corel Draw and Photopaint plus Capture (for screen captures).

Cons

At about $400 still a bit on the expensive side for home users. But is a professional level program. Sometimes Photopaint becomes unstable and crashes, so one learns to save frequently. (You can also use the recover feature.)

Summary

Feels familiar and intuitive. As another reviewer said, it is like an old friend.

I have been using Graphics Suite for a very long time, and recently when I upgraded my pc to windows 7 I couldn't find my previous Corel Draw disk, so I tried to get by with the very nice freeware GIMP and Paint.NET. Those programs are excellent, but lacked the flexibility and ease offered by PhotoPaint which is the part of Graphics Suite that I use the most. So I purchased a used, unregistered disk via amazon. If I could not have found a legitimate, discounted copy, I would have paid full price because it is well worth it and is about half what Photoshop costs.

I was so happy with x5 that I bought my daughter a new copy as her birthday gift.

I use Photopaint for photo editing, graphics creation, video title making, and animated gif making. I like that it can open (uncompressed) AVI and MOV files for gif creation.

I use the masking tools a lot also for making transparent gifs and png.

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5 stars

"nice product used it before"

June 16, 2011  |  By davidhilldavid

 |  Version: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5

Pros

has got lots of thing within it

Cons

can get some thing out of it

Summary

This is one of my all-time favorite novels Gray Zone. In a recent move, I managed to pack it in a box that was slow to make it to my new destination. In the interim, I went out and purchased another copy, as I missed having it within easy reach, even for a few months. It's like a friend, this work, because you feel so connected with the narrator. How refreshing to learn that we are all stumbling through love; ultimately, that's a hopeful message. We may not get it right all the time, but there's honesty and honor in the attempt. Great job Daphna Edwards Ziman

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5 stars

"Amazing software. So much for so little"

March 25, 2011  |  By 1shorts

 |  Version: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5

Pros

Cost, versatility

Cons

None for now

Summary

Worth every penny

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5 stars

"Excellent graphics software."

March 16, 2011  |  By erclubs

 |  Version: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5

Pros

Easy to learn and use.

Cons

Had difficulty making files into pdf and avi.

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5 stars

"software,<br />I like this coredraw graphics suite software."

February 10, 2011  |  By iveronica

 |  Version: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5

Pros

I think this is an outstanding product for artists.

Cons

I haven't learned how to use it yet.

Summary

Dear Sirs:

I purchased this CorelDRAW software from JourneyEd.com in Nov./Dec. 2010. It was installed on my hp dm3t laptop computer 12/13/10. But I have a TechTracker message on my computer that says "free to try." So I hope you have me in your records as a registered user. It should say: Ingrid Bentsen or James Bentsen on the registration record. Thank you for checking this out.

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4 stars

"Great Money Saver Pack"

January 23, 2011  |  By ravenzone9

 |  Version: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5

Pros

Amazing Menu, good for table creations, layouts and cool histograms, supporting a great deal of other applications,enhanced print merging, customizable workspace, supports pdf commenting too

Cons

High end system congifuration required , thats it, but its not that much of a big problem

Summary

Great application, thumbs up

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version X5
Version X5 offers dozens of new and enhanced features, including Flash animation, vector illustration, page layout, photo editing and tracing tools.
General
Publisher Corel
Publisher web site http://www.corel.com/
Release Date February 23, 2010
Date Added February 23, 2010
Version X5
Category
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory Illustration Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 466MB
File Name CorelDRAWGraphicsSuiteX7Installer_EN32Bit_CNET.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 4,912,480
Downloads Last Week 8,542
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $499

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