Pre-Photokina 2010: Corel has announced the CorelDRAW Premium Suite X5, a collection of software applications designed for print, web and video, design and editing. Based around its Graphics Suite graphic design tools, it includes color management, website creation, image and video-editing, and file compression tools. The Premium Suite X5 is now available as an upgrade to existing users of Graphics Suite X5 at a suggested retail price of $299 or $699 for first time buyers.
Corel Introduces New Premium Design Suite for Print, Web and Video
CorelDRAW Premium Suite X5 Delivers Expanded Multimedia Capabilities for Today's Graphics Professionals
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2010) - Corel today announced CorelDRAW® Premium Suite X5, a new suite of applications based on the award-winning CorelDRAW Graphics Suite. This new release is designed for the graphic design professional that requires an expanded set of capabilities for vector-illustration, website creation, image editing, advanced Flash animation and video editing.
Expanded Design Suite Offers Even Greater Versatility
CorelDRAW® Premium Suite X5 is a versatile solution for graphic design professionals who need to create and display visuals across a range of media. With an expanded set of web and video output capabilities, users of the Premium Suite will enjoy even greater flexibility and freedom as part of their design workflow.
"Through ongoing discussions with our CorelDRAW community, we know that a significant portion of our users were creating websites and videos. This feedback plays a key role in helping to shape our product strategy and we have responded by delivering an expanded suite that addresses this need for a wider range of output options," said John Falsetto, Senior Product Manager, CorelDRAW. "CorelDRAW Premium Suite X5 is our first step towards a fully integrated multimedia suite consistent with the needs of our users and the requirements of the print and digital media design industry."
More Opportunities to Create with Confidence
In addition to the new website, Flash and video authoring applications, CorelDRAW Premium Suite includes enhanced vector illustration and page layout, image editing and bitmap to vector tracing. The new suite also includes valuable content and enhanced features including a reinvented color management engine, a variety of enhanced precision tools, a hard-cover guidebook that provides techniques and tips for users of all skill levels, and access to millions of free and for purchase stock images on leading online photo sites including Fotolia and iStockphoto®. Users will be able to create with confidence and get started quickly on numerous projects for a wide variety of industries.
CorelDRAW Premium Suite X5 Highlights include:
Versatile Graphic Design with CorelDRAW® X5: The award-winning vector-illustration and page-layout application.
Efficient Photo Editing with Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ X5: A professional image-editing application for retouching and enhancing photos.
Complete Website Creation with Corel® Website Creator™ X5: A new application to build and manage websites including all the technical development capabilities needed to create a sophisticated online presence.
High-Speed Video Editing with Corel® VideoStudio® Pro X3: A powerful and fast end-to-end video production package for producing professional quality video.
Powerful Flash Animation with SWiSH Max3: A complete Flash™ animation authoring application to create animations that include text, images, graphics, video, and sound.
Accurately Convert Bitmaps with Corel® PowerTRACE™ X5: A utility to quickly and accurately convert bitmaps into editable vector graphics.
Easily Capture Images with Corel CAPTURE™ X5: A one-click screen-capture utility to capture images from your computer screen.
Export Images with PhotoZoom Pro: A plug-in to enlarge digital images and export them from Corel PHOTO-PAINT X5.
Secure File Compression with WinZip® 14.5 Pro: The world's most popular zip utility for file compression, encryption, sharing, and data backup.
Industry-leading file format compatibility: Including import support for latest Adobe® Illustrator® CS5 and Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 formats.
Instant Access to Online Content through Corel® CONNECT™: Integration with leading online photo sites including Fotolia and iStockphoto® gives users access to millions of images for various projects.
Pricing and Availability
CorelDRAW Premium Suite is now available at a suggested retail price (SRP) of $299 (USD and CDN) for the upgrade version and $699 (USD and CDN) for the full version. CorelDRAW Premium Suite X5 is available in English and German. To see a detailed list of new and enhanced features, please visit www.corel.com/coreldrawpremium.
Also available from the CorelDRAW family is the recently released CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X5. Specifically tailored to meet the needs of home users and students, the Home & Student Suite includes three licenses for non-commercial use in the same household and offers all of the tools needed to create a range of hobby and classroom projects.
|Dirt Hose by poppyjk|
|European bee-eaters by drvanger|
from A Big Year - birds
|Fat Is Beautiful Guinea 2008 DP by MarioSS|
from - Fat is Beautiful - (Woman's Portrait n Black and White+ A Border)
As summer really gets going over here in the Northern hemisphere, the team at Imaging Resource has put together a list of the best cameras for backpacking.
The Ukrainian Parliament banned statues of Lenin in 2015. Two years later, the monuments no longer adorn public buildings or stand watch over town squares, but they're still there.
If you had to choose one camera to bring along for the ultimate West coast road trip, what would it be? DPR's Sam Spencer choose the X100F. Read more
The a9 boasts impressive capability. As more examples of it in practice pour in, Sony's claims hold up. Watch the a9 track and maintain focus on a rapidly approaching basketball.
Last week, more than a million tonnes of Californian coastline slid into the ocean, taking part of Highway 1 with it. Check out the remodeling in photos taken before and after the landslide.
Even after eighteen months of reviewing the latest, greatest, shiniest and must-buy-me-est new gear, DPReview staffer Carey Rose has continued to use older DSLR cameras for his freelance work. But now, that might be changing. Read more
Sony is the world's leading mirrorless camera brand but remains third for ILCs overall, it's said in a presentation to investors. A focus on high value cameras and lenses should boost operating income, it says. Read more
It's nicknamed the 'Cycloptic Mustard Monster,' and is a 3D printed medium format camera. Read more
The new NanGuang LED lights are battery powered and come with accessories including filters and diffusers.
Have you been telling yourself, "Hey, I really need one of those 8K displays?" A video about Dell's new 8K monitor shows you what to expect. Is it really that much better?
Tamara Lackey, a Nikon ambassador USA and pro shooter, discusses embracing self-consciousness as a means of connecting with subjects.
There's a new Spiderman movie coming out and the poster been generating a lot of online chatter. Mostly about how it looks like the creation of a fevered teenager that just discovered Photoshop.
An honest defense of the system's merits, with photos as proof.
Copyright disputes are no fun at all. 'Binded' is a new startup that aims to simplify the process of registering - and enforcing - copyright for photographers. Read more
Not everyone wants to pay a premium for a long zoom camera. Thankfully, there are many reasonably priced cameras available, though they won't offer the same image quality as enthusiast models. In this updated roundup we look at big zoom cameras with more consumer-friendly price tags. Read more
Think Tank Photo has updated two of its popular bag lines with improvements to functionality. Read more
We’ve all seen Bob Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize winning photo, but there's another.
The sample footage looks good.
It will automatically pick the best camera settings depending on shooting conditions. It even promises enhanced functionality for your camera, like exposure and focus stacking. It already supports many cameras from Canon, Fuji, Nikon and Sony. Read more
As if $13,950 wasn’t enough to pay for a special edition lens, the Leica Store in San Francisco is offering a prototype of said lens for $24,995. Read more
Make those old photos disappear without deleting them forever.
Firmware updates enable 10 fps shooting with adapted A-mount lenses, and faster startup times and better compatibility for 20 fps shooting when using native lenses on the a9.
Fujifilm has released firmware updates for its camera models X-T2, X-Pro2, GFX 50s, X-T20, X100F and X-T1 and updates to three of its software products.
A 22 year-old Romanian photographer uses his DJI Phantom 4 drone to capture unique perspectives of the city where he now lives.
What's it like to ride the waves with champion surfer Kelly Slater? This VR video from Teton Gravity Research gives you a taste.
When Nikon released the full-frame D3 in 2007, it changed the professional photography industry. In this week's Throwback Thursday, Barney remembers a legend. Read more
The new stuff should have better red hues, improved sensitivity and finer grain - but don't worry - will still shift blues to green, greens to purple and yellows to pink.
Ricoh has introduced a new rugged compact camera with a 16MP CMOS sensor, 28-140mm lens, 2.7" LCD and built-in LED macro lights. Read more
This compact drone can shoot HD video using a 2-axis stabilized 12MP camera. Read more
The new Prynt Pocket can print a photo directly from their iPhone simply by inserting the phone into the printer, then snapping a photo. Each print will cost about 50 cents. Read more