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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 Released

March 20, 2012  By

Ottawa-based Corel has announced it has launched the latest version of its flagship graphics suite. The package includes a completely revamped typography engine, new page layout capabilities and native 64-bit and multi-core processor support.
“Our CorelDRAW community consistently inspires us with their creativity and versatility. Our members play a central role in helping us determine the essential features and enhancements that will help to accelerate the design process while enabling them to showcase their true design style,”” said John Falsetto, Senior Product Manager for CorelDRAW. “”We want to provide our users with all of the tools and options they need to be as creative and productive as possible so that they can share their vision and inspire others through their work.””
New features include:
– Advanced OpenType Support: Create beautiful text with advanced OpenType typography features, such as contextual and stylistic alternates, ligatures, ornaments, swash variants, and more.
– New Custom-built Color Harmonies: Modify colors collectively in a harmony and analyze colors and hues to deliver complementary color schemes.
– New Native 64-bit and Enhanced Multi-Core Support: Quickly process files and images up to 50% faster than before.
– New Creative Vector Shaping tools: Creatively add effects using four new vector shaping tools – Smear, Twirl, Attract and Repel.
– New Styles Engine and Docker: Format with speed and simplify the creation, application, and management of styles for consistent formatting across multiple objects. 
– New Website Creator™ X6: Build and manage websites with ease using the Site Wizard, templates, drag-and-drop functionality and seamless integration with XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, and XML.
– New Smart Carver™: Remove unwanted areas from an image while simultaneously maintaining the photo’s aspect ratio.
– Improved Page Layout Capabilities: Create design layouts with ease using new and improved Master Layer functionality, Alignment Guides, Interactive frames and much more.
– Redesigned Object Properties Docker: Save time, fine-tune designs and get access to the object settings in one centralized location.
In North America, the full version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6 is $499 and the upgrade is available for $199.

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