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First Artificial Intelligence-based vector drawing experience

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CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite 2017 is the latest version of Corel's flagship graphics software that offers designers a new, hands-on creative experience that's “unlike any other” vector application. With LiveSketch™, hand-drawn strokes are intelligently interpreted, adjusted, and combined with existing vector curves, making it simple to sketch and draw directly on a pen-enabled device. This graphics solution is built specifically for Windows, and offers new work flow enhancements, plus support for the latest technologies such as advanced stylus and touch-enabled devices, the Microsoft Surface Dial, and Ultra HD 5K monitors.

"Right from the start, vector design software has forced artists to work in a world dominated by mathematics. When you train yourself to think in terms of geometric shapes, polylines, and Bezier curves, the design process can feel removed from where your creativity began; the simple joy of drawing," says Gérard Métrailler, Vice President of Global Products at Corel.

Features include:
New LiveSketch™ tool: LiveSketch uses the power of a neural network to understand and deliver a natural vector drawing experience that replicates the feel of pen and paper. For the first time, users can free-form sketch vector curves directly on a pen-enabled device, thanks to an intelligent tool that interprets and understands sketching styles, such as overlapping strokes, folded lines, and even chicken scratches. LiveSketch also eliminates the time-consuming task of sketching on paper, scanning, and tracing to vector by enabling you to start your designs directly on screen.

Enhanced nodes, handles and vector preview: Each node type is assigned a unique shape, so you can quickly identify cusp, smooth, and symmetrical nodes. Vector previews for nodes and curves have been enhanced to stand out against background colours in your design.

Powerful stylus enhancements: Enjoy a more natural drawing experience with native support for the Surface Studio, Surface Pen, and Surface Dial, plus advanced support for Wacom styluses and tablets.

Import legacy workspaces: Bring your earlier environments directly into the new CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017 and continue designing right where you left off. Reuse CorelDRAW and Corel® PHOTO-PAINT® workspaces that were created in versions X6, X7, and X8.

    CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017 includes
  • CorelDRAW® 2017: Intuitive vector-illustration and page-layout application
  • Corel® PHOTO-PAINT® 2017: Professional image-editing application
  • Corel Font Manager™ 2017
  • Corel® PowerTRACE® 2017: Bitmap-to-vector tracing utility (included in CorelDRAW 2017)
  • Corel® CONNECT™ 2017: Access digital content in the Content Exchange and on a local computer
  • Corel® Website Creator™: Website-design application
  • Corel® CAPTURE™ 2017: One-click screen capture utility
  • PhotoZoom Pro 4: Plug-in to export and enlarge digital images from Corel PHOTO-PAINT

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017 also includes: 10,000 clipart and digital images; 2,000 high-resolution digital photos; over 1,000 fonts; 350 professionally designed templates; 2,000 vehicle templates; over 500 interactive frames and photo frames; over 600 fountain, vector and bitmap fills; expert insights, product hints, and over five hours of training videos.

Customers can choose from two flexible purchase options:
Perpetual license: make a one-time payment and license the product permanently; available as a box or download version
Subscription: pay a monthly or annual fee to use the product; upgrades to the latest version are included as long as your subscription is active.

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017 also gives perpetual license customers the option to sign up for the upgrade programme. This enables them to pay one affordable yearly fee and be assured of working with the latest design tools, file compatibility, and most current technology. As long as your account is active, you'll automatically receive the latest version when it's released.

Enterprise clients can take advantage of volume licensing options and maintenance, which offers benefits including network deployment and virtualisation.

CorelDRAW® Technical Suite 2017 coming soon.
Built on the power of our new CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017, CorelDRAW Technical Suite 2017 will deliver new enhancements to power the technical illustration work flow. CorelDRAW Technical Suite 2017 will be available in summer 2017.

For a full list of everything included in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017 and to download a free 15-day trial, please visit www.coreldraw.com.

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