Corel Corporation today announced the introduction of a free update for CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X5, the company’s flagship graphic design software.
Available as a free download from Corel’s website, Service Pack 1 (SP1) includes new functionality to Corel® CONNECT™ that enables users to instantly browse millions of both free and for purchase stock images from leading online photo sites such as Fotolia and iStockphoto®, all directly from within the CorelDRAW creative environment.
"With CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5, our goal was to deliver a suite of professional applications that enabled our users to create with impact," said John Falsetto, Senior Product Manager, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite. "This update takes this even further, providing our users with even more control and options to connect with compelling content. Providing exceptional value to today's graphics professional, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 is the only professional graphic design software to offer users direct access to leading stock image sources."
Instant Access to More Online Content:
Corel CONNECT synchronizes with both CorelDRAW and Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ to provide quick access to content on a computer, a network or disc. With this update, Corel CONNECT now offers a fully integrated online search and purchasing capability for high quality images. Thus, improving productivity and eliminating workflow interruptions, allowing users to quickly access new content from within the CorelDRAW creative environment.
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 Service Pack 1 also includes import support for the latest Adobe® Illustrator ® CS5 and Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 file formats and offers extended RAW Camera support. For deadline-driven, production professionals working in the areas of visual communications and vector illustration, this extended file format support is essential for quickly creating a range of assets from professional quality Web graphics and multipage brochures to high impact signage and digital displays.
Free Update Highlights:
- New! Corel CONNECT Updates: New integration with Flickr, Fotolia and iStockphoto® gives users access to millions of images for various projects.
- New! Extended file import support: Import support for the latest Adobe® Illustrator® CS5 and Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 file formats gives users maximum flexibility.
- Extended! RAW Support: Now supports RAW formats from additional selected models of Canon®, Casio®, Pentax®, Fuji® and Sony® cameras.
In addition, with the help of our passionate CorelDRAW Graphics Suite user community, the free SP1 also includes several stability and performance enhancements.
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