• Just Published: The May Outsider

    The May Outsider has just been published. This month's edition features our new product, Web Designer 11! We have introductory launch offers, a 'First Look at v11' on the Xara Xone and a short intro movie. You can find details on the new v11 features in the Web Designer 11 Release Notes. Read the press reviews, catch up with the Xara news as it happens and why not have a go at our monthly challenges on Talk Graphics.
    The May Outsider

  • Just Launched: Xara Web Designer 11

    We’ve just released a major upgrade to Xara Web Designer, packed with new content and features. Web Designer 11 and Web Designer 11 Premium are available now in the Xara online store. You can find information on what’s new, the free trial downloads and upgrade info on the Web Designer website. Top new features include sticky objects, stretching backgrounds and new animation types, plus the responsive web design feature is added to the standard version of Web Designer. Web Designer 11 users will also be able to use the beta version of cloud.xara, which enables remote editing of their websites from anywhere, on any device.
    More about Web Designer
    What's New in v11
    An introduction to cloud.xara (beta)
    Gary Priester’s First Look at Web Designer 11 on the Xara Xone

  • Just Published: The April Outsider

    The April Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, art, tutorials, offers and more from Xara and TalkGraphics. This month we have upgrade offers on Xara Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro v10. The Xara tutorial covers how to get the best from the Rectangle tool. This month's Inspirational Art features Xara's pick of work from the TalkGraphics Art Gallery Forum and elsewhere.
    The April Outsider

  • Just Released: MAGIX Video Pro X7

    We have just added the brand new MAGIX Video Pro X7 to the Xara site.This is MAGIX's top of the range video editing program for professional users. New features include comprehensive action cam support, and hardware accelerated decoding.
    Find out more

  • The New Xara Website

    The Xara website has had a complete facelift, which includes a modern, fully mobile-friendly new design. We hope you like the new look, all feedback is very welcome.
    Send your feedback to marketing!

  • Just Published: The March Outsider

    The March Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, art, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month we have half price offers on Xara 3D Maker 7 and MAGIX Video Pro X6. The Xara tutorial covers the very topical issue of responsive web design, and this month's Inspirational Art features Xara's pick of work from the TalkGraphics Art Gallery Forum, the Xara Gallery and Xara Xone Featured Artists..
    The March Outsider

  • Xara Gallery Updated

    We've just updated the Xara Artist Gallery, adding the work of Dave Cockburn, a professional illustrator and animation director based in the UK.
    Visit the Gallery now

  • New in the Xara Xone

    New on the Xara Xone: Gary Bouton completes his tutorial on creating a poster for a casino night. See how he lays out the text and creates a custom brush amongst many other tips in Part 2. Plus check out Bob Taylor’s quick & easy wordless tutorial for drawing a fish. And don’t miss the new Free Stuff: a dozen free bump maps to download and, as a bonus, two mini tutorials on using them, including making some realistic water droplets. Suitable for Xara Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro.
    Movie Tutorial: Creating a Casino Poster (Part 2)
    Tips & Tricks: Teach a man to fish
    Use bump maps for cool artwork in Free Stuff
    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics

  • Free Patch Update to all V10 Titles

    We have just released a free patch for all v10 Xara Designer products and we recommend you update. If you own Xara Web Designer 10 / Web Designer 10 Premium, Photo & Graphic Designer 10, Page & Layout Designer 10 or Designer Pro X10 click on the Update button in the Help menu to download it now. This adds various minor web and photo enhancements and fixes to all titles.
    More Info

  • New Web Business Themes

    We have just added 34 new designs to our collection of Business Web Themes, bringing the total to more than 150. Each theme includes pages tailored to a particular business type, including high quality graphics and photography suited to the business, so it's now quicker and easier than ever before for any small business to create a consistent, professional web presence. The themes are suitable for use with Web Designer 9 & 10 or Designer Pro X9 and X10.
    See the Business Web Themes

  • Just Published: The February Outsider

    The February Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, art, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month's offers include free business web themes with Designer Pro and Web Designer Premium, plus a launch offer on Photostory 2015. The Xara tutorial covers photo galleries & photo pop-ups, and this month's Inspirational Art features Xara's pick of work from the TalkGraphics Gallery Forum and Xara Xone Featured Artists.
    The February Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone

    In Part 1 of a new movie tutorial, Gary Bouton starts work on a poster advertising a casino night, drawing a roulette wheel and neon headline text, exploring many of the illustration tools of Designer Pro and Photo & Graphic Designer in the process. In a Tips & Tricks Guest Tutorial Frances Proctor takes a look at managing your colors, covering color palettes, color schemes and named colors. To top it off there's a new Nouveau Gothic font waiting to be downloaded in Free Stuff.
    Movie Tutorial: Creating a Casino Poster (Part 1)
    Nouveau Gothic Font in Free Stuff
    Tips & Tricks: Managing Your Colors
    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics

  • Xara Gallery Updated

    We've just updated the Xara Artist Gallery, adding the work of Estince Voi, a young professional designer from Vietnam who specialises in cartoons.
    Visit the Gallery now

  • Just Released: MAGIX Photostory 2015 Deluxe

    The new version of MAGIX Photostory Deluxe has just been added to the Xara site and online store, with a short launch offer. v2015 offers a new Photostory wizard, eight configurable tracks and a huge song and sound archive, making it easier than ever before to create showstopping slideshows.
    More about MAGIX Photostory 2015 Deluxe
    All MAGIX titles on xara.com

  • New in the Xara Xone

    In his latest tutorial for the Xara Xone Gary Bouton guides you through setting up the best conditions for tracing from a photo, and then shows you how you can use blends and gradients to closely match a real photograph's elements in your illustration. Tips & Tricks looks at how to make objects with a texture fill look more genuinely textured. To cap it off there's another 25 free seamless tiling textures in Free Stuff.
    Movie Tutorial: Illustrations based on a photo trace
    25 free textures in Free Stuff
    Tips & Tricks: Getting that textured look
    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics

  • Just Published: The January Outsider

    The January Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, art, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. The January tutorial is a 'real life' photo editing example, plus there are new tutorials on the Xara Xone, and a New Year Upgrade Offer. Inspirational Art is on the ever popular theme of Cars & Bikes.
    The January Outsider

  • Just Released: MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2015 Plus

    The brand new version of MAGIX Movie Edit Pro Plus has just been added to the Xara site. Movie Edit Pro is the most popular MAGIX product with Xara customers and v2015 is available now for purchase in the Xara store with a short introductory offer on the price, and including a free copy of Music Maker Soundtrack Edition during the launch offer.
    More about MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2015 Plus
    All MAGIX titles on xara.com

  • Just Published: The December Outsider

    The December Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. The tutorial of the month is Part 4 of our Photo Editing Guide, plus there are new tutorials on the Xara Xone, a sackful of Xmas offers and Inspirational Art on a theme of Christmas.
    The December Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone

    Gary has added a tutorial movie and Tips & Tricks tutorial that give the drawing and design tools of Xara Designer Pro and Photo & Graphic Designer a good work out. Plus there's a collection of free form shapes donated by Igor Vojtela, along with instructions on how he created them, an enjoyable and instructive exercise to follow.
    Igor's illustrations in Free Stuff
    Movie Tutorial: Christmas tree illustration
    Tips & Tricks: Jelly bean illustration
    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics

  • New Product: MAGIX Fastcut

    We have added a new MAGIX product to the Xara site and store. MAGIX Fastcut lets you edit and share recordings from GoPro and other action cams, it includes action templates and you can even automatically cut your footage to fit the beat of the music. We have a short launch offer, ends 30th December 2014.
    Find out more about Fastcut
    A list of all the MAGIX titles in the Xara store

  • Free Patch Update to all V10 Titles

    We have just released a free patch for all v10 Xara Designer products and we recommend you update. If you own Xara Web Designer 10 / Web Designer 10 Premium, Photo & Graphic Designer 10, Page & Layout Designer 10 or Designer Pro X10 click on the Update button in the Help menu to download it now. This adds various minor web and photo enhancements and fixes to all titles.
    More Info

  • New in the Xara Xone

    In this month's video tutorial Gary Bouton considers the importance of backgrounds for any illustration, creating a room complete with floorboards and wallpaper as a backdrop for his coffee and donut to demonstrate the point. Suitable for Xara Photo & Graphic Designer or Designer Pro.
    The Importance of Backgrounds
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics

  • Black Friday Offers

    This is Xara’s biggest offer of the year, with 30% off new copies of our key Designer 10 titles, from Thanksgiving (27th November) thru Black Friday to Cyber Monday (1st December) inclusive.
    Black Friday Offers

  • NEW: French Version of Page & Layout Designer 10

    MAGIX has released the French language versions of Page & Layout Designer 10. It is available now on the MAGIX site.
    Plus d'infos
    Info on all localized versions

  • New in the Xara Xone

    Frances Proctor has created a new Guest Tutorial movie (suitable for Designer Pro and Photo & Graphic Designer) showing how she created some watery heading text, making good use of Enhance Transparency, Feathering, Opacity Masks and Soft Groups in the process. Plus she has donated 12 stone tiling textures to Free Stuff.
    Watery Text Headings
    12 Stone Textures in Free Stuff

  • NEW: Spanish Language Version of Page & Layout Designer 10

    MAGIX has released the Spanish language versions of Page & Layout Designer 10. It is available now on the MAGIX site.
    Más información
    Info on all localized versions

  • New: Dutch language version of Xara Page & Layout Designer 10

    MAGIX has just released the Dutch version of the new Page & Layout Designer 10. It's available right now on the MAGIX site.
    Page & Layout Designer 10 NL: Meer Info
    Info on all localized versions

  • New: Italian language version of Xara Page & Layout Designer 10

    MAGIX has just released the Italian language version of the new Page & Layout Designer 10. It's available right now on the MAGIX site.
    Page & Layout Designer 10 It: Altre Info
    Info on all localized versions

  • New: German language version of Xara Page & Layout Designer 10

    MAGIX has just released the German language version of the new Page & Layout Designer 10. It's available right now on the MAGIX site.
    Page & Layout Designer 10 De: Mehr Infos
    Info on all localized versions

  • Just Published: The October Outsider

    The October Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. The Outsider tutorial is a handy introduction to the Photo Tool of Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro, plus there are offers on both those products, and the MAGIX video titles. There's also another new designer featured in Inspirational Art.
    The October Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone

    Gary Bouton has added a second instalment to his tutorial series on page layout and typography, plus a Tips & Tricks tutorial on how to create eye catching animations without the usual penalty of massive file sizes. Meanwhile Christine Farrelly has donated 25 seamlessly tiling textures to Free Stuff (based on the Burgeon Ornaments font created by the TalkGraphics community).
    Page & Layout Part 2
    Tips & Tricks, Big GIFs, Tiny Animations
    Free Stuff: 25 Tiling Textures

  • NEW: Spanish Language Version of Web Designer 10

    MAGIX has released the Spanish language versions of Web Designer 10 and Web Designer Premium 10. They are available now on the MAGIX site.
    Más información
    Info on all localized versions

  • New: Music Maker 2015 and Music Maker 2015 Premium

    The brand new 2015 versions of Music Maker and Music Maker Premium have just been added to the Xara site and online store, which means there are now even more options for making your own sounds, beats and tracks quickly and easily on your own computer.
    More about Music Maker 2015
    More about Music Maker 2015 Premium
    All MAGIX titles on xara.com

  • NEW: Dutch Language Version of Web Designer 10

    MAGIX has released the Dutch language versions of Web Designer 10 and Web Designer Premium 10. They are available now on the MAGIX site.
    Meer Info
    Info on all localized versions

  • Lightning Sale: MAGIX Music Maker & Music Maker Premium 2014

    We have a short, sharp sale on MAGIX Music Maker 2014 and Music Maker 2014 Premium - 5 days only, 60% off. v2015 will be launched next week. This offer is only available in the Xara online store.
    Music Maker
    Music Maker Premium

  • NEW: French Language Version of Web Designer 10

    MAGIX has released the French language versions of Web Designer and Web Designer Premium 10. They are available now on the MAGIX site.
    Plus d'infos
    Info on all localized versions

  • NEW: Italian Language Version of Web Designer 10

    MAGIX has released the Italian language versions of Web Designer and Web Designer Premium 10. They are available now on the MAGIX site.
    Altre Info
    Info on all localized versions

  • New in the Xara Xone

    Two new tutorials have just been added to the Xara Xone which will stretch your knowledge of the photo and drawing tools in Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro. Gary Bouton's movie looks at the many ways to use the mask & region tools for photo editing, and Rik Datta has contributed a Guest Tutorial that takes the extrude tool way beyond the usual 3D text.
    Photo Composition Part 2
    Tips & Tricks, Illustration With Extrudes
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics

  • Just Published: The September Outsider

    The September Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. There are two great tutorials on photo editing, offers on Web Designer upgrades and the Template / Web & Widget Packs, plus another two new designers featured in Inspirational Art.
    The September Outsider

  • NEW: Dutch Version of Photo & Graphic Designer 10

    MAGIX has released a Dutch version of Photo & Graphic Designer 10. It's available now on the MAGIX site.
    Meer informatie
    Info on all localized versions

  • New Photo Composition Movie in the Xara Xone

    Gary Bouton has just added his latest tutorial movie to the Xara Xone. In part 1 of two movies on photo composition he looks at creating a depth of field effect and enhancing by color selection.
    Photo Composition Part 1
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xara Xone YouTube Channel

  • NEW: Italian Language Version of Photo & Graphic Designer 10

    MAGIX has released an Italian language version of Photo & Graphic Designer 10. It's available now on the MAGIX site.
    Altre Info
    Info on all localized versions

  • NEW: French Language Version of Photo & Graphic Designer 10

    MAGIX has released a French language version of Photo & Graphic Designer 10. It's available now on the MAGIX site.
    Pour en savoir plus
    Info on all localized versions

  • New: German language version of Xara Designer Pro X10

    MAGIX has released the German language version of the new Xara Designer Pro X10 and it is available right now on the MAGIX site.
    Xara Designer Pro X10 De: Mehr Infos
    Info on all localized versions

  • New: Spanish language version of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10

    MAGIX has today released the Spanish language version of the new Photo & Graphic Designer 10. It's available right now on the MAGIX site, and will be in stores in Spain over the next few weeks.
    Photo & Graphic Designer 10 ES: Más Información
    Info on all localized versions

  • Free Patch Update to all V10 Titles

    We have just released a free patch for all v10 Xara Designer products and we recommend you update. If you own Xara Web Designer 10 / Web Designer 10 Premium, Photo & Graphic Designer 10, Page & Layout Designer 10 or Designer Pro X10 click on the Update button in the Help menu to download it now.
    More Info

  • Just Published: The August Outsider

    The August Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month's tutorial looks at the new Shadow & Brightness controls in Photo & Graphic Designer 10 and Designer Pro X10, plus there's an offer on three popular MAGIX titles, and two interesting and exciting new designers featured in Inspirational Art.
    The August Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone

    In this month's Tips & Tricks Guest Tutorial you can follow mwenz of TalkGraphics as he creates an elegant poster in Designer Pro, combining his love of great design and typography. Amongst other things you’ll discover how he created a soft shadow effect using blends, and an excellent use of Named Colors. Plus in Free Stuff there are 25 editable vector icons created by Gary Bouton, free to download.
    Tips & Tricks Tutorial by mwenz: Design an Elegant Poster
    Free Stuff: 25 vector icons
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics

  • New: German language version of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10

    MAGIX has released the German language version of the new Photo & Graphic Designer 10. It's available right now on the MAGIX site, and will be in stores in Germany over the next few weeks.
    Foto & Grafik Designer 10 De: Mehr Infos
    Info on all localized versions

  • Free Patch Update to all V10 Titles

    We have just released a free patch for all v10 Xara Designer products and we recommend you update. If you own Xara Web Designer 10 / Web Designer 10 Premium, Photo & Graphic Designer 10, Page & Layout Designer 10 or Designer Pro X10 click on the Update button in the Help menu to download it now. This adds the Font Awesome feature to Web Designer 10 and various minor enhancements and fixes to all titles.
    More Info

  • Just Published: The July Outsider

    The July Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month's Outsider is focussed on the brand new Xara Designer Pro X10, with information on the related articles, offers and more.
    The July Outsider

  • Just Launched: Xara Designer Pro X10

    We’ve just released Xara Designer Pro X10 and it's available right now on the Xara website. You can find information on what’s new, the free trial download and upgrade info (including an intro offer for v9 Pro, Photo & Graphic Designer, Web Designer Premium and Page & Layout Designer owners) on the Designer Pro site.
    More about Designer Pro X10
    What's New in v10
    Gary Priester’s First Look at Designer Pro X10 on the Xara Xone

  • New in the Xara Xone

    In this month's Tips & Tricks tutorial Gary Bouton demonstrates that there's more to creating eye catching 3D text than simply selecting the Extrude Tool and dragging on the face of your text. Plus in Free Stuff there are 12 new seamless tiling textures to download, and a bonus mini tutorial on how to wrap them round a sphere.
    Tips & Tricks Tutorial: Beyond 3D
    Free Stuff: 12 seamless tiling textures
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics

  • Just Launched: Xara Page & Layout Designer 10

    We’ve just released Xara Page & Layout Designer 10. You can find information on what’s new, the free trial download and upgrade info on the Page & Layout Designer site.
    More about Page & Layout Designer 10
    What's New in v10

  • Just Launched: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10

    We’ve just released Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 and it's available right now on the Xara website. You can find information on what’s new, the free trial download and upgrade info (including an intro offer for v9 owners) on the Photo & Graphic Designer site.
    More about Photo & Graphic Designer
    What's New in v10
    Gary Priester’s First Look at Photo & Graphic Designer 10 on the Xara Xone

  • Just Published: The June Outsider

    The June Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, tutorials, offers, art and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month's Outsider tutorial looks at creating pop-up photos for web pages, plus there's a launch offer on MAGIX Audio Cleaning Lab 2014 and Audio & Music Lab 2014, and Xara's pick of images from TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone in Inspirational Art.
    The June Outsider

  • New Tutorial Movie in the Xara Xone

    Gary Bouton has just added his latest tutorial movie to the Xara Xone. Follow his steps as he creates a transparent 3D cube combining an extruded shape with drawn lines, color fills and transparency using Xara Designer Pro.
    Creating semi-transparent 3D cubes
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • New in the Xara Xone

    New in the Xara Xone this month: Gary Bouton takes you thru the steps of creating an image of molecules that makes good use of the Extrude tool, with back up from the Fill, Transparency and Shape tools of Xara Designer Pro and Photo & Graphic Designer. Plus there are free clouds in Free Stuff, with transparent backgrounds, guaranteed to make all your future skyscapes a snip!
    Molecular Adventures Tutorial
    Free Stuff: 7 Cut Out Clouds
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics

  • Just Released: MAGIX Audio Cleaning Lab 2014 and Audio & Music Studio 2014 Premium

    MAGIX Audio Cleaning Lab has been upgraded to v2014 and the new version is live now on the Xara site and in the Xara online store. We've also added a new product to the Xara site, MAGIX Audio & Music Lab 2014 Premium. We have a short introductory launch offer on both products, a copy of MAGIX MP3 Deluxe MX is included free with every copy sold in the Xara online store for the rest of June 2014.
    Audio Cleaning Lab 2014
    Audio & Music Lab Premium

  • Just Published: The May Outsider

    The May Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, tutorials, offers, art and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month's Outsider tutorial covers the new SmartShapes feature of Web Designer 10, there are offers on MAGIX video titles and print & web theme bundles, plus Xara's pick of images from TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone in Inspirational Art.
    The May Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone

    New in the Xara Xone this month: Gary thows light on an often confusing topic with his essay 'Pixel Based Graphics and Resolution'. Maya Doka is the Featured Artist (and there's an interview with Maya as a bonus), and there's 12 free tiling textures and some planar shapes in Free Stuff, along with a short exercise that uses them in a way that gives Xara Designer Pro's drawing tools a workout.
    What is this DPI stuff anyhow?
    Featured Artist: Maya Doka
    Free Stuff: Tiling Textures & Planar Shapes
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics

  • Just Released: German language version of Xara Web Designer 10

    MAGIX has just released the German language version of the new Web Designer 10 and Web Designer 10 Premium. They are available now on the MAGIX site, and will be in stores in Germany over the next few weeks.
    Web Designer 10: Mehr Infos
    Info on all localized versions

  • Just Published: The April Outsider

    The April Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month's issue takes a closer look at the new Xara Web Designer 10, with links to example sites created with v10, Gary Priester's First Look, launch offers and more.
    The April Outsider

  • Just Launched: Xara Web Designer 10

    We’ve just released a major upgrade to Xara Web Designer, packed with new content and features. Web Designer 10 and Web Designer 10 Premium are available now in the Xara online store. You can find information on what’s new (including a responsive web design feature and Supersites), the free trial downloads and upgrade info on the Web Designer website.
    More about Web Designer
    What's New in v10
    Gary Priester’s First Look at Web Designer 10 on the Xara Xone

  • New in the Xara Xone

    New in the Xara Xone this month: Bob Taylor's Guest Tutorial shows you how to create the ideal heading for a fire sale, making good use of novelty brushes, clipview, contours, blends and more in Photo & Graphic Designer or Designer Pro. Plus there are 10 free seamless tiling textures in Free Stuff with a complementary tutorial by Gary Bouton showing how you might make good use of the textures, drawing 3D cubes and exercising the Brightness Level dialog in the process.
    Visit The Xara Xone
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • Just Published: The March Outsider

    The March Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, art, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month's Outsider tutorial looks at the best ways to create and annotate screenshots, and there are two new tutorials on the Xara Xone. Inspirational Art features our own selection of images from TalkGraphics, and there are offers on new copies of Web Designer and crossgrades to Designer Pro.
    The March Outsider

  • New Print Business Themes

    We have just released a new range of business print themes for Page & Layout Designer 9 or Designer Pro X9. Each theme includes a complete set of print document templates, and is tailored to a particular business type, including high quality graphics and photography suited to the business. These match our existing web business themes (suitable for use with Web Designer 9 or Designer Pro X9), so it's now quicker and easier than ever before for any small business to create a consistent, professional business presence.
    Find out more

  • New in the Xara Xone

    In this month's video tutorial you can follow Gary Bouton's steps as he creates some 3D effect paper cut-out letters using Xara Designer Pro (could also be done in Xara Photo & Graphic Designer). Plus there's a tips & tricks tutorial from Frances Proctor giving guideance on guidelines, guide objects and guide layers in all the Xara Designer products. And there's a collection of free wispy smoke effects, available for download from Free Stuff.
    Visit The Xara Xone
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • Just Released: MAGIX Video Pro X6

    We have just added the brand new MAGIX Video Pro X6 to the Xara site.This is MAGIX's top of the range video editing program for professional users.
    Find out more

  • New in the Xara Xone

    Gary Bouton offers his top time-saving tips in the February Tips & Tricks 'Seven things you might have overlooked in Xara', plus there's five free photo frames for February in Free Stuff.
    Visit The Xara Xone
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • Just Published: The February Outsider

    The February Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, art, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month's Xara tutorial delves into fonts - Google fonts, web fonts, embedded fonts and more - while Gary Bouton offers his 7 top time-saving tips in the Xara Xone tutorial. Inspirational Art features our own selection of images from TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone, and there are offers on all web template and widget packs plus Web Designer 9.
    The February Outsider

  • Just Published: The January Outsider

    The January Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, art, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month's Xara Xone tutorial looks at using layers and the Page & Layer Gallery, Inspirational Art features a selection of our favorite images from TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone, and there are offers on upgrades and MAGIX video titles.
    The January Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone

    There's a new video tutorial by Gary Bouton in which he takes a look at how to create plastic and metal effects in your illustrations (for Xara Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro). Featured Artist is back, showcasing the work of Ron Duke, and there's a interview with Ron as a bonus. Plus there are 14 new tiling textures for 2014, available for download for free from Free Stuff.
    Visit The Xara Xone
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • Just Released: Russian Photo & Graphic Designer 9

    MAGIX has released a Russian language version of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9, available now on the MAGIX site.
    Дополнительная информация
    Info on all localized versions

  • New in the Xara Xone

    One last update before Christmas has added a new video tutorial by Gary Bouton demonstrating how to create a 3D pie chart, plus in Tips & Tricks he creates a 5 point compass star, with plenty of tips on color fills, shading and transparency. And the free giveaway for December is a 3D dodecagon calendar for 2014, which requires nothing more than a copy of Photo & Graphic Designer or Designer Pro and a pair of scissors.
    Visit The Xara Xone
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • Just Published: The December Outsider

    The December Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, art, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. New tutorials include a look at the Content Aware Photo Resizing tool and how to create a 3D pie chart, while Father Christmas gets his moment of glory in Inspirational Art.
    The December Outsider

  • MAGIX Christmas Holiday Offer

    For the rest of the Christmas holiday period Xara is offering 30% off all MAGIX audio and video titles purchased in the Xara online store, including the latest 2014 versions of Movie Edit Pro Plus, Music Maker and Photostory.
    Find out more

  • New in the Xara Xone

    Over on the Xara Xone Gary Bouton has published Part 1 of a new series of video tutorials on page design in Xara Designer, explaining terminology such as bleed and trim and the concept of page grids. Plus Bob Taylor's tutorial consolidates the knowledge gained from several earlier Xara Xone tutorials about mapping text to an uneven surface and creating grunge effects. And there are more giveaways in Free Stuff, where Frances Proctor has provided an appropriately seasonal template for creating snowflakes.
    Visit The Xara Xone
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  • Free: Tiling Website Backgrounds for Web Designer Premium and Designer Pro v9

    We have just added a new collection of 60+ tiling website backgrounds to Xara Web Designer Premium 9 and Designer Pro X9. The backgrounds will automatically appear in the Designs Gallery under Website Backgrounds, and range from subtle textures to vibrant eye-catching patterns. The backgrounds are free for existing owners of v9.

  • Black Friday Discount Deals

    This is Xara’s biggest offer of the year, with 30% off new copies of our key Designer titles, from Black Friday (28th November) to Cyber Monday (2nd December) inclusive.
    Black Friday Offers

  • Just Published: The November Outsider

    The November Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, art, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month's tutorial delves into the Color Select & Erase tool, and Inspirational Art is on the suitably seasonal theme of Christmas cards.
    The November Outsider

  • New: MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2014 Plus and Samplitude Music Studio

    The brand new versions of Movie Edit Pro Plus and Samplitude Music Studio by MAGIX have just been added to the Xara site. v2014 of both titles is available now in the Xara online store, with short introductory offers.
    More about MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2014 Plus
    More about Samplitude Music Studio 2014
    All MAGIX titles on xara.com

  • New: MAGIX Photostory 2014 Deluxe

    The new version of MAGIX Photostory Deluxe has just been added to the Xara site and online store. v2014 offers an even wider range of exciting design options for your slideshows, plus an enhanced user interface and faster performance.
    More about MAGIX Photostory 2014 Deluxe
    All MAGIX titles on xara.com

  • Just Published: The October Outsider

    The October Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, art, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. Inspirational Art this month showcases a selection of images on a theme of cars and planes, and there are new tutorials on photo background erase, using the online presentation feature to create a Halloween invitation and all the drawing tools get a work out in Gary's Xara Xone tutorial.
    The October Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone: October

    There are two new October tutorials, packed with tips for users of Designer Pro, Photo & Graphic Designer and Web Designer Premium. Gary Bouton gives the drawing tools a work out as he demonstrates 3 different ways to create a gear shape (and some gear shapes are included in Free Stuff), and Frances Proctor makes imaginative use of the online presentation feature of Designer Pro /Web Designer Premium by creating an online Halloween invitation.
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  • Just Released: French v9 versions

    MAGIX has released French language versions of Xara Page & Layout Designer 9, Photo & Graphic Designer 9, Web Designer 9 and Web Designer Premium 9. They are all available now on the MAGIX site.
    Pour en savoir plus
    Info on all localized versions

  • Xara Designer Pro X9 Wins PC Pro 'Software of the Year' Award

    Xara Designer Pro X9 has taken the top software prize at the PC Pro Excellence Awards 2013. It was chosen by the editors of the highly regarded UK computer title for the prestigious ‘Software of the Year’ award, from a shortlist including titles from Microsoft & Adobe among others.
    Find out more about the awards
    PC Pro reviews Designer Pro X9
    The Designer Pro X9 home page

  • Just Released: Dutch v9 versions

    MAGIX has released Dutch language versions of Xara Page & Layout Designer 9, Photo & Graphic Designer 9, Web Designer 9 and Web Designer Premium 9. They are all available now on the MAGIX site.
    Meer info
    Info on all localized versions

  • Just Released: Spanish v9 versions

    MAGIX has released Spanish language versions of Xara Page & Layout Designer 9, Photo & Graphic Designer 9, Web Designer 9 and Web Designer Premium 9. They are all available now on the MAGIX site.
    Más información
    Info on all localized versions

  • New: Music Maker 2014 and Music Maker 2014 Premium

    The brand new 2014 versions of Music Maker and Music Maker Premium have just been added to the Xara site and online store, which means there are now even more options for making your own sounds, beats and tracks quickly and easily on your own computer.
    More about Music Maker 2014
    More about Music Maker 2014 Premium
    All MAGIX titles on xara.com

  • Free Update to V9

    We have issued an update to all the Designer v9 titles - Photo & Graphic Designer, Page & Layout Designer, Web Designer, Web Designer Premium and Designer Pro X. A patch can be downloaded by selecting Help > Update within the program, and includes fixes, help updates and new MS Word .docx support (beta) for Photo & Graphic Designer and Web Designer Premium. The update is free.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The September Outsider

    The September Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, art, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. There are new tutorials relating to DTP, design and illustration, and Inspirational Art showcases a selection of images on a theme of Animals.
    The September Outsider

  • Just Released: Italian v9 versions

    MAGIX has released Italian language versions of Xara Page & Layout Designer 9, Photo & Graphic Designer 9 and Web Designer Premium 9. They are all available now on the MAGIX site, and will be in Italian stores soon.
    Altre Info
    Info on all localized versions

  • New in the Xara Xone: September

    Two great new tutorials this month suitable for Xara Photo & Graphic Designer or Designer Pro. Rik Datta offers a wealth of illustration tips & tricks in creating a 3 dimensional invitation card and envelope, and Gary Bouton looks at some uncoventional uses of the extrude tool. Plus there's a new collection of completely free seamless tiling textures to download.
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  • MAGIX Offer: 50% Off Video Titles

    We have just started a one week half price offer on all MAGIX video titles sold in the Xara Online store, open to all Xara customers. There's 50% off MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2013 Plus, Video Easy 5, Video Pro X5 and Photostory on DVD 2013 Deluxe, until the end of Monday 16th September 2013.
    Find out more

  • Just Released: German versions of Page & Layout Designer and Designer Pro X9

    MAGIX has just released the German language versions of Xara Page & Layout Designer and Designer Pro X9. They are both available now on the MAGIX site, and will be in stores in Germany over the next few weeks.
    Designer Pro X9: Mehr Infos
    Page & Layout Designer: Mehr Infos
    Info on all localized versions

  • Just Published: The August Outsider

    The August Outsider has just been published, with the latest news, art, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. New tutorials include creating presentations in Web Designer Premium and Designer Pro, and Inspirational Art showcases a selection of recent images from the TalkGraphics Art Gallery Forum.
    The August Outsider

  • MAGIX Offer: 50% Off Audio Titles

    We have just started a one week half price offer on all MAGIX audio titles sold in the Xara Online store, open to all Xara customers. There's 50% off MAGIX Music Maker 2013, Music Maker 2013 Premium, Audio Cleaning Lab 2013, MP3 Deluxe MX and Samplitude Music Maker 2013 until the end of Monday 2nd September 2013.
    Find out more

  • New in the Xara Xone: August

    In the August movie tutorial Gary Bouton shows you how to import, edit and color a hand drawn cartoon in Xara Designer Pro/ Photo & Graphic Designer, with plenty of tips on the Shape Painter, coloring and more. There's more to learn in Tips & Tricks where you can find out how to make text on material like T Shirts look right, with the help of the Mold and Shape tools mixed with a bit of slicing and coloring. And finally there are a couple of completely free 'bling' brushes to download.
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  • Just Published: The July Outsider

    The July Outsider just has been published, with the latest news, tutorials, offers and more from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month we focus on the new Designer Pro X9, with links to the ‘First Look’ on the Xone, information on what’s new and intro offers.
    The July Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone: July

    In his final v9 'First Look' for the Xara Xone Gary Priester previews the brand new Designer Pro X9. The main tutorial this month comes from Rik Datta, who shows you his steps to creating a photo realistic drawing, in this instance a bottle cap. Plus Gary Bouton delves into the mould tool in his tutorial on adding text to packaging with the right perspective. And finally there are some elegant Victorian photo frames to download for free.
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    Xara Xone Special: A Quick Look at Xara Designer Pro X9 by Gary Priester

  • New: MAGIX Video Easy 5

    Xara has just released the new version of MAGIX Video Easy. V5 is available now on the Xara site and in the online store. Plus there's a launch offer for Xara customers; for two weeks only we're including a free copy of MAGIX Photo & Videoshow Sound Archive (EU) or MAGIX Music Maker Soundtrack Edition (US).
    More about MAGIX Video Easy 5
    All MAGIX titles on xara.com

  • Just Launched: Xara Designer Pro X9

    Xara has just launched a new version of their flagship design product, Xara Designer Pro, which combines all the features of Photo & Graphic Designer, Web Designer Premium and Page & Layout Designer. Designer Pro X9 is available now in the Xara online store.
    The Designer Pro X9 Website
    What's New in Designer Pro X9 website
    A First Look at Designer Pro X9 by Gary Priester, on the Xara Xone

  • Launched: Xara Page & Layout Designer

    Xara has just launched a new product in the Designer line. Xara Page & Layout Designer combines all the text and page layout features of typical word processor & DTP packages with the image editing power of Xara's award winning illustration & photo editing tools, to produce a fully integrated 'Document Processor' that can be used to create all your personal and business documents. Page & Layout Designer is available now in the Xara online store and there is a free trial download.
    The Page & Layout Designer website
    A Quick Look at Page & Layout Designer by Gary Priester, on the Xara Xone

  • Just Released: German language version of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9

    MAGIX has just released the German language version of the new Photo & Graphic Designer 9. It's available now on the MAGIX site, and will be in stores in Germany over the next few weeks.
    Foto & Grafik Designer 9: Mehr Infos
    Info on all localized versions

  • Just Published: The June Outsider

    The June Outsider has been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month we focus on the brand new product in the Designer line, Page & Layout 9, including links to further information and resources.
    The June Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone: June

    In the third of his special v9 Xara Xone features, Gary Priester takes a look at the new Page & Layout Designer. In the June movie tutorial, Gary Bouton shows you how to create a genuine chiselled-in-stone look using Designer Pro or Photo & Graphic Designer, and to complement that there is a selection of free tiling marble textures in Free Stuff. Plus in Tips & Tricks Bob Taylor takes a look at how to create camouflage patterns with vector textures.
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    Xara Xone Special: A Quick Look at Page & Layout Designer 9 by Gary Priester

  • New Product Announced: Xara Page & Layout Designer

    Xara has today announced that they plan to add a brand new product to the Xara Designer range. Page & Layout Designer will combine all the text & page layout features of the existing Designer range (and some new DTP features & templates), with the image editing power of the best of the illustration and photo editing tools. The result will be a fully integrated, flexible and powerful 'Document Processor' that can be used to create everything from business cards to multi-page brochures. Xara Page & Layout Designer will be launched in the week commencing 1st July 2013, but you can find pre-release information on the following sites:
    The Page & Layout Designer website
    A Quick Look at Page & Layout Designer by Gary Priester, on the Xara Xone

  • Xara Offers An Alternative to Adobe Creative Cloud

    Following Adobe's recent announcement of a move to a subscription-only service for their design titles, Xara has created a Welcome Offer for owners of Adobe® Creative Suite® who are considering the alternatives to a subscription to Creative Cloud™. The offer includes a significant discount on Xara Designer Pro X, and a free upgrade to the next version.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The May Outsider

    The May Outsider has been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This month we focus on the new Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9, including links to the preview, intro offers and all the supporting resources.
    The May Outsider

  • Just Launched: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9

    We’ve just released a major upgrade to Xara Photo & Graphic Designer. v9 is available now in the Xara online store, with a very short introductory launch offer. You can find information on what’s new, the free trial download and upgrade info on the updated Photo & Graphic Designer website.
    More about Photo & Graphic Designer 9
    What's New in v9

  • New in the Xara Xone: May

    In the second of his special 'First Look' Xone features, Gary Priester puts the new Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9 through its paces. In the May movie tutorial Gary Bouton returns to the popular subject of creating Flash animations (supported in Designer Pro, Photo & Graphic Designer and Web Designer Premium). Plus you can pick up some handy tips for creating leather, embossed text and gold foil effects in the May Tips & Tricks. And finally Frances Proctor takes the hard work out of creating a new YouTube 'One Channel' theme with a free template in Free Stuff.
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    Xara Xone Special: A First Look at Photo & Graphic Designer 9 by Gary Priester

  • Just Released: German language version of Xara Web Designer 9

    MAGIX has just released the German language version of the new Web Designer 9 and Web Designer 9 Premium. They are available now on the MAGIX site, and will be in stores in Germany over the next few weeks.
    Web Designer 9: Mehr Infos
    Info on all localized versions

  • Just Published: The April Outsider

    The April Outsider has been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This issue focusses on the new Xara Web Designer 9, including links to the preview, intro offers and all the supporting resources.
    The April Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone: April

    It's a bumper month on the Xara Xone, with an extra feature by fomer Xone host Gary Priester, a ' first look' at the features of the new Web Designer 9. Plus Gary Bouton has added a movie tutorial on creating diffuse shadows using the Live Effects tool of Designer Pro or Photo & Graphic Designer. There's 12 new website backgrounds in Free Stuff, ideal for experimenting with the new web background features of Web Designer 9, and a short tutorial in Tips & Tricks on how to use them.
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    Xara Xone Special: A First Look at Web Designer 9 by Gary Priester
    Discuss the latest Xone content in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • New: Business Themes for Web Designer 9

    We have just released a brand new range of business specific themes for the new Web Designer 9 and Web Designer 9 Premium. Each theme is a complete website, with linked pages typically required for that business type, and with professional photography suited to the business. This makes it easier and quicker than ever to create a complete, professional looking website for almost any type of small business! More about the new business themes

  • Just Launched: Xara Web Designer 9 & Web Designer 9 Premium

    We’ve just released a major upgrade to Web Designer, packed with new content and features. Web Designer 9 together with the more advanced version Web Designer 9 Premium are available now in the Xara online store. You can find information on what’s new, the free trial downloads and upgrade info on the updated Web Designer website. More about Web Designer What's New in v9

  • Just Published: The March Outsider

    The March Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. This issue includes new tutorials on the Brightness Levels tool, creating neon effects and stained glass, offers on Xara 3D and MAGIX Video Pro X5, and Part 2 of Inspirational Art on a theme of Eating & Drinking.
    The March Outsider

  • Just Released: MAGIX Video Pro X5

    We have just added the brand new MAGIX Video Pro X5 to the Xara site, with a short introductory launch offer for Xara customers (20% off, ends 22nd April). This is MAGIX's top of the range video editing program for professional users.
    Find out more

  • New in the Xara Xone: March

    There are two excellent new tutorials in the Xara Xone this month. Firstly Gary Bouton has some fun with neon effects, making good use of the shadow, blend and contour tools of Designer Pro. Meanwhile Frances Proctor shows you how to create convincing stained glass. Plus there's 10 free seamless tiling textures to download in Free Stuff. As usual all Xara Xone resources can be discussed in the Xone forum.
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  • Xara Gallery Updated

    We've just updated the Xara Artist Gallery, adding the work of Graham Ward (Gray on TalkGraphics) whose aeroplane artwork has long been a highlight of TalkGraphics.
    Visit the Gallery now

  • Just Published: The February Outsider

    The February Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and The Xara Xone. Headlines include Part 2 of our tutorial on Photo Editing, discount and bundle offers from Xara and MAGIX, and Inspirational Art on a theme of Eating & Drinking.
    The February Outsider

  • Xara Gallery Updated

    We've just updated the Xara Artist Gallery, adding the work of Denis Sazhin (Centaurus on TalkGraphics), a professional icon designer and Xara Designer Pro user, based in Moscow, Russia.
    Visit the Gallery now

  • New: Polish Version of Photo & Graphic Designer 2013

    MAGIX has just released a Polish language version of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 2013. It is available now on the MAGIX site, and will be in stores in the next few weeks.
    Photo & Graphic Designer 2013 PL: Więcej informacji
    Info on all localized versions

  • New in the Xara Xone: February

    In the February tutorial Gary Bouton talks you through some serious photo retouching using the clone tool, feathering and Live Effects in Xara Designer Pro / Photo & Graphic Designer. Meanwhile Stephen Whittle has created some psychedelic backgrounds with fractal fills in Tips & Tricks, and there's 4 elegant border designs that can be downloaded from Free Stuff. As usual all Xara Xone resources can be discussed in the Xone forum.
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  • Just Released: MAGIX Audio Cleaning Lab 2013

    We have just added the brand new Audio Cleaning Lab 2013 to the Xara site, with a short introductory launch offer for Xara customers (ends 4th March) and a MAGIX Anniversary bundle!
    Find out more

  • Just Launched: Xara Web Pack 2

    We have just released Web Pack 2, a combination of new web page templates and photo widgets, suitable for Web Designer MX, Web Designer MX Premium and Designer Pro X. Both web pages and widgets make full use of the new v8 features such as automatic page resizing, text styles and fully resizeable widgets.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The January Outsider

    The January Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone. Headlines include the New Year Upgrade Offer, the start of a new tutorial series on photo editing, and a Live Effects tutorial. The Inspirational Art this month is on a theme of icons.
    The January Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone: January

    In the January tutorial movie Gary delves into the Live Effects tool in Xara Designer Pro and Photo & Graphic Designer, showing you how to make the most of plug-ins from Xara and third parties. In tips & tricks Frances Proctor turns her hand to creating a Valentines card. And there's even more free stuff, 25 customizable vector icons created by Gary for you to download for free. And as usual all Xara Xone resources can be discussed in the Xone forum.
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  • Just Published: The December Outsider

    The December Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone. Headlines include holiday offers on Xara and MAGIX titles, tutorials on creating photo popups for your website and creating brushes in Designer, and Inspirational Art on a theme of Christmas.
    The December Outsider

  • New: MAGIX Video Easy 4 and MAGIX Photostory on DVD 2013 Deluxe

    Xara has just released the new version of MAGIX Photostory on DVD Deluxe, and added MAGIX Video Easy 4 to the Xara site and store. And for both products, there’s a double launch offer for Xara customers; an introductory 25% discount (ends 15th January) plus a free copy of MAGIX Photo Manager as an Anniversary Offer bundle from MAGIX (marking MAGIX's 20th anniversary).
    More about MAGIX Photostory on DVD 2013 Deluxe
    More about MAGIX Video Easy 4
    More about the MAGIX Anniversary offers
    All MAGIX titles on xara.com

  • New in the Xara Xone: December

    This month Gary shows how to create and edit brushes in Xara Designer Pro & Photo & Graphic Designer, demonstrated with a Christmas garland brush. Continuing the seasonal theme Frances Proctor has a tutorial in Tips & Tricks on creating a Christmas card. And last but not least there's 12 completely free tiling textures to download, from the sedate to the psychedelic. All Xara Xone resources can be discussed in the Xone forum and this month you can help trim the Xone forum tree as well.
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    Visit The Xone forum on TalkGraphics, trim the tree
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  • New: MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2013 Plus

    Xara has just released the new version of MAGIX Movie Edit Pro Plus. The 2013 version of this popular movie editing software is now available in the Xara online store, and there’s a double launch offer for Xara customers; an introductory 20% discount (ends 12th December) plus a free copy of MAGIX Photo Manager as an Anniversary Offer bundle from MAGIX (marking MAGIX's 20th anniversary).
    More about MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2013 Plus
    More about the MAGIX Anniversary offers
    All MAGIX titles on xara.com

  • Black Friday – Cyber Monday Discount Deals

    This is Xara’s biggest offer of the year, with 30% off new copies of our key titles, from Black Friday (23rd November) to Cyber Monday (26th November) inclusive.
    Black Friday Offers

  • Xara Gallery Updated

    We've just added a new artist to the Xara Gallery. Andrew Wrigley has posted some exciting images in the TalkGraphics forum in recent years, he has now provided some of these plus some new work for everyone to see in the Xara Artist Gallery.
    Visit the Gallery now

  • Just Published: The November Outsider

    The November Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone. Top news includes announcement of our Black Friday - Cyber Monday offers, new MAGIX releases and offers, and new tutorials on lighting effects in Designer and creating a wedding invitation. Plus there's part 2 of Inspirational Art on a theme of people.
    The November Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone: November

    Gary Bouton has just published a new tutorial movie covering some key things you need to know about creating lighting effects in Designer Pro and Photo & Graphic Designer, including insights into the shadow and extrude tools. Plus there's a further Tips & Tricks article looking specifically at edge lighting for portaits. Last but not least there's a free seasonal bonus, a collection of fully editable Christmas box & ribbon illustrations. All of which can be discussed as usual in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics.
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  • New: Music Maker 2013 and Music Maker 2013 Premium

    The brand new 2013 versions of Music Maker and Music Maker Premium have just been added to the Xara site and online store, which means it's now quicker than ever before to make songs quickly and easily on your own computer. Music Maker and Music Maker Premium include Anniversary Offer bundles (marking MAGIX's 20th anniversary), and there is also a short launch discount offer on Music Maker Premium.
    More about Music Maker 2013
    More about Music Maker 2013 Premium
    More about the MAGIX Anniversary offers
    All MAGIX titles on xara.com

  • New: Samplitude Music Studio 2013 from MAGIX

    Samplitude Music Studio 2013 has just been added to the Xara site and online store. Music Studio offers a complete music studio for musicians, bands and producers, and is launched with a free 12GB Independence Sound Library as an Anniversary Offer (marking MAGIX's 20th anniversary).
    More about Music Studio 2013
    All MAGIX titles on xara.com

  • Just Published: The October Outsider

    The October Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone. This issue includes tutorials on creating a Halloween graphic, and an in-depth look at the Shape Tool. Plus there's Part 1 of Inspirational Art on a theme of 'People', and news of the latest offers including template & widget bundles with Web Designer and Pro, and a MAGIX Anniversary offer on Samplitude Music Maker 2013.
    The October Outsider

  • Xara Gallery Updated

    We've just updated the Xara Art Gallery, adding the work of Bill Dale, a professional product designer specialising in styling, color, graphics and illustration of aircraft and other means of transport. Plus we've added some new images from Alfonso Montalvo.
    Visit the Gallery now

  • New in the Xara Xone: Shape Tool Essentials, Free French Curves & Smush.it Tips

    Gary Bouton takes an in depth look at the Shape Tool, essential viewing for anyone using Designer Pro or Photo & Graphic Design for illustration and design. Plus there's more Free Stuff in the shape of some free French curves from Frances Proctor, and Barbara Bouton offers tips on minimising your website graphics using Yahoo's Smush.it service. All of which can be discussed as usual in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics.
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    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics
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  • New: More Localised Versions of Web Designer MX

    MAGIX has just released Dutch language versions of Xara Web Designer MX and Web Designer MX Premium and a Turkish version of Web Designer MX. They are available now on the MAGIX sites, and will be in stores in the next few weeks.
    Web Designer MX & Web Designer MX Premium NL: Meer informatie
    Web Designer MX TR: Daha fazla bilgi
    Info on all localized versions

  • New: Localised Versions of Photo & Graphic Designer 2013

    MAGIX has just released Dutch, Spanish and French language versions of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 2013. They are available now on the MAGIX sites, and will be in stores in the next few weeks.
    Photo & Graphic Designer 2013 NL: Meer info
    Photo & Graphic Designer 2013 ES: Más información
    Photo & Graphic Designer 2013 FR: Plus d'infos
    Info on all localized versions

  • Just Published: The September Outsider

    The September Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone, including part 2 of Inspirational Art on a theme of Planes & Helicopters, a tutorial on creating a newsletter for your school and an in-depth look at control points and paths for illustrators using Designer Pro. Plus there are offers on MAGIX Music Maker and upgrades to Web Designer 8.
    The September Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone: September

    The September tutorial is a back to basics for illustrators using Designer Pro, with Gary Bouton taking an in depth look at control points, handles and paths. Plus there's a guest tutorial by Frances Proctor who has some Tips & Tricks for creating textured extrusions. All of which can be discussed as usual in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics.
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    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics
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  • Just Launched: Xara Web Pack 1

    We have just released Web Pack 1, a combination of new web page templates and photo slider widgets, suitable for Web Designer MX, Web Designer MX Premium and Designer Pro X. Both web pages and widgets make full use of the new v8 features such as automatic page resizing, text styles and fully resizeable widgets.
    Find out more

  • New: Localised Versions of Web Designer MX

    MAGIX has just released Italian, Spanish and French language versions of Xara Web Designer MX and Web Designer MX Premium. They are available now on the MAGIX sites, and will be in stores in the next few weeks.
    Web Designer MX & Web Designer MX Premium IT: Altre info
    Web Designer MX & Web Designer MX Premium ES: Más información
    Web Designer MX & Web Designer MX Premium FR: Plus d'infos
    Info on all localized versions

  • MAGIX Offer: Stock Clearance on Music Maker MX

    We have just started a special offer for Xara customers on MAGIX Music Maker, software from MAGIX for creating your own music. There's a new version coming, so we are able to offer a 40% discount on all orders in the Xara online store for a short while. Offer ends 24th September 2012.
    Find out more

  • New: Italian Language Photo & Graphic Designer 2013

    MAGIX has just released the Italian language version of the Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 2013. It is available now on the MAGIX site, and will be in stores in Italy in the next few weeks.
    Photo & Graphic Designer: Altre info
    Info on all localized versions

  • Just Published: The August Outsider

    The August Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone, including the first of a two part Inspirational Art on a Plane & Helicopter theme, tutorials on designing your own gold medal and photo retouching, Designer Pro and Movie Edit Pro offers and more.
    The August Outsider

  • MAGIX Offer: Movie Edit Pro MX Plus Offer

    We have just started a special offer for Xara customers on MAGIX Movie Edit Pro MX Plus, the most popular MAGIX product with Xara customers. There's a new version coming, so we have a one off 'stock clearance', a massive 60% discount on all orders in the Xara online store until 31st August 2012.
    Find out more

  • New in the Xara Xone: August

    There's a bumper update in the Xara Xone for August: Part 2 of the tutorial movie covering photo retouching in Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro, a selection of oustanding art from Javier Vila, a tutorial on creating wavy flag effects and to round things off a selection of free background textures. All of which can be discussed in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics.
    Visit The Xara Xone
    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • New: German Language Photo & Graphic Designer 2013 & Designer Pro X

    MAGIX has just released the German language version of the new Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 2013 and Designer Pro X (v8). They are available now on the MAGIX site, and will be in stores in Germany over the next few weeks.
    Foto & Grafik Designer: Mehr Infos
    Designer Pro X: Mehr Infos
    Info on all localized versions

  • Just Published: The July Outsider

    The July Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone, including Inspirational Art on a sporting theme, web design and photo editing tutorials, offers and more.
    The July Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone: Photo retouching movie, fonts primer, Facebook template

    The July Xara Xone is packed with new resources for the Xara community: A tutorial movie covering photo retouching in Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro, plus expert advice on fonts from Gary Bouton (including his 20 must have fonts and where to get them), and a free Facebook timeline template from Frances Proctor. All of which can be discussed in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics.
    Visit The Xara Xone
    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • Just Released: MAGIX Music Maker MX Premium

    The latest version of MAGIX Music Maker Premium has just been added to the Xara site and online store. Music Maker MX Premium (v18) allows you to create your own music from scratch, although the new version includes over 5500 sounds and loops. There's a launch offer for Xara customers, 25% off all copies purchased in our online store before 31st July 2012.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The June Outsider

    The June Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone, including Inspirational Art on a theme of cars, tutorials, offers and more.
    The June Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone: June tutorials and free stuff

    Lots of great new material on the Xara Xone this month. Firstly a step by step tutorial in which Gary creates a new planet, followed by some clever Tips & Tricks for creating special text effects with the Text & Mould tools. And there's a free pack of seamless tiling textures created by TalkGraphics members. All of which can be discussed in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics.
    Visit The Xara Xone
    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • New in The Xara Store: MAGIX Video Pro X4

    We have just added MAGIX's top of the range video editing solution to the Xara site and online store. MAGIX Video Pro X4 is intended for professional users, with high performance features for video and audio editing.
    Find out more

  • Just Released: MAGIX PhotoStory MX Deluxe

    The new version of PhotoStory on DVD from MAGIX has just been added to the Xara site and online store. PhotoStory is a popular option for creating multimedia slideshows for TV, PC, blu-ray, projectors and mobile devices. Plus there's a launch offer for Xara customers, 20% off all copies purchased in our online store before 28th June 2012.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The May Outsider

    The May Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone, including more information on the brand new versions of Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro.
    The May Outsider

  • New in the Xara Xone: Seamless Tiles & Distressed Photos

    Gary Bouton has just updated The Xara Xone with a new tutorial movie on creating seamless tiling patterns using the just-launched Xara Designer Pro X (including the new Shape Builder tool). Plus there's a new Guest Tutorial in Tips & Tricks by Frances Proctor with tips on how to give photos an antique distressed look. Both of which can be discussed in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics.
    Visit The Xara Xone
    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • An Intro to Xara Designer Pro X in the Xara Xone

    Gary Bouton has just updated the Xara Xone with an in depth look at the new features of Xara Designer Pro X and Photo & Graphic Designer MX by Gary Priester, and you can discuss the article in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics.
    Gary Priester's First Look at the new versions
    The Xone Forum on TalkGraphics

  • Just Launched: Photo & Graphic Designer MX 2013 and Designer Pro X, v8

    We have just launched Photo & Graphic Designer MX 2013 and Designer Pro X, version 8. Both are available now in the Xara online store and you can find the free trial downloads and upgrade info on the updated Designer website.
    The Designer site
    What's New

  • Just Published: The April Outsider

    The April Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone, including tutorials, Inspirational Art and offers.
    The April Outsider

  • New Free Font Created by the TalkGraphics Community

    The TalkGraphics community have created their very own font, which is free for everyone under the SIL Open Font license. ‘Celebrated Burgeon Ornaments TG’ is a symbol font created in Xara Designer Pro and based on a catalog of stamps originally used on pottery, glass and china, with TrueType and OpenType versions. You can find out more and join in the free font creation project in the Fonts & Typography forum of TalkGraphics.
    Visit the Fonts & Typography Forum
    Download Celebrated Burgeon Ornaments TG

  • Just Released: MAGIX MP3 Deluxe MX

    The new MP3 Deluxe MX from MAGIX has just been added to the Xara site and online store. MP3 Deluxe is the latest (v18) version of this popular software for managing your music, with comprehensive features for importing, sorting and searching your music and even recommending new music based on your current collection. Compatible with all devices.
    Find out more

  • New in the Xara Xone for April

    Gary Bouton has just updated The Xara Xone with a new tutorial movie on creating outdoor signs, from concept to print, in Designer Pro. Plus there's a new Guest Tutorial in Tips & Tricks by Larry Leiker on creating animated snow effects, and there's more free offerings in Free Stuff. All of which can be discussed in the Xone forum on TalkGraphics.
    Visit The Xara Xone
    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • Just Released: MAGIX Audio Cleaning Lab MX

    We have just added the new Audio Cleaning Lab MX to the Xara site, software from MAGIX for digitizing and optimizing music. What's more we have a launch offer for Xara customers, a full 20% discount on all orders in the Xara online store until 3rd May 2012.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The March Outsider

    The March Outsider has just been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone, including more information on the new Web Designer MX 8.
    The March Outsider

  • Just Launched: Xara Web Designer MX (v8)

    We have just launched v8 of Xara Web Designer. Web Designer MX together with the more advanced version Web Designer MX Premium include new web and page design features, plus new templates and widgets and they are available now in the Xara online store. You can find the free trial downloads and upgrade info on the updated Web Designer website.
    The Web Designer MX site
    Read the Xara Xone preview

  • New Font Forum on TalkGraphics

    There's a new font and typography forum on TalkGraphics, a welcoming place to discuss any font related issues, but also featuring a monthly Font Play challenge and sub-forums for naming and repairing fonts and offering free fonts.
    Visit the Font & Typography Forum
    Join the first Font Play Challenge

  • Just Published on the Xara Xone

    Gary Bouton has just updated The Xara Xone with a new tutorial movie on creating logos, and a Guest Tutorial in Tips & Tricks by Bob Taylor on creating a 'distressed' effect. Plus there's more free offerings in Free Stuff. All of which can be discussed in the new Xone forum on TalkGraphics.
    Visit The Xara Xone
    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics
    Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel

  • New: Polish Language Photo & Graphic Designer 7

    A Polish language version of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 7 has just been released under the MAGIX brand, available now on the MAGIX site, and in stores in Poland over the next few weeks.
    Więcej informacji
    Info on all localized versions

  • Just Published: The February Outsider

    The February Outsider has been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the Xara Xone, plus tutorials on web page backgrounds, Flash animation and fractal effects, Inspirational Art on a theme of glass, offers and more.
    The February Outsider

  • Free Handwriting Fonts With Every V7 Purchase

    During the next month we are bundling 20 top quality handwriting fonts worth €24.95 for free with every purchase of Xara Designer Pro, Web Designer, Web Designer Premium, Photo & Graphic Designer and Xara 3D Maker.
    Find out more

  • New on the Xara Xone

    Gary Bouton has just updated The Xara Xone with a new tutorial movie on animation, a Guest Tutorial in Tips & Tricks by Frances Proctor on fractal effects, plus some free tiling textures from Gary and a font from TalkGraphics' Big Frank in Free Stuff. All of which can be discussed in the new Xone forum on TalkGraphics.
    Visit The Xara Xone
    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics

  • MAGIX Offer: Movie Edit Pro MX Plus

    We have just started a special offer for Xara customers on MAGIX Movie Edit Pro MX Plus, the most popular MAGIX product with Xara customers. There's a full 20% discount on all orders in the Xara online store until 12th March.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The January Outsider

    The January Outsider has been published, with the latest news from Xara, TalkGraphics and the new Xara Xone, plus tutorials on creating a Valentine's card and 1st steps with Web Designer, art from Mohamed Elhlaly and Derek Cooper, offers and more.
    The January Outsider

  • New: Xara Xone YouTube Channel

    Gary Bouton has created a YouTube channel for the movies he is creating for the new Xara Xone. You can subscribe and be notified of new movies as they are added.
    Subscribe to the New Xone Channel
    Visit The New Xara Xone

  • MAGIX Offer: Photostory on CD & DVD 10 Deluxe

    We have just started a special offer for Xara customers on MAGIX's popular slideshow software Photostory on CD & DVD 10 Deluxe; a full 25% discount on all orders in the Xara online store until 9th February.
    Find out more

  • The New Xara Xone

    Gary Bouton has started his new job as creator of the Xara Xone with a funky new design. And for his first addition to the goldmine of Xone content created by Gary Preister over the last 15 years, he has added a new tutorial movie, some valuable new tips & tricks and the first featured artist of 2012. There is also a new Xone forum on TalkGraphics.
    Visit The New Xara Xone
    The Xone forum on TalkGraphics

  • Just Released: Template Pack 2

    We have just released a second template pack for Xara Web Designer 7, Web Designer 7 Premium and Xara Designer Pro. The new pack offers 3 new website themes with up to 15 different page layouts each, plus a selection of photo clipart.
    Find out more

  • Tutorial & Movie Index

    We have just launched a new support resource on the Xara site, an index of tutorials, movies and other support resources created by Xara and third parties.
    The new Movie & Tutorial Index

  • MAGIX Christmas Offer

    There's a full 25% off all MAGIX titles in the Xara Online store over the Christmas holiday period, including the recently released Movie Edit Pro MX and Music Maker MX.
    The MAGIX products
    All current offers

  • Just Published: The December Outsider

    The December Outsider has been published, with the latest Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, including changes at the Xara Xone, Christmas offers on xara.com and a new Tutorial & Movie index, plus art, tutorials, tips and more.
    The December Outsider

  • Gary Priester's ' Last Show' on the Xara Xone

    Gary Priester has just published his last Featured Artist show on the Xara Xone - a group show by 20 artists. Gary has announced his retirement after 15 years at the helm of the Xara Xone, creating more than 160 tutorials and more than 130 Featured Artist shows. In the New Year, author, illustrator and designer Gary Bouton will take over the Xone and attempt to follow that!
    View The Last Show
    TalkGraphics thread on Gary's retirement
    The Xara Xone.

  • December Bundles

    For the whole of December we're offering free top quality photos from Fotolia with every new copy of Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro, and a free Template Pack 1 with every new copy of Web Designer and Web Designer Premium.
    Find out more

  • Black Friday + Offers

    We've just started 5 days of offers on the key Xara titles, running from Thanksgiving through Black Friday to Cyber Monday, 24th - 28th November.
    Find our more

  • Just Published: Top Tips on The Xara Xone

    Gary Priester has just published his choice of the best Xara tips from the last 15 years of the Xara Xone.
    Read it now

  • Just Published: The November Outsider

    The November Outsider has been published, with the latest Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, including announcement of our Black Friday + offer, inspirational art on a theme of Christmas, and tutorials on photo panoramas, magic erase and creating an Xmas gift voucher.
    The November Outsider

  • Finnish & Swedish Photo & Graphic Designer and Web Designer

    Swedish and Finnish versions of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 7, Web Designer 7 and Web Designer Premium 7 have just been released under the MAGIX brand, available now on the MAGIX sites, and in stores in Finland and Sweden over the next few weeks.
    Find out more

  • New: MAGIX Music Maker MX in the Xara Store

    Xara has just released the new version of MAGIX Music Maker, the quick and easy way to compose your own tunes. The new Music Maker MX (v18) is available now in the Xara Online Store, with a special launch offer.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The October Outsider

    The October Outsider has been published, with the latest Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, including inspirational art on a theme of spherical ' things', intro photo tutorials, free Halloween clipart & tutorial, the latest offers and more.
    The October Outsider

  • Just Released: Widget Pack 1

    Widget Pack 1 has just been released, with 4 new widgets for displaying photos and product info on your website to the best effect. The widgets are suitable for sites created with Web Designer 7, Web Designer 7 Premium and Web Designer Pro 7.
    Find out more

  • Xara Gallery Updated

    We've updated the Xara Art Gallery again, with new work from Luca Pennisi, Evgeny Rogachev and Nancy Griffin.
    Visit the Gallery now

  • Localised versions of Photo & Graphic Designer and Web Designer

    The translators at MAGIX have been busy: French, Dutch and Spanish versions of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 7 and Web Designer/Web Designer Premium 7 have just been released under the MAGIX brand, available now on the MAGIX sites, and in stores in France, Holland and Spain over the next few weeks.
    Find out more

  • New: MAGIX Movie Edit Pro MX Plus in the Xara Store

    Xara has just released the new version of Movie Edit Pro Plus, the popular movie editing software from MAGIX. The new MX (v18) is available now in the Xara Online Store, with a special launch offer.
    Find out more

  • Just Launched: Xara Designer Pro 7 DE

    The German version of Xara Designer Pro 7 has just been released on an all new German language site for professional products from MAGIX and Xara.
    Visit pro.magix.com for more info
    All localised Xara software

  • Just Published: The September Outsider

    The September Outsider has been published, with the latest Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, including inspirational art on a theme of watches, Magic Erase and Flash tutorials, the latest offers and more.
    The September Outsider

  • Xara Gallery Updated

    We've updated the work of no less than six artists in the Xara Art Gallery, you'll find new images from Derek Cooper, Javier Vila, Tim Seward, Gary Bouton, Leo Gonçalves and Mohamed Elhlaly.
    Visit the Gallery now

  • Just Launched: Photo & Graphic Designer 7 in Italian

    The Italian version of the new Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 7 has just been released under the MAGIX brand, available now on the MAGIX site, including a free copy of MAGIX Foto Manager 10 Deluxe as a special launch offer.
    Altre info
    All localised software

  • 30th Anniversary MAGIX Offers

    As part of our ongoing 30th Anniversary celebrations we've just added MAGIX titles to our offers, a full 30% off for one week only.
    Find out more
    Xara History & Product Timeline

  • 30th Anniversary Upgrade Offers

    We've just added some serious upgrade deals to our list of 30th Anniversary Offers. 30% off (of course!) upgrades from all older versions of Photo & Graphic Designer and Xara Xtreme, Designer Pro and Xara Xtreme Pro, Web Designer and Webstyle 3 & 4, and Xara3D.
    Find out more
    Xara History & Product Timeline

  • Just Published: The August Outsider

    The August Outsider has been published, with the latest Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, including inspirational art, Flash and web publishing tutorials, the latest offers and more.
    The August Outsider

  • 30 Years of Xara

    Xara is happy to announce our 30th Birthday. And we're celebrating in style with 30 days of special offers!
    30th Anniversary Offers
    Xara History & Product Timeline

  • Just Published: The July Outsider

    The July Outsider has been published, with the latest Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, including art and offers, and Facebook, Webinar and Web Designer tutorials.
    The July Outsider

  • New: Foto & Grafik Designer 7

    The German version of the new Xara Photo & Graphic Designer has been released under the MAGIX brand, available now on the MAGIX site, and in stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
    Weitere infos
    All localised software

  • New MAGIX product and launch offer

    We've just added Samplitude Producer 11.5 to the Xara site and shop, and there's a special launch offer bundling Samplitude Producer with Music Maker 17, with huge discounts. Offer ends 25th August.
    More on Music Maker 17
    More on Samplitude Producer 11.5
    Check out the bundle!

  • Just Published: The June Outsider

    The June Outsider has been published, with the latest Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, including launch news on Photo & Graphic Designer 7 and Designer Pro 7.
    The June Outsider

  • Launch Offer on MAGIX MP3 deluxe 17

    We've just added the new MAGIX MP3 Deluxe 17 to the Xara site, and there's a special launch offer for all Xara customers. 20% off, ends July 7th!
    Find out more

  • Just Launched: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro 7

    We have just launched Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 7 and Designer Pro 7. These are major updates, available now, with an introductory upgrade offer for owners of V6.
    Find out more
    Press release

  • Just Published: The May Outsider

    The May Outsider has been published, with the latest Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, art and offers, including 3 new Designer tutorials from José Campoy and Gary Priester.
    The May Outsider

  • Just Released: Xara Web Designer 7 in German

    MAGIX has just launched the German language versions of Web Designer 7 and Web Designer 7 Premium. They are available for purchase right now on the MAGIX site, and in stores throughout Germany in the coming weeks.
    Mehr Infos
    Info on all localized versions of Xara titles

  • New: The Xara Website Gallery

    The Website Gallery displaying sites created by users of the newly launched Web Designer 7 is now live and the first sites have been added. It will be updated regularly.
    Visit the Website Gallery

  • New: Localized Versions of Xara 3D Maker 7

    The German, Dutch, Italian, French and Spanish language versions of the new Xara 3D Maker 7 have been released under the MAGIX brand, available now on the MAGIX sites, and in stores in Germany, Italy, France, Holland and Spain.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The April Outsider

    The April Outsider has been published, with the latest Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, including tutorials for Web Designer 7, and offers on upgrades and MAGIX Photostory.
    The April Outsider

  • Template Pack 1 Updated

    Template Pack 1 has been updated to work with the new Web Designer 7 and Web Designer 7 Premium. Existing owners of Template Pack can request their free update to Pack 1 from our sales team.

  • New Widget Guide

    We have just published an updated Widget Guide that covers new widgets in Web Designer 7 Premium, such as Eyecatcher text and photo animation widgets, plus updated information on e-commerce, form, media, social networking and other widgets.
    Browse the new Widget Guide

  • Launch Offer on MAGIX Photostory on CD & DVD Deluxe 10

    We've just added the new MAGIX Photostory on CD & DVD 10 Deluxe to the Xara site, and there's a special launch offer for all Xara customers. 20% off, ends May 20th!
    Find out more

  • Just Launched: Xara Web Designer 7 and Web Designer 7 Premium

    We have just launched the all-new Xara Web Designer 7. There are two versions, Web Designer 7 Premium is the upgrade route from Web Designer 6, and we’ve also introduced a new entry level version called simply Web Designer 7.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The March Outsider

    The March Outsider has been published, with the latest Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, including an abundance of cartoon art, 3 tutorials by José Campoy and offers on MAGIX Music Maker 7 and Xara Designer Pro 6.
    The March Outsider

  • A Clean Sweep for Xara Designer Pro at about.com!

    Xara is a triple winner in the about.com Reader's Choice awards for Desktop Publishing Software: Best for Graphic Design, Best for Business Professionals and Best for Personal Projects!
    Find out more

  • MAGIX Music Maker 17 Launch Offer

    MAGIX has recently launched MAGIX Music Maker 17, and we've got a special launch offer this month for all Xara customers. 20% off, ends April 11th.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The February Outsider

    The February Outsider has been published, with the latest Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, including tutorials and an offer on the new Xara 3D Maker 7.
    The February Outsider

  • Just Launched: Xara 3D Maker 7

    We have just launched a new version of Xara3D, renamed Xara 3D Maker 7. V7 features include new animation types and new bevel styles.
    Find out more

  • about.com Readers' Choice Awards

    Xara has made it to the shortlist in no less than 5 categories in this year's about.com Readers' Choice awards. You can vote for Xara here:
    Vote for Designer Pro or Photo & Graphic Designer in 3 DTP categories
    Vote for Web Designer in Best Web Editor
    Vote for the Web Designer home page in Best Product Webpage Design

  • Xara Gallery Updated

    To complement the cartoon theme in the latest Outsider Inspirational Art, we've updated Zeb's Xara Gallery.
    Visit the Gallery now

  • Just Published: The January Outsider

    The January Outsider has been published, as usual full of Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, including Inspirational Art, offers, tips and tutorials.
    The January Outsider

  • New Year Upgrade Amnesty

    Our New Year Upgrade Offer includes big discounts on upgrades from all older versions of Xara Xtreme, Xtreme Pro, Web Designer and Webstyle to V6, including a one-off offer for owners of Xtreme V1 - 4.
    Upgrade Xtreme & Xtreme Pro
    Upgrade Webstyle and Web Designer

  • Xara Gallery Updated

    There's another new artist in the Xara Gallery, check out the work of Vjekoslav Ranec. And we've updated the Gallery of José Campoy.
    Visit the Gallery now

  • Just Published: The December Outsider

    The December Outsider has been published, full of Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, Inspirational Art, offers, tutorials and featured movies.
    The December Outsider

  • MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 17 Plus Offer

    We have another very special deal for Xara customers on a title from our parent company MAGIX. There are big discounts to be had on MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 17 Plus, if you order before January 5th 2011.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The November Outsider

    The November Outsider has been published, full of Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, Inspirational Art, offers, tutorials and featured movies. Plus there's a poll for Xara owners to help us decide what sort of templates to work on.
    The November Outsider

  • MAGIX Photostory on CD & DVD Offer

    We have another very special deal for Xara customers on a title from our parent company MAGIX. There are big discounts to be had on MAGIX Photostory on CD & DVD 9 Deluxe, if you order before December 17th 2010.
    Find out more

  • New: MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2011 in the Xara Store

    Xara has just released the new version of MAGIX PC Check & Tuning, performance enhancing software for every PC. The download version is available now in the Xara Online Store.
    Find out more

  • Launch Intro Offer On MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 17 Plus

    We've arranged a great 2 week intro offer for Xara customers on the brand new version of MAGIX Movie Edit Pro, available now in the Xara store.
    Find out more

  • Xara Gallery Updated

    We've added another great artist to the Xara Gallery, check out the work of Nancy Griffin.
    Visit the Gallery now

  • New: MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 17 Plus in the Xara Store

    Xara has just released the new version of MAGIX's popular movie editing software, with over 50 new features including a whole new 3D dimension. The download version is available now in the Xara Online Store.
    Find out more

  • New: Localized Versions of Photo & Graphic Designer 6

    The translators at MAGIX have been busy: French, Dutch and Spanish versions of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer have just been released under the MAGIX brand, available now on the MAGIX sites, and in stores in France, Holland and Spain over the next few weeks.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The September Outsider

    The September Outsider has been published, full of Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, Inspirational Art, offers and tutorials, plus the shortlist for our football themed contest.
    The September Outsider

  • Xara Gallery Updated

    We've added another accomplished artist to the Xara Gallery, showcasing the modern style rendering of pulp fiction covers from the 30s to 50s by Mark Lockett (MarkMyWords on TalkGraphics).
    Visit the Gallery now

  • New: Xara Designer Pro 6 in German

    Xara has today released a German version of Xara Designer Pro 6, available for purchase right now on the Xara site, and in stores throughout Germany in the coming weeks.
    Mehr Infos

  • MAGIX Music Maker 16 Offer

    We have another very special deal for Xara customers on a title from our parent company MAGIX. If you order before October 13th there's 20% off MAGIX Music Maker 16.
    Find out more
    Info on all MAGIX titles sold by Xara

  • Just Launched: Italian MAGIX Photo & Graphic Designer

    MAGIX has launched the Italian language MAGIX Photo & Graphic Designer 6 (equivalent in features to Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6). It is available for purchase right now on the MAGIX site, and will be in stores throughout Italy in the coming weeks.
    Find out more
    Info on all localized versions of Xara titles

  • Just Published: The August Outsider

    The August Outsider has been published, full of Xara, Xara Xone and TalkGraphics news, Inspirational Art, news about the August bank holiday offer, tutorials and contests.
    The August Outsider

  • Just Published: The July Outsider

    The July Outsider has been published, full of Xara and Xara Xone News, tutorials, offers and contests.
    The July Outsider

  • MAGIX PC Check & Tuning Offer

    We've created another very special deal for Xara customers on a title from our parent company MAGIX: 34% off MAGIX PC Check & Tuning. Offer ends August 31st.
    Find out more.

  • Just Launched: MAGIX Foto & Grafik Designer 6

    MAGIX has launched the German language MAGIX Foto & Grafik Designer 6 (equivalent in features to Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6). It is available for purchase right now on the MAGIX site, and in stores throughout Germany in the coming weeks.
    Find out more

  • Xara Web Designer 6 Update Issued

    We have released a free patch for Xara Web Designer 6, and an updated trial version.
    Find out more

  • New AvBros plugins for Xara Xtreme, Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro

    We've just added two new plug-ins from AvBros, an updated version of Page Curl (v2.2) and Puzzle Pro 3.0, both offered at a special price for Xara customers.
    Find out more

  • Just Published: The June Outsider

    The June Outsider has been published, full of Xara and Xara Xone News, tutorials, offers and contests.
    The June Outsider

  • Xara Gallery Updates

    We've added two more great artists to the Xara Gallery, Tim Seward and Luca Pennisi. Plus there are updates from Ron Duke, Mohamed Elhlaly and Javier Vila.
    Visit the Gallery now

  • Just Launched: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6 and Designer Pro 6

    We have just released a major upgrade for Xara Xtreme. Xtreme is renamed Photo & Graphic Designer 6 and Xtreme Pro becomes Designer Pro 6. These are major updates, available now, with an upgrade offer for owners of V5.
    Find out more
    Xara Xone preview

  • Just Launched: MAGIX Web Designer 6 De

    MAGIX has launched the German language MAGIX Web Designer 6 (equivalent in features to Xara Web Designer 6). It is available for purchase right now on the MAGIX site, and in stores throughout Germany in the coming weeks.
    Find out more

  • New Work in the Xara Gallery

    We have added new art from Derek Cooper, Jose Campoy and Ron Duke, not to be missed!
    Visit the Xara Gallery

  • The February Outsider is Live

    The February Outsider has been published, packed with Xara and Xara Xone News, tips, tutorials, contests, movies and even more Art than usual. Plus discover the winner of the 'Autumn' themed contest.
    The February Outsider

  • Xara Gallery Update

    We have just updated the Xara Gallery, our onsite showcase of some of the best artwork created by users of Xara Xtreme, with a new layout and image viewing options.
    Visit the new Xara Gallery

  • One Week Owner's Offer on Web Designer

    Existing owners of Xara3D (v5/6) and Menu Maker (v1 and 1.1) can benefit from a $10 (£7 or €7) discount on the price of Web Designer on orders placed before Monday March 1st.
    Buy Web Designer

  • Shortlist Announced for 'Autumn' Outsider Contest

    The shortlist has been announced for the latest quarterly contest in the Outsider, on a theme of 'Autumn'. The winner is chosen by popular vote, you can view the shortlist and cast your vote now, and also find out about the next contest in the January Outsider.
    Vote now & discover the next contest

  • The January Outsider is Live

    The January Outsider has been published, full of news, inspirational art and offers. Hot topics include the shortlist for the Autumn themed contest and news of the next competition, plus a bike themed Inspirational Art.
    The January Outsider

  • Just Released: Download Version of the German Xara Xtreme Pro 5

    Xara has just released a download-only version of the German language Xara Xtreme Pro 5, plus a free downloadable 30 day trial. Find out more now on our German language website xara.com/de.
    Find out more

  • The December Outsider is Live

    The December Outsider has been published, full of news, inspirational art and offers. Hot topics include news of a Christmas offer, the latest commercial artwork by Miro and details on the recently released template pack and Xtreme Guide.
    The December Outsider

  • One Week Xara Web Designer + MAGIX Video Easy Offer

    Xara and MAGIX have joined together to make this one week great value bundle offer: Xara Web Designer + MAGIX Video Easy for just $59 - compared with a combined price of $88.99 if purchased separately. Offer ends 21st December 09.
    Find out more

  • Just Released: Template Pack 1 for Xtreme and Web Designer

    Xara has just launched the first Template Pack for Xtreme and Web Designer, offering new themes and a new category of Web Clipart. The pack can be purchased and downloaded now and works with both Xara and MAGIX versions of Xtreme 5, Xtreme Pro 5 and Web Designer (all languages).
    Find out more

  • Xara Web Designer Update Issued

    We have released a free patch for Xara Web Designer.
    Find out more

  • Xara Xtreme 5 Update Issued

    We have released a free patch for the CD version of Xara Xtreme 5 and Xara Xtreme Pro 5.
    Find out more

  • The November Outsider is Live

    The November Outsider has been published, full of news, inspirational art and offers. Hot topics include news of the release of Gary Bouton's Xara Xtreme Guide, an offer on Xara3D 5, widget tutorials for Xtreme and Web Designer and the result of our icons contest.
    The November Outsider

  • The Xara Xtreme Guide - Taking Orders

    The much anticipated new book by Gary Bouton 'Xara Xtreme, The Official Guide', published by McGraw Hill is due in stock on Friday 27th November, and you can place your orders now.
    Order Now
    Watch the movie

  • One Week Xara Web Designer + MAGIX Music Maker Offer

    Xara and MAGIX have joined together to make this one week great value bundle offer: Xara Web Designer + MAGIX Music Maker 15 for just $69 - compared with the combined price of $108.99 if purchased separately. Offer ends 1st December 09.
    Find out more

  • New Italian Version of Magix Web Designer

    MAGIX has just released an Italian version of MAGIX Xtreme Web Designer (the MAGIX brand equivalent of Xara Web Designer). It can be purchased from the MAGIX site right now with a launch offer including free copies of MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2010 and MAGIX Foto su CD & DVD 8 and 6 bonus templates. That's a bundle worth €159.99, on offer now for just €79.99!
    Altre info
    Info on all localized versions of Xara titles

  • New Spanish, Dutch and French Versions of MAGIX Xtreme Web Designer

    MAGIX has just released Spanish, Dutch and French versions of MAGIX Xtreme Web Designer (the MAGIX brand equivalent of Xara Web Designer). It can be purchased from the MAGIX sites right now with a launch offer including free copies of MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2010 and MAGIX Foto su CD & DVD 8 and 6 bonus templates. That's a bundle worth €159.99, on offer now for just €79.99!
    Más información
    Meer info
    Plus d'infos
    Info on all localized versions of Xara titles

  • The October Outsider is Live

    The October Outsider has been published, full of news, inspirational art, offers and tips. Hot topics include an offer on Xara Xtreme 2, the latest on Gary Bouton's Xara Xtreme Guide, the shortlist for voting on our icons contest and news on the next contest.
    The October Outsider
    Gary Bouton's Xara Xtreme Guide

  • One Week Xara Xtreme + MAGIX Photostory Offer

    Xara and MAGIX have joined together to make this one week great value bundle offer: Xara Xtreme 5 + MAGIX Xtreme Photostory for CD & DVD 8 Deluxe for just $99.99 - that's $69 off the normal combined price of $169. Offer ends 30/10/09 extended to Monday 2nd November.
    Find out more

  • New: Xara Xtreme Pro 5 in Russian

    For the first time, Xara has released a Russian language version of Xara Xtreme Pro 5, having agreed a distribution deal with CPS. The Moscow based distributor has over 1500 vendors throughout Russia and the CIS.
    More information from CPS
    Info on all localized versions of Xara titles

  • New: Xara Xtreme Pro 5 in German

    Xara has today released a German version of Xara Xtreme Pro 5, available for purchase right now on the Xara site, and in stores throughout Germany in the coming weeks.
    Mehr Infos
    Info on all localized versions of Xara titles

  • Softmaker Fonts Offer for Xara Customers

    We have negotiated a special discount for Xara customers of this great selection of 52 handwriting fonts from Softmaker. $20 / €20 off if you order before 14/10/09.
    Find Out More

  • One Week Xara & MAGIX Bundle Offer

    Xara and MAGIX have joined together to make this one week offer on the perfect web package: Xara Web Designer + MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 15 for just $69.99, that's 30% off the normal combined price. Offer ends 30/09/09.
    Find Out More

  • New French, Spanish and Dutch Versions of MAGIX Xtreme 5

    MAGIX has this week released French, Spanish and Dutch language versions of MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer 5 (the MAGIX brand equivalent of Xara Xtreme 5). It can be purchased from the MAGIX sites right now with a launch offer including a free copy of MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2010, worth €29.99.
    Info on all localized versions of Xara software.

  • New Italian Version of MAGIX Xtreme

    MAGIX has today released an Italian language version of MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer 5 (the MAGIX brand equivalent of Xara Xtreme 5). The retail boxed version is being sold from the MAGIX site right now, and it will also be available in retail stores throughout Italy in the coming weeks.
    Altre Info
    Info on all MAGIX branded versions of Xara titles

  • Contest Winners Announced for Xara Xtreme: The Official Guide

    Our panel of judges have chosen the six lucky winners who will have their work printed in the forthcoming Xara Xtreme Guide, currently being written by Gary Bouton to be published by McGraw Hill later this year.
    See the contest winners

  • Xara Xtreme & Xtreme Pro 5 Academic Network Versions Released

    Xara is pleased to announce the release of msi network versions of the new Xtreme 5 and Xtreme Pro 5, available for purchase from this week.
    Academic pricing information
    Contact Sales

  • New Version of MAGIX 3D (de)

    MAGIX has today released a new retail boxed version of MAGIX 3D, the German language edition of Xara3D sold from the MAGIX site and in retail stores throughout Germany.
    Mehr Infos
    Testversionen
    Info on all MAGIX branded versions of Xara titles

  • New Product Lanched: Xara Web Designer

    Xara has today launched a new product, Xara Web Designer. Xara Web Designer is unlike any web page editor that you will have seen before; an easy to use template based web page creation tool that gives you total page design freedom, absolutely no HTML or Javascript skills required.
    Find out more
    Read the press release
    Visit the new TalkGraphics Forum
    View an example website
    Check out the intro videos
    Read the Xara FAQs

  • New Product Announced: Xara Web Designer

    The February Outsider previews a brand new product line that Xara will launch this week, Xara Web Designer. For more information, watch this space!

    Check out the intro video.
    Read Gary Priester's preview on the Xara Xone.

  • Download version of Xara Xtreme Pro 4 DE

    Xara has today released a new download-only version of the German language Xara Xtreme Pro 4. You can purchase it right now in the German webstore. A free 30 day trial is now also available.

  • Xara Twitters

    You can now sign up for Xara tweets and catch the latest Xara news as it happens, become a Xara follower at twittter.com/xaragroup.

  • New Sterling Shop

    Customers in the UK will be pleased to hear that we now offer the opportunity to purchase Xara Xtreme / Xtreme Pro in sterling in our new UK webstore.

  • New Look XaraXone

    The Xara Xone has had its usual/01/makeover. The Xone is packed with Xara tutorials, tips, featured artists and more, gathered together by Xone guru Gary Priester. Check out the new design at xaraxone.com.

  • Outsider Contest Winner

    Top honors in the August November Outsider Contest go to Srdjan Markovic for his Hot Chillies. Congratulations to Srdjan and to the other worthy shortlisted finalists (Hot Chillies is Entry E) and a big thank you to everyone who entered the contest. You can enter the new contest here, the theme is Christmas, end date/02/15th 09.

  • New VAT rates in the EU

    From 1/12/the rate of VAT charged on orders for Xara's English language products in the European Union was reduced to 15%. That's a price cut of 2.5% for all EU customers!

  • Xara Xtreme Pro 4 in Spanish, new website

    Xara has today released a Spanish language version of Xara Xtreme Pro 4. Plus there's a new Spanish website at xara.com/es where you can find full details of the new Pro 4.
    Visit xara.com/es.

  • New in France, Spain, Holland: MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer v2

    MAGIX has launched new localised versions of Magix Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer v2. This is equivalent to Xara Xtreme v4 and is sold both online and in retail stores throughout France, Spain and Holland.
    Plus d'infos
    M

  • Xara Xtreme Pro 4 in French, new website

    Xara has today released a French language version of Xara Xtreme Pro 4. Plus there's a new French website at xara.com/fr where you can find full details of the new Pro 4.
    Visit xara.com/fr.

  • Outsider Contest Winner

    Top honors in the/07/Outsider Contest goes to Rogerio Weikersheimer Option A. Congratulations to Rogerio and our other shortlisted finalist and a big thank you to everyone who entered the contest.

  • New: Competitor Crossgrade Options for Xtreme Pro

    Xara has introduced a new crossgrade option for Xara Xtreme Pro 4, to encourage owners of other graphics software to try Xara Xtreme. Owners of competing products can now purchase Xtreme Pro 4 from as little as $159.
    Crossgrade Now!.

  • New: Xara Xtreme Pro 4 in German, new website

    Xara has today released a German language version of Xara Xtreme Pro 4. Plus there's a new German website, xara.de, where you can find full details of the new Pro.
    Visit xara.de.

  • New in Spain and France: MAGIX 3D Maker

    Xara's parent company MAGIX has today launched new Spanish and French language versions of Xara3D called Magix 3D Maker, available from their webstore now.
    M

  • New in Germany: MAGIX 3D Maker

    Xara's parent company MAGIX has today launched a new German language version of Xara3D called Magix 3D Maker, available from their webstore now.
    Find out more.

  • New in Italy: MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer v2

    MAGIX has launched a new version of Magix Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer, the Italian language version of Xara Xtreme sold by our parent company MAGIX. This is equivalent to the new Xara Xtreme v4 and is sold both online and in retail stores throughout Italy.
    Find out more.

  • Outsider Contest Winner

    The winner of the the/06/Outsider contest was Crash (option B) with over a third of the votes! Congratulations to Derek Cooper (aka Masque on TalkGraphics) and a big thank you to everyone who entered the contest.

  • Xara Xtreme 4 update

    Xara has released free patch updates to Xara Xtreme Pro 4 and Xara Xtreme 4. Owners of the v4 CD can download it now.
    Download Now.

  • New in Germany: MAGIX Xtreme Foto & Grafik Designer v2

    MAGIX has launched a new version of Magix Xtreme Foto & Grafik Designer, the German language version of Xara Xtreme sold by our parent company MAGIX. This is equivalent to the new Xara Xtreme v4 and is sold both online and in retail stores throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
    Find out more.

  • New: Xara Xtreme and Xara Xtreme Pro 4

    Xara is pleased to announce the release of updates to both Xara Xtreme and Xara Xtreme Pro. V4 is available now.
    Find out more.
    Press release.

  • New: Xara Xtreme in Japanese from NetJapan

    Xara is pleased to announce the release of a Japanese version of Xara Xtreme by our distribution partners in Japan, NetJapan.
    Find out more.
    Press release.

  • MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer new localised versions

    MAGIX has released free downloadable 30 day trials for MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer (the version of Xara Xtreme sold by our parent company MAGIX) and ESD versions for purchase in French, Italian, Spanish & Dutch.

  • MAGIX Xtreme Foto & Grafik Designer ESD

    MAGIX has released a free downloadable trial of MAGIX Xtreme Foto & Grafik Designer, the German version of Xara Xtreme sold by our parent company MAGIX, and an ESD version for purchase.
    Find out more.

  • Xara Xtreme Pro now supports new Microsoft graphics format

    The latest release of Xara Xtreme Pro 3.2 now has full compatibility with the new Microsoft XPS format to provide users with even higher quality documents.
    Press release.

  • New: Free Xara Xtreme Pro Update

    Xara has released free patch updates to Xara Xtreme Pro 3.2 and Xara Xtreme 3.2. Owners of the 3.2 CD can download it now.
    Find out more.

  • New: MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer in French

    MAGIX has today released a French language version of MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer (a Xara developed product under the MAGIX brand, similiar in functionality to Xara Xtreme 3.2) which can now be purchased on the MAGIX website or in retail stores in France.
    Find out more.

  • New: MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer in Italian

    MAGIX has today released a Italian language version of MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer (a Xara developed product under the MAGIX brand, similiar in functionality to Xara Xtreme 3.2) which can now be purchased on the MAGIX website or in retail stores in Italy.
    Find out more.

  • New: MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer in Dutch

    MAGIX has today released a Dutch language version of MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer (a Xara developed product under the MAGIX brand, similiar in functionality to Xara Xtreme 3.2) which can now be purchased on the MAGIX website or in retail stores in The Netherlands.
    Find out more.

  • New: MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer in Spanish

    MAGIX has today released a Spanish language version of MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer (a Xara developed product under the MAGIX brand, similiar in functionality to Xara Xtreme 3.2) which can now be purchased on the MAGIX website or in retail stores in Spain.
    Find out more.

  • Xara Xtreme Pro Offer for Macromedia FreeHand Owners

    Xara has introduced a tempting offer on Xara Xtreme Pro for owners of Adobe's recently cancelled FreeHand package.
    Find out more.

  • New: Xara Xtreme and Xara Xtreme Pro 3.2

    Xara is pleased to announce the release of updates to both Xara Xtreme and Xara Xtreme Pro. V3.2 is available now.
    Find out more.
    Press release.

  • New: Xara Graphic Studio Pro

    Xara is pleased to announce the launch of a new Pro version of Xara Graphic Studio. Graphic Studio is a great value bundle of our 3 most popular products Xara Xtreme, Xara Webstyle and Xara3D. The new Pro option includes Xara Xtreme Pro instead of Xara Xtreme.
    Find out more.

  • Graphic design bounty

    We want to increase the range of high quality templates that are available in Xara Xtreme, so we're looking for Xara artists and designers to create some new designs and we're offering $100 USD for each design that we accept.
    More info.

  • Xara is recruiting

    Following our acquisition by Magix we're on the lookout for new staff to join our development, design and support teams.
    Find out more.

  • New free Calendar template for Xara Xtreme

    We've created a new Calendar template for 2007. To download them click the 'Get Clipart' button in the Xtreme clipart gallery, open the Calendar folder and select the month, then click Open.

  • Discount program for Xara Graphic Studio

    Xara Graphic Studio (a bundle of our 3 most popular products Xara Xtreme, Xara Webstyle and Xara3D) has proved a popular option and so it's here to stay. Now we've introduced discounts for existing owners of the current versions of any one of those 3 products, making this the most cost effective option for any owner of one of our products interested in trying the other two.
    Find out more.

  • XARA acquired by MAGIX

    Xara announce that it has been acquired by German company, MAGIX AG who hold the leading market position for the distribution of photo, music and video software in Germany and various other European countries, as well as being one of the three leading market players in the USA.
    Press release.

  • Xara Gallery updated

    We've updated the Xara Gallery with new artists and new artwork, including a collection of new examples in the Business Designs section.
    Check it out.

  • New: Xara Xtreme Pro

    Xara is pleased to announce the launch of Xara Xtreme Pro, a new flagship for the Xtreme range. Pro adds high end features for Pro designers.
    Find out more.

  • New Free Thanksgiving templates for Xtreme and Webstyle

    We've created a new Thanksgiving themed scrapbook & card template for Xtreme. Webstyle 4 owners aren't left out there's a couple of free Thanksgiving page designs and a photo album. To download the new templates click the 'Get Clipart' button in the Xtreme clipart gallery, select the card and click Open, or click 'Update' in Webstyle .

  • New Support Center

    The Xara support site has been given an overhaul, with an expanded FAQ section and new Troubleshooter.
    Find out more.

  • TalkGraphics.com Update

    TalkGraphics is pleased to welcome some new moderators who joined us recently. Regulars Availor, sallybode, simsmj and Soquili have kindly agreed to help keep TalkGraphics running smoothly.

    TalkGraphics was also recently upgraded to the latest version of the vBulletin messageboard software. New features include the ability to easily quote multiple posts in one reply, and more details can be found at TalkGraphics.com.

  • Xara Xtreme for Linux 0.7 release

    Xara is pleased to announce the release of another Xara Xtreme for Linux update. Improvements since 0.6 include text tool improvements, drag and drop file import, additional import and export formats supported, Adobe Illustrator import, and numerous other stability improvements and bug fixes.
    Find out more.

  • 25th birthday offer: Xara is 25!

    Incredible as it/05/seem to us, Xara is 25 years old this month. We're having a one off, once only 25 hour offer on/08/1st so you can join our celebrations!
    Find out more.

  • Xara LX 0.6 release

    Xara is pleased to announce the release of another Xara LX (Linux Open Source version of Xara Xtreme) update. Improvements since 0.5 include rulers, printing support, advanced color editor and line gallery, and most of the functionality of Xara Xtreme is now there.
    Find out more.

  • New Template Pack 5 for Webstyle 4

    Xara has released a further template pack for Webstyle 4 owners, including 5 new contemporary web page designs in up to 9 layouts, plus a collection of new heading designs.
    More info.

  • New Xara Xtreme + Xara3D movie

    We've released a brand new 8 minute movie that demonstrates some of the great effects you can achieve by combining Xara Xtreme and Xara3D (click to play or right click 'save target as' to download. Requires Windows Media Player 9+).
    Play the movie.

  • infiniType fonts for Xara customers

    Xara has partnered with SoftMaker to provide their complete inifiniType premium font collection at a discount price, exclusive to Xara customers.
    Find out more.

  • Xara LX 0.5 release

    Xara announces the release of Xara LX 0.5, a big step forward for the Linux Open Source version of Xara Xtreme. 0.5 adds save and export options, and many other updates.
    Find out more.

  • Xara appoints new reseller partner in France

    Xara's offline channel continues to expand with the appointment of Siener Informatique as the first reseller of Xara software in France.
    Find out more.

  • The News is New

    We've given our monthly newsletter a major facelift, with a much broader range of material, which we hope will appeal to anyone interested in graphics and design, as well as all Xara customers. You can subscribe on this page. Read the first issue.

  • Xara releases Xtreme open source code

    At the Libre Graphics meeting in Lyon on 18th March, Xara announced that it has now made the first release of the majority of the Xara LX source code for public download, after several months of readying the source code.
    More info.

  • Xara software now available through Amazon UK

    Xara software is now stocked by the UK's most popular online retailer. Simply search on 'Xara' on the amazon.co.uk site to order from stock in pounds, shillings and pence.

  • Xara sponsors first Open Source Graphics conference

    Xara is pleased to announce they are co-sponsoring the first graphics conference focussed solely on open-source (free) graphics products, The Libre Graphics Meeting to be held in Lyon, France from 17th to 19th March, 2006
    More info.

  • Xara appoints new Nordic channel partner

    Xara is pleased to announce the appointment of Webserver Design Ltd to handle Nordic distribution, providing new local purchase options for Xara customers in Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.
    Find out more.

  • Xara takes Xtreme action

    Xara plans to shake up the Graphics world with three major announcements.
    1) A new product Xara Xtreme the fastest most versatile graphics software available
    2) Plans to create Linux and Mac versions
    3) Plans to Open Source it.
    More info about Xara Xtreme.
    More info about the Open Source Xara Xtreme.

  • Xara appoints new distribution partner in the UK

    Xara is pleased to announce the appointment of Computers Unlimited as a distributor for Xara titles in the UK. CU has long been the most respected supplier of creative products to the UK reseller channel.
    UK resellers find out more.

  • Xara releases Xara Graphic Studio

    Xara has just released Xara Graphic Studio, a special summer offer bundle of our 3 most popular products

  • New Xara X

    Xara has created a series of short tutorial movies showing how to use Xara X

  • New Template Pack 4 for Webstyle 4

    Xara has released a further template pack for Webstyle 4 owners, offering 5 great new web page templates in up to 8 layouts, including photo albums; plus a collection of modern button designs for all the commonly required uses such as Home and Info.
    More info.

  • Xara releases German Xara3D 6

    Xara has announced the release of a German-language version of their enormously popular 3D graphics program, Xara3D. The German version of Xara3D 6 is available now, from German distributor Haage & Partner.
    More info.
    Download the trial.
    Press release.

  • An Upgrade for Xara3D

    Xara has today released an all-new version of its enormously popular 3D graphics program, Xara3D. V6 offers new graphic types and a completely overhauled and improved UI.
    More details on what's new in Xara3D 6.
    Download the new trial.

  • Xara releases German Xara X

    Xara has announced the release of a German-language version of their flagship graphics package, Xara X. The German version of Xara X is available now, from German distributor Haage & Partner.
    More info.
    Download the trial.
    Press release.

  • New template pack for Menu Maker

    Xara has released an additional template pack for Menu Maker 1.0 and 1.1 owners, containing 26 great new NavBar designs.
    More info.

  • New template pack for Webstyle 4

    Xara has released a third downloadable template pack for Webstyle 4 owners, offering 6 great new web page designs in up to 6 layouts, and 12 new NavBar designs in horizontal and vertical formats, plus matching standalone button templates.
    More info.

  • New sports template pack for Webstyle 4

    Xara has released a second downloadable template pack for Webstyle 4 owners, offering 3 great new web page designs in up to 6 layouts, and 16 new animated banner ads in various popular sizes.
    More info.

  • Free Business Sets for Xara X

    Xara has released 11 free business sets for Xara X

  • Xara Gallery updated

    We've updated the Xara Gallery, with new artists, new artwork and a new web zoom technique to demonstrate the awesome quality of this artwork and we'll be adding more in the coming months.
    More info.

  • Xara upgrades Xara X

    Xara has today released an update to its illustration software Xara X. Xara X

  • New template pack for Webstyle 4

    Xara has released a downloadable template pack for Webstyle 4 owners, offering 5 great new web page designs in up to 6 layouts, and 23 new animated banner ads in various popular sizes.
    More info.

  • Xara upgrades Menu Maker

    XARA has launched a new and improved version of Menu Maker which adds some great new NavBar designs, plus enhances compatability with the latest browsers and most recent releases of Dreamweaver and FrontPage.
    More details on what's new in Menu Maker 1.1.
    Download the new trial version.

  • Xara releases Webstyle 4

    XARA has today released an updated version of its popular Webstyle web graphics software which includes new Web Page creation and Photo Albums.
    See what's new in Webstyle 4.
    Download the trial version.

  • New Webstyle Templates

    XARA has released a downloadable template pack for Webstyle 2 and 3 owners, containing a collection of new NavBar, Banner Ad and Heading designs. Template Pack 1 is included FREE with new purchases of Webstyle 3.1 as part of a Summer Offer.
    More details about Template Pack 1.
    More details about Webstyle.

  • Xara releases ScreenMaker 3D

    XARA has announced the release of a 3D screensaver maker that enables anyone to create screensavers in 3D designer text or with images on tumbling cubes. Designed to be simple to use, the screensaver maker is highly versatile, fast and fun to use.
    Download the trial version.
    More details about ScreenMaker 3D.

  • Xara Online releases File Protect

    Xara has today announced the launch of File Protect, an online utility that enables non technical Webmasters or website owners to quickly add password protected file download to their website.
    More details about File Protect.

  • New Xara Online Add-on Collections

    Xara has introduced two new Xara Online add-on Collections. The Value Collection is the place to start exploring our online products, while the Professional Collection offers the complete enchillada no less than 36 add-ons in one bundle!
    More details about Add-on Collections.

  • Xara Online releases TextMe

    Xara has released a new website add-on that provides a quick and easy way for colleagues, friends and family to text you directly from the web.
    More details about TextMe.

  • Xara releases German Xara3D5

    XARA has announced the release of a German-language version of their popular 'slimware' 3D package, Xara3D, which can be used to create 3D headings and logos, animated or static, in seconds. The German version of Xara3D 5 is available now, from German distributor Haage & Partner.
    Download the German trial version.
    More details about Xara3D (in German).

  • Xara releases Webstyle 3.1

    XARA has today released an updated version of it's popular Webstyle web graphics software which includes new photo tool and DHTML menu creation functionality. Webstyle 3.1 is also being offered as a FREE upgrade to all Webstyle 3.0 owners.
    See what's new in Webstyle 3.1.
    Download the trial version.
    Get the FREE upgrade.

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