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26
FEB
2015
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
26
FEB
2015
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
25
FEB
2015
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
24
FEB
2015
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
24
FEB
2015
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
28
JAN
2015
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
28
JAN
2015
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
20
JAN
2015
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
22
DEC
2014
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
22
DEC
2014
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
17
DEC
2014
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
17
DEC
2014
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
27
NOV
2014
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
27
NOV
2014
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
21
NOV
2014
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
21
NOV
2014
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
11
NOV
2014
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
06
NOV
2014
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
05
NOV
2014
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
30
OCT
2014
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
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