The Outsider

January 2017

  • OFFERS: Designer Pro upgrades
  • TUTORIAL: Xara Online Designer
  • ART: Tomasz Sadzinica

December 2016

  • OFFERS: Xmas offers
  • TUTORIAL: Create cards using your favorite photos
  • ART: Icons by Alexi Ryazancev & Mike Miroshnikov

November 2016

  • OFFERS: Black Friday, Cyber Monday & More
  • TUTORIAL: Discover Photo Grids
  • ART: Aiyanne Chan

October 2016

  • OFFERS: Photo & Graphic Designer 11 stock clearance
  • TUTORIAL: Transform Your Photos; Photo Handles, Content Catalog & Photo Effect Painter movies
  • ART: Estince Voi

September 2016

  • OFFERS: Upgrade Your Designer Product to Pro
  • TUTORIAL: Publishing a Single Page Website
  • ART: Art Mix 17
  • OTHER NEWS: Take our Survey

August 2016

  • OFFERS: 35th Anniversary = 35% Off!
  • TUTORIAL: Photo Editing: Color Select and Shadow & Highlights
  • ART: Sylvain Cerf
  • OTHER NEWS: The latest Spanish & Dutch releases

July 2016

  • OFFERS: Web Designer Upgrades
  • TUTORIAL: Photo Editing Part 2 and 3
  • OTHER NEWS: The latest German, French and Italian releases

June 2016

  • NEW: Xara Designer Pro X365
  • OFFERS: Launch offers on the new Designer Pro X365
  • TUTORIAL: Gary Priester's First Look at Designer Pro X365

May 2016

  • NEW: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 365
  • OFFERS: Launch offers on the new Photo & Graphic Designer 365
  • TUTORIAL: Intro to Photo & Graphic Designer and Photo Editing Pt 1

April 2016

  • NEW: Xara Web Designer 365
  • OFFERS: Launch offers on the new Web Designer 365
  • TUTORIAL: How to create parallax effects in Web Designer 365 Premium

March 2016

  • OFFERS: Designer Pro X10 & Movie Edit Pro 2016 Plus
  • TUTORIAL: Editing Colors - Part 2
  • ART: Art Mix 16

February 2016

  • OFFERS: Web Designer 11 Premium, new & upgrade
  • TUTORIAL: Using Colors in the Designer titles
  • ART: The work of Maxim Lysak

January 2016

  • OFFERS: Upgrade to Designer Pro from other Xara titles
  • TUTORIAL: An intro to the Photo & Graphic Designer drawing tools
  • ART: Art Mix 15

December 2015

  • OFFERS: Xmas Offers
  • TUTORIAL: A look at the Text Tool
  • ART: Maksimilijan Gečević

November 2015

  • OFFERS: Web Designer Upgrades; MAGIX Music Maker
  • TUTORIAL: Getting Started with Photo & Graphic Designer
  • ART: Art Mix

October 2015

  • OFFERS: Xara Designer Pro Upgrades
  • TUTORIAL: Using Font Awesome in Designer titles
  • ART: 3 designers new to the Outsider

September 2015

  • OFFERS: Photo & Graphic Designer 11
  • TUTORIAL: Collaborative editing with Xara Online Designer
  • ART: A selection from recent TalkGraphics posts

August 2015

  • OFFERS: Save 50% on MAGIX Movie Edit Pro
  • TUTORIAL: Xara Online Designer; Typography tips & a text based logo on the Xone
  • ART: A selection from recent TalkGraphics posts

July 2015

  • NEW PRODUCT: Designer Pro X11
  • TUTORIAL: A First Look at Designer Pro X11; Web Stickies & Stretchies
  • OFFERS: Intro upgrade offers to Pro 11

June 2015

  • NEW PRODUCTS: Photo & Graphic Designer 11
  • TUTORIALS: A First Look at Photo & Graphic Designer 11
  • OFFERS: Intro upgrade offers to V11

May 2015

  • NEW: Xara Web Designer 11
  • OFFERS: Launch offers on Web Designer 11
  • TUTORIAL: A First Look at Web Designer 11

April 2015

  • OFFERS: Upgrades to Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro 10; Launch MAGIX Video Pro X7
  • TUTORIAL: Working with Shapes
  • ART: Art Mix

March 2015

  • OFFERS: 50% off Xara 3D Maker 7 and MAGIX Video Pro X6
  • TUTORIAL: Responsive Web Design
  • ART: Art Mix

February 2015

  • OFFERS: Free Bizz Themes with Designer Pro & Web Designer Premium; Launch offer on MAGIX Photostory 2015
  • TUTORIAL: Photo Galleries & Photo Pop-Ups; Casino Poster Pt 1
  • ART: Art Mix

January 2015

  • OFFERS: V10 Upgrade Offer; Launch offer on MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2015 Plus
  • TUTORIAL: A typical photo editing example
  • ART: Cars & Bike

December 2014

  • XMAS OFFERS: 25% off Photo & Graphic Designer and Page & Layout Designer; Bundles with Designer Pro & Photo & Graphic Designer; MAGIX Fastcut
  • TUTORIAL: Photo Editing Pt 4 (Color Select & Enhance)
  • ART: The theme can only be Christmas!

November 2014

  • OFFERS: Black Friday Offers
  • TUTORIAL: Photo Editing Pt 3 (The Enhance Tool)
  • ART: David Cockburn illustrations, animations, web design

October 2014

  • OFFERS: Fotolia + Designer; MAGIX video titles
  • TUTORIAL: Photo Editing Pt 2 (The Photo Tools); Photo Composition Pt 2; Page Layout Pt 2; Animated GIFs; 3D Extrudes in Illustration
  • ART: The Art of Estince Voi

September 2014

  • OFFERS: Web Designer Premium upgrades; Template Packs
  • TUTORIAL: Photo Editing Part 1 (The Basics); Photo Composition Pt 1
  • ART: Xara's Selection

August 2014

  • OFFERS: V10 Intro Offers ending; MAGIX Sale
  • TUTORIAL: The new Shadow & Highlight Control
  • ART: Xara's Selection

July 2014

  • NEW PRODUCTS: Designer Pro X10, Photo & Graphic Designer 10
  • TUTORIALS: A First Look at Designer Pro 10 & Photo & Graphic Designer 10
  • OFFERS: Intro upgrade offers to V10

June 2014

  • OFFERS: MAGIX Audio Cleaning Lab 2014
  • TUTORIAL: Website Pop-up Photos + 3D Transparent Cubes
  • ART: Xara's selection

May 2014

  • OFFERS: MAGIX movie titles; Print & web theme bundles
  • TUTORIAL: SmartShapes; Pixel graphics & resolution
  • OTHER NEWS: German language Web Designer 10

April 2014

  • NEW: Xara Web Designer 10
  • OFFERS: Launch offers on Web Designer 10
  • TUTORIAL: A First Look at Web Designer 10
  • OTHER NEWS: MAGIX music offer, Xara Xone tutorials

March 2014

  • NEW: Business Print Themes
  • OFFERS: Designer Pro/Web Designer + Web Pack bundles
  • ART: Xara's Selection
  • TUTORIAL: The best way to create screenshots / screengrabs

February 2014

  • OFFERS: Web Templates, Web Designer
  • ART: Xara's Selection
  • TUTORIAL: Google Fonts & Web Fonts explained

January 2014

  • OFFERS: New Year Upgrade Offer; MAGIX Video titles
  • ART: Xara's Selection; Ron Duke
  • TUTORIAL: Layers Explained; Plastic & Metallic Effects

December 2013

  • OFFERS: 30% off all MAGIX titles, bundle offers for Web Designer & Pro
  • ART: Father Christmas
  • TUTORIAL: Intelligent Photo Rescaling & Zooming

November 2013

  • OFFERS: Black Friday & Magix Launches
  • ART: Christmas card designs
  • TUTORIAL: Color select & erase

October 2013

  • OFFERS: Web Designer upgrades, MAGIX Photostory
  • ART: Cars & Planes
  • TUTORIAL: Erasing Photo Backgrounds

September 2013

  • OFFERS: Crossgrades to Designer Pro X9
  • ART: On a theme of animals
  • TUTORIAL: Creating a Multi-Page Brochure for Print and the Web

August 2013

  • OFFERS: 50% off MAGIX Audio titles
  • ART: A recent selection from TalkGraphics
  • TUTORIAL: Creating a website presentation, digitooning

July 2013

  • NEW PRODUCT: Xara Designer Pro X9
  • TUTORIAL: A First Look at Designer Pro X9
  • NEWS: MAGIX Video Easy Offer, surveys & CNET

June 2013

  • NEW PRODUCT: Xara Page & Layout Designer 9
  • TUTORIAL: A First Look at Page & Layout Designer 9
  • NEWS: A German Photo & Graphic Designer 9

May 2013

  • NEW PRODUCT: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 9
  • TUTORIAL: A First Look at Photo & Graphic Designer 9
  • NEWS: A German Web Designer 9, MAGIX offers

April 2013

  • NEW PRODUCT: Web Designer 9 & Web Designer 9 Premium
  • TUTORIAL: A First Look at the new Web Designer 9
  • OTHER NEWS: New Business Themes, Xara Xone tutorials

March 2013

  • OFFERS: Xara 3D Maker 7, MAGIX Video Pro X5
  • ART: Part 2 on a theme of Eating & Drinking
  • TUTORIALS: Adjusting photo brightness levels

February 2013

  • OFFERS: Web Pack 2, MAGIX Audio Cleaning Lab, Designer
  • ART: On a theme of Eating & Drinking
  • TUTORIALS: Photo editing part 2, an intro to the tools

January 2013

  • OFFERS: The New Year Upgrade Offer
  • ART: On a theme of icons
  • TUTORIALS: An intro to photo editing, and Live Effects

December 2012

  • OFFERS: Designer bundles & MAGIX discounts
  • ART: On a theme of Christmas, of course!
  • TUTORIALS: How to create & edit brushes; Displaying your Xmas photos

November 2012

  • OFFERS: Black Friday special and MAGIX launch offers
  • ART: Part 2 on a theme of people
  • TUTORIALS: Create your own wedding invite

October 2012

  • OFFERS: Free Templates & Widgets with Web Designer & Pro. Music Studio
  • ART: Loosely on a theme of 'people'
  • TUTORIALS: Create your own Halloween graphics; The Shape Tool

September 2012

  • OFFERS: Web Designer 7 upgrades and MAGIX Music Maker
  • ART: Part 2 of our flying theme
  • TUTORIALS: Creating a school newsletter; control points & paths

August 2012

  • OFFERS: Upgrades to Designer Pro, Movie Edit Pro
  • ART: Planes & Helicopters Pt 1
  • TUTORIALS: Create your own gold medal; Photo retouching Pt 2

July 2012

  • OFFERS: Web Designer + Fotolia stock photos; MAGIX Music Maker
  • ART: On a theme of sports
  • TUTORIALS: Website creation Part 2, Photo re-touching

June 2012

  • OFFERS: On MAGIX PhotoStory MX and Widget Pack 1
  • ART: Great Car Art
  • TUTORIALS: Creating a sports website in Web Designer

May 2012

  • NEW PRODUCTS: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer MX 2013 and Xara Designer Pro X
  • TUTORIAL: A first look at the new Designer products
  • NEWS: New Xara Xone tutorials, German Web Designer MX

April 2012

  • OFFERS: On Photo & Graphic Designer & Designer Pro
  • ART: Inspirational Art on a theme of flowers
  • TUTORIALS: Creating a postcard in Designer
  • NEWS: Fonts on TalkGraphics, MAGIX launches

March 2012

  • NEW PRODUCT: Xara Web Designer MX v8
  • TUTORIAL: A First Look at the new Web Designer
  • NEWS: Xara Xone tutorials & a new forum at TalkGraphics

February 2012

  • OFFERS: MAGIX Movie Edit Pro & Free Fonts For All
  • NEWS: Latest from the Xara Xone and TalkGraphics
  • ART: Inspirational images on a theme of glass
  • Tutorials: Hints & Tips on web page backgrounds, Flash (Xone)

January 2012

  • OFFERS: Web Designer and MAGIX Photostory
  • NEWS: The New Xara Xone
  • ART: Mohamed Elhlaly and Derek Cooper
  • Tutorials: 1st Steps with Web Designer & a Valentine's card

December 2011

  • OFFERS: A Santa Sackful of Offers
  • NEWS: All change at the Xara Xone
  • ART & Tutorials: A Gary Priester Special

November 2011

  • Black Friday +: Big Discounts On Our Key Titles
  • TUTORIALS: Photo panoramas & magic erase, an Xmas gift voucher
  • ART: On a theme of Christmas

October 2011

  • LAUNCH OFFERS: MAGIX Movie Edit Pro MX and Widget Pack 1
  • TUTORIALS: Enhancing & Cropping Photos
  • ART: Spherical Things

September 2011

  • OFFER: Upgrades from PGD and WDP to PRO!
  • TUTORIALS: Flash animation controls & Magic Erase
  • ART: Classic watches illustrations

August 2011

  • OFFERS: 30 days of offers for our 30th Anniversary
  • TUTORIALS: Flash & Publishing to the web
  • ART: On a musical theme

July 2011

  • TUTORIALS: Facebook, Webinars, Basics of Web Design
  • ART: Portraits & People
  • OFFERS: A fantastic value music bundle from MAGIX

June 2011

  • New Product: Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro 7
  • TUTORIALS: An intro to the new V7 features
  • OFFERS: An intro upgrade offer

May 2011

  • ART & Design:Flowers & User's Website Gallery
  • TUTORIALS:Classics from José Campoy & Gary Priester
  • OFFERS:An irresistible offer on Designer Pro and PGD

April 2011

  • New Product:Xara Web Designer 7
  • TUTORIALS:Presentations in Web Designer Premium
  • OFFERS: Upgrades to Web Designer 7 Premium, MAGIX PhotoStory 10

March 2011

  • ART: Cartoons, Part 2
  • TUTORIALS: 3 new tutorials from José Campoy
  • OFFERS: Upgrades to Pro, and the new MAGIX Music Maker 17

February 2011

  • NEWS: Xara 3D Maker 7
  • TUTORIAL: An Intro to the new Xara 3D
  • OFFERS: Intro offers on upgrades to 3D 7

January 2011

  • OFFERS: A free Template Pack 1 with Designer Pro and Web Designer
  • TUTORIAL: José Campoy's Xtreme tutorials & 3D Photos
  • ART: Cartoons
  • POLL: Games consoles, yes or no

December 2010

  • OFFERS: Xmas Offers!
  • TUTORIAL: Text on a curve & photo collages
  • ART: Cameras
  • POLL: Help us decide what templates to create, part 2

November 2010

  • OFFERS: Discounts on upgrades from V5 & MAGIX Photostory
  • TUTORIAL: Creating Flash & editing card templates
  • ART: Part 2 of our flight themed Inspirational Art
  • POLL Help us decide what templates to create

October 2010

  • OFFERS: 30% discount on plug-ins from Alien Skin and AvBros
  • COMPETITION: TalkGraphics logo competition
  • TUTORIAL: A brand new widget guide
  • ART: Truly great art on the theme of 'flight'

September 2010

  • OFFERS: An offer on Pro & Web Designer + MAGIX Music Maker
  • COMPETITION: Shortlist for the football theme
  • TUTORIAL: A workbook for Designer Pro 6 & Tutorial for Xara3D
  • ART: Animal art by Luca Pennisi

August 2010

  • OFFERS: August Holiday Offer
  • COMPETITION: Extra time for the football theme
  • TUTORIAL: Gary creates a wall clock image in Designer Pro
  • ART: Flowers

July 2010

  • OFFERS: MAGIX PC Check & Tuning
  • COMPETITION: Last kick for the football theme
  • TUTORIAL: Xara Xone Designer Pro 6 in Depth
  • ART: Food: Luca Pennisi and Derek Cooper

June 2010

  • NEW: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro 6
  • OFFERS: V6 upgrades
  • TIPS: Handy keyboard shortcuts

May 2010

  • NEW: MAGIX products on xara.com
  • OFFERS: Xtreme and Xtreme Pro
  • COMPETITION: Web design winner and new contest
  • TUTORIAL: Xara Xone Web Designer Workbook
  • ART: Drinks

April 2010

  • NEW: Xara Web Designer 6
  • OFFERS: Web Designer upgrades & MAGIX Movie Edit Pro
  • COMPETITION: Web page contest shortlist
  • TIPS: Handy keyboard shortcuts

March 2010

  • LOYALTY OFFER: $10 off Xara3D 6 Download
  • ART: Gadgets
  • COMPETITION: New 'web pages' competition
  • TIPS: Don't forget the Status Line, and Expand the Designs Gallery

February 2010

  • LOYALTY OFFER: $10 off Web Designer
  • ART: Waterside Settings
  • COMPETITION: New 'web pages' competition
  • TIPS: Resizing Pages and The Wonder of Widgets

January 2010

  • OFFER: Buy Xara3D 6 and get Menu Maker and ScreenMaker 3D free!
  • ART: Bikes
  • COMPETITION: New 'web pages' competition
  • TIPS: Rotation & Reflection points, Arrowheads & tails, and Shortcut for font size

December 2009

  • OFFER: 20% off download products
  • ART: Commercial Designs by Miro
  • NEWS: New Template Pack for Xtreme and Web Designer
  • TIPS: Easy Ellipses, Scaling Filled Objects, and Making Copies

November 2009

  • OFFER: Xara3D 5 for just $9.99!
  • ART: Landscapes
  • TUTORIAL: Inserting Poll and Search features into Xara Web Designer and Xara Xtreme 5
  • NEWS: Xara Xtreme: The Official Guide available!

October 2009

  • OFFER: Xara Xtreme 2 for just $19
  • ART: Space
  • COMPETITION: New 'autumn' competition
  • TIPS: Closing Shapes, Selecting Words, and Automatic Web Graphics Optimization

September 2009

  • OFFER: $20/€20 off SoftMaker Fonts
  • ART: Portraits
  • TUTORIAL: Inserting Shopping Carts and Forms into Xara Web Designer and Xara Xtreme 5
  • TIPS: Web Safe fonts, and Screensizes

August 2009

  • OFFER: 20% off new copies of Xara software
  • ART: Cars
  • TUTORIAL: Inserting Tracking Codes and RSS Feeds into Xara Web Designer and Xara Xtreme 5
  • TIPS: Drawing Perfect Squares & Circles, and Adding Documents to the Designs Gallery

July 2009

  • COMPETITION: New 'icons' competition
  • ART: Birds
  • TUTORIAL: An introduction to the Xtreme Pro 5 Object Gallery, and Inserting Maps and Music into Xara Web Designer and Xara Xtreme 5
  • TIPS: Easy Page Resizing, and Pushing the page

June 2009

  • NEWS: Xara Xtreme 5 released!
  • OFFER: Xara Xtreme upgrade intro offer
  • TUTORIAL: An introduction to Xara Xtreme 5
  • TIPS: Easy Symbols, and Double click to select the right tool

May 2009

  • COMPETITION: Last chance to get your artwork featured in the book!
  • ART: Fish
  • TUTORIAL: Inserting News Widgets in Xara Web Designer, and Feathering in Xtreme
  • TIPS: Rulers in Xtreme and Web Designer, and Switch between open documents in Xtreme and Web Designer

April 2009

  • OFFER: Web Designer loyalty discount
  • ART: Painterly Effects
  • TUTORIAL: Inserting Widgets in Xara Web Designer
  • TIPS: Reset photo edit in Xtreme and Web Designer, Rulers in Xtreme and Web Designer, and File transfer between Xtreme and Web Designer

March 2009

  • COMPETITION: Get your artwork featured in a book!
  • ART: Icons
  • TUTORIAL: Creatig a drop down menu using Xara Web Designer
  • TIPS: .web and .xar files

February 2009

  • NEWS: New product announcement!
  • ART: Flowers
  • TUTORIAL: An introduction to Xara Web Designer
  • TIPS: Selecting an object inside a group, Middle mouse button, and Switching solid drag on and off

January 2009

  • OFFER: Xara Xtreme 2 for just $19!
  • ARTIST: Norman Spencer (parahandy)
  • TUTORIAL: Make text appear to flow along a curve or around a sphere
  • TIPS: Text tool tips

December 2008

  • NEWS: Christmas Offer - 25% off all Xara software
  • ART: Classic Christmas Cards
  • TUTORIAL: Creating a seasonal Flash banner using Xtreme
  • TIPS: Breaking Lines, and Control Bar Buttons

November 2008

  • NEWS: New 'Christmas' competition and shortlisting of the 'Food' competition!
  • ARTIST: Alan Burns
  • TUTORIAL: Creating a heading in Xara Xtreme
  • TIPS: Re-arrange your galleries, Copying Objects, and View Quality Shortcut (Pro 4 only)

October 2008

  • NEWS: French and Spanish Xtreme Pro 4 launched
  • ARTIST: Ron Duke
  • TUTORIAL: Create a scrapbook in less than 10 minutes
  • TIPS: Copy Attributes and Attributes for new objects

September 2008

  • NEWS: German Xtreme Pro 4 and MAGIX 3D Maker launched
  • ART: Lions
  • TUTORIAL: Creating a newsletter and a website from scratch in about 10 minutes
  • TIPS: Text and the status bar, Linking text areas, and Resizing text areas

August 2008

  • NEWS: New Food competition and shortlisting of the Olympic competition!
  • ART: Food
  • TUTORIAL: Photo Stitching using Xara Xtreme
  • TIPS: Photo Stitching, Photo Stitching 2, and Photo Stitching 3

July 2008

  • NEWS: New Olympic competition and shortlisting of the 3D competition!
  • ARTIST: Graham Ward
  • TUTORIAL: Adjusting the brightness of part of a photo & Removing objects from photos
  • TIPS: Un-Clip, Clip? Crop?, Photo Drag & Drop

June 2008

  • NEWS: New 3D competition!
  • ARTIST: MarkMyWords
  • TUTORIALS: An introduction to creating 3D photos and text effects & Creating a 3D pie chart
  • TIPS: Extrusion Color, 3D Lights, and More Info on 3D Extrude

May 2008

  • OFFER: Xtreme Intro Upgrade Offer
  • ARTIST: minimiro
  • TUTORIAL: Create a multi-page website with pop-up and rollover buttons
  • TIPS: Text for web pages, Changing the text size unit, and Changing the page background

April 2008

  • NEWS: Xara Xtreme 4 released!
  • ARTIST: Bob Hahn
  • TUTORIALS: An introduction to Xara Xtreme 4
  • TIPS: Easy Crop, Easy Crop 2, Add your own clipart, and Easy Text Select

February 2008

  • NEWS: Xara3D 5 for just $9.99!
  • ARTIST: Denis Sazhin
  • TUTORIAL: Using 'New Views' in Xtreme
  • TIPS: Easy object copy, Changing font sizes, Page co-ordinates direction, and Editing stars

January 2008

  • OFFER: Get Menu Maker 1.1 and ScreenMaker 3D free!
  • ARTIST: Valery Kouleshov
  • TUTORIALS: Using Grids, Guides, and Snapping in Xtreme
  • TIPS: Easy Case Swap, Positioning Fills, and Symbol Shortcuts

December 2007

  • OFFER: 25% off all Xara products!
  • ART: Stereograms
  • TUTORIAL: Creating an inner glow shadow using Xtreme
  • TIPS: Switch in and out of Zoom & Push Tool shortcut

November 2007

  • OFFER: All Xara products in one bundle!
  • ART: Watches and clocks
  • TUTORIALS: Improving photos using the Levels Tool in Xtreme Pro
  • TIPS: The Ousider, Page Color, and Shape-shifting Quickshape Shortcuts

October 2007

  • NEWS: Xara Xtreme 3.2 patch
  • ARTIST: Alan Burns
  • TUTORIAL: Advanced Flash Controls & Creating an old fashioned lightbulb
  • TIPS: Easy rotate & Set line color

September 2007

  • NEWS: 5 language versions of MAGIX Xtreme announced
  • ARTIST: Bob Hahn
  • TUTORIALS: Creating a Flash animation & manipulating screenshots using Xtreme
  • TIPS: Changing Photo Editors, Round Cornered Rectangles & Solid Drag

August 2007

  • NEWS: Amazing Xara3D 5 offer!
  • ART: 3D Art
  • TUTORIAL: Creating realistic shiny text with Xtreme
  • TIPS: Un-smoothed bitmaps & Un-smoothed bitmaps 2

July 2007

  • NEWS: Upgrade discount for Macromedia FreeHand owners
  • ARTIST: Valery Kouleshov
  • TUTORIALS: 5 things you may not know about the Freehand tool
  • TIPS: Enhanced zooming with Xtreme 3.2

June 2007

  • NEWS: Xara Xtreme 3.2 announced
  • ART: Great flower images
  • TUTORIAL: Creating animated Flash photo transitions using Xtreme 3.2
  • TIPS: Downloading clipart & Pushing the color line

May 2007

  • NEWS: MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer in retail stores
  • ART: A collection of vehicles
  • TUTORIALS: Creating a realistic letter with stamp and postmark
  • TIP: Rotating objects inside a ClipView

April 2007

  • NEWS: MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer announced
  • ART: Cartoons
  • TUTORIALS: Manipulating photo with Xara Xtreme
  • TIPS: 5 top photo tips

March 2007

  • FOCUS: Xtreme's Contour tool
  • ARTIST: Vladimyr Savvateew
  • TUTORIALS: Creating a realistic bear, and simple text effects using the contour tool
  • TIP: Altering shapes witht the contour tool

February 2007

  • NEWS: Introducing MAGIX
  • ARTIST: Nicolae Trifu
  • TUTORIALS: Live Effects tool & Creating a studded sphere
  • TIP: Locking Live Effects

January 2007

  • NEWS: Xara Xtreme Pro now shipping!
  • ART: A collection of work from TalkGraphics
  • TUTORIAL: Creating a photo montage
  • TIPS: Cropping an image

December 2006

  • NEWS: Xmas Special Offer
  • ARTIST: Eugene Spearance
  • MOVIES: Xtreme beginners movies added to YouTube
  • TIP: Create and XY grid using the options dialog

November 2006

  • NEWS: Xara Xtreme Pro launched
  • ARTIST: Valery Kouleshov
  • TUTORIAL: Xara Xtreme Pro Preview
  • TIPS: Renaming layers/frames, Zoom, and Flash Examples

October 2006

  • FOCUS: Thanksgiving
  • ARTIST: Valery Kouleshov
  • TUTORIALS: Editing scrapbook and card templates in Xtreme, and Creating a realistic pencil
  • TIPS: Change the page color & Temporary Tool Selection

September 2006

  • FOCUS: Xara X¹ Offer
  • ART: A collection of human faces
  • TUTORIALS: Creating realistic eggs, and a closer look at the Layer Gallery
  • TIPS: Push Tool

August 2006

  • NEWS: Webstyle 4 Template Pack 5 announced
  • ART: Different inspirational styles
  • TUTORIALS: Creating web buttons and image maps using Xara Xtreme
  • TIPS: Select under. Select inside.

July 2006

  • NEWS: Xara's 25th Anniversary
  • FOCUS: 25 hour offer
  • TUTORIALS: Creating great looking text in Xara Xtreme
  • TIPS: How to make your photos black & white

June 2006

  • FOCUS: Xara3D
  • ARTIST: Mike Sims
  • TUTORIALS: Creating 3D charts and logos with Xtreme and Xara3D
  • TIPS: Caps lock crazy & Font Styles

May 2006

  • NEWS: infiniType Offer
  • ARTIST: Alan Burns
  • TUTORIALS: Creating a 'carved in stone' effect & The Fill Gallery
  • TIPS: Bitmap handling & Changing the page background color

April 2006

  • FOCUS: First edition of the Outsider
  • ARTIST: José Campoy
  • TUTORIALS: Create a Tourneau Sportsgraph watch & Using the Layer Gallery
  • TIPS: Drag selecting objects

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Recent Outsider Art

Every month in Inspirational Art we feature the work of a particular designer or pick a theme to showcase the work of a selection of Xara artists:

January 2017: Tomasz Sadzinica
December 2016: Icons by Alexi Ryazancev & Mike Miroshnikov
November 2016:
Aiyanne Chan
October 2016: Estince Voi
September 2016:
Graham Ward, Mark Beckemeyer, Fred Van der Zee, Igor Vojtela
August 2016
: Sylvain Cerf
March 2016: Jose Campoy, Mark Beckemeyer, Andrew Wrigley, Graham Ward, Peter Windmill, Frances Proctor 
February 2016: Maxim Lysak
January 2016:
 Andrew Wrigley, Vjekoslav Ranec, Derek Cooper
December 2015: Maksimilijan Gečević
November 2015: Xara's selection
October 2015: New Artists: Peter Windmill, Ronald Weed, Mark Beckemeyer
September 2015: Xara's selection
August 2015: Xara's Selection
April 2015: Xara's Selection
March 2015: Xara's Selection
February 2015: Xara's Selection
January 2015: Cars & Bikes
December 2014: Xmas
November 2014: New Artist: David Cockburn
October 2014: New Artist: Estince Voi
September 2014: New Artists: Anjna Masters and Mircea Dragoi
August 2014: New Artists: Michael Tumey and Tomas Kopecky



Recent Outsider Tutorials

Every month we create a new tutorial for the Outsider:

January 2017: Create a Web Story in Xara Online Designer
December 2016: Create a greeting card with your favorite photo
November 2016:
Photo Grids
September 2016: Create your own web story
June 2016: A First Look at Designer X365 by Gary Priester for the Xara Xone
May 2016: An Introduction to Photo & Graphic Designer
April 2016: Scrolling web backgrounds / parallax effects
March 2016: Editing colors Pt2, more advanced color editing 
February 2016: The Color Line, the Color Line Context menu and the Color Editor
January 2016: Beginner's Guide to Photo & Graphic Designer Pt 3 (Drawing Tools)
December 2015: Beginner's Guide to Photo & Graphic Designer Pt 2 (Text)
October 2015:Using Font Awesome
September 2015: Collaborative editing with Xara Online Designer
August 2015: Xara Online Designer explained
July 2015: Sticky Objects and Stretching Backgrounds for Websites
July 2015: A Frist Look at Designer Pro X11 by Gary Priester for the Xara Xone
June 2015: A First Look at Photo & Graphic Designer 11 by Gary Priester for the Xara Xone
May 2015: A First Look at Web Designer 11 by Gary Priester for the Xara Xone
April 2015: Exploring Rectangles (incl adding fills, shadows, bevels & more)
March 2015: Creating Mobile Friendly websites
February 2015
: Photo Galleries and Photo Pop-Ups
January 2015: (revised October 2016) Example of a Photo Transformed
December 2014: (revised August 2016) Photo Editing 4: Color Select & Enhance
November 2014: (revised July 2016) Photo Editing 3: The Enhance Tool
October 2014: (revised July 2016) Photo Editing 2: Summary of the Photo Tools
September 2014: (revised May 2016) Photo Editing 1: The Basics
August 2014: (revised August 2016) Ajusting the brightness of shadows & highlights