"This is still the best vector-drawing and graphic-design software for home users. "
"This is the graphics application that tries to do everything and doesn't fail at anything "
"Xara Photo and Graphic Designer v9 doesn't have all the power of Adobe Illustrator or all the features of Adobe Photoshop, so it can't always do what those large and expensive applications do, but its ability to handle both Illustrator-like vectors and Photoshop-like illustrations, particularly when combined with its price, makes the application an appealing choice for those who need to work with both media types. "
"A valuable update to an excellent editor that’s ideal for designers on a budget."
"Overall this is an impressive suite. The uncluttered interface is straight forward to use and the software is extremely responsive."
"As a lifelong Office user, I was pleasantly surprised at how Xara Photo and Graphic Designer improved my graphic design workflow. With one program I was able to design great-looking product sheets and manipulate the photos for them. "
"In our view, by far the best value for a capable mix of illustration and photo-editing capabilities, wrapped up in a single application. "
"Xara Photo & Graphic 10’s superior performance and vastly lower price make it the obvious choice for home users who want to produce professional-looking designs."
"Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 delivers impressively refined results for the money – it’s powerful, responsive and packed with features."