Xara releases Xara Xtreme and Xara Xtreme Pro 5
June 08, 2009
Whether it's creating high quality illustrations, designing your brochures or designing your website
the versatility of Xara Xtreme or Xara Xtreme Pro 5 is the solution.
Already appreciated by many as the fastest graphics illustration program with pioneering graphics
technologies, it now has many more features to assist website creation and photo handling,
Favored by many professional designers for its slick workflow, new in this version 5 release are:
- New website design features aimed at designers who want to focus on design, not coding, Xara
Xtreme is a supreme rapid website prototyping tool producing fully cross-browser, cross platform,
standards compatible (X)HTML.
- Fast photo editing tools enhanced to include Content Aware Photo Scaling which allows
images to be stretched without distorting key points of interest in the photo. Combined with
the new photo masking tool you can additionally protect any part of your photo.
- The ability to anchor graphics (vector, or photo) to text so they flow with the text.
- Automatic font embedding, enables Xara documents to be distributed, viewed and printed
WYSIWYG with any fonts.
- A new multi-language real-time check as you type spell checker.
- A new Object Gallery enabling easier page / layers / object identification, re-ordering and
selection. e.g. you can now just drag the page thumbnail for page re-ordering.
- Improved file import / export including EPS, PDF import and export, camera RAW
- Improved Flash creation
- A new range of professionally designed templates, ready for easy customization, including
business media, flyers, brochures and now a wide range of website templates.
...and more than 100 other improvements.
Xara Xtreme is a great all-round graphics and document production tool, able to create vector
illustrations, web graphics, flyers and now high-quality websites with ease. This one tool can
produce all your documents. Instead of using separate, often expensive, difficult-to-learn software
packages, with Xara Xtreme you can re-use the same creatives for brochures, (it includes excellent
PDF export) and websites.
Create once and use for multiple creative media - DTP style documents, brochures, PDF files and
Xara Xtreme works with Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista/7 and retails for only $89 and Xtreme Pro is
For further details see xara.com
For a full list of the new features see
You can see some examples of work created by our customers at
Demonstration movies showing Xara Xtreme Pro in operation (WMV format) are available from:
Performance - Xara Xtreme remains the highest performance graphics application, towering above other
market leading vector products. see
For more details or a review copy of Xara Xtreme or Xara Xtreme Pro please contact: Nova Fisher, [email protected]
Tel: +44 1392 209509
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About Xara Group Ltd
Xara has been developing cutting edge software in the UK since 1981 making it one of the very earliest European software houses. Xara has developed a wide range of products covering the whole realm of publishing and graphics software. Xara Designer remains the world's fastest, and many believe, the world's best drawing and illustration software.
Xara has a particularly strong technology and innovation history. It pioneered many of the graphics technologies and techniques now standard in the industry today such as anti-aliased vector graphics, vector transparency, object feathering, etc. Many of its user interface techniques have been adopted by the industry. Xara's latest innovation is Xara Online Designer, a cloud based service that offers the ability to create rich graphical documents in a web browser, using any device and in collaboration with colleagues.
In January, 2007, Xara Group Ltd was acquired by MAGIX AG and benefits from a distribution partnership with another wholly owned subsidiary, MAGIX Software GmbH.
MAGIX has been a leading international provider of high-quality software, online services and digital content for multimedia communications since 1993. The MAGIX product range is targeted towards both laymen and professionals alike, going beyond the PC platform to include seamlessly integrated online and mobile applications. MAGIX operates internationally from branches in the USA, Canada, the UK, France, Italy and the Netherlands.