20
DEC
2012
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
19
DEC
2012
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
19
DEC
2012
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.
Visit The Xara Xone
Visit The Xone forum on TalkGraphics, trim the tree
Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel
23
NOV
2012
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
23
NOV
2012
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
20
NOV
2012
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
20
NOV
2012
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
19
NOV
2012
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.
Visit The Xara Xone
The Xone forum on TalkGraphics
Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel
08
NOV
2012
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
26
OCT
2012
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
26
OCT
2012
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
25
OCT
2012
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
17
OCT
2012
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.
Visit The Xara Xone
The Xone forum on TalkGraphics
Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel
16
OCT
2012
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
03
OCT
2012
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
24
SEP
2012
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
21
SEP
2012
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.
Visit The Xara Xone
The Xone forum on TalkGraphics
Subscribe to the Xone YouTube Channel
20
SEP
2012
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
14
SEP
2012
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
14
SEP
2012
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
07
SEP
2012
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
23
AUG
2012
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
20
AUG
2012
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
16
AUG
2012
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
03
AUG
2012
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
26
JUL
2012
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
20
JUL
2012
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
05
JUL
2012
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
28
JUN
2012
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
21
JUN
2012
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
13
JUN
2012
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
01
JUN
2012
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
29
MAY
2012
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
18
MAY
2012
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
15
MAY
2012
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
14
MAY
2012
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
26
APR
2012
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
25
APR
2012
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
23
APR
2012
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
18
APR
2012
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
05
APR
2012
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
29
MAR
2012
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
27
MAR
2012
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
19
MAR
2012
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
16
MAR
2012
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
13
MAR
2012
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
29
FEB
2012
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
17
FEB
2012
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
16
FEB
2012
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
14
FEB
2012
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
27
JAN
2012
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
26
JAN
2012
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
17
JAN
2012
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
16
JAN
2012
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
10
JAN
2012
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