Photo & Graphic Designer+

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer is the perfect choice for all your photo editing and graphic design work, with powerful photo editing and enhancement features, and truly flexible illustration and design tools.

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer Photo Editing Software

Photo & Graphic Designer is a fast and flexible photo editor that allows you to do amazing things with photos. Plus there's the added benefit of powerful drawing tools and advanced text handling - all in one seamlessly integrated environment. So whether you simply want to edit and enhance your photos, or you want to create compositions from your photos, illustrations and text, then Photo & Graphic Designer is the software for you!

Photo tools include:
  • easy crop, rotate & resize,
  • quick & easy auto enhancement, or manual control (brightness, contrast, blur, saturation, temperature, cross process)
  • background erase (example below) and a magnetic lasso for cutting out objects
  • photo healing and magic erase to remove scratches or blemishes or even quite significant unwanted objects (examples below)
  • color select (example below)
  • shadow & highlights control to adjust brightness in areas of shadow & highlight without affecting the rest of the photo
  • red eye fix
  • perspective fix
  • a panorama maker (example below)
  • advanced content aware resizing
  • masking and cloning tools
  • plus over 60 Photoshop plug-ins and ready-made photo filter pre-sets
Other graphic design features include: a flexible text tool which includes direct integration of 600+ Google fonts, freehand drawing and shape tools, tools for design effects such as transparency, bevels, shadows and blends and a 3D extrude tool.

Before and after examples using some of Xara's photo editing tools (clockwise from top left: photo heal, color select, background erase and magic erase) and underneath an example panorama
Photo Panorama

Find out more

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More Examples

Check out some more examples of what can be achieved in Photo & Graphic Designer:

Photo Effects

Background Erase

Magic Erase


Photo Healing

Color Select & Enhance

Shadow & Highlight

Reviews & Testimonials

"There are so many things we love about this software. The performance comes top, but its ability to tackle vector drawing, photo editing, desktop publishing and simple Flash animations is a close second." Expert Reviews

"A hugely capable design tool which comes packed with high-end features, yet remains generally very easy to use and is amazing value for money." Download Crew

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