• All the V10 versions have now been released. The spotlight this month is on Designer Pro X10 which of course includes all the features and content of the others.

    The emphasis this year is on web and photo features including a responsive web design feature and eye catching Supersites, plus new photo enhance controls, but you'll find full details as usual on our website and in our Release Notes, plus don't miss Gary Priester's First Look articles on the Xara Xone. You'll find links to all these and more below.

    We have short introductory offers on upgrades to Designer Pro X10 and Photo & Graphic Designer 10 for owners of v9 (and in the case of Designer Pro for owners of Photo & Graphic Designer, Web Designer Premium and Page & Layout Designer wanting to upgrade to Pro). See below for details.

  • Don’t miss our other news, including a free patch update to Photo & Graphic Designer 10, new localised versions, new Free Stuff and tutorials in the Xara Xone and more.
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Our pick of Top Talk this month:
  • Testing out v10 does not constitute an excuse for failing to take part in the July Scribble Challenge! Amazing as usual to see how much can be made out of so little.

  • The PhotoLooks plug-in from Red Giant is bundled with all copies of Photo & Graphic Designer 10 and Designer Pro X10. If you have questions about the plug-in or you would like to share your custom presets (PhotoLooks comes with 100 ready made presets but you can create your own too) then head over to the plug-in forum.

  • If you have any other questions about the new v10 head over to the graphics chat forum or the web design chat forum. You'll find the owners who use Pro for vector illustration aren't happy with v10 but TalkGraphics remains the place to go for brilliant advice, encouragement and support.


Welcome to V10!

We've added these light hearted intros to v10 to our YouTube channel, but you'll also find all our tutorial movies there, so why not subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified when we add new movies.

Designer Pro X10 |  Photo & Graphic Designer 10
Web Designer 10 Premium
Xara Foto & Grafik Designer 10 DE
Hot off the press, the German language version of Photo & Graphic Designer 10 has just been released, you can purchase it now on the MAGIX site and it will be in stores throughout Germany shortly.
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Free Photo & Graphic Designer 10 Patch
Even hotter off the press, we have just released a patch to Photo & Graphic Designer 10 which includes some updates that were finalised for Pro X10. The update is free if you already own v10, make sure you have the latest by selecting Help > Update within the program.
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