The latest news, offers and tutorials from Xara

In this month's edition...

  • Photo & Graphic Designer 365 has just been launched and it's available now on The new version includes some exciting new photo tools, significant text enhancements and some great new content. We have an overview of the new features on our site and more detailed info in the release notes, plus don’t forget you can always discuss the new version in the TalkGraphics forum. Links below.

  • For the new release we've updated two tutorials, the first is an introduction to Photo & Graphic Designer, and the second an intro to photo editing. See the Featured Tutorials below.

  • We have short introductory offers on new copies and on upgrades from Photo & Graphic Designer 11, and of course we have an upgrade route for owners of all older versions of Photo & Graphic Designer and Xara Xtreme. More information below.

  • In all the excitement don't miss our other news, including the release of the German and French versions of Web Designer 365.
New Product // Photo & Graphic Designer 365

What's New....
  • New Cross Process Photo Effect
  • New Blend Modes (dodge and burn)
  • Photo Filter Pre-Sets
  • Magnetic Lasso
  • Photo Grids
  • New SmartShapes
  • New Online Content Catalog
....and a lot more.
   More Info...

Launch Offers // Photo & Graphic Designer 365
Featured Tutorial // Photo & Graphic Designer 365

Introduction to Photo & Graphic Designer 365

Featured Tutorial // Photo & Graphic Designer 365

Photo Editing Guide - The Basics

Other News
Visit the Xara graphics forums to discuss or find answers to your graphics needs.

Our pick of Top Talk this month:
  • If you have any questions, suggestions or feedback on the new Photo & Graphic Designer then head over to the PGD365 launch thread in the Graphics Chat forum.

  • Why not make use of Photo & Graphic Designer's excellent drawing tools to create an entry for the May Scribble Challenge, underway in the Challenge forum as usual. Here's one of two great entries from Rik >>>
Other News

Web Designer DE & FR Releases
The French and German language versions of the new Web Designer and Web Designer Premium have just been released, you can purchase them now on the MAGIX site and they will be in stores throughout France and Germany shortly.
Web Designer DE Mehr Infos
Web Designer FR Plus d'infos
More info on all the non-English versions.

Xara Online Designer Updates
Xara Online Designer gives you the ability to edit your Xara site in the browser, from anywhere and on any device! Its' been updated twice in May, additions to the service include the first SmartShapes, a color picker, and static photo grids amongst many other improvements.
What's New in Online Designer
More about Online Designer

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Hints & Tips

An easy way to change case
Here's a text enhancement you might have overlooked, but it's a real time saver when you need it. In v365 we've introduced a quick and easy way to change a text selection from lower case to upper case or vice versa. Simply select the text, right click and select 'change case to ...' or hit Ctrl + Shift + F1.

Press Reviews

Photo & Graphic Designer 365 has only been out for a few days so there are no reviews yet - which means we've just got time to squeeze in one more review of v11! Expert Reviews award it a Best Buy.

"Xara Photo & Graphic Designer has been a firm favourite for many years.'s the shallow learning curve and the speed at which it handles core graphic design tasks that keeps you coming back."

See the full Expert Reviews review.
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