• We have a couple of unmissable offers this month. Firstly our Web Designer launch offer has been extended to all older versions of Web Designer Premium and Web Designer for the first time - so if you haven't made the leap to v11 yet you'll want to seize the moment. And if you are already using v11 then you might want to consider exploring new creative arenas with MAGIX Music Maker while there's a full 50% off! Details below.

  • This month's tutorial is a Beginner's Guide to Photo & Graphic Designer (which will soon become the new Intro Document), so if you've been wondering what Photo & Graphic Designer is all about, then here's the perfect introduction. Links below.

  • Don't miss our Other News - which includes an important update to Xara Online Designer, news of a short Pro 10 stock clearance, and of course there's the ever popular Inspirational Art. And a final hint: don't forget to look out for Black Friday offers on the Xara website next week!
This month's selection includes a selection of images created with Xara software from portfolios on Behance. - Find out more
Visit the Xara graphics forums to discuss or find answers to your graphics needs.

Our pick of Top Talk this month:
  • The Off Topic forum has gone even more off topic than usual, with Rik's apparently innocuous How Many Words challenge. Scrabble players would seem to be at an advantage but if you don't play Scrabble then asking the kids looks like a good route to success - if you can get your head round the rules!

  • The Drop Cap Challenge has surely reached the end of the road this month as it reaches the letter Z, so why not seize your last chance to take part by adding your Z design now in the November Drop Cap thread.


Visit our YouTube channel to see our latest movie for Web Designer 11 Premium or Designer Pro X11 and discover how to add eye catching animations to your mouseover or click actions or on reveal.

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A Beginner's Guide To Photo & Graphic Designer
Xara Online Designer Update
Xara Online Designer allows you (or your clients) to remotely edit the text and images in websites created with Web Designer or Designer Pro 11. There was a major update on Monday so that you can now edit text and photos in groups. What's New in Online Designer

MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2016 Plus
The brand new version of Movie Edit Pro plus has just been added to the Xara site and online store. Movie Edit Pro is the most popular MAGIX product with Xara customers, so why not download the free trial of v2016 and see what it's all about.
MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2016 Plus
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Designer Pro X10 Stock Clearance
There's a few days left to grab an absolute bargain in our Pro v10 stock clearance offer, ends 22nd November. Designer Pro X10 Offer

Download The Free 11 Patch
In November we released a patch for all the English v11 titles. The update is free if you already own v11. More info on the update
Make sure you have the latest free updates by selecting Help > Update within the program.

Xara News, As It Happens
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Easy Font Replacement (v11)
v11 introduced an easy way to replace one font with another throughout a document (especially useful for replacing missing fonts in imported PDFs), in all Designer titles.

In the Text Tool just right click in the text with the font you want to replace and choose the new “Replace font with …” option from the context menu. Choose the font you want to use instead and click Apply. All variants of the font are replaced across your document, each with the matching variant and size of your chosen font.


“Web Designer was already excellent, and incremental updates keep version 11 at the top”

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