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Latest Corel suite debuts

Posted: 18 Jul 2008     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

Keywords:graphics software  3D CAD  technical illustration  photo editing 

Corel Corp. releases Corel Designer Technical Suite X4, the latest version of the company's technical graphics software. Created specifically to address the technical illustration workflow, the suite enables users to create technical documentation, instructional manuals, maintenance references and technical diagrams with exceptional precision and speed.

Corel Designer Technical Suite X4 provides industry-leading file compatibility, including 3D design formats and AutoCAD DWG and DXF, while delivering precision tools for illustration, bitmap-to-vector tracing, and professional photo editing. This comprehensive suite also offers an optimised workflow, multi-language support, and easy network deployment.

The latest version of the suite includes Corel Designer X4 for precise technical illustration and layout; CorelPHOTO-PAINT X4 for professional image editing; Corel PowerTRACE X4 to convert bitmaps and legacy paper documents into vector graphics; Right Hemisphere Deep Exploration 5.5 CSE to convert 3D CAD models into accurate 2D graphics; and Corel CAPTURE X4 to create screen captures, an integral component of many technical documents.

In addition to these core applications, Corel Designer Technical Suite X4 offers more than 80 new and enhanced features designed to streamline the creation of technical illustrations.

Access technical design assets

  • Access 3D CAD data directly with the new, integrated 3D CAD import application

  • Quickly unlock data in legacy blueprints by using centerline tracing in the new Corel PowerTRACE

  • Leverage RAW camera files from more than 300 camera models with interactive controls to preview adjustments in real time

  • Enjoy seamless compatibility with commonly-used and industry-standard file formats, including new and enhanced support for AutoCAD DWG and DXF, PDF 1.7, PDF/A, as well as Microsoft Office Publisher and JPEG 2000

  • Take advantage of the enhanced Windows Vista integration to easily organise projects and search for files

    Create better technical diagrams

  • Communicate more effectively with clearer visual pieces created with new and enhanced diagramming tools

  • Import the latest Microsoft Visio formats to ease collaboration with colleagues and clients

    Streamline the technical illustration workflow

  • New technical drawing tools make it easier to identify curves and connector lines and add precision and clarity to illustrations

  • Create custom dimensions and dimension styles with advanced control for clearly readable illustrations

  • Draw, size, and rotate shapes and lines with precision using the Object Coordinates docker

    Discover advanced image-editing features

  • Achieve professional-quality colour and tone correction with the new Image Adjustment Lab

  • Gain control, improve accuracy, and simplify the process when cutting out image areas with the enhanced Cutout lab

  • Preview image-editing changes in real-time by using histogram feedback available with more features than ever before

    Suggested retail pricing for Corel Designer Technical Suite X4 is Rs.39,981.05 ($999 USD) for full product and Rs.19,970.51 ($499 USD) for the upgrade. Starting today, customers can download the free multilingual (English, German and French) trial version from

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