CorelDRAW

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About CorelDRAW

CoreIDRAW is a graphic design software which enables users to create professional designs with vector illustration, layout, photo editing, typography, template tools, and more. CoreIDRAW allows users to create, access and store artwork, web graphics and prints in the cloud, via the web app. CoreIDRAW also offers solutions for Windows and Mac devices.

Vector illustration tools allow users to create art from basic lines and shapes. Users can add effects such as contours, blends, and mesh fills to their vector artwork. Page layout and photo editing technology helps users manage layouts for brochures and multi-page documents, and retouch and enhance photos. Typography tools, plus colors, fills, transparencies and styles and style sets enable users to arrange type, and apply colors and consistent formatting.

CoreIDRAW helps users design for print or web with web graphics tools and presets, and a powerful color management engine. The platform allows users to upload and publish images directly to their WordPress website. CoreIDRAW supports a range of file formats, from AI and PSD to PDF, JPG, PNG, and more. Users also have access to thousands of royalty-free clipart and vehicle wrap templates, images, and fonts. Other CoreIDRAW features include object control, workspace customization, non-destructive editing, bitmap-to-vector tracing, and more.


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4.5 /5
(1,496)
Value for Money
4.2/5
Features
4.4/5
Ease of Use
4.2/5
Customer Support
4.1/5

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Erik
Erik
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Old but still gold.

Reviewed on 2021/07/14

9/10
Good price, you learn a lot using this, it's like training wheels for graphic designers

9/10
Good price, you learn a lot using this, it's like training wheels for graphic designers

Pros

I loved it because it is the software for begginners, its simply to use and once you can dominate and learn how works, you can jump to another software more complete. Or you can still using this one.

Cons

Its like a little old, and it need some upgrades to keep competing with newest software.

Alternatives Considered

Adobe Illustrator

Reasons for Choosing CorelDRAW

I wanted to keep learning more softwares because you never know when you're gonna need work with another.

Reasons for Switching to CorelDRAW

Because of the price.
sean
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  • Industry: Design
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Coreldraw offers maany amazing features and is easy to use.

Reviewed on 2021/12/23

CorelDRAW does what many tools fail to do properly in terms of the price you pay for the software,...

CorelDRAW does what many tools fail to do properly in terms of the price you pay for the software, open-source software offers many tools that don't live up to a paid version of CorelDRAW or other Photo editing or graphic creation tools. Image tracing is something I use a lot and with much other software, the traces end up losing a large portion of their quality and border integrity, with CorelDRAW I've not had issues with image trace and image effects. The Creation tools on CorelDRAW are very comprehensive and offer a wide variety to choose from, allowing for a greater creative margin.

Pros

CorelDRAW is a piece of software that offers a comprehensive array of tools and features that are easy to use and moderately simple to understand. There are no real issues with software deployment and cross-platform use. Customer support is efficient within reason, and CorelDraw offers a lot of support and guidance, especially for newcomers to a platform that has been around for many years and has progressed with market expectations. There is a wide variety of tutorials online for the software for aspects anyone is unsure of and they cover every aspect of the software.

Cons

Installation of the software and be a little frustrating at times as the last time I attempted to install CorelDRAW it had some issues with my current version of windows and only opened the first time after installation, I installed an earlier version and it worked fine, admittedly at the time, I was using Windows 7, which was at the time unsupported by windows. Some of the features, unless you do extensive research do take time to understand if you haven't used them before. When first opening Coreldraw there is an overwhelming amount of tools to choose from and I feel this does not present with a user-friendly environment.

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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

CorelDraw review

Reviewed on 2019/11/05

Pros

I am a graphic designer graduate and have used CorelDraw for years, especially at the time of college. I did absolutely every possible academic job on this software, and it helped me a lot. This was possible because CorelDraw is easy to learn and handle. In addition, another good advantage I found during this period was that it was quite compatible with computers with Windowns operating system, which I used a lot at the time. To top it off he had a very interesting and useful software concept that could be taken on a flash drive and opened for use on any machine. As I mentioned earlier, CorelDraw helped me a lot, at a time when I had scarce resources and needed something practical to work with, since there was no cloud option like today. I confess that currently I no longer use this software, because as soon as I entered the job market it was necessary not only to learn other popular tools, but also, at least in the area where I work, I have not seen the same being used in recent years but I hear it's still common in printers and smaller establishments.

Cons

I think one major disadvantage is that Coreldraw is not part of a more complete package with constant updates of applications used for general graphic publishing, like other options available in the market. I hardly believe users have their need met by a program that is practically only vector, without the need for other popular editing tools like Photoshop.

Gautam
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  • Industry: Arts & Crafts
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Corel Draw Review

Reviewed on 2024/02/21

Overall It's an amazing product for Designers like us.

Overall It's an amazing product for Designers like us.

Pros

It's a mazing product to design Logos and posters and I love the variations which I use to Edit Photos and make Albums for my Clients.
Highly recommended products.
Love to work and create new Design's.

Cons

When Exporting a file It sometimes get corrupt, specially Texts are not aligned properly. We need to repeatedly export the files to get a satisfactory outcome.

Robert
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  • Industry: Graphic Design
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Common-sense vector graphics software

Reviewed on 2020/04/02

Overall, I am very happy with CorelDraw and really enjoy using it. I've used it nearly every day...

Overall, I am very happy with CorelDraw and really enjoy using it. I've used it nearly every day since 2006.

Pros

CorelDraw is by far the easiest vector editing software to pick up and learn as an absolute beginner. I started using vector graphics with a combination of Adobe Illustrator and 3D Studio Max nearly 20 years ago and about 10 years later I was shown CorelDraw and I haven't gone back to Illustrator since.

Cons

While CorelDraw may have a great UI and do a great job with creating and exporting vector images, there are (2) very distinct features that have always given me issues. 1) The text engine is very poor. Oftentimes, Corel cannot accurately display text position on a page unless the text is converted to curves. Draw is also absolutely dreadful with typing on a curve, especially around lower edges when it must align the spacing along the top of the letter. 2) when exporting a .jpeg proof, the 24-bit RGB format often changes the colors in the proof which can lead to rejections from the customer. (FYI: To fix this, export the image as CMYK from Draw, open in Photoshop and convert to RGB and re-save).

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CorelDRAW FAQs

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CorelDRAW offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: €19.95/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

CoreIDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Windows or Mac: €19.95/month billed annually or €239.40/year, or buy at €629,00 CoreIDRAW Home & Student Suite 2019: €89.95

CorelDRAW has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

CorelDRAW supports the following languages:

Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese

CorelDRAW supports the following devices:

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CorelDRAW offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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