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August 23, 2016 09:15 ET

CorelDRAW Home and Student Suite X8: Pro-Quality Graphics and Photo Editing Power at an Affordable Price

All-in-one graphic design software built for Windows 10 and attractively priced for non-commercial use

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Today Corel introduces CorelDRAW® Home and Student Suite X8, the latest edition of its graphic design and photo editing software suite for hobbyists and students that delivers pro-quality graphics tools at a highly affordable price. CorelDRAW Home and Student Suite X8 features user-friendly tools for design, layout and tracing, along with the powerful photo-editing capabilities of Corel® PHOTO-PAINT® Home and Student X8 and now Corel® AfterShot™ 3. Already known to be easier to use than other pro graphics software, the suite also comes with the new Interactive Startup Tour, a Quick Start Guide, Hints Docker, training videos and templates that make it quick and easy to get started.

CorelDRAW Home and Student Suite X8 ensures you're making the most of the latest Windows 10 technologies and hardware. Boost your creativity and go hands on with new support for Windows Real-Time Stylus pen-compatible tablets, such as the Microsoft Surface, as well as support for Wacom tablets and devices. Take advantage of multi-monitor viewing and see your work look its best on stunning 4K displays. Enhance your photos with new Corel PHOTO-PAINT Home and Student X8 features including Straighten Image and the Healing Clone tool, plus now take advantage of the power of Corel AfterShot 3 for photo management and image adjustment.

"Whether you want to create amazing graphics for a school project or you're a hobbyist with an eye for design, CorelDRAW Home and Student Suite X8 gives you the creative graphics capabilities you want without the cost of a commercial package," said Sobia Hameed, Product Manager for CorelDRAW. "Go ahead and design your new kitchen, impress the class with a remarkable presentation, or volunteer to promote your community's next big event. This complete package will help you create everything from flyers and newsletters to photos and social media graphics that look great."

CorelDRAW Home and Student Suite X8 offers a comprehensive and high-value graphics package complete with the following applications and useful extras:

  • CorelDRAW® Home & Student X8: Intuitive vector illustration and page layout
  • Corel® PHOTO-PAINT® Home & Student X8: Powerful image editing
  • Corel® PowerTRACE® X8: Accurate bitmap-to-vector tracing
  • Corel® CONNECT™: Instant content finder
  • Corel® CAPTURE™ X8: Simple screen capture utility
  • Corel® AfterShot™ 3: Fast photo management and adjustment
  • PhotoZoom Pro 4: Easy-to-use plug-in to export and enlarge digital images

CorelDRAW Home and Student Suite X8 also offers valuable content including 1,300 high-quality clipart and digital images, 100 royalty-free, high resolution photos, 125 fonts, 75 photo frames, 100 fills and over 100 professionally designed templates, including certificates, flyers, posters and more.

The CorelDRAW family of products are long-trusted by professionals and students for their power and ease of use. Student and CorelDRAW International Design Contest winner Kseniya Morgunova states:

"When I started working with CorelDRAW, I thought that I could create everything I can imagine."

Find Helpful Learning Resources & Join the Conversation

Be confident and create your best-ever design projects knowing you have a wealth of learning resources behind you. CorelDRAW Home and Student Suite X8 includes a number of helpful tools including the new Interactive Startup tour to get you designing fast. Plus, take advantage of an extensive collection of free training videos, tips from graphic design experts, and learn from the helpful and knowledgeable CorelDRAW Community at https://community.coreldraw.com/. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Availability and Pricing

CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X8 is available now in English, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. It is available at the suggested retail price of $129.99 (USD), $139.99 (CAD), £99.95, and EUR 99.95. UK and Euro pricing includes VAT.

For more information on CorelDRAW Home and Student Suite X8, please visit www.coreldraw.com/homestudent.

About Corel

Corel is one of the world's top software companies, boasting some of the industry's best-known graphics, productivity and digital media products. We've built a reputation for giving customers more choice, and delivering solutions that are easy to learn and use. Our mission is simple: help people achieve new levels of creativity and productivity.

Corel's product lines include CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, Corel® Painter®, Corel® PaintShop® Pro, Corel® VideoStudio®, Corel® WordPerfect® Office, MindManager®, Pinnacle Studio™, ReviverSoft®, Roxio Creator®, Roxio® Toast™ and WinZip®. For more information on Corel, please visit www.corel.com.

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