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Corel has just released the Home & Student version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6. Featuring a dedicated range of learning tools, enhanced photo editing and advanced text support, this latest version of CorelDRAW® Home & Student Suite entitles users to up to three installations per household for £99.99 VAT included. Note that the use of this edition is for personal, non-commercial purposes only.
Corel Press Release
CorelDRAW® Home & Student Suite X6 now available
Versatile and User-Friendly Applications, and Helpful Learning Resources Enable Anyone to be a Designer
Maidenhead, UK – Thursday 6 September, 2012 – Corel today announced the launch of the Home & Student version of CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X6, a complete graphics suite offering robust content, graphic design, illustration, page layout, web graphics and photo-editing features. Featuring a powerful typography engine, enhanced photo-editing tools and advanced text support, this latest version of CorelDRAW® Home & Student Suite provides anyone, from students to families, with everything they need to easily create reports, drawings, flyers, logos and more. With a dedicated range of learning tools included in CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X6, it’s easy to get started and anyone can be a designer. CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X6 is only for non-commercial projects, and entitles users to up to three installations per household for just £99.99 VAT included.
New features and enhancements
The new features and numerous enhancements included in the latest suite are:
Advance Typography tools: Create beautiful layouts with advance typography tools.
New Creative Vector Shaping tools: Creatively add effects using four new vector shaping tools – Smear, Twirl, Attract and Repel.
New Smart Carver™: Remove unwanted areas from an image while simultaneously maintaining the photo’s aspect ratio.
Improved Page Layout Capabilities: Create design layouts with ease using new and improved Master Layer functionality, Alignment Guides, Interactive frames and much more.
Redesigned Object Properties Docker: Save time, fine-tune designs and get access to the object settings in one centralized location.
What’s included in CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X6:
CorelDRAW® Home & Student X6, an intuitive vector-illustration and page-layout application
Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ Home & Student X6, a professional image-editing application
Corel® PowerTRACE™ X6, a utility to quickly and accurately convert bitmaps into editable vector graphics
Corel® CONNECT™, a full-screen browser to search the suite’s digital content on a computer, local network, or disc and stock imagery from iStockPhoto® and Fotolia
Corel CAPTURE™ X6, a one-click screen capture utility
Users also receive 1000 high-quality clipart and digital images; 100 high-resolution digital photos; 100 fonts, 100 professionally designed templates and 400 frames and patterns.
CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X6 also includes learning tools as valuable video tutorials, helpful tips and tricks, insights from the experts and an inspiring electronic guidebook.
Availability and Pricing
CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X6 is now available in English at a suggested retail price (SRP) of £99.99 (VAT included), through Corel’s authorised resellers. The use of the software is for personal, non-commercial purposes only.