Xara Photo & Graphic Designer will revolutionize your workflow, for it brings together the best tools from universal editing and graphic design. From fast optimization to comprehensive correction and retouching, this software offers everything for professional photo editing. You can also create impressive vector graphics quickly and precisely, be it typography, logos, symbols, sketches or illustrations for print and web. The Online Content Catalog gives you access to countless stock photos, graphics, effects and photo filters for free. This program lets you realize a wide range of projects: there’s nothing in the way of your creativity!
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer Features
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer allows you to do amazing things with photos, includes really intuitive vector drawing tools and advanced text handling, all in one seamlessly integrated environment.
Fast, non-destructive photo handling
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer photo handling beats other graphics programs on many fronts. It’s much, much faster, produces smaller files and it’s non-destructive. It makes the perfect photo composition tool.
Integrated Photo Tool
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer includes a revolutionary integrated, ultra-fast, non-destructive photo editing tool. It offers both automatic real-time photo enhance and manual controls (brightness, contrast, sharpen, blur, saturation, temperature and a new cross process option) plus real-time scaling and rotation even on very high res images.
Advanced Photo Manipulation
The powerful photo tools can produce almost miraculous changes and improvements to your photos! The Photo Healing and Magic Erase tools makes it quick and easy to seamlessly erase unwanted objects from your photo completely, so you’ll never know they were there!
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer includes a selection of 60+ creative ‘Live Effect’ plug-ins that can transform both photos and vector drawings (they are called Live Effects because the object remains editable even after applying the effect). Effects include oil painting, pencil and crayon drawing, crumple, fish-eye, waves, ‘liquid paint’ for creating caricatures and many, many more.
Perhaps the easiest to use panorama maker. Drop a series of photos on the page, click one button and you’ll get a perfect, seamless joined panoramic image.
All The Creative Tools You Need
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer offers all the tools that a creative designer could need for illustration and text handling.
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer is the primary tool of many illustrators and includes a set of powerful but really easy to use vector line and shape drawing and editing tools.
Advanced Text Handling
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer offers everything you need for adding creative text to your designs.
The world’s fastest, slickest, and highest quality vector 3D extrude tool. Take any shape, and just drag on the face to create a beautifully lit and shaded 3D version. Drag on the sides to extend the extrude depth. It couldn’t be easier.
Animated Flash Export
Xara Photo and Graphic Designer offers a genuinely easy way to create really efficient Flash animations.
Shadows, Bevels & Contours
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer offers several powerful tools that allow you to add realistic effects with a single click. Apply, remove, and modify semi-transparent (or ‘soft’) shadows to any object with the Shadow tool. Use the Bevel tool to add bevels to any object, giving them the realistic appearance of depth. And add contours around objects with the Contour tool.
Easy Drag & Drop
Many tasks in Photo & Graphic Designer benefit from being able to use the drag and drop principle, which is the most intuitive way of working and a great time saver. It also supports drag and drop import of files, such as photos.
Infinite Undo / Redo
Being able to change what you have done is vital in a graphics package. Photo & Graphic Designer allows unlimited undo, making experimentation easy.
Zoom to 25,000%
The Zoom tool allows magnification up to 25,000%, perfect for detailed work. And it’s super-fast and resolution independent too.
Import & Export
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer offers support for a huge range of file formats, making it easy to exchange your work with other users and programs. This includes common bitmap types (eg GIF, JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF, PSD, and RAW photos) and key vector types (eg PDF and AI/EPS, SVG, and EMF/WMF). For text Photo & Graphic Designer can import Word files (.doc and .docx) and supports RTF (Rich Text Format).
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer has full support for importing and exporting Adobe Photoshop® PSD files including layer support.
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer offers industry leading export of super-clean, very compact PDF files (including support for graduated color fills and flat / graduated transparency). Combined with the PDF import feature, this provides another way to interchange files.