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    Corel DESIGNER

    Corel DESIGNER is a vector based graphics program which is very popular for precise technical drawing and illustration, including for example technical diagrams and engineering drawings, but which can also be used for creative illustration.

    At the time of writing, the latest version of Corel DESIGNER is Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5 which is a package of several graphics applications, including Corel DESIGNER itself, Corel PowerTRACE, Right Hemisphere Deep Exploration 6 CSE, plus almost everything (everything?) in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite as well.

    The main programs in Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5 are:
    1. Corel DESIGNER

      As already mentioned is vector-based drawing and illustration software, which is orientated to precise drawings such as technical diagrams and engineering drawings.

    2. CorelDRAW

      CorelDRAW is a vector-based drawing and drawing and illustration software. Although vector-based bitmaps can be placed within drawings and manipulated using the program's integration with Corel PhotoPaint.

      Unlike some other drawing/illustration programs, CorelDRAW works well with multipage documents, and even includes a print-merge feature, which is useful for producing a series of personalized/customized documents such as uniquely numbered membership cards, invitations with the recipient's name on them, or numbered raffle tickets, etc.

      Note: The key difference between Corel DESIGNER and CorelDRAW is that Corel DESIGNER tends to be orientated towards precise technical drawing and illustration, whereas CorelDRAW tends to orientated towards creative illustration.


    3. Corel PhotoPaint

      Corel PhotoPaint is a very powerful bitmap based photo editing software. It includes tools for both manipulating photos, and for drawing new graphics, and like other high-end photo editing software supports a layer-based approach to editing. The program includes many effects, supports plug-ins that add functionality (including plug-ins originally developed for Adobe Photoshop or Paint Shop Pro), and is generally regarded as comparable in power to Adobe Photoshop.

      Corel PhotoPaint:
      Corel PhotoPaint

    4. SWiSH miniMAX 2

      Software for creating Flash and GIF animations. This is basically a feature reduced version of SWiSH Max.

      SWiSH miniMAX 2:
      SWiSH miniMAX 2
    Some of the other items in Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5 include:
    • Corel PowerTRACE - A tool for converting bitmaps to vectors (vectorisation).

    • Right Hemisphere Deep Exploration 6 CSE - 3D visualization software that transforms 3D CAD models into 2D graphics (both vector graphics which can be brought into Corel DESIGNER, and rendered bitmap graphics which be brought into Corel PhotoPaint.

    • Corel CAPTURE - A program for making screenshots.

      This is a very useful program, especially for technical authors. It makes it very quick and easy to take screenshots, including images of individual windows, dropdown menus, areas of the screen (including non-rectangular areas), etc.

      Corel CAPTURE:
      Corel CAPTURE

    • Corel CONNECT - A browser-type tool for searching content (like clipart and fonts) included with the package, or from selected online sources.

      Corel CONNECT:
      Corel CONNECT
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    • Create technical illustrations with precision
    • Publish to technical communication standards
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    Product Description:
    CorelDRAW Technical Suite X6 blends the technical focus and precision of Corel DESIGNER with the creative graphic functionality and design tools of CorelDRAW, resulting in an affordable powerhouse for visual technical communication. Access and repurpose technical design assets from virtually any source material, including support for DWG CAD, 3D models, legacy files and images, with the option to add-on advanced 3D CAD visualization where needed. Design intricate diagrams and documentation with precision and consistency using new styles and dedicated technical illustration tools, such as projected drawing modes, interactive callouts, dimension tools & industry standard symbols. Publish to technical communication standards with support for WebCGM (incl. S1000D), SVG, PDF and other leading file formats.

    System Requirements:
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