PCWorld - Clare Brandt, 21st June 2011
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 7"Xara Photo & Graphic Designer: The $89 Photoshop-Killer?" "Xara Photo & Graphic Designer"(...)"is an all-in-one tool that can edit photos, 2D and 3D graphics, animation, text, and page layouts--for online or print media--seamlessly, without switching programs."
"If you are considering splashing out about $1,000 on Adobe Creative Suite Standard (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign bundled) or pretty much any other photo editor, illustrator, or page layout program, try out Xara's Photo & Graphic Designer first. The staggeringly affordable Photo & Graphic Designer is worth your time and the price of a few antacids while you learn. Plus, with $910 change in your pocket, you may never look back." Read the full review
TopTenREVIEWS - October 2011
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 7"Pros: It has a wealth of professional features, such as the 3D Extrude Tool, yet this software is still very easy to use."
"The Verdict: With many features and an easy learning curve, this is valuable drawing software."
"Features: 4/4", "File Compatibility:4/4", "Ease of Use: 4/4", "Help & Support:3,5/4", "Overall Rating: 4/4"
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer deserves TopTenREVIEWS Gold Award in every aspect. This drawing software has superior features that are comparable to features included in the software used by professionals, and it also has traditional features that are easier to use than the features of other drawing applications. Xara provides excellent support and learning resources to help you understand their software. Photo & Graphic Designer also has excellent file compatibility that allows you to import and export most file formats. Overall, Xara Photo & Graphic Designer has all the benefits of a professional illustrator, but you don’t have to be a professional to enjoy this excellent software."