Show profiled colors
Use this mode to have the appearance of colors on the screen match the appearance of the colors in the PDF document better.
21 new Google fonts
21 new fonts have been added. That means you now have even more creative possibilities for your designs.
Improved spell checker
The spell checker has been comprehensively reworked and now operates significantly more accurately and precisely.
A number of past issues have been corrected and should now no longer occur.
Smart Layout diagrams
Quickly and easily adapt charts to meet your needs thanks to Smart Layout technology.
Improved text flow
The improved text flow in Xara Photo & Graphic Designer makes editing lengthy documents even easier.
1020+ Google fonts
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer now offers twenty additional Google fonts which you can activate and use for free.
You can now choose from 15 timelines in the Online Content Catalog*, which enable you to clearly visualize growth trends and development.
You can choose from 35 different chart templates now available in the Online Content Catalog.
The new HiDPI program interface is razor-sharp. So creating pixel-exact designs on your 4K monitor is a breeze.
Handles with a new look
The Shape tool now also features the modern handles.
PDF Editor 4.0
Editing PDF files is even more simple thanks to improved import and embedded font recognition.
Create vertical & horizontal patterns from objects with just one click and easily adjust its spacing.
1000+ Google fonts
Starting now, over a thousand different Google fonts can be activated for free with Xara Photo & Graphic Designer.
155+ Facebook posts
The Online Content Catalog now features 155 diverse templates for Facebook posts.
95+ Instagram posts
There are now over 95 templates for Instagram posts in the Online Content Catalog*.
Over 105 Text Panels
Use one of the over 105 Text Panels from the Online Content Catalog* to highlight your important texts.
65+ Photo Panels
Showcase your photos with one of over 65 Photo Panels from the Online Content Catalog*.
Choose one of over 20 tables from the Online Content Catalog*.
Share numbers, facts and figures using one of 15 charts from the Online Content Catalog*.
Thanks to the new handles for the selection, SmartShapes and QuickShape tools, editing object is now even easier than before.
New rotation workflow
You can now rotate objects around a predefined point in the document.
Starting now, your custom modifications in the program are now preserved – even when upgrading to a new version.
Improved SVG import
SVG files can now be imported in their original size and without empty elements.
Even more Google fonts
Modern fonts for your layout – activate 970 modern Google fonts in just one click now.
Now, you can place the focus on your pictures with over 60 versatile photo panels from the Online Content Catalog.
More Text Panels
Highlight important texts or quotations with the new text panels. You can select from over 100 different variations.
More Facebook posts
Choose the perfect content for your social media presence from over 125 different Facebook posts in the online content catalog.
More Instagram posts
The online content catalog now also includes over 65 Instagram posts to help you attract the attention of your online community.
Using one of over 15 different table templates, you'll be able to present your figures, data & key points in the best possible way.
Present numbers and correlations clearly and attractively – this is no problem at all with one of the nine different diagrams int the online content catalog.
Up to 20% more accurate file import
Import .ppt(x), .doc and .pdf files up to 20% more accurately for better display of their contents.
Custom object embedding
Objects can now be dragged and dropped onto text to embed them. The text flow will change automatically to fit the object's new position.
With the paragraph designer you can create aesthetic title pages, heading and paragraphs.
Use tab leaders to guide visitors to your site through your tables, folders and from one column to the next in menus.
Even more Google fonts
Browse over 640 Google fonts to find the perfect one for your designs.
More templates for Facebook posts
The Online Content Catalog now features 80 diverse templates for Facebook posts.
Invitations & holiday cards
Create stunning invitations and festive greeting cards to send to family, friends and clients.
Festive social media templates
Entertain your followers with fun social media posts during the Christmas holiday season and spread festive cheer!
Emphasize text in brand new ways: You can now highlight text passages or entire lines using color. There's lots of new creative possibilities with this design option!
Are your designs finished and ready for printing? Print layout can be seamlessly managed using Xara Photo & Graphic Designer. This way you can easily submit the PDF/X of your design to a copy center and receive the exact prints you want!
Use helpful grid lines to present data trends in clear line and bar charts. With rotating elements and lots of additional smart functions, you can customize your charts to perfection.
Save angle when rotating objects
When you rotate an object, the exact angle now displays even if you stop holding the object clicked. This way you always know the exact angle of rotation for an object.
Improved text selection
With new, improved text selection, words and text passages can now be easily selected by double-clicking and dragging.
New Text shape filler function
The Text shape filler has been optimized: Text added to a shape or graphic will now automatically adjust to the font size there.
Object SVG export
SVG graphics are vector-based, meaning they can be scaled without loss in quality. These are ideal for responsive websites.
More Smart Text Panels
More Smart Text Panels have been added, which can be used to put the focus on important text or quotations.
Even more Smart Photo Panels & Frames
The range of Smart Photo Panels and Frames that can be used to feature people on websites or highlight photos on flyers and brochures has been extended.
More Smart Labelled Lines
Now, there are also even more Smart Labelled Lines that are perfect for line breaks, titles, or as a ruler for technical drawings.
Smart Photo Panels & Frames
Choose from over 70 new Smart Photo Panels and Frames to create invitations, certificates or vouchers. You can use these to highlight the best aspects of your photos.
The new Arrow SmartShapes are fully flexible and simple to use. You can customize the length, curve, width and line style of the arrow as required. This enables you to create the exact kind of arrow you need.
The new Smart Labelled Lines are perfect for headings and separation graphics, but also as a ruler for technical drawings. Simply paste your text or unit of measurement and the line will automatically adjust to fit the inserted content.
Easily create modern and stylish invitations or social media posts exactly the way you want with customizable trapezoids, parallelograms, wheels, pentagons and lots more!
Advanced OpenType functions
Make design projects a reality and create beautiful invitations: The new OpenType functions offer lots of new creative possibilities, such as individual letters, words or texts with eye-catching decorative elements.
Smart Text Panels
Perfect for social media posts or cards: The Smart Text Panels automatically adjust to fit entered text and are the perfect way to add emphasis to quotations or important sections of text.
Preview line widths
Adjust line widths in your design projects faster than ever before: The helpful preview shows line width changes in real time as you scroll through the options!
The Xara Photo & Graphic Designer Knowledge Base covers all questions regarding your product and offers help for any issues you might have.
Magic Color Match
Design invitations, flyers or other documents personalized in your style. Simply insert a photo into any template and with one click adjust the entire document to the colors of the image.
Advanced OpenType Support
Give your designs that special touch with the new advanced ligature and stylistic set support. Live preview to see the effects immediately.’
Text Shape Filler
With the text field filler, text will automatically adjust to the size of the shape as you type. A new creative way to emphasize important information in your document.
The Text Case Tool
Decide where the focus should be. Lots of new and easy to apply options with a single click including ALL CAPS, all lower, Initial Caps and SMALL CAPS. A great way to highlight important headlines.
Simply correct unaesthetic line breaks to create a comfortable flow for reading and an orderly layout
Improved Table SmartShapes
Clear graphics and tables are key in important documents. Use the improved SmartShapes for tables to present your data convincingly.
PDF Editor 3.0
Have you ever wanted graphic elements from a PDF? Maybe a logo, photo or text. With Photo & Graphic Designer it’s now as easy as copy / paste!
Now you can easily import CSV files into Xara Photo & Graphic Designer and visualize the data immediately in a clear pie chart.
12 new social media templates
Give your business a boost online: Easily and quickly create catchy posts with the new social media templates. Simply come up with some text, use the template – then post online.
Templates are available in themes for a range of industries including business, security companies and delivery services. Keep your customers up-to-date on everything on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn!
Over 30 new Smart Shapes
Let your creativity run free with over 30 new Smart Shapes: With the new tables, layouts, shapes and text fields, you can create brilliant advertisements, modern flat designs and vivid informational graphics in no time at all.
Our most sought-after user request: Smart Shapes Create impressive design elements without the need for a designer. The size, color and shape of each SmartShape can be easily modified.
Create impressive designs with text: Simply choose a Smart Shape, add text and position using special handles - finished!
SmartShapes for tables
The new Smart Shapes for tables enable you to easily create business tables and tailor them to your ideas thanks to flexible arrangement and scaling for lines and columns.
Magic Resize for social media posts
Thanks to Magic Resize, you don't have to make endless posts for Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms. Simply drag one post into the right size category without distorting the images.
From CYMK to RGB: Work in any color space
Do your flyers, photos and other projects never look in print as they do on the computer?
CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow and key) support and color adjustment in Xara Photo & Graphic Designer will solve this problem.
Multitalent: Freely select file formats
Anyone who works with multiple graphics programs knows this: Incompatible file formats You can import, edit and export countless file formats with Photo & Graphic Designer.
You can easily exchange documents and photos with colleagues and friends, with no limitations!
Now includes over 1 million archive photos & illustrations
You'll find pure inspiration in the Online Content Catalog with its massive collection of stock photos and illustrations from various artists.
All images are free and can be used for commercial purposes. Find the perfect material for your next project.
Fantastic social media templates
With 12 new themes such as "Business", "Fashion", "Sport", "Nature", "Restaurant" and "Travel", the new Xara Photo & Graphic Designer is waiting for social media.
Cool extra: All templates can be automatically adjusted in size.
Helpful smart shapes
Even more Smart Shapes. Even more creative possibilities. Thanks to ready editable shapes, you can create timelines and flowcharts in no time at all.
Tip: There are Smart Shapes as various shapes, speech bubbles and text fields.
The 64-bit version of Photo & Graphic Designer makes it possible to work on complex documents with diverse components.
For noticeably higher performance on the PC: Brand new multicore support in Xara Photo & Graphic Designer.
Create your own shortcuts
Quickly open tools and functions using fast shortcuts, making work easier and more efficient.
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XARA Photo & Graphic Designer?
Yes, a free 30-day trial version of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer is available. Just go the free-download section and get started.