Xara Designer Pro:
Watch Video Tutorials

Browse the latest MAGIX Xara Designer Pro X video tutorials. Ranging from beginner to advanced, these tutorials provide basics, new features, plus tips and techniques.

Note: You will find helpful video tutorials here which will show you how to use individual tools, menus and effects, as well as tips, tricks and answers to questions about using the program for specific purposes. Some videos show the user interface from previous versions of the software. While certain details may have been improved, using the interface of the latest version will not differ from what is show in the videos.

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Getting Started


Get an overview of the program interface. Get to know the menu and the toolbar, explore the galleries and discover the possibilities of various tools and layers.

Create documents using templates, align objects and text using grids and export document in any format you like.

Basic Functions

Enhance photos

Improve your photos with poor light and color. Adjust brightness, contrast, colors and saturation and make your images even more brilliant.

Photo retouching

Use the 'Photo Heal' tool to heal bothersome spots in your photos. Using individually adjustable tool tips, you can completely remove unflattering areas of an image.

Crop (Magic Erase)

To crop individual object from an image, use the Mask Tool. Simply mask the corresponding area and remove the background with the easer. One click on the background button "automatically removes the desired" selection.

Crop (Color Selection)

You can remove large color areas with just one click by selecting them in the image. Simply select the color area and adjust the tolerance and gradient, and you're done.

Crop (Shape Tool)

This video will show the exact way to create a path by hand. Separate objects from the background to set them, for example, into another image.

Create graphics from photos

Take a photo as a template and easily create your own graphic using the Shape Tool and other useful functions.

Create graphics from drawings

This videos shows you how you can turn your drawing into a digital graphic in just a few steps.


You can select from among countless brushes in the line gallery. This gives you the option of drawing creative lines, giving your images individual character.


Create diagrams, timelines and shapes using SmartShapes: Simply select and modify the way you want.

Text layout

In this video you will find various easy and helpful tips for creating text documents. We will show you how to create a print space, insert dummy text into columns and adjust text flow around images.

Web design

Create your own customized website. Create any layout you want. You can also set navigation, alignment and links as you like.

Magic Resize

With the new Magic Resize Tool, you can change the format of a social media post in a matter of clicks. The image sections are automatically adjusted and text or graphic elements are scaled perfectly.