All the new features in Xara Designer Pro X have been created to offer users an even greater spectrum of design possibilities. The new version is set to increase your creativity, but also the productivity of your entire workflow.
Create the perfect color scheme:
Magic Color Match
For a perfect match between design and photo, use the new Magic Color Match feature to generate a set of Theme Colors from a photo in a single click.
You can then use this as a basic foundation for your graphics, illustrations or documents.
Play around with words:
New text features
Xara now supports advanced OpenType features such as Stylistic Sets, Contextual Alternates and more. And it includes live preview - just hover over the OpenType feature menu and you can preview the effects immediately.
Text field filler
Be more creative than ever. Text will automatically adjust and fit into any shape you are working with. A perfect combination for any document.
Uppercase and lowercase tool
Lots of new & easy to apply options including ALL CAPS, all lower, Initial Caps and SMALL CAPS. It’s a great time saver!
Say goodbye to ugly formatting by automatically eliminating widows and orphans. Enhancements to rule-offs and embedded graphics too!
Advanced OpenType Features
New OpenType functions (Swashes, Titling & Stylistic Alternates) offer even more options for eye-catching typography. This way, you can make individual characters, words or entire sections really stand out.
Smart Text Panels
Even more flexible Text Panels, and lots of great new designs as well. Make your key text or quotations pop!
Smart Photo Panels & Frames
Discover over 70 new Smart Photo Panels & Frames for your projects. These are a popular way of presenting people on websites or highlighting photos on flyers and brochures.
The new Arrow SmartShapes enable you to create customized arrow shapes exactly the way you need: Adjust the arrows for width and line style as well as length and curvature.
For headings, dividers & technical drawings: The eight new Labeled Line SmartShapes are fully flexible and maintain their size when the text is edited, or scale if you enter measurement units.
Tons of new SmartShapes: Use fully customizable trapezoids, parallelograms, wheels, pentagons and more to create modern designs for social media posts, flyers or invitations.
Get results faster:
Improved Table SmartShapes
Bring your productivity to a completely new level with enhanced Table SmartShapes for a more efficient workflow. With a new, wider range of possibilities for design, you can create even clearer tables for your websites, flyers and documents.
PDF Editor 3.0
Edit PDF documents more easily than ever before. Thanks to improved text and object recognition, fonts and graphic elements are identified more easily than before.
Directly import CSV files in easy-to-understand pie charts and present your data clearly across all your documents.
Preview line widths
Lines and outlines can now be adjusted by simply scrolling your mousewheel over the line. Small change, big time saving!
Guide for creating cookie notifications
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All new features at a glance
See all the new features from previous years that you have received free of charge with the Update Service.