Product information "Serif PagePlus X9"
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Vector drawing tools, you can create flexible lines, shapes, and curves and then fully customize them with options for placing, combining, connecting, and mixing objects. Since all images are created as vector graphics, the size of the designs can be changed without loss of quality.
With a wide range of shapes, colors and effects, DrawPlus X8turns your creative ideas into stunning designs. With the new tools for arcs and triangles and the Templates tab, you can create complex shapes by simply clicking and dragging, and then add many prefabricated elements.
NEW!Clean and precise lines
The B-Spline tool desired by many customers has arrived! With this handy "pen" you can now draw elegant and curved lines even faster and easier. Simply click on the desired frame points and control the line course flexibly by clicking and dragging.
With DrawPlus X8, lines can now also be adjusted much more precisely. With the new Hairline option, you can adjust the line shape to fit filigree designs to be printed on special printers or laser cutters.
Connecting lines to forms is also child's play. The lines simply snap together - almost as if by magic. With these simple and intuitive line tools, you can freely set all the options and create exactly the creative shapes you need for your designs.
NEW!Contour lines for stacking effects
Do you often work on logos? Then you'll be amazed by the new Contour Effect, which lets you "stack" scaled versions of the design. Your competition will look pretty good!
NEW! Replicate" and "Fill area" tools
Fill shapes and even incomplete shapes with the Fill Area tool. With just a few clicks, not only entire objects can be filled, but also areas that are "fenced in" by several lines. This tool is perfect if you want to re-color the different parts of sketches and images that you have scanned using AutoTracing. But black and white drawings can also be colored quickly, easily and precisely in this way.
NEW! Patterned vector fills
Have you always wanted to fill shapes with the patterns and designs you drew yourself? With the new vector fills in DrawPlus X8 this is no problem at all. Simply use one of the predefined fills or use your own hatches and similar line patterns. However, vector filling is not only for sketches and digital art - technical drawings also benefit from these flexible surface patterns (e.g. building and garden plans or maps).
NEW! New effects for photo editing (luminosity, clarity, split toning, tilt/shift, etc.) and advanced filter effects (tail, wave reflection, etc.)
With DrawPlus X8 you can also create digital photo art quickly and easily. Another graphics software should imitate these photo effects first of all. The powerful PhotoLab now offers even more creative possibilities than ever before. New features include a cloning tool and filters for luminosity, split toning and clarity. You'll be amazed at how quickly your photos turn into real masterpieces.
Would you like to use your drawings as digital images? Then you will be inspired by all the possibilities for fine tuning. Convert your vector drawings into images and use the full range of image effects for a whole new dimension in digital drawing.
NEW! Export as EPS
DrawPlus X8 offers you a comprehensive selection of professional output options - including CMYK effects and a new native export option for EPS. From the color space and transparency details to the output of text as curves and the embedding of fonts, all export settings can be flexibly defined. And of course, importing PDF files is just a matter of a few mouse clicks. All your important documents can be opened in one central place.
Turn creative imagination into reality
DrawPlus X8 not only supports you in drawing and painting, but also offers a wide range of creative possibilities for the implementation of your ideas. With the Instant 3D tool, you can turn your drawn objects into flexibly adjustable 3D shapes with a single click and precisely adjust the surface effects and lighting - perfect for logos, artistic text and borders. When working with technical drawings and plans, you can always rely on the connection tools and perspective projection planes. Meaningful flowcharts, scale house and garden plans or isometric drawing views? No problem at all!
How about an absolute eye-catcher for all your lyrics? Simply experiment with classic filter effects, such as outlines and drop shadows, and use text flow to guide words flexibly and precisely around other design elements.
Design in an absolutely professional look
With the uncomplicated features you can implement your ideas precisely and easily. Whether you're painting, drawing, tracing, importing objects, or editing designs, precise color management that supports both RGB and CMYK documents ensures accurate color reproduction across all media.
Build your designs from different layers, all of which can be edited individually and flexibly. Experiment with non-destructive graphic format templates without permanently changing your original designs - targeted customization is possible at any time. With the new multi-level solo mode, you can isolate individual elements and areas of your designs from the rest and edit them separately.
Then there are the creative options. How about the blend modes for blending object colors or the new palette editor that automatically extracts colors from an image and creates a color palette - perfect for consistent and accurately matched colors in your designs.
The perfect logo
A logo is the business card for companies, associations or special events and should leave a lasting impression on the viewer. With DrawPlus' flexible tools, you can now achieve absolutely professional results in minutes. Simply combine QuickShapes, duplicate elements with the brand new Replicate tool, add spatial depth to the design with Instant 3D, place text, and complete it all with thousands of Pantone® colors.
Photo editing made easy
As a complete solution for graphic design, DrawPlus X8 also offers the possibility to integrate photos and other images into your drawings and plans and to edit them with corrections and effects in absolute professional quality. PhotoLab's comprehensive feature set offers everything from simple corrections to artistic effects. Would you like to crop a photo motif? Then the studio for excerpts is just right for you. With the AutoTracing Studio you can even convert photos into vector graphics.
Work with non-destructive corrections for sharpness and other attributes, or remove red eyes and minor blemishes - without having to switch to another photo editing program! DrawPlus X6 supports a wide range of file formats, including JPG, PNG, and GIF, as well as Adobe® Photoshop® files.
Authentic painting techniques
DrawPlus X8 contains a wide range of brushes for watercolour and pastel painting as well as digital versions of charcoal, pencil and other realistic tools. With the Spray Brushes you can add colour splashes, glitter, flowers and many other decorative elements of real photo quality.
Since our program also supports graphic tablets, and you can adapt the reaction of the tools with the integrated tool printing studio exactly to the pressure exerted by you, you draw and paint on your PC exactly the same as on paper and canvas.
Designing web graphics and animations
DrawPlus X8 lets you quickly and easily create stunning web graphics and animations - ideal for giving your website a professional look. Create pixel-precise web buttons with rollover graphics - our program will generate the HTML code for you. Or, how about Flash banners that directly address your website visitors?
Do you want to create top-quality animations or even your own movies? Use the stop motion and keyframe animation features to precisely define all aspects of each animation image. The finished animations can be exported directly with DrawPlus X8 as SWF, MOV, AVI or WMV video files.
Share your designs and artwork with the whole world
DrawPlus X8 has built-in export optimization that lets you save your works in over 18 export formats. Whichever presentation method you choose, you will always find the right options for maximum quality.
Would you like to have your designs processed by a professional printer? Import, edit and export PDF files in a matter of minutes to send your designs on their way!
DrawPlus X8 now supports PDF/X-3 - a file format preferred by many professional printers - in addition to PDF/X1 and 1a.
|operating system||Windows XP, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10|
- Windows PC* with DVD drive and mouse
- One of the operating systems Microsoft Windows® 10, 8, 7, Vista, or XP SP3 (32 bits)
- 512 MB RAM (Windows® XP), 1 GB RAM (Windows® Vista and 32-bit versions of Windows 7® and 8) or 2 GB RAM (For 64-bit versions of Windows® 7 and 8)
- 665 MB free hard disk space, 1 GB free hard disk space for the installation of the download version (during the installation you need additional hard disk space)
- 1024 x 768 resolution (100% scaling)