Corel Corporation has surprised the industry with a tremendous announcement—the new CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac and Web in addition to Windows. The suite is aimed to be the ultimate in creative power and will provide a cross-platform and anywhere access challenge to Adobe’s creative suites at substantially better pricing with unique technology.
Returning to the Mac
The new CorelDRAW for 2019 introduces a powerful new version for Windows and an all-new, graphic design software suite built specifically for macOS. The Canadian software maker had a macOS version nearly 20 years ago with the last version supporting Apple’s platform being version 11 released in 2001 but the application was never truly tailored to maximize the best of what macOS had to offer.
When it comes to delivering outstanding projects every time, designers deserve [a] real choice. With 2019, we’re bringing the power of CorelDRAW in a truly native experience to the Mac, delivering the high-end tools professionals need.
The new CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac is a ground-up re-write that makes the most use of Apple’s macOS platform including advanced support for Apple’s Touch Bar in its professional laptops. Finally, according to Corel, users have a truly professional design contender available on their platform of choice, empowering the creation of exciting and attention-grabbing graphics with pixel-perfect precision.
“CorelDRAW has built its reputation as a leading graphics suite that’s focused on professional results, output, and ease of use,” said John Falsetto, Senior Director of Products, CorelDRAW and Productivity. “When it comes to delivering outstanding projects every time, designers deserve [a] real choice. With 2019, we’re bringing the power of CorelDRAW in a truly native experience to the Mac, delivering the high-end tools professionals need.”
New AI-Powered Professional Graphics Tools
Corel has added new AI-powered (artificial intelligence powered) drawing tools in CorelDRAW 2019 and has added a new CorelDRAW web app so users can work wherever they have web access from any modern computer.
“Celebrating 30 years of graphics excellence, our CorelDRAW team continues to innovate with new products that promise to dramatically change the design software landscape,” said Gérard Métrailler, Executive Vice-President of Global Products at Corel. “With our recent Parallels acquisition and now the all-new CorelDRAW Graphics Suite for Mac, we’ve solidified Corel’s position as a provider of exceptional software that meets the needs of modern knowledge workers across specialties, skill levels, and platforms.”
Experience the all-new CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 delivers the heart and soul of CorelDRAW in a new experience built specifically for Mac.
- Complete, Professional Design Toolkit: Explore an expansive toolbox of versatile, intuitive, and integrated applications to express your unique style and impress your audience. Take advantage of CorelDRAW for vector graphic design, illustration, and page layout, Corel PHOTO-PAINT® for photo editing, Corel® Font Manager™ to index and organize font libraries, AfterShot™ 3 HDR for RAW processing, the new CorelDRAW.app to access graphics tools virtually anywhere, and much more.
- Leading-Edge Technology: Discover a revolutionary new vector drawing experience that replicates the feel of pen and paper with LiveSketch™ – the industry’s first vector graphic design tool powered by a neural network. Watch as hand-drawn strokes are intelligently interpreted, adjusted, and combined with existing vector curves, making it simple to sketch and draw complex vector shapes on any pen-enabled device.
- Unique Experience for macOS: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac offers native Mac applications that reflect elements users love most about their favorite platform, including menus, windows and views, fields and labels, and buttons. Support for macOS Mojave Dark Mode and Touch Bar on MacBook Pro add to the suite’s unique look and feel.
- Easy to Learn & Use: Don’t fear the blank canvas – jump in and start creating! This powerful collection of applications is loaded with intuitive tools, learning materials, and sample projects to get started easily and create great designs sooner.
To learn more about everything included in the suite, visit www.coreldraw.com/mac/
To learn about the Windows version and what’s new visit www.coreldraw.com/windows/.
CorelDRAW.app — Work From Anywhere
Whether you buy the Mac or Windows version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019, included with each suite is CorelDRAW.app which enables you to be more productive on the go.
Rounding out the graphic design workflow, use the new web app to access CorelDRAW files stored in the cloud, add annotations and design elements, or start a new project from any device, thanks to innovative tools that empower creativity and deliver incredible results. Enhance your CorelDRAW.app web experience with a subscription to even more professional design options.
CorelDRAW users have the option of either subscription or perpetual licensing. Corel says it believes in choice, which is a direct competitive shot across the bow to Adobe. The subscription version is a low annual fee with the ability to cancel and renew as needs change.
Availability and Pricing
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 and CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac are available now in English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Dutch, Polish, Czech, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, and Japanese language versions.
The full version of each suite retails for $499.USD or 699.euro. Registered users of any previous version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite may upgrade to the Windows suite for $199.USD or 349.euro.
Subscriptions are $198.USD or 234.euro per year. European and UK prices will include VAT. Access to CorelDRAW.app is included with your CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 purchase. Users also have the option to upgrade to additional design features in the web app through an affordable subscription.
Enterprise clients can take advantage of volume licensing options and maintenance, which offer benefits including network deployment and virtualization. To learn more about CorelDRAW licensing options, visit www.coreldraw.com/business.
The CorelDRAW 2019 page layout and vector illustration software will also be available as a stand-alone application via subscription on both the Apple AppStore for macOS and the Microsoft Store for Windows.
For more information and to download the free 15-day trial (no payment info required), visit www.coreldraw.com.