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Whether you’re an aspiring artist or an experienced designer, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite is your trusted graphic design software solution. With its co... Learn More


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AutoCAD Design Suite visualization and design software extends the power of AutoCAD. The suite includes AutoCAD Raster Design and visual communication... Learn More

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Pricing Starting From

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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Image & Photo Editing

$ 499
Single payment / 1 user(s)

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AutoCAD Design Suite

Architecture

$ 175
For 1 Month / 1 user(s)

Available Features

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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Image & Photo Editing

Redesigned, fully customizable interface

Advanced workspaces

Total control over fills and transparency

Vector and bitmap pattern fills

Easy font preview and advanced character tools

Special effects and advanced photo editing

Precise layout and drawing tools

High-resolution and multi-display support

QR code generator

Built-in Content Exchange

Learning materials and expert tips

Easy color harmony editing

Easy, professional website design

Compatibility with the latest file formats

Royalty-free, quality content

Exciting mobile apps

Advanced OpenType support

Complex script support

Document styles

Custom-built Color Harmonies

Creative vector shaping tools

Page layout tools

Native 64-bit and multi-core support

Premium Membership

Redesigned color management engine

Web graphics tools

Easy bitmap-to-vector tracing

Built-in content organizer

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AutoCAD Design Suite

Architecture

Coordination Model
Reality computing (enhanced)
Capture scanned design information
Exchange Apps
Automated workflows
Design feed
Stunning Visual Experience
Smart Dimensioning
Enhanced PDFs
Sysvar monitor
Online maps
Professional documentation tools
Advanced surfacing capabilities
Cinematic-quality presentation tools
3D visualization software

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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Image & Photo Editing
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AutoCAD Design Suite

Architecture
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Most Favorable User Review

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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Image & Photo Editing
User review from
9
Stefan Boeykens
Jan 7, 2016

I have been a long-time CorelDRAW user in the past, using versions 6 till 9 intensively. I've used newer releases (12 and X7) less frequently, since I moved to OSX, alas (there once was a Mac version, but that was quickly abandoned). I've seriously considered it and my wife is still using it to create illustrations for her Math classes. CorelDRAW especially is very efficient for technical drawing and illustration, although it is not a real CAD drafting system (it lacks some of the essential snapping tools and works less efficient for this type of drafting - besides, they provide CorelCAD for that, although that is a completely different software). The good control over grids, snapping and shape/curve editing make it a professional environment.It used to come with some other applications (CorelDREAM for 3D, R.A.V.E. for Flash), but the only constant companion software seems to be PhotoPAINT, which is a very usable alternative to Photoshop. A little less convincing, but still very usable and complete. I remember being spoiled with a huge clipart collection and a PRINTED catalog, back in the days.To me, CorelDRAW really shines when it comes to refined, precise technical drawings, combining curves, text, filled shapes, gradients and even integrating images. It is a good DTP system although less popular than Illustrator, which is its closest rival. For longer, multi-page documents, it becomes less handy, but for brochures, leaflets, manuals, calendars and all other documents with one or a few pages, it works really well. I also like the layer system, which allows you to define layers which don't print, layers which are repeated and all pages alongside the regular layer options such as show/hide and lock. The text system takes some getting used to, but you have full control over fonts, kerning, sizes, spacing and even linking boxes to flow the text.

Pros :

  • Very complete and professional vector editing.
  • Also includes PhotoPAINT, as an alternative to Photoshop
  • Good control over color, shape merging and combining.
  • Also usable for Multi-page documents (although not a full DTP system).
  • Snapping and Grids and precision editing work fine.
  • Fair Price and better-licensing options then Adobe.

Cons :

  • Less supported in the industry, which is focused on Adobe software.
  • If you compare with the full suite of Adobe tools, you only have Vector and Image with CorelDRAW
  • Not available for OSX.

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AutoCAD Design Suite

Architecture
User review from
10
Veljko Andjelkovic
Apr 30, 2016

AutoCad...should be the perfect software for draft, generation of technical documentation, etc. In reality, if you buy AutoCad you will be fascinated by its simplicity and ease of use, its flexible user interface, keyboard shortcuts (or hotkeys)...lots and lots of positive features. To make it short: "AutoCAD is a backbone of the industry, a perfect for 2D projects absolutely world ace for this purpose, but go to the 3D and you will learn his dark side, everything is still possible just much much harder". If you keep it cool and work just draft you are the king but if you dare to go in dark side of the software you would be surprised how things are not going that fast, but never the less in 3D mode it is still good and stable.Just do not expect 3D performance that can be meet with other parametric software. Verdict : PERFECT 2D / AVERAGE 3D.

Pros :

  • Perfect user interface, with modern ribbon style, no overkill with icons and shortcuts, inside properties classical options that are very useful. Very very useful software very versatile for general and professional usage.
  • Projects have never bean so simple to execute.
  • Still the biggest thumb up is the possibility to do anything that you want without boring error messages and constraints, annotations that arrived from heaven, easy way for changing a vast array of properties in just one click, perfectly healthy sense of layers, etc.
  • Realty God gave software for everyday engineering.
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Cons :

  • Hmm...if you need an easy to use powerful every day for every need software, then this is for you.
  • If you are the type of users that urges for 3D performance, easy 3D features, you want advanced easy to use wireframe capabilities, etc... STAY AWAY FROM THIS! This software can do all of this but at the cost, high cost if you ask me, you need a lot of time and effort to achieve a feature that can be done in a matter of seconds in 3D Parametric software like Catia or ProE or Inventor, etc..
  • Still good for everyday work.

Most Favorable Critic Review

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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Image & Photo Editing
75
Douglas Dixon , Videomaker

Monday 12 May 2014

Corel VideoStudio Pro X7 is a stand-alone video editing tool that provides a straightforward editing interface for newcomers, a quite accessible interface for additional customization options, 64-bit performance, and some additional bonus features, all at a price well under $100.

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AutoCAD Design Suite

Architecture
80
Mihaela Citea , Softpedia

Friday 08 August 2014

To sum up, Autodesk Design Review provides an efficient 3D viewing tool that bundles additional annotation tools. Its capabilities can improve work performance and help you avoid misunderstandings amongst team members, consultants, clients and partners, while also reducing costs.

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AutoCAD Design Suite Demo Video

Architecture

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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Image & Photo Editing
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Architecture
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Typical Customer

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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Image & Photo Editing
  • Business
  • Personal Use
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AutoCAD Design Suite

Architecture
  • Business
  • Personal Use

Supported Devices

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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Image & Photo Editing
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AutoCAD Design Suite

Architecture

Supported Languages

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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Image & Photo Editing
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • Portuguese
  • Polish
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AutoCAD Design Suite

Architecture
  • English
  • French

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