After 18 years, CorelDRAW gets new version for macOS

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THE CorelDRAW is one of the main software used by design, design and illustration professionals around the world, but it is no less than 18 years away from the favorite platform of most of these users: the last version of it for macOS was released in a distant 2001 Now, your long awaited (?) Return is finally among us.

THE CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 is now available for Apple computers, and consists of a complete set of applications for all needs: we have the main illustration software CorelDRAW, The Photo-Paint (for image editing), the Font Manager (for font management) and the AfterShot 3 HDR (image processor in RAW format).

The suite has the same features as its counterpart for Windows, but with a rethought design so it doesn’t look out of place in macOS; here we have integration with all the features of the Mac world, such as its own Dark Mode, support for Touch Bar and macOS Mojave. Long-time users of the software on Windows, however, will not suffer to adapt to the new environment, which has its tools and commands in their usual places.

In terms of news for the 2019 version, Corel puts a lot of emphasis on one specific: a new vector drawing experience called LiveSketch, which uses a neural network to make commands more accurate and drawings more natural.

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CorelDRAW is available for free on the Mac App Store, but requires a subscription to R $ 76.90 monthly or an annual R $ 749.90 to work. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 can be downloaded from the official website and costs R899 (annual subscription) or R $ 2,399 (single purchase). You can test apps for two weeks before making any decisions.

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