(incl. VAT)
Windows 10 Compatible
Graphic design software
CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X8

Graphic design software for beginners, hobbyists
and students

  • Create logos, newsletters, photo projects or social media content
  • Windows 10, 4K displays support and more
  • Versatile in-product learning resources
  • Corel® AfterShot™ for RAW photo-editing and management
  • Install up to 3 copies per household (not for commercial use)

A complete suite for beginners, hobbyists and student design enthusiasts

Experience the graphic design advantages of CorelDRAW® at home or at school, featuring tools for layout and tracing, along with the pro photo-editing tools in Corel® PHOTO-PAINT® and Corel® AfterShot™ – all in one affordable suite. Jump right into CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X8 with versatile resources and stay on task with the new advanced support for Windows 10, Real-Time Stylus, multi-monitor viewing and 4K displays. Create logos, newsletters, reports, photo projects or social media content with speed, ease and confidence.

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CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X8

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Intuitive learning and design workflow

Get up and running quickly with this graphic design software for beginners that offers an abundance of in-product resources: a quick start guide, an interactive Startup Tour to learn the basics, an enhanced Hints docker, training videos, professionally-designed templates, plus high-quality photos and illustrations. Be productive in an adaptable workspace that matches your needs and provides a customizable interface that allows you to design your way.


Market-leading file compatibility and support

Import, export and share your designs with ease thanks to a variety of compatible market-leading file formats, including AI, PSD, PDF, JPG, DOCX, PPT and more. Increase your efficiency with the new advanced support for Windows 10, Real-Time Stylus, multi-monitor viewing and 4K displays, or seamlessly switch between a desktop computer and a touchscreen setup with support for pressure-sensitive pens and devices.


Versatile design features

Create your best work with some of our users’ favorite design features, such as Corel® PowerTRACE®, transparency and liquid tools, along with the easy-to-use node and vector editing. Increase your design precision with the new option of selecting adjacent nodes and copying curve segments to extract subpaths or create shapes with similar contours.


Powerful photo-editing capabilities

Explore a collection of high-resolution photos, powerful photo-editing tools and special effects to create stunning projects of all types. Make instant edits with the new Healing Clone tool and enjoy RAW file support for over 300 types of cameras. Bonus! In your Get More docker, you’ll find a full version of Corel AfterShot, a user-friendly RAW photo editor and management tool for organizing all of your photos.

  • Compatibility


    Get the power and stability you need with full support for Microsoft Windows 10 and discover how its innovative features can augment your graphic design experience, plus enjoy existing support for Windows 10, 8.1 and 7. Expand your compatibility options with the latest file formats, including AI, PSD, PDF, JPG, PNG, SVG, EPS, TIFF, DOCX, PPT and more.

  • Multi-monitor, 4K and Real-Time Stylus support

    Multi-monitor, 4K and Real-Time Stylus support

    Take advantage of the new multi-monitor viewing and 4K displays support. Work quickly and efficiently with the added control from the Windows Real-Time Stylus pen-compatible tablets, such as the Microsoft Surface, in addition to the Wacom tablet and devices.

  • Copy Curve Segments

    Copy Curve Segments

    Copy, paste, or duplicate pieces of existing curves with the Copy Curve Segments feature that allows you to reuse curve segments in your projects.

  • Healing Clone tool

    Healing Clone tool

    Improve your favorite photos with powerful new tools to correct and edit in a variety of ways. Try the new Healing Clone tool to remove imperfections by blending them with surrounding colors and textures. Explore the many professional photo-editing tools within Corel® PHOTO-PAINT® Home & Student X8.

  • Corel AfterShot

    Corel AfterShot

    Enjoy the simple, affordable way to quickly learn professional grade RAW photo editing. Make easy corrections and enhancements, and apply adjustments to one or thousands of photos at once with powerful batch processing tools.

  • Straighten Image dialog box

    Straighten Image dialog box

    With the Straighten Image dialog box in CorelDRAW Home & Student X8 and Corel PHOTO-PAINT Home & Student X8, you can quickly straighten the image with the correct lens distortion, plus rotate or crop your image.

  • Workspace customization

    Workspace customization

    Now you can match your workspace to the way you work. With simple customization you can adjust the appearance of your toolbox, docker space and property bars which all contain the handy new Quick Customize option.

  • Startup assistance

    Startup assistance

    Whether you’re a first-time user or an experienced designer, CorelDRAW® Home & Student Suite X8 makes it easy to get started. Learn the basics and explore what’s new with an interactive Startup tour.

  • Learning materials and expert tips

    Learning materials and tips

    Whether you’re a beginner, a seasoned graphic professional or an aspiring designer, you may want to learn a new trick. We’re here to help with our growing library of dynamic learning materials, including video tutorials, webinars, a Hints docker and insights from the experts. Plus, our CorelDRAW Hints offer training videos and tips from right within the application.

  • Royalty-free, quality content

    Royalty-free, quality content

    Keep your designs fresh with 1,300 high-quality photos and illustrations, 125 fonts, 75 photo frames, 100 fills and more—all included with this graphic design software.

  • Fully customizable interface

    Fully customizable interface

    Our flexible tools and settings reflect your natural workflow, so everything is right where you need it, when you need it. Choose between Lite or the Default workspace to get started smoothly, then use the new quick customize feature to tailor your toolbox and property bars to suit your needs.

  • Total control over fills and transparency

    Total control over fills and transparency

    We’ve created our most powerful fill engine ever, giving you complete control over your fountain, bitmap pattern and vector pattern fills. Create elliptical and rectangular fountain fills, control transparency within the individual colors of a fountain fill, repeat a fountain fill within an object and more.

  • Special effects and advanced photo editing

    Special effects and advanced photo editing

    Explore special effects, including four pressure-sensitive Liquid tools—Smear, Attract, Repel and Twirl—and new camera effects—Bokeh blur, Colorize, Sepia toning and Time Machine—to create unique images in Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ Home & Student X8. RAW file support for over 300 types of cameras gives you even more ways to enrich your images.

  • Precise layout and drawing tools

    Precise layout and drawing tools

    Make sure every element on the page is right where you want it with enhanced layout features. The Alignment Guides help you position objects quickly, appearing on the fly with suggested alignments to other nearby objects. The Outline Position options let you pick whether an outline is positioned inside the object, outside the object, or an equal combination of both.

  • Built-in Content Exchange

    Built-in Content Exchange

    Explore the Content Exchange*, an online repository that’s fully integrated with the suite’s applications. Share fountain, bitmap pattern and vector pattern fills with our community of users from right within CorelDRAW. Get inspired, showcase your handiwork and upvote the ones you like best.

  • Advanced OpenType support

    Advanced OpenType support

    Create beautiful text with advanced OpenType typography features, such as ligatures, ornaments, small caps, swash variants and more. Ideal for cross-platform design work, OpenType offers comprehensive language support, allowing you to customize characters to suit the language you’re working with.

  • Complex script support

    Complex script support

    Working with Asian and Middle Eastern languages is easy, thanks to key features in CorelDRAW that ensure proper typesetting. Complex script support acts the same way as OpenType fonts, modifying characters as you type to deliver contextual accuracy.

  • Document styles

    Document styles

    The Object Styles docker simplifies the creation, application and management of styles. Take advantage of Style Sets that make it easier to apply consistent formatting across multiple objects, produce iterative versions, and format whole documents quickly and consistently.

  • Creative vector shaping tools

    Creative vector shaping tools

    Add creative effects to your vector artwork. Four shaping tools—Smear, Twirl, Attract and Repel—let you refine your vector objects by pushing, pulling, smudging, making indents and more.

  • Web graphics tools

    Web graphics tools

    Develop captivating web content and graphics with CorelDRAW’s collection of web graphics tools. The Pixels mode shows you exactly how your content will display online, and the Export Dialog box lets you compare file formats before export, so you can optimize your settings to achieve the highest file quality.

  • Easy bitmap-to-vector tracing

    Easy bitmap-to-vector tracing

    Don’t waste precious time converting bitmap images into vectors. The built-in Corel® PowerTRACE® engine provide the best tracing results yet and turn the most demanding bitmap images into high-quality vector objects.

  • Built-in content organizer

    Built-in content organizer

    Find content quickly using Corel® CONNECT ®, our built-in search tool that helps you browse and locate your assets, then organize and group content by type or project. You can sync your trays with Microsoft OneDrive, so you always have access to the latest versions of your projects from other computers and mobile devices.

*An authenticated version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite and Internet connection are required to download the application. To access online features and content included with your software, you must sign in to authenticate your copy of CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite. You can authenticate the product after the suite installation, before starting an application, or while using an application.


Find inspiration in our online gallery, featuring a diverse collection of images from CorelDRAW artists and designers from around the world.



Drawings and illustrations for a wide range of creative projects.

Fine Art

Fine Art

Artistic, creative and unique designs from artists and designers from around the world.

Ad, Specialty Graphics

Advertising/Specialty Graphics

Flyers, brochures, logos, signs, banners, awards, engraving, and other designs related to advertising and marketing.

Vehicle Wraps

Vehicle Wraps

Designs made for cars, trucks, boats and other vehicles.

Textile/Fashion Design

Textile/Fashion Design

Designs for fashion, embroidery and direct-to-garment printing.

Speed Drawing

Speed Drawing

Time lapse videos that show how a work was created in CorelDRAW or Corel PHOTO-PAINT.


Training Videos

Training Videos

Get an in-depth look at different tools and features, workspaces and capabilities of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite.
Watch X7 videos
Watch X8 videos

Written Tutorials

Written Tutorials

Learn how to use new features, create different types of projects or apply advanced techniques with step-by-step written tutorials.
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Video Tutorials

Video Tutorials

What do you want to learn today? Video tutorials walk you through how to create different projects in CorelDRAW.
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Join experts from around the world as they talk about how they use CorelDRAW and share their best tips and techniques.
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Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week

Explore advanced tips and tricks to learn new design approaches, shortcuts, techniques and more in CorelDRAW.
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Insights from the Experts

Insights from the Experts

Learn from the best! Be inspired by practical, real-world designs created by CorelDRAW experts.
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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite Curriculum


Follow along with ten different learning modules that include lesson plans for teachers and self-guided lessons for students.
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Case Studies

Case Studies

Discover how real businesses and organizations—from jewelry makers to universities—rely on the graphic design power of CorelDRAW.
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Get more out of CorelDRAW with ByDesign, a free e-newsletter that's packed with helpful hints, tips, tutorials and more.
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