New CorelDRAW Essentials 2021 Design for the fun of it with easy-to-learn graphics software

Create attention-grabbing posters, cards, social media images, and more.

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Bring ideas to life, simply and stylishly

Whether you’re just starting out or you dabble in graphic design, CorelDRAW® Essentials is the toolkit you need to create gorgeous graphics with ease.

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Create

Fun, affordable graphic design

Design and lay out your DIY creative projects in a user-friendly environment that doesn’t break the bank.

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Add your own unique touch

Turn your passion into eye-catching graphics with more creative control than you’ll get with one-click design applications.

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Easy to learn

Grow your confidence as you design with a handy Hints docker that teaches you how to use tools as you select them.

What’s included?

With necessary tools for creating vector and bitmap-based visuals, CorelDRAW Essentials has all your casual graphics needs covered!

Find the vector illustration and page layout tools you need to get started with graphics and then some.

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Enhance your favorite images with just the tools you need for editing photos with ease.

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Easy to use creative tools

If you’re new to graphic design, this value-rich vector illustration software is your answer to creating posters, greeting cards, cards, calendars, and more, quickly and with total confidence.

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Vector illustration

Turn basic lines and shapes into works of art. Create curves with versatile shaping and drawing tools.

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Page layout

Create layouts for invites, collages, multi-page designs, and more. Use rulers, grids and guidelines to help you organize objects and place them exactly where you want.

Photo editing

Retouch and enhance your photos with Corel PHOTO-PAINT™ Essentials’ layer-based photo editing tools.

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Typography

Add type to any design with easy-to-use text tools. Play with text effects to make your final product pop.

Easy to use creative tools

If you’re new to graphic design, this value-rich vector illustration software is your answer to creating posters, greeting cards, cards, calendars, and more, quickly and with total confidence.

Vector illustration
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Vector illustration

Turn basic lines and shapes into works of art. Create curves with versatile shaping and drawing tools.

Page layout
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Page layout

Create layouts for invites, collages, multi-page designs, and more. Use rulers, grids and guidelines to help you organize objects and place them exactly where you want.

Photo editing

Photo editing

Retouch and enhance your photos with Corel PHOTO-PAINT Essentials’ layer-based photo editing tools.

Typography
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Typography

Add type to any design with easy-to-use text tools. Play with text effects to make your final product pop.

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Object management

Control every element in your document with a handy Objects docker, letting you hide, rename, search for objects and change their stacking order. Use the Object Properties docker to manage object formatting, fills, and more.

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Color, fills and transparencies

Easily apply color to fills and outlines using color swatches, or generate colors based on color harmonies. Change the transparency of an object and fill objects with patterns, gradients, and more.

Easy bitmap to vector tracing

Enjoy intuitive one-click bitmap to vector tracing with QuickTrace™ right inside the illustration and layout application.

Popular file compatibility

Import, export and share your designs with ease thanks to a variety of compatible file formats.

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Looking for more graphic design power?

CorelDRAW Essentials is part of a powerful family of graphic design software.

Unlock more creative features for illustration and photo editing, with CorelDRAW® Standard. Or for the ultimate in vector illustration and page layout, photo editing, typography, collaboration, and professional print capabilities, choose CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite.

 

CorelDRAW Essentials 2021

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Who’s it for?
  • Occasional graphics users
  • Creative consumers
  • Graphics enthusiasts
  • Home and micro businesses
  • Graphic design professionals
  • Small businesses to large enterprises
Computer Platform
  • Windows
  • Windows
  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Web
Included Applications
  • CorelDRAW Essentials
  • Corel PHOTO PAINT Essentials
  • CorelDRAW Standard
  • Corel PHOTO-PAINT™ Standard
  • CorelDRAW®
  • Corel PHOTO-PAINT™
  • CorelDRAW.app™
  • Corel Font Manager
  • CAPTURE™
  • AfterShot™ 3 HDR

Master CorelDRAW quickly

Getting started with CorelDRAW Essentials is easy! Learn by exploring helpful discovery files and our comprehensive library of learning resources.

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Note: Learning resources are based on the full version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite and may demonstrate tools and features not available in CorelDRAW Essentials.

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Tech Specs

  • Windows 10*, 64-bit, with latest Updates
  • Intel Core i3/5/7/9 or AMD Ryzen 3/5/7/9/Threadripper, EPYC
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
  • 2.5 GB available hard disk space for application and installation files
  • Multi-touch screen, mouse or tablet
  • 1280 x 720 screen resolution at 100% (96 dpi)
  • DVD drive optional (for box installation)
    Installation from DVD requires a download of up to 400 MB
  • Internet connection is required to install and authenticate CorelDRAW Essentials and access some of the included software components, online features and content.

*CorelDRAW Essentials 2021 supports Windows 10, version 2004, 20H2 and later versions which may be released during the lifecycle of CorelDRAW Essentials 2021.

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