Xara Designer Pro X9, which bundles the company's tools for image editing, illustration, Web design, and layout, now is available, and customers don't need a subscription.
Inexpensive and fast, this competent vector-based design app is best for experienced print- or Web-based designers.
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The Creative Cloud subscription angered many customers, but 57 percent of those who signed up will continue to use it, a new survey by CNET and Jefferies finds.
A review of an exceptional article on how to build a healthy open-source community.
Companies like Corel, Xara, Nitro, Nuance, and Pixelmator are taking advantage of customers' displeasure with Adobe's shift from selling Creative Suite perpetual licenses to Creative Cloud subscriptions.
A worthy upgrade, but limited feature enhancements drop FreeHand 10 behind the competition.