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Dislike Adobe subscriptions? Xara updates its design suite

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.

By Jul. 12, 2013


Xara X

Inexpensive and fast, this competent vector-based design app is best for experienced print- or Web-based designers.

By Nov. 14, 2002

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 14, 2002

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Despite complaints, most Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers plan to renew

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.

By Mar. 13, 2014


Learning from a failed experiment in open source

A review of an exceptional article on how to build a healthy open-source community.

By Oct. 14, 2007


Adobe competitors pounce after subscription backlash

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.

By Jun. 14, 2013


FreeHand 10.0: Win98/ME/NT4/2K

A worthy upgrade, but limited feature enhancements drop FreeHand 10 behind the competition.

By May. 15, 2001

2.5 stars Editor's rating May. 15, 2001

MSRP: $399.00