CorelDRAW for Windows

By Corel
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CorelDRAW Review

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite is a powerful graphic design companion in vector illustration, photo editing, page layout, etc.

Professionals consider the program a full-featured solution with over a thousand high-resolution digital photos and popular TrueType and OpenType fonts. There are 150 great templates and over 600 fills (fountains/vector/bitmap).

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite has a collection of the most productive tools from Corel Corporation. The suite includes three main applications: Corel Photo-Paint, Connect, and Draw. In addition, there are utilities for screen capture, website design, and font management functions. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite also has 7,000 clipart, digital images, and clipping patterns. These features cost money, which means a fee to maintain the program.

Color harmonies, templates, and clip arts

CorelDraw allows users to explore their creative abilities, helping artists work in a clear and user-friendly environment. The program has a classic interface, providing features that help you edit photos, design web graphics, and create rich and unique content.

CorelDraw makes it easy to provide sophisticated layout management with graphic effects. Styles with colors are conveniently created and used through the Style Sets and Color Harmonies utilities.


You can adjust photos (position, rotation, scaling, size, tilt, contrast enhancement, brightness, and intensity enhancement) and add special effects (3D, blurring, artistic strokes, color transformation, creative, distortion, sharpening).

Photo-Paint extends the functionality of CorelDraw by performing pixel editing of raster images. The Connect feature provides search and management of photos, clip art, and fonts.

Other program tools:

  • Corel Connect,

  • Corel PowerTrace,

  • Corel Capture,

  • PhotoZoom Pro 2,

  • ConceptShare,

  • Corel Website Creator.

Possible problems of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite and ways to solve it

This guide will help you troubleshoot errors when you try to install CorelDraw.

To bypass the CorelDraw installation error, run these commands:

  1. Press Windows+R to open the Run command window.

  2. Now enter the appwiz.cpl command and click OK.

  3. Go to Programs and Features - remove the listed programs from "Corel Corporation": CorelDraw Graphics Suite X8, Corel Graphics - Windows Shell Extension, and Ghostscript GPL.

  4. Now uninstall these Microsoft programs: Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (x86), Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (x64), Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable (x86) and Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable (x64).

  5. Try installing CorelDraw X8 again.


CorelDRAW Graphics Suite has essential tools that will be useful in creating the professional design, vector illustration, and page layout. It has excellent graphical features, and the program is intuitive and straightforward, so experienced users and novices alike will be able to use the full functionality of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite without any problems.


CorelDRAW is a product developed by Corel. This site is not directly affiliated with Corel. All trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

Technical Information

Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista
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