letters, interesting people and the battle of the tracers.
As the dust settles after the launch of Xara Xtreme, Gary produces
his first tutorial using Xtreme. A Dramatic Letter shows how he
created a hand addressed envelop with a stamp, post office
cancellation and postal code barcode. Visit the
November Tutorial for step by step instructions.
The November Featured
Artist Gallery is devoted to The 2005 People Show.
18 talented artists exhibit a diverse selection of portraits from
cartoons to fantasy and photorealism. If ever you needed convincing
about Xara Xtreme's versatility, you will find the proof here.
The recent release of Adobe Illustrator CS2 introduced a new
feature that has created waves of hype and interest. The feature
in question is the Live Trace, which can be used to convert bitmaps
and other raster images into vector shape compilations. Many Xara
users may realize that this sounds remarkably similar to the Bitmap
Tracer that Xara has offered for the last decade. Xhris provides
a useful comparison between the different methods in this month's
The first reviews of Xara Xtreme - hot off the press
“Like its predecessors, Xara Xtreme is billed
as ‘the world's fastest drawing program’, and it's
easy to believe. Compared with rivals the program is amazingly
responsive, and it actually takes a few minutes to get used
to the fact that you don't have to wait after you make a change
or finish dragging an object around. Even the auto-trace function
finishes before you realise it's started.”
“A powerful graphics and photo-editing tool
that's easy to get to grips with and flexible enough for simple
web graphics or more detailed designs.
Xara Xtreme provides just about everything
you'll need for creating and editing graphics, whether bitmap
Try our graphics products and services for free:
New! Xara Xtreme
the world's fastest graphics software.
Menu Maker 1.1
quick and easy NavBars & Menus
Xara Webstyle 4
web graphics made easy, from buttons and banner ads to
complete page layouts
create animated 3D screensavers
latest and greatest version of our 3D software
try some of our web page add-ons, no software to download