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  1. #1
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    Exclamation New Xara Desktop Application Features

    Dear Xara...

    Matt Bolton, your CEO, stated in his Open Letter, "Xara Online will work seamlessly with Xara Desktop files which allows Desktop customers to reap the benefits of these complementary features."

    The Premium Xara Cloud now boasts:

    • "Photo AI to create a color [sic] scheme from any image". This is extended in the Team, to be released, "Photo AI with auto brand".
    • "Import & export fully editable .pdf & .ppt documents"
    • "Direct access to multiple free photo libraries"

    I look forward to seeing these deployed into the Desktop applications.

    Acorn
    Acorn - My current Xara software: XDPX365, XDPX11 (32/64-bit), WD365 Premium, XPGD10, X3D7 and lots of licences back through time (to CC's Artworks)

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    Default Re: New Xara Desktop Application Features

    +1

    My current Xara software: Designer Pro 365 12.6

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    Default Re: New Xara Desktop Application Features

    Matt Bolton, your CEO, stated in his Open Letter, "Xara Online will work seamlessly with Xara Desktop files which allows Desktop customers to reap the benefits of these complementary features."
    Seriously? Xara Online can't even handle layers. Don't even get me started!
    Egg
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    Default Re: New Xara Desktop Application Features

    Quote Originally Posted by Egg Bramhill View Post
    Seriously? Xara Online can't even handle layers. Don't even get me started!
    But Egg, if Xara asserts that it can handle editable PDFs and PDF support layers therefore Xara Cloud...

    Where has my syllogism gone wrong?

    Acorn
    Acorn - My current Xara software: XDPX365, XDPX11 (32/64-bit), WD365 Premium, XPGD10, X3D7 and lots of licences back through time (to CC's Artworks)

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    Default Re: New Xara Desktop Application Features

    Acorn, you use words I often have no understanding of and often have to Google. Syllogism is an example, but loved this explanation:
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    Egg
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    HP xw9400 W/S / 2 x Dual Core AMD / RAM 16 GB / 240 GB Kingston SSD / 120 GB Kingston SSD / 500 GB HDD / ATI Radeon HD 5450 / Windows 10 / 64 Bit /
    Xara Designer Pro X (12 or 365)


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    Default Re: New Xara Desktop Application Features

    here's a quote from the xara designer pro features page:

    Xara Designer Pro has full support for importing and exporting Adobe Photoshop® PSD files including layer support.
    maybe someone from xara can explain why, if there is full support... including layer support... clip layers and effect layers are not supported... in what way do these not come under the heading of full ?

    not supporting effect layers I can understand from a technical point of view, but not clip - even a program developed by just one person, paintool sai, can manage clip layer support, how come xara cannot?

    either way, the use of full in your marketing is at best mis-leading and at worst disingenuous untruth
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