Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5 is the most complete and cost-effective solution for visual technical communication. Start projects quickly from virtually any source material with industry-leading file compatibility and 3D repurposing with support for CATIA, Pro/ENGINEER and other native 3D CAD formats via an optional add-on license. Create technical illustrations, diagrams and technical documentation with confidence using dedicated technical drawing tools and intuitive features. Share your work online or in print thanks to support for industry standards, including WebCGM, S1000D and PDF. Plus, CorelDRAW X5 and Corel PHOTO-PAINT X5 are included for professional-quality graphics and photo editing. Optimize your workflow and increase productivity with Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5.

Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5

Envision with precision with Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5, the most complete and cost-effective solution for visual technical communications. Start projects quickly with industry-leading file compatibility and 3D re-purposing. Create with confidence using dedicated technical drawing tools and intuitive features. Publish technical documentation online or in print thanks to support for WebCGM, S1000D and other standards.

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What’s Included
  • Corel DESIGNER X5 — precision illustration and technical design software
  • CorelDRAW X5 — creative illustration and page layout software
  • Corel PHOTO-PAINT X5 — easy-to-use, professional image-editing application
  • Corel PowerTRACE X5 — fast, accurate bitmap-to-vector conversion tool
  • Corel CAPTURE X5 — one-click screen capture utility
  • Corel CONNECT — full-screen browser for searching digital content from your computer, network, external storage device or online sources
  • Right Hemisphere Deep Exploration 6 CSE — 3D visualization software
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications (VSTA) and Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) — powerful automation tools
  • SWiSH miniMax 2 — easy Flash animation software
  • PhotoZoom Pro 2 — photo enlarger plug-in for Corel PHOTO-PAINT

Why choose Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5?

Connect to technical design assets

  • Enhanced! Market-leading compatibility
    Create and deliver standardized technical documentation and confidently exchange files with colleagues and clients with support for leading standards, including WebCGM 2.0/2.1 and S1000D, and more than 100 file formats, including AutoCAD DWG and DXF , Microsoft Visio (VSD), SVG, DOCX, XLSX, JPEG, PNG, TIFF and more.
  • Enhanced! 3D visualization support
    Open, work with and re-purpose 3D models, such as AutoCAD DWG and DXF, 3DS and Google SketchUp with Right Hemisphere Deep Exploration 6 CSE. Work more efficiently with new task-oriented workspaces for Technical Illustration, Authoring Training material, and Sales and Marketing collateral creation.
  • 3D CAD visualization add-on (optional)*
    Open and work with the latest 3D CAD file formats including CATIA V5 R19, Pro/Engineer Wildfire 5, SolidWorks 2010, Inventor 2010, NX7, JT v.9.3 and others without a costly CAD license.

*Requires an optional upgrade to Deep Exploration 6 CCE, which is not included in the Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5 license.

Create technical illustrations with confidence

  • A complete, affordable technical graphics suite
    Work more efficiently with a suite that supports you entire workflow, from accessing and re-purposing content, to creating highly precise illustrations and diagrams, to sharing work online and in print.
  • New! Technical illustration and design tools in a graphics environment
    For the first time, Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite includes CorelDRAW X5, adding a powerful and intuitive creative vector illustration and page layout tool for complementary tasks. Corel PHOTO-PAINT X5 is also included, offering an easy way to enhance and retouch photos to include in your work.
  • New and enhanced! Automation support
    Streamline your workflow with more tools for automation. Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5 supports both Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications and Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications, giving you more power to create time-saving macros and add-ins. The VSTA automation interface also makes it easy to create connections to Content Management Systems (CMS), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Product Data Management (PDM) Systems.

Publish to technical communications standards

  • New and enhanced! WebCGM support
    Streamline the creation, exchange and delivery of standardized technical graphics with support for WebCGM 2.0, 2.1 and S1000D profiles.
  • Enhanced! Encapsulated Postscript (EPS) support
    Ensure that EPS files export and print with more vivid colors.
  • New and enhanced! Web publishing
    Take advantage of new and enhanced features to produce Web graphics. The new Export for Web dialog box provides easy access to export controls. SWiSH miniMax2 is also included to let you quickly create web animations.

Top 10 Reasons to Buy

1. A complete technical graphics suite at an affordable price
Work more efficiently with a suite that supports your entire workflow. Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5 contains a number of applications designed to support every stage of the technical illustration workflow, from accessing and repurposing content, to creating highly precise illustrations and diagrams, to sharing work online and in print. Plus, it is priced to be a cost-effective solution for organizations of all sizes.

2. Technical illustration and design tools in a graphics environment
Enhance your productivity by working in an intuitive, graphics-oriented interface. You do not need to be highly trained in complex CAD design to produce high-quality work quickly with Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5. This suite combines the precision technical illustration tools you need with a user-friendly workspace that can be customized for different types of technical illustration.

3. Market-leading compatibility
Create, share and deliver standardized technical documentation with support for leading formats, including WebCGM 2.0/2.1 and S1000D. Confidently exchange files with colleagues and clients thanks to updated and enhanced support for more than 100 file formats, including AutoCAD DWG and DXF, Microsoft Visio (VSD), SVG, DOCX, JPEG, PNG, TIFF and more. Corel DESIGNER X5 also offers enhanced support for Adobe products, including Illustrator CS5, Photoshop CS5 and Acrobat 9.

4. 3D visualization support
Open, work with and repurpose 3D models, such as AutoCAD DWG and DXF, 3DS and Google SketchUp with Right Hemisphere Deep Exploration 6 CSE. Work more efficiently with new task-oriented workspaces for Technical Illustration, Authoring Training material and Sales and Marketing collateral creation.

5. Built on CorelDRAW–Includes CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 applications
For the first time, Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite includes CorelDRAW X5, adding a powerful and intuitive creative vector illustration and page layout tool for complementary tasks. Take advantage of other CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 applications that are also included, such as Corel PHOTO-PAINT X5, the powerful photo-editing software that lets you easily enhance and retouch photos to include in your work.

6. Windows 7 support and enhanced performance
Work faster with support for multicore processing and interface enhancements, such as locked toolbars. Plus, new support for Windows Touch lets you navigate the applications in Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5 with your fingertips.

7. Streamlined access to content and easy file repurposing
Quickly find graphical assets on your computer, network or external storage device or online sources with Corel CONNECT. Plus, Corel PowerTRACE X5 is included to convert bitmaps into editable vector graphics, so you can incorporate legacy designs, such as blueprints, schematics and hand-drawn illustrations into new illustrations rather than starting from scratch.

8. Advanced web publishing tools
Take advantage of new and enhanced features to produce Web graphics from your existing work. The new Export for Web dialog box provides easy access to export controls. SWiSH miniMax2 is also included to let you quickly create web animations.

9. Automation support
Streamline your workflow with more tools for automation. In addition to support for Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications, this release also includes Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications, giving you more power to create time-saving macros and add-ins. The VSTA automation interface also makes it easy to create connections to Content Management Systems (CMS), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Product Data Management (PDM) Systems.

10. Optional 3D CAD support and advanced 3D visualization
Open and work with the latest 3D CAD file formats including CATIA V5 R19, Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5, SolidWorks 2010, Inventor 2010, NX7, JT v.9.3 and others without a costly CAD license. Take advantage of 3D measurement tools to include more information in your drawings. Plus, Steps & Procedures enables you to animate complex procedures by defining the steps and order, and adding defined views to the steps. Output the result to 3D PDF to create animated assembly or maintenance instructions and other interactive technical documentation.

Product Features

  • Connect to technical design assets; enhanced 3D visualization support
  • Create technical illustrations with confidence; automation support
  • Technical illustration and design tools in a graphics environment
  • Publish to technical communications standards; WebCGM support; EPS support
  • Includes CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 applications