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Product: Corel Draw! 10
Company: Corel
Estimated Street Price: $549.99 (Upgrade: $239.99)
Review By:
Julien Jay

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Corel Draw!
3: Corel PhotoPaint
4: Corel RAVE & Extras
5: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for Corel Draw! 10.





Final Comments

How It Grades
  Installation: 85%
Features: 98%
Animation Software: 80%

Web Support: 95%
Ease of use: 90%
Extra Stuff: 89%
Help: 85%
Price: 82%

Overall: 88%

All in all, this new milestone of Corel Draw 10 is definitely an excellent and awesome suite of graphic tools. Corel Draw and Corel PhotoPaint are just getting better adding long awaited enhancements to optimize productivity and ease usersí work. Corel focused its efforts based on user feedback to bring graphic designers the tool they need to be more creative. Corel R. A. V. E. is a new piece of the building that manages to be extremely easy to use while producing high quality Flash compatible animations even if it features some restrictions since it is the first release of the software. To my mind Corel Draw 10 is a major release that really marks Corelís will to turn the page on past products. So if youíre a webmaster, graphic designer, or corporate user who is looking for something really new go ahead and purchase Corel Draw 10!




Specs & Package
Overall Score 88%
Version Reviewed Corel Draw! 10
Release Date Available Now!
The Good Points

Easy to use,
Complete & features rich software,
New Web Image Optimizer,
Export to PDF feature,
Web animation software included,
More accurate Color management.

The Bad Points

Few bugs in Corel Draw!,
Install program is touchy,

Requires a powerful PC.

Reviewers PC Setup Pentium 4 1.5 Ghz
Intel D850GB Motherboard

Windows Millennium Edition
384 MB PC800 RDRAM w/ECC
DirectX 8
19" E400 Sony Trinitron Monitor
Hercules 3D Prophet II Ultra 64Mb AGP 4x Graphics Card
Sound Blaster Live! Platinum 5.1
Adaptec 19160 Ultra SCSI card
Pinnacle Studio DV Plus
Pinnacle Studio PCTV USB

Microsoft TrackBall Explorer
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro

DVD Pioneer 105s (16/40x)
Yamaha CRW2100E

PC Required

Minimum System

Windows 98, Me, NT 4.0 or Windows 2000
Pentium 200 MHz or higher
64MB SDRAM (128MB are strongly recommended!)
800x600 or greater display with 16 bit colors
CD-Rom Drive
160Mb of free hard disk space to install the software


<-- Corel RAVE


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