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Latest Updates

We’ve released a free update to Web Designer and Web Designer Premium, bringing them up to version 12.0.1

Updating To update your installation

Simply start the program and it will automatically find any available update. Alternatively use the "Update program" facility in the program Help menu. Note you need to have unlocked AND registered your program to receive updates.

Summary of improvements

  • Performance improvements for smoother scroll animations in IE and Edge (Premium only)
  • Embedded smartshape text updates across variants (Premium only)
  • Resize of text column with flow right embedded object goes wrong. Fixed. 
  • Mouse-over buttons not working in some documents with multiple static layers. Fixed. 
  • Other fixes.


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We’ve just launched a new version of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer.  


What's new in Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 365

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 365 Release Notes 

Program Trial

A trial version is available for download from here


  • New photo editing tools and features including photo filter presets, effects painter tool, magnetic lasso tool and blend modes
  • New SmartShapes including packed photo grids, charts, text panels and an API for developers
  • Content Catalog updates including keyword searching and stock photos
  • The Update Guarantee

The Update Guarantee

The simple explanation is that it’s a way for you to access new features and content as and when we develop them in the year after you purchase. You can find out more about that at

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