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We’ve released a free update to Designer 11 series products, bringing them up to version

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

  • Replacement of Task Pilot Hosting with Xara Hosting in Web Designer.
  • Art brush improvements and fixes, including better joining of outline on closed shapes.
  • Updated FontAwesome font bringing more symbols to the symbol picker.
  • Color selector (eyedropper) can cause serious error. Fixed.
  • Strikethrough wrongly applied to some text on export to HTML. Fixed.
  • Normal text sometimes inherits spacing properties from header text in the same column. Fixed.
  • General bug-fixes and help updates


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We’ve released a new version of Web Designer and Web Designer Premium 11,  version There is a free patch available for existing owners of 11.0.x but please read this note before downloading the patch.


Important Note:

You should not download this patch if you are using Task Pilot for hosting your website, or if you have created a slideshow with the Task Pilot Slideshow Widget. The patch replaces Task Pilot with a new offer from Xara Hosting and you will not be able to publish to Task Pilot sites. So if you currently use Task Pilot please wait for our next patch, which will address this special case.



Web Designer 11

Web Designer 11 Premium (32 BIT)

Web Designer 11 Premium (64 BIT)


Summary of improvements

addition of left/right aligned embedded objects.

- replacement of Task Pilot Hosting with Xara Online Hosting.

- various bug fixes,  help updates and small improvements.

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