Xara Web Designer common questions
Web Designer also includes templates for individual graphics such as buttons and headings, which can be exported as GIF, PNG, JPEG.
Web Designer comes in two versions, Xara Web Designer and Xara Web Designer Premium. Premium includes extra, more advanced web and graphic design tools including sticky objects and stretching backgrounds, Flash and GIF animation support, a presentation feature, addtional Widgets in the Designs Gallery, extra drawing and photo tools.
Why choose Xara Web Designer?
You can find out more on the Web Designer website, which includes full feature information, demo movies, previews of the bundled templates, a gallery of websites created by Xara users, press reviews and testimonials and a free trial download. You can find details on what was new in the latest version on our website.
The most recent release notes for Web Designer can be found here
A comparison chart is available from here
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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.
In versions prior to MX (v8), the content installer contained the full set of content including all the templates in the Designs Gallery, and was accessible once you had unlocked and registered the program. The content installer in version 9 and later contains all the content apart from the Designs Gallery content (which is now automatically downloaded by the Designs Gallery when you activate the software).
No, the latest Web Designer installs as a completely standalone product, meaning that you do not need to uninstall previous versions of Web Designer before installing it.
Read this support article to see which version would be best to install for your computer.
If you are running a 64 bit version of Windows, then it is possible to install both the 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Web Designer on the same computer alongside each other, but both programs cannot be run at the same time. You must close one before opening the other.
Yes, you can find some Web Designer demo movies on the Xara website.
Our Resource Index http://www.xara.com/resources/ has a list of all Xara tutorials, which you can browse or search by keyword. Plus there is the Xara Xone which includes recent Xara tutorials plus links to many more from third parties.