When comparing PhotoFiltre Studio X vs Corel Draw, the Slant community recommends Corel Draw for most people. In the question“What is the best photo editing software?” Corel Draw is ranked 19th while PhotoFiltre Studio X is ranked 20th.
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Pro Easy to use
The layout is intuitive allowing you to find and use tools without having to spend a lot of time learning the ins and outs of the program.
Pro Portable version available
A portable version can be held on an external drive such as a usb stick and run from it so you can use it on any Windows machine without needing to install it.
Pro Reasonable selection of brushes
PhotoFiltre has round, square and oblique line brushes of different sizes and allows custom shapes to be used as brushes. Gradient colors as well as effects such as 3D, pastels, charcoal can be used with brushes.
Pro Allows quick access to predefined folders
A toolbar at the top of the interface allows quick access to predefined folders that allow quick access to selections, masks, patterns.
Portable version available
Pro Efficient and intuitive UI
Pro Advanced tools for a fast workflow
Symmetry tool, pages, copy attributes, etc.
Pro Great for large scale prints
Corel Draw can handle large sized printing projects. You can use the feet as the unit for output size and it can still export the graphic without problems to your computer's system resource.
Pro Price is good
The no-subscription option is $449.00 and subscription is $198.00 per year.
The program is limited to basic functionality such as filters, masks and brushes. Advanced capabilities like in-depth color grading, asset management, tethered shooting are not available.
Con Windows only
OSX and Linux versions are not planned.
Con Documentation is only available in French
English documentation is not available.
Con Interface can be overwhelming
The amount of icons on display at any given time can take some getting acquainted with.
In US it costs $499, and although it's worth the money for advanced users, for ordinary users it's too much.
Con UI can be confusing for users coming from Adobe
It might need some time to adjust.