When comparing Corel Draw vs PhotoFlare, the Slant community recommends Corel Draw for most people. In the question“What is the best photo editing software?” Corel Draw is ranked 18th while PhotoFlare is ranked 19th.
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Pro Efficient and intuitive UI
Pro Advanced tools for a fast workflow
Symmetry tool, pages, copy attributes, etc.
Pro Price is good
The no-subscription option is $449.00 and subscription is $198.00 per year.
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 User friendly
An easy to use GUI, inspired by the equally great PhotoFiltre editor. Very suitable for beginners to add that special touch to photos/images.
Pro Open Source
Offers a Community Edition which is free and the full code is available on Github.
Pro Very fast
Starts up very quick and most editing features run at a high speed.
Pro RAW support
This program can open most RAW formats produced by high quality DSLR cameras. Great feature to have if you own a high end Nikon or Canon camera. (other brands supported too)
Pro Cross Platform
Runs on all major platforms such as Windows, Linux and Mac.
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.
Con Feature maturity can be low
Some features lack polish or still require more development to make them more useful. Looks like not all features have been given the same development time.