Friday, May 20, 2011

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 service Pack 3

Here quoted from the official Corel Community, the release of Service Pack 3 (& 1).

For Swedish users in Swedish language, read quick translation by me here.
För svenska användare på svenska läs här
http://stefanlindblad.blogspot.com/2011/05/coreldraw-graphics-suite-x5-service.html

Original text and announcement read here http://coreldraw.com/blogs/gerard/archive/2011/05/20/next-service-pack-for-x5-coming-soon.aspx

 

Official SP3 – service pack for X5 is now officially released
This update is a cumulative update that includes all previous patches and fixes.

Download from here> http://www.corel.com/servlet/Satellite/us/en/Content/1153321224268?pid=1259872370151

 

Finally its official, the new service pack 3 for X5 is available. And just to make sure everyone gets something, we will actually be releasing multiple service packs over a very short time period, making sure that all of the following applications benefit from the same

  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 Service Pack 3
  • CorelDRAW Premium Suite X5 Service Pack 3
  • CorelDRAW Home & Student Suite X5 Service Pack 1
  • CorelDRAW Essentials X5 Service Pack 1
  • Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite X5 Service Pack 1

After having applied the latest service pack, your version number will be 15.2.0.686 for CorelDRAW, Corel PHOTO-PAINT and Corel DESIGNER, and it will be 2.0.0.686 for Corel CONNECT.

To give you an idea of what is coming, here is a list of the main changes that will be included:

Suite Wide

  • You can export large bitmaps by using the Export for Web dialog box.
  • You can now open JPEG-compressed TIFF files that were exported from PhotoZoom.

Corel DESIGNER X5 and CorelDRAW X5

  • When moving a group with Envelope or Perspective effects applied to objects, you will no longer encounter display issues.
  • CMYK colors are maintained in mesh fills after grid or intersection settings are changed.
  • Grey pixels no longer appear when fountain fills with no outlines are converted to bitmaps.
  • When you zoom in and out while using Adobe CMM, CMYK spot colors in objects filled from the document palette are now displayed properly.
  • Pantone colors in the Document palette are saved as Pantone colors not custom spot colors.
  • English symbols are placed correctly in Hebrew text.
  • Pasting large amounts of Turkish text into a paragraph text frame no longer crashes the application.
  • Anti-aliasing is applied consistently to both objects and text converted to objects.
  • The Virtual Segment Delete tool recognizes the correct part of the curve to be deleted.
  • Mesh fill sizes are maintained when a file is saved to version 14 and re-opened.
  • Zooming in and out on a bitmap with transparency no longer crashes the application.
  • Convert to Bitmap controls on customized toolbars are enabled and disabled correctly.
  • Changing the page resolution no longer impacts the outline thickness that you specify in the Object Properties docker.
  • Hovering over un unselected Perfect Shape glyph with the Pick tool no longer crashes the application.
  • Panose font substitution is displayed correctly for files with missing fonts.

Corel PHOTO-PAINT X5

  • The application no longer crashes when you paste captures of your screen (Print Scrn) in new images and use mask tools to create new objects.
  • Performing Copy, Paste and Combine with Background tasks sequentially no longer crashes the application.
  • The Replace Color dialog box now correctly displays selected colors.
  • The application now starts faster when you double-click a .cpt file.
  • When you flip an object by dragging, its size is maintained.
  • Using the Channels docker with 48-Bit RGB files no longer crashes the application.
  • Combining objects using the shortcut key works like the docker or menu command.

Corel CONNECT X5

  • Font thumbnails are displayed correctly on Windows Vista and Windows XP.

Printing

  • Pages containing text under lenses print properly.

Filters

  • AI - Full colour pattern fills now export without overprint flag turned on by default.
  • AI/PDF/EPS - Spot colors in mesh fills are preserved accurately during import.
  • AI - Fills in open curves are preserved in imported files.
  • When you have GhostScript installed, EPS files converted to PDF no longer appear blank.
  • PDF - Symbol locations are maintained on export.
  • You can now open PDF files containing black-and-white images and save them without encountering a save error.
  • EPS files converted to PDF files are imported correctly when you have GhostScript installed.
  • SVG file sizes have been decreased.

RAW libraries

The RAW libraries were updated to support the following new camera models:

  • Read correct camera WB from Nikon NRW and Samsung SRW files
  • High-ISO images from the Samsung WB2000
  • Nikon D3100, D7000, P7000
  • Panasonic FZ40, FZ100, LX5
  • Samsung WB2000
  • Nokia X2
  • Canon SX120, PowerShot G12
  • Hasselblad H4D
  • Sony SLT-A33, SLT-A55V

    3 comments:

    Ayesha said...

    Thanks for a nice share you have given to us with such an large collection of information. Great work you have done by sharing them to all. simply superb. Photo Recovery

    Stefan Lindblad - illustration & art said...

    Glad it helped. Thank you for mentioning it. It got to my attention that many have visited this blog post of mine regarding SP3.

    Stefan

    Ezopolis Apparel said...

    Excellent, hopefully this will fix some of the problems I have been having.