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XDesign

Precision 2D Vector Design for the Mac

Make professional quality designs, illustrations and technical drawings on the Mac with XDesign, and on the move with iDesign.

Full feature compatibility and automatic sync of designs via iCloud with iDesign, keep all your designs in sync automatically between your Mac, iPad and iPhone.

XDesign Features

  • Create designs using the traditional keyboard, mouse and large screen on the Mac using XDesign
  • Full feature compatible with iDesign for iOS to take your designs on the move on your iPad/Phone
  • Toolbars and panels with easy access to frequently used functions for a fast work flow
  • Unlimited fast and smooth multitouch zoom with sharp and clear images

Standard Tools & Functions

  • Line, polyline, square, rectangle, circle, arc, ellipse, polygons, stars & path tools
  • Copy and paste selected shapes and groups
  • Group and ungroup shapes hierarchically to create complex designs
  • Edit points, convert shapes to path, close shapes, add and remove points, break, weld, explode and join
  • Keyboard input options for setting the shape attributes and dimension values
  • Precise rotation with ability to rotate at user defined center
  • Object alignment tools
  • Fill color and pen color swatches with opacity controls, custom RGB mixer
  • Stroke width, line style, line caps and corner join styles, arrow ends and dash patters
  • Text insertion with fonts, styles, sizes, paragraph alignments, multilingual, rotate/resize
  • Set a background image for tracing/marking over it
  • Insert images, copy, paste, move, resize and position them accordingly
  • Multilevel Undo/Redo for all edit operations
  • Undo/Redo individual points and move previous points even while creating multisegment lines and paths
  • Autosave for all operations to ensure work is saved at all times

Layers

  • Create multiple layers to organize & separate design components
  • Add, remove, merge, reorder, lock, hide layers independently
  • Set layer transparency

Advanced Tools for Graphics Design

  • Advanced path editing options for corner, smooth and symmetric control points, straighten and curve segments
  • Text to path conversion
  • Boolean operations on shapes, unite, intersect, subtract, exclude
  • Freehand drawing, auto smoothened paths
  • Gradients / color blends

Advanced Tools for Technical Drawing

  • Circle and Arc tool based on center, start/end point, radius and angle of arc
  • Dimensioning tools, length as well as angular with customisable settings
  • Support for Feet+Inches+Fractions (U.S & older unit system)
  • Architectural formatting option for Dimensions, to format values in Feet + Inches (eg. 12' 3 1/4" )
  • Dynamic grid supporting feet, inches and inch fractions at different zoom levels

Units & Board Setup

  • Support for standard board sizes (A1 to A5, B4, B5, Letter, Tabloid) and custom board sizes.
  • Set a drawing scale of upto 10,000 times screen size with four decimal place precision
  • Full set of standard unit systems, Points, Inches, Feet, MM, CM and Meters
  • Unit aware Grid with customisable settings for grid lines and separators
  • Snap to grid, snap to object and points, rotation snap and custom snap settings for precise positioning
  • Unit aware rulers

Export/Import & Print

  • Export designs to JPEG, PNG, PDF & SVG formats for Hi-Res professional quality output
  • Import SVG files (from email attachments using “Open In” option and also via Dropbox)
  • Full iCloud support and automatic sync of designs between devices, design files can be saved locally or on iCloud
  • Standard support for printing


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