CorelDRAW Essentials 2021

Design for the fun of it with easy-to-learn graphics software

Create attention-grabbing posters, cards, social media images, and more.

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Bring ideas to life, simply and stylishly

Whether you’re just starting out or you dabble in graphic design, CorelDRAW® Essentials is the toolkit you need to create gorgeous graphics with ease.

Fun, affordable graphic design

Design and lay out your DIY creative projects in a user-friendly environment that doesn’t break the bank.

Add your own unique touch

Turn your passion into eye-catching graphics with more creative control than you’ll get with one-click design applications.

Easy to learn

Grow your confidence as you design with a handy Hints docker that teaches you how to use tools as you select them.

What’s included?
With necessary tools for creating vector and bitmap-based visuals, CorelDRAW Essentials has all your casual graphics needs covered!

  • CorelDRAW Essentials
    Find the vector illustration and page layout tools you need to get started with graphics and then some.
  • Corel PHOTO-PAINT Essentials
    Enhance your favourite images with just the tools you need for editing photos with ease.

Easy to use creative tools
If you’re new to graphic design, this value-rich vector illustration software is your answer to creating posters, greeting cards, cards, calendars, and more, quickly and with total confidence.

  • Vector illustration
    Turn basic lines and shapes into works of art. Create curves with versatile shaping and drawing tools.
  • Page layout
    Create layouts for invites, collages, multi-page designs, and more. Use rulers, grids and guidelines to help you organise objects and place them exactly where you want.
  • Photo editing
    Retouch and enhance your photos with Corel PHOTO-PAINT™ Essentials’ layer-based photo editing tools.
  • Typography
    Add type to any design with easy-to-use text tools. Play with text effects to make your final product pop.

Object management
Control every element in your document with a handy Objects docker, letting you hide, rename, search for objects and change their stacking order. Use the Object Properties docker to manage object formatting, fills, and more.

Color, fills and transparencies
Easily apply color to fills and outlines using color swatches, or generate colours based on color harmonies. Change the transparency of an object and fill objects with patterns, gradients, and more.

Easy bitmap to vector tracing
Enjoy intuitive one-click bitmap to vector tracing with QuickTrace™ right inside the illustration and layout application.

Popular file compatibility
Import, export and share your designs with ease thanks to a variety of compatible file formats.

  • BMP
  • PNG
  • JPG
  • GIF
  • HEIF

Additional information

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 13.5 × 4 × 19.5 cm
Software Platform


System Requirements

  • Windows 10*, 64-bit, with latest Updates
  • Intel Core i3/5/7/9 or AMD Ryzen 3/5/7/9/Threadripper, EPYC
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
  • 2.5 GB available hard disk space for application and installation files
  • Multi-touch screen, mouse or tablet
  • 1280 x 720 screen resolution at 100% (96 dpi)
  • DVD drive optional (for box installation)
  • Installation from DVD requires a download of up to 400 MB
  • Internet connection is required to install and authenticate CorelDRAW Essentials and access some of the included software components, online features and content.

*CorelDRAW Essentials 2021 supports Windows 10, version 2004, 20H2 and later versions which may be released during the lifecycle of CorelDRAW Essentials 2021.


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