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.
Easy to use creative tools
If you're new to graphic design, this value-rich vector illustration software is your answer to creating posters, cards, calendars, social media images, and more, quickly and with total confidence.
Turn basic lines and shapes into works of art. Create curves with versatile shaping and drawing tools.
Create layouts for invites, collages, multi-page designs, and more. Use rulers, grids and guidelines to help you organize objects and place them exactly where you want.
Add type to any design with easy-to-use text tools. Play with text effects to make your final product pop.
Control every element in your document with a handy Objects panel, letting you hide, rename, search for objects and change their stacking order. Use the Object Properties panel to manage object formatting, fills, and more.
Color, fills and transparencies
Easily apply color to fills and outlines using color swatches. Change the transparency of an object and fill objects with patterns, gradients, and more.
Share your designs with ease using common file formats.
Get more graphic design power!
CorelDRAW Essentials is part of a powerful family of graphic design software.
For more creative control, including robust photo editing, choose CorelDRAW Standard. Or for the ultimate in vector illustration and page layout, photo editing, typography, collaboration, and professional print capabilities, choose CorelDRAW Graphics Suite.
- Windows 10* in 32-bit or 64-bit, all with latest Updates and Service Packs
- Intel Core i3/5/7/9 or AMD Ryzen 3/5/7/9/Threadripper, EPYC
- 4 GB RAM
- 4 GB hard disk space
- Multi-touch screen, mouse or tablet
- 1280 x 720 screen resolution at 100% (96 dpi)
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or higher
- DVD drive optional (for box installation). Installation from DVD requires a download of up to 900 MB
- Internet connection is required to install and authenticate CorelDRAW Essentials and access some of the included software components and online features.