After reading my guide to graphics programs, you decided to give it a try CorelDRAW, a suite that includes tools for digital drawing, vector graphics and photo retouching. Before purchasing a paid license, however, you would like to try the software's features for free both to understand if it is the right tool for your needs and to test its usability. If that's the case, let me tell you that you've come to the right place at the right time.
With today's guide, in fact, I'll explain how to download CorelDRAW for free activating a license that allows you to try all the tools included in the suite for a limited period of time. In addition to showing you the procedure for downloading the software from the official website of the latter, I will also show you how to download it from the Microsoft Store and from Mac App Store, indicating what are the main differences between the various procedures. In addition, for information, you will also find the costs to continue using CorelDRAW after the free trial ends.
How do you say? Can't wait to find out more? Then do not delay any longer and investigate the subject immediately. Courage: make yourself comfortable, take all the time you see fit and dedicate yourself to reading the next paragraphs. Follow the instructions I am about to give you carefully, try to put them into practice on your computer and I assure you that, in no time at all, you will be able to use CorelDRAW for free. All that's left for me is to wish you good reading and a big good luck for everything!
Requirements to Download CorelDRAW for Free
Before going into the details of this guide and explaining yourself in detail how to download CorelDRAW for free, let me list what the necessary requirements to download the program to your computer.
First, I want to clarify that CorelDRAW is a paid software available, however, in one free trial version which allows you to test its operation for 16 days. Subsequently, to continue using the program, you need to purchase a license at a cost of 699 euros or activate a subscription plan with a monthly (34,95 euros / month) or annual (19,95 euros / month) subscription.
The latest version of CorelDRAW (at the time of writing this guide is Graphics Suite 2019) is compatible with Windows PC and macOS with the following minimum requirements.
- Operating system version: Windows 10, 8.1 or Windows 7, 32 or 64 bit, with the latest updates and service packs;
- Processor: Intel Core i3/5/7 o AMD Athlon 64;
- Disk: 2,5 GB of free space;
- R.A.M: 2 GB;
- Screen resolution: 1280 × 720 al 100% (96 dpi).
- Operating system version: macOS 10.14, 10.13 o 10.12;
- Processor: Intel multi-core with 64-bit support;
- Disk: 4 GB of free space;
- R.A.M: 2 GB (at least 8 GB recommended).
If you are wondering if CorelDRAW is also available as an application for smartphones and tablets, I am sorry to tell you that, at the time of writing this guide, there is no dedicated application for either Android devices or for iPhone or iPad.
Download CorelDRAW for Free on Your PC
As mentioned above, CorelDRAW is paid software but can be used for free for 16 days. For download CorelDRAW for free on your PC, all you have to do is connect to the official website of the program, start the download and complete the installation wizard, and then activate the free license. How to do? I'll explain it to you right away!
You can download CorelDRAW for Windows from both the official software site and the Microsoft Store. In the latter case, however, the free trial is 7 days (instead of 16) and, to activate it, you need to enter your credit card details.
To download the free version of CorelDRAW from the official website of the program, then connect to it and click on the button Download the trial. Alternatively, if your intention is to download an older version of the program, click on the item Free trials present in the main menu and choose the version of your interest.
Once the download is complete, double-click the file CorelDRAW [version] _seo.exe obtained and press the button Yes to allow the program to make changes to your computer, then place the check mark next to the option I accept the End User License Agreement, click on the button Accept and wait for the progress bar to reach 100%.
Now, create an account (required to log into CorelDRAW) by entering the required data in the fields Email e Password and selecting Italy (or your country of residence) via the appropriate drop-down menu. Then press the buttons Continue e end (twice in a row) to complete the installation and activate the free trial of the software.
If you have a computer equipped with Windows 10, you can download CorelDRAW from the Microsoft Store but, as mentioned above, this version offers a one-week free trial and, unlike the downloadable version from the official website, requires you to enter your credit card information.
If, despite these "contraindications", it is your intention to proceed with the download, visit the Microsoft Store page that I linked to you earlier and click on the button Get to open the actual store. Then press again on Get to start the CorelDRAW download, wait for the download to complete and click the button starts to start the software.
Now, make sure under the heading Select the language to use the language of your interest is set (eg.Italian) and click on your button OK. Then choose the option Start the free trial, indicate the plan of your interest between Monthly subscription e Annual subscription and click on the button Try it for free for 1 week.
In the new open window, click on the button forward, choose the payment method you prefer (Credit or debit card, Direct debit, PayPal e Mobile phone) and click on your button Subscribe to activate the free trial of CorelDRAW and the automatic renewal of the subscription you have just chosen.
Subsequently, to deactivate the subscription and not incur unwanted charges at the end of the free trial, connected to the Microsoft website, click on the button Log into Microsoft and connect to your account. Then click on the item Services and subscriptions in the top menu, choose the option Manage for the CorelDRAW subscription and click on the items Cancel e Confirm cancellation to disable automatic renewal.
If you have one Poppy and your intention is to download CorelDRAW for free, you must know that even in this case you can proceed either by connecting to the official website of the software or by accessing the Mac App Store. In the first case, you can activate the free 16-day trial without entering your credit card details, while by downloading the CorelDRAW app from the Mac App Store, to take advantage of the free trial, you need to choose a subscription plan and enter payment details.
To download the free version of CorelDRAW without credit card, linked to the official website of the program, make sure that the writing is present Now on Mac (otherwise choose the option Looking for the Mac version?) and click on the button Download the trial to download the free version of the latest available version of CorelDRAW.
Once the download is complete, open the dmg package just downloaded, right click on the file CorelDRAW Graphics Suite e scegli l'opzione apri from the menu that appears, then click on the button apri and wait for the download of the files necessary for installation.
Clicca, quindi, sul pulsating Continue three consecutive times, press on the item Accept to accept the terms of the software license and put the check mark next to the option I don't have a serial number and I want to try the product. To start the installation, click the buttons Continue e InstallI inserted the password of your account on macOS and press the button Install software.
Finally, hit the button Close to complete the setup and close the window. Now, start CorelDRAW, enter the required data in the fields Email, Password e Country and click on the buttons Continue e end to activate your 16-day free trial and start using the program for free.
At any time, you can choose to purchase a CorelDRAW license or activate a subscription plan. To do this, click on the option Buy it now present in the sidebar on the left, select the tab Buy and press pulsating Buy it now to purchase a license and then enter the code in the field Enter the serial number.
If, on the other hand, your intention is to use CorelDRAW for a limited time, choose the tab SubscriptionApponi il segno di spunta accanto a delle opzioni avail 30 day subscription (34,95 euros) e 365 day subscription (239,40 euros) and click on the button Buy it now to proceed with the payment. The first charge will be made at the end of the trial.
If you prefer to download CorelDRAW from the Mac App Store, start the latter by clicking on its icon (the white “A” on a blue background) in the Dock bar, type CorelDRAW in the field Search at the top left and press the button Submit on the keyboard to view the search results.
Now, locate CorelDRAW and, if you wish, click on it to access the description card and view its details, requirements and reviews. To start downloading the program, click on the buttons Get e Install and wait for the progress bar to reach 100%. You may be asked to verify your identity by entering your Apple ID password or Touch ID (if your Mac has such a component).
Once the download is complete, click on the item apri to start the newly installed application (or select its icon which, in the meantime, will have been added to the macOS Launchpad).
The first time CorelDRAW starts, click on the entry Start the free trial, choose the subscription option of your interest among Monthly subscription e Annual subscription, click on the button Try it for free for 2 weeksI inserted the password of your Apple ID and press the buttons Buy, Continue e OK (for two consecutive times).
After the free trial ends, your CorelDRAW subscription will automatically renew. If you don't want this to happen, launch the Mac App Store, click yours name at the bottom left and, in the new screen that appears, choose the option View information.
Then locate the section Manageclick sulla voce Manage for active subscriptions and press the button Modification present next to the CorelDRAW subscription. Finally, click on the button Cancel subscription and confirm your intention by choosing the option Confirmation. It wasn't difficult, was it?