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What’s New – August 2017

Last updated: 7th August 2017

Take a look at this month’s ‘What’s New’ products that you don’t want to miss out on. We include some brand new products and the most up-to-date versions from Maxon, Propellerhead, Parallels, STEMReader, Dropbox, Corel and Quark


Maxon Cinema 4D – introducing the next generation of its professional 3D application, Cinema 4D Release 19, which offers both great tools and enhancements you can put to use immediately and a peek into the foundations for the future. Designers choose Cinema 4D for its fast, easy workflow and rock-solid stability, and Release 19 makes your workflow even faster, expands your horizons with new features and offers dependability you can count on



Propellerhead Reason 9.5 – version 9.5 is the latest version of Reason that adds VST support in the Reason rack. VST plugins will feel right at home in the rack. Drag and drop from the browser, use CV with your plugins, add Players, put them in Combinators with Reason’s own devices or Rack Extensions – all the things you expect when working in Reason. This is music-making unlimited



Parallels Mac Management v6 – this latest version extends Microsoft® System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) functionality and enables IT managers to use one pane of glass to manage both PC and Mac® computers with ease, increased efficiency, and higher productivity. It brings improvements to the areas of device management and macOS® image deployment, and also introduces the support for SCCM Software Metering

  • Remote lock and wipe
  • Software Metering
  • Support for SCCM Maintenance Windows and Assignment Schedules
  • Improved macOS image deployment



STEMReader – a brand new product developed by academics in Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton. STEMReader aims to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects more accessible for students with print impairments such as specific learning difficulties, visual impairments, dyslexia or other concerns when working from functional to advanced levels and struggling to read and comprehend mathematical notation

  • Exam Mode
  • STEMReader Treeview
  • Microsoft Word Plug-in
  • Notation Dictionary



Dropbox Education – a new addition to the Dropbox product range which is designed to meet the needs of educational institutions and schools. With the option to purchase the right amount of storage for your team, and preserve up to 120 days of version history on all files, Dropbox Education allows you to tailor your deployment to your budget. It offers teams a pooled amount of storage space depending on their team size. You can either purchase the Dropbox Education with limited 15 GB of shared storage space for each user, or if that is not enough storage, take advantage of the substantial discount offer we have with the Business package. (Minimum of 300 users)



Corel PaintShop Pro 2018 – your affordable photo editing and graphic design software—without the restrictions of a subscription. Enhance photos with professional image editing tools, or create impactful designs using new colour palettes, brushes, gradients, patterns and textures. Enjoy a simplified user interface for faster navigation, improvements to our most used tools, and new workspaces to match the level of expertise

  • Workspaces & Simplified UI
  • Enhanced Launch time & faster features
  • Improvements to most popular tools
  • Colour palettes, brushes & gradients



Corel Painter 2018 – allows you to make an effortless transition from traditional to digital art, and accomplish natural, professional results in less time. Expand your digital art capabilities using a phenomenal collection of the world’s most realistic Natural-Media®. Experiment with unlimited art materials trusted by artists worldwide, including thick paints, flowing watercolors, and texture-filled media. Take advantage of in-app learning, Photoshop compatibility, 2.5D texture painting, and industry leading photo painting tools

  • Think Paint
  • Cloning Capabilities
  • Texture Synthesis
  • 2.5D Texture Brushes
  • Natural-Media Brushes



CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017 – the latest and most innovative graphic design program yet! Get all of the industry-acclaimed tools found in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X8, plus so much more. Skip sketching and scanning from paper, and go right to the amazing new LiveSketch™ tool to capture your ideas the instant that creativity strikes. This suite comes with cutting-edge features to help you create beautiful designs, graphics, photos, and websites with both ease and confidence

  • New state-of-the-art LiveSketch tool
  • Enhanced Pen and Touch capabilities
  • Expansive front management and filtering
  • Optimized for Windows 10 and latest hardware



CorelDRAW Technical Suite 2017 – create and deliver impactful technical communication content with intuitive connectivity, accurate technical illustration tools, and expansive file compatibility. Get right to work in a customizable environment with pen and touch support, professional image editing and advanced standards compliance. CorelDRAW® Technical Suite 2017 provides dedicated illustration assets for technical instruction and collaboration in print, online and mobile. It’s the easiest and fastest technical illustration software to author visual communication projects in a technical world

  • Dedicated technical illustration and design tools
  • Advanced standards compliance
  • Expansive file compatibility
  • Enhanced isometric drawing tools



QuarkXpress 2017 – the new version that raises the bar for design and productivity. With non-destructive graphics and image editing directly within your layout, you no longer have to choose between efficiency and output quality – have both. Create responsive HTML5 Publications as well as “unlimited”* single iOS apps

  • Introducing new graphics and image editing capabilities
  • Enhancing and extending text and typography features
  • “Wish list” features requested by our users
  • Continued digital publishing innovation
  • Retaining the perpetual lifetime license model


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