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Serif Desktop Publishing and Design Software Now Available in U.S.

∑ Smart filter layers allowing effects to be applied to photos without affecting the underlying image

∑ Adobe Photoshop PSD import and export as well as full integration with all Photoshop plug-ins

This vector drawing software offers powerful and intuitive graphic tools, enabling users to create everything from natural-looking painted artwork and vector-drawn logos to screensavers, scaled diagrams and animations. Like all Serif programs, DrawPlus X2 boasts professional-level tools that are easy to master, including:

∑ A wide range of pressure sensitive natural media brushes offering effects from charcoal to airbrush to watery paint

∑ Flash animation creation functionality with full support for both stopframe and keyframe animation as well as Flash export

∑ Photoshop and AutoCAD import and editing abilities, enabling users to work with files created in these complex programs and easily edit and share files with business partners

Serif has been a leading provider of graphics software in the European market for more than 20 years. As more small businesses rely on internal resources for all their business needs, demand is growing for desktop publishing and graphics software that is affordable and does not require a time-intensive learning process.

The Serif programs, which range in price from $79.99 to $99.99 (MSRP), are distributed in association with Sage Software by Ingram Micro, Tech Data, Navarre and Douglas Stewart, and are available through online retailers and software dealers nationwide. For a complete listing of retail outlets, please visit

Founded in 1987 with the aim to develop low-cost alternatives to high-end publishing and graphics packages, Serif has repeatedly been praised for its powerful yet easy-to-use software. Serif products put professional effects and demanding publishing tasks within the reach of ordinary PC users around the world and have won numerous awards including PC Plus Editorís Choice, PC Advisor Gold, Computer Buyer Best Buy, PC Answers Editorís Choice and Computer Shopper Best Buy.