Xara Web Designer 10 now available

xaraXara has announced the release of Xara Web Designer 10 ($49.99) and Xara Web Designer 10 Premium ($99.99), its WYSIWG web design tools.

Premium-only additions start with Responsive Web Design support. You can now create variations of your page for different devices (desktop, tablet, phone), sharing content but with their own custom layout. Web Designer Premium 10 exports the finished result as a single HTML file, and it'll then automatically adjust depending on the screen size of the viewer.

Supersites are a new way to create small, tightly focused sites. Some look like presentations, with new page transitions (example), but you can also present all your site pages as a single scrolling document, perfect for browsing in just a few swipes (example).

A new Scale To Fit option automatically scales any web page to fit the browser window.

And, as usual, there's new content, including 3 photo slideshow widgets and 10 new website templates.

In addition, both Web Designer 10 and Web Designer 10 Premium benefit from new tools for drawing and editing commonly-used shapes: text panels, speech bubbles, arrows and more.

The Content Catalog makes it easier to browse available content, while a new top-level Insert menu speeds up the process of adding objects to the page.

There's a new password-protection option for sites hosted at MAGIX Online World, complete with tools to manage your authorized visitors.

Elsewhere, photos are now automatically rotated on import, there's improved Word and PDF import, and you get new widgets for Instagram, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.

Existing users can upgrade from $29.99 (standard) and $49.99 (Premium). But if you want to check out the new features first, Xara Web Designer 10 and Xara Web Designer 10 Premium trials are available now.

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