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.cdr files to be converted before moving to Affinity?

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Hi,

 

My subscription for Corel Draw is up for renewal in 5 days time and I really keen to move over to Affinity Designer but one thing is holding me back and its the .cdr file issue.

 

I have a promotional clothing company and a clothing brand with all my designs in .cdr format. Most of these designs are also saved in .png format.

 

If I move to Affinity Designer do I need to convert all my .cdr files to another format so that when these files are opened in Affinity Designer all my layers, artwork, fonts etc are intact? 

 

This is a major concern for me....any hep would be greatly appreciated.

 

Regards,

Grant

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Hi Grant,

 

Welcome to the forums!

 

You will need to convert your files to use them in Affinity I recommend converting them to PDF's or  SVG's :)

 

Thanks

C

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Wow, that's an awful lot of work to be done. I would have thought there would have been an easier way?

 

Thanks for such a quick response"

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I had this problem a while back, though with only a small number of .cdr files. I found that for some objects .pdf worked best, and for others, .svg. However, between them I got what I wanted.

John


Windows 10, Affinity Photo 1.6.4 and Designer 1.6.4, (mainly Photo), now ex-Adobe CC

CPU: AMD A6-3670. RAM: 8 GB DDR3 @ 666MHz, Graphics: 2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 630

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Best regards,

Petar Petrenko

Typesetter, Graphic Designer, Photographer

Skopje, Makedonija

 

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