professionally-designed templates give you almost limitless
possibilities, from button bars and banner ads to photo
albums and complete page layouts.
Whether you're a time-pressed designer
or a complete novice, you can create professional-quality
graphics and photos for the web with just the click of
Create professional quality graphics
Webstyle works by taking professionally-designed
templates and simply editing them to suit your needs.
The graphic types include:
- NavBars & DHTML menus
- 3D headings
- Banner ads
All the templates are fully customizable,
meaning you can change the text, color, size and style
in just a few clicks. Just choose a template, alter the
content and settings, save your graphic and insert it
into your web page - as easy as 1-2-3.
Create complete page layouts
Xara Webstyle extends the same template-based approach
to complete page layouts.
Each professionally created design offers
multiple layouts so you can quickly create consistently
designed sites, complete with all their graphics and navigation.
All you need to do is export the pages to your web authoring
tool to complete the content.
Edit & enhance photos for the web,
and create thumbnail albums
Import your photos into Webstyle and
quickly and easily enhance or edit them ready for your
web pages. Xara Webstyle's intuitive user interface makes
it probably the fastest program for turning your digital
photos into optimized and enhanced web-ready images. Our
unique technology means that there is no loss of quality
in the photos, however many times you edit and save them,
unlike practically all other photo editors.
What's more it's just as easy to create
thumbnails with pop-ups - Webstyle automatically creates
also create complete web photo albums with a new and intuitive
drag 'n' drop interface - just import all your images,
order, edit and enhance them - then save as an album.
New in Xara Webstyle: the Photo Editor
within Webstyle continues to work after the end of the
15 day trial, making the Webstyletrial itself an essential
tool for every webmaster wanting to add photos to their
Integration with Dreamweaver and FrontPage
If you use Macromedia Dreamweaver or Microsoft FrontPage
as your web authoring software, you can take advantage
of seamless integration with Xara Webstyle. When you install
Webstyle, extra menus are installed in each of these programs
so that you can insert Webstyle items
while you are editing your web pages.
No graphical or technical skill required
Even the most graphically-challenged person can create
stunning professional-quality graphics with Xara Webstyle.
Whether you're making NavBars & DHTML menus, enhancing
photos or saving and placing your files within web pages
- every task has been made to be as easy-to-use as possible.
menus and thumbnails are created automatically for you.
Auto-optimized for the web
Everything you create with Webstyle 4 is automatically
optimized for the web. That means all your graphics, photos
and thumbnails will be compact, fast-loading files, so
they won't slow down your web site.
What's new in Webstyle:
- New Web Page object type
Now you're no longer restricted to making web graphics
and inserting them into your web site yourself - you
can create complete web pages already containing your
- Smart copying of theme elements
across themed web pages
Xara Webstyle makes it simple to copy changes from one
layout to another, such as NavBars and menus, logos
and colors. So once you have created your first page,
it can take just minutes to produce a complete site
with consistently themed pages. Creating a professional
looking site has never been easier!
- Photo album builder and web page
In Xara Webstyle 3 we gave you the chance to edit and
enhance your digital photos - and now you can make them
into fully-functioning photo albums to use in your website.
- Master file editing of photos
With other photo software, each time you load and save
a photo it becomes more distorted and gradually deteriorates.
Webstyle retains a memory of the original master file
and every time you alter the image, even if you load
a processed or 'after' image, it actually performs the
requested operation using the original master.
- Many new templates and designs
Webstyle 4 includes all the graphical resources of version
3.1 and Template Pack 1 - plus a collection of completely
new customizable web page designs/themesets.
- New 'my colors' way of applying
colors to graphics
When changing a color in a design, it's now possible
to take a color you've used before in a previous project
and copy it to your current design. This allows you
to retain consistency between designs and it's a great
- Automatic detection, download and
install of new templates and designs
Xara Webstyle 4 makes it easy to view any new designs
right within the program, and download and install them
as they become available. Webstyle automatically checks
the Xara servers at intervals to determine whether there
are new designs and templates available.
- Extended compatibility
4 integration will now work with Microsoft
FrontPage 2003 and Macromedia Dreamweaver 2004. The
menus will be supported by Opera 7 and Safari (on the
- User interface enhancements
A slicker UI in some areas, in response to user requests
and suggestions - such as a more intuitive projects
feature, extra pop-up help, improved import process
and completely revised HTML help.