[scribus] Converting CorelDraw file

"Sveinn í Felli (IMAP)" sveinki at nett.is
Wed Feb 11 10:28:17 CET 2009

Alex Mandel wrote:
> Alex Mandel wrote:
>> Cedric Sagne wrote:
>>> All,
>>> A new project implies recovering a .cdr file for the core marketing material (logo, CMYK for company colours, the works!).
>>> Would anybody with a trial or licenced CorelDraw be so kind as to convert this material into EPS/SVG/Sla ?
>>> Obviously I have no idea which version of CorelDraw was used and I have no way of finding out! I do not keep a trial install CD of CorelDraw either.
>>> Your help will be much appreciated.
>>> Cedric
>> Looks like you can download a trial copy, not sure if it will allow you
>> to save out other formats.
>> http://www.corel.com/servlet/Satellite/us/en/Product/1208530085783
>> Or maybe use a service like
>> http://www.file-convert.com/onl_ff.htm
>> Some people also claim that Adobe Illustrator can open them, or that you
>> could go to kinkos(or some other office service store) and pay for
>> machine time there and convert it since they tend to have software like
>> that installed.
>> Alex
> Looks like I sent a little too soon, I found the gem you might be
> looking for referenced on the inkscape wiki
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/uniconvertor/
> See
> http://wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/index.php/FAQ#Can_I_open.2Fimport_.2A.cdr_.28Corel_Draw_Vector_drawing_file.29_files_in_Inkscape.3F
> If you have uniconverter installed inkscape should use it to load the file.

Uniconverter is quite limited, depends on CDR-version, font
names and which effects are used in the .cdr file how much
of it is converted. Font conversion is also a bit weird. I
have an old copy of Corel8 around, I could try to convert it
for you.

send it to: sveinki-at-nett-point-is


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