How to Download and Install SignTools 4 for CorelDRAW
SignTools 4 is a powerful and easy-to-use sign making add-on for CorelDRAW that allows you to cut vinyl graphics directly from CorelDRAW and also contains over 35 sign making tools. In this article, we will show you how to download and install SignTools 4 for CorelDRAW in a few simple steps.
Go to http://www.signtools4.com/demo.htm and enter a valid email address in the box. Then click on the DOWNLOAD button to download the SignTools 4 demo version, which is a fully functional evaluation version limited to 30 days[^1^]. The file size is 244 MB.
After downloading the file, double-click on it to run the setup wizard. Follow the instructions on the screen to install SignTools 4 on your computer. You will need to have CorelDRAW 10 or higher installed on your computer as well.
Once the installation is complete, launch CorelDRAW and you will see a new menu item called SignTools 4. Click on it to access the SignTools 4 application, which is a floating window that can be moved to any part of the screen. You can also customize the Quick Palette, which allows you to access your most used tools with a single click or by using keyboard shortcuts.
To start using SignTools 4, you can either create a new design in CorelDRAW or open an existing one. Then select the objects that you want to cut or edit with SignTools 4 and click on the corresponding tool in the SignTools 4 window. You can also use the Auto option to apply the tool with default settings.
When you are ready to cut your design, click on the Cut button in the SignTools 4 window and choose your cutter from the list. You can also adjust the cut settings such as speed, pressure, blade offset, etc. Then click on OK and your design will be sent to your cutter.
That's it! You have successfully downloaded and installed SignTools 4 for CorelDRAW and learned how to use it for your sign making projects. If you want to learn more about SignTools 4 features and tools, you can download the user guide in English or German from http://www.signtools4.com/userguide.htm. You can also visit http://www.signtools4.com/ for more information and support.
SignTools 4 is compatible with CorelDRAW 10, 11, 12, X3, X4, X5, X6, X7, X8, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 as well as Adobe illustrator 2017, 2018 ,2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 for Windows. It also works with Windows XP 32/64, Windows Vista, Windows 7 32/64, Windows 8 32/64, Windows 10 32/64 and Windows 11 .
SignTools 4 supports a wide range of vinyl cutters from various brands such as Roland, Graphtec, Summa, Mimaki, Mutoh, GCC, Ioline, Craft Robo and more. You can check the full list of supported cutters on http://www.signtools4.com/cutters.htm. If your cutter is not on the list, you can contact the SignTools support team and they will try to add it for you.
SignTools 4 is not only a cutting software but also a design software that offers many innovative tools for creating and editing vinyl graphics. Some of these tools include:
Outline Tool: This tool allows you to create outlines around objects with different widths and colors. You can also create multiple outlines and offset them from each other.
Shadow Tool: This tool allows you to create shadows behind objects with different angles and distances. You can also create multiple shadows and adjust their opacity and blur.
Distortion Tool: This tool allows you to distort objects in various ways such as arc, flag, wave, fish eye, etc. You can also apply distortion to text and curves.
Weld Tool: This tool allows you to weld overlapping objects together to create a single object. You can also use the Trim option to remove the excess parts of the objects.
Text on Arc Tool: This tool allows you to place text along an arc or a circle. You can also adjust the spacing and alignment of the text.
These are just some of the tools that SignTools 4 offers. You can explore more tools and features by downloading the demo version and trying it yourself. 061ffe29dd