Graphic Design Software

Graphic designers need applications that allow to easily create, edit and manage a large quantity of vector shapes as well as providing advanced tools for working with typograhy. Adobe Illustrator is one of the industry standards, but there are a number of free or less expensive alternatives.

Graphic Design Software Links

  • Xara Xtreme for Linux

    Xara Xtreme for Linux is a free, open-source program for Unix platforms including Linux, FreeBSD and (in development) OS-X. www.xaraxtreme.org
  • Skencil (Linux)

    Available for GNU/Linux and other UNIX-compatible systems, Skencil incorporates all the stadard vector-editing tools plus a number of advanced features. www.skencil.org
  • Mischief

    (Mac OSX, Windows) Mischief is a draing/sketching app based on the proprietary  Adaptively Sampled Distance Fields (ADFs) technology that allows to have a vector-like drawing quality with infinite canvas and zooming capabilities. Compared to the free version, the commercial version features more presets, a full color palette, layers, and can export to PSD files. www.madewithmischief.com
  • Karbon

    Karbon is a vector drawing application, part of KOffice, the KDE office suite. www.koffice.org
  • Inkscape

    Inkscape is a free vector graphics editor based on the SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) format. It is available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. inkscape.org
  • DrawIt (Mac)

    DrawIt is a vector editing application published by Bohemian Coding. It supports non-destructive bitmap-like image filters. www.bohemiancoding.com
  • DrawBerry (Mac)

    DrawBerry is a free vector graphics editor for Mac OS X, easy to use and compatibl with Inkascape. www.apple.com
  • Bohemian Coding Sketch

    Sketch is a vector graphics software published by Bohemian Coding and available for Mac OS X. It features a clean and modern interface and an infinite canvas with full-screen mode. www.bohemiancoding.com
  • Aviary Raven

    Raven is a vector editor that is part of the Aviary suite of free online applications. www.aviary.com
  • Adobe Photoshop

    Adobe Photoshop is the digital imaging software standard, used by photographers and graphic designers. www.adobe.com
  • Adobe Illustrator

    Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editing software. The latest versions incude advenced tools such as 3D capabilities, live color and paint tools, perspective grids, advanced strokes and custom workspaces. www.adobe.com

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