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SVG Tools

Scalable Vector Graphics files allow images to be scaled to any size without reduction in image quality. Apps that support creation and viewing of these files such as Inkscape provide entry into a world of high quality, high resolution files that ensure your website or other project will look crisp.

  1. Krita is a professional Free and open source (FOSS) painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone withith concept art, texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.
  2. Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.


  3. The vector graphics design software that allows you to create sophisticated graphics, amazing layouts and illustrations - all in just one super powerful tool.
  4. Design quickly and confidently with Adobe Illustrator software. Sophisticated tools for drawing and typography, along with advanced color controls and creative effects, provide a comprehensive vector graphics environment.
  5. Draw lets you produce anything from a quick sketch to a complex plan, and gives you the means to communicate with graphics and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is a an excellent package for producing technical drawings, general posters, and much else.
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    A database of free vector icons.
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    Graphviz is open source graph visualization software. Graph visualization is a way of representing structural information as diagrams of abstract graphs and networks.
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    Karbon, component of Calligra Suite , is the scalable vector drawing application in KDE. It allows artists to create complex drawings without losing image quality when zooming in on, or resizing the drawing.
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    • Figma
    • Adobe Illustrator
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    Icons8 is a collection of icons created by a single team. The ideas for the icons are crowdsourced by the community.
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    sK1 is an open source cross-platform vector graphics editor like CorelDRAW, Adobe Illustrator, or Freehand. The major feature of sK1 is a professional precise printing and prepress ready PDF output.
  6. A simple vector illustration tool.
  7. SVG-edit is a fast, web-based, JavaScript-driven SVG drawing editor that works in any modern browser.
  8. Boxy SVG is a vector graphics editor simillar to Adobe Illustrator, Sketch and Inkscape. Made with and for the modern Web Platform. Can do illustrations, icons, banners, mockups, charts, buttons and more.
  9. Convert raster bitmaps into scalable vector illustrations.
  10. Gravit Designer is a feature-rich vector graphics tool. It is an installable desktop application. It is also a within-browser application for those who prefer this. It has every design feature this writer is aware of within Inkscape, without the recent issues.