Free Adobe Fireworks Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Adobe Fireworks for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Affinity Designer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Figma or Canva. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Adobe Fireworks and many of them is available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Adobe Fireworks are Adobe XD (Paid), Vectr (Free), Gravit Designer (Freemium) and Dotgrid (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 2, 2021

    1. Figma is a vector graphics editor and prototyping tool which is primarily web-based, with additional offline features enabled by desktop applications for macOS and Windows.
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      Figma vs Adobe Fireworks opinions
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      Fireworks was very different. Figma is good to just arrange already built graphics.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs. Create designs for Web or print: - blog graphics - presentations - Facebook covers - flyers - posters - invitations - and so much more
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      Canva vs Adobe Fireworks opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Canva is still a legitimate alternative to Adobe Fireworks, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Canva is good for creating social media graphics, not app prototypes.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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    2. Vectr is a free graphics editor. Vectr is collaborative like Google Docs, and runs both in your web browser and on your desktop as a native app. With an intuitive interface, Vectr is easy to learn and use.
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      This alternative is disputed. Vectr is still a legitimate alternative to Adobe Fireworks, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    3. 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.
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      Gravit Designer vs Adobe Fireworks opinions
      Most users think Gravit Designer is a great alternative to Adobe Fireworks.
      The positioning of elements is very accessible. It also works pretty fast.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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    4. A simple vector illustration tool.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      sK1 is a powerful illustration program for the Linux platform that can substitute professional proprietary software like CorelDRAW or Adobe Illustrator.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Alva works with your production frontend components, adding up-to-date, responsive, and interactive designs to your living styleguide.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained: https://github.com/meetalva/alva/issues/852

    5. Microsofts professional illustration vector and raster graphic design tool for web images. More oriented towards editing web graphics and creating XAML rather than print graphics.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed, but now available as a free download from the Microsoft Download Center.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      InsightPoint is a cool multi-scene vector drawing tool for Windows and Linux.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      reThumbnail, which is re (re: a prefix that means”again” to indicate repetition) + thumbnail (small image representation to make it easier and faster to look at a video)
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