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Adobe Fireworks Alternatives for Mac

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

Adobe Fireworks alternatives are mainly Vector Graphic Apps but may also be UI Design Tools or Graphic Design Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adobe Fireworks.
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  1. Affinity Designer is the fastest, smoothest, most precise vector graphic design software available. Built from the ground up over a five-year period, every feature, tool, panel and function has been developed with the needs of creative professionals at its core.

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    Affinity Designer vs Adobe Fireworks opinions
    Most users think Affinity Designer is a great alternative to Adobe Fireworks.

    This program is surprising enough, even for those who have been using Adobe Photoshop for a long time.

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    Offers vector and raster. Intuitive software. A once off purchase, excellent support and range of formats can be read and saved to.

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  2. The vector graphics design software that allows you to create sophisticated graphics, amazing layouts and illustrations - all in just one super powerful tool.

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  3. 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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    Fireworks was very different. Figma is good to just arrange already built graphics.

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    Canva

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs.

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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.

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  5. Sketch is a vector-based design tool for Mac with a focus on screen design. It’s used primarily by screen designers who create websites, icons, and user interfaces for desktop and mobile devices.

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  6. Adobe XD (Experience Design) is a vector-based tool developed and published by Adobe Inc for designing and prototyping user experience for web and mobile apps.

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    Karbon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • KDE Plasma Workspaces

    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.

    Discontinued

    was last modified on Sat, 11 Jul 2015

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    Dotgrid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A simple vector illustration tool.

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  9. 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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    Most users think Gravit Designer is a great alternative to Adobe Fireworks.

    The positioning of elements is very accessible. It also works pretty fast.

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    Alva

    • 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 Last version, 0.9.1, released in January 2019, can be still downloaded from GitHub

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