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Adobe Illustrator Alternatives

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editor that allows you to increase or reduce the size of images without affecting their quality, contrary to what happens in the case of images created or edited in bitmaps or pixels with software such as Adobe Photoshop or GIMP. This is useful for producing visual content for digital art or as a print template for large formats. However, its high price, restrictive monthly subscription model, and unstable performance often make Illustrator simply not the best option for all. That's why we would like to recommend you a list of alternatives for editing vector graphics that may better fit your needs.

Adobe Illustrator alternatives are mainly Vector Graphic Apps but may also be Digital Painting Tools or Image Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adobe Illustrator.
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  1. QueekyPaint icon

    QueekyPaint

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    75 alternatives to QueekyPaint 

    QueekyPaint is a unique browser-based drawing tool for creating animated drawings online. Visit the massive gallerys and learn drawing by watching the process of your favourite artists. QueekyPaint is free and simple to use.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in QueekyPaint simultaneously.
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    EvolveUI

    • Google Chrome
    78 alternatives to EvolveUI 

    EvolveUI is tailored for user experience designers, information architects, interaction designers, and web developers. Prototype, Design, and Export to the Web!.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    Canvas GFX

    • Windows
    29 alternatives to Canvas GFX 

    Canvas 11 is the single most cost-effective, integrated solution for the creation, enhancement, presentation and sharing of technical illustrations and graphics.

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    1.  Support for LayersCanvas GFX supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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    Canvas GFX vs Adobe Illustrator opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Canvas GFX is a great alternative to Adobe Illustrator.
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    Bez

    12 alternatives to Bez 

    A vector graphics editor that makes it easy to create vector images on your iPad or iPad Pro. It has full support for Slide Over, Split View, Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil.

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    Bez vs Adobe Illustrator opinions
    Most users think Bez is a great alternative to Adobe Illustrator.
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    Amadine

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    8 alternatives to Amadine 

    Amadine is the perfect solution for vector graphics design professionals as well as amateurs with creative minds. Developed with precision and attention to what users need, this graphic design app offers every tool and function to bring the craziest ideas to life.

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    1.  Support for LayersAmadine supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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    Inker

    • Online
    • Android
    • Google Chrome
    19 alternatives to Inker 

    Inker is a vector graphics editor designed to simplify sketch inking, logotype, comics, tribal or any other digital drawing. Images created with Inker can be exported to SVG and EPS and used anywhere in the web or imported into popular desktop graphics editors for creating AI or...

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    Kwippe

    60 alternatives to Kwippe 

    Kwippe has a curated database of over 33,000 open source and creative commons vector icons, emojis, and other graphics that can be customized in our easy to use editor and variations generator.

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    Our variations designer allows you to drill down quickly on a great design
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    Ballpoint

    16 alternatives to Ballpoint 

    Ballpoint is an experimental new vector graphics editor. It's available as a free to use web application.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
    Discontinued

    The GitHub repository is unmaintained, and the last update was in 2015.

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    DragPotrace

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • potrace
    30 alternatives to DragPotrace 

    A GUI for potrace using Objective-C for OS X 10.11.

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    DrawPad

    • Mac
    • Windows
    83 alternatives to DrawPad 

    DrawPad Graphic Design and Drawing software is an easy-to-use image composition and manipulation program, an essential tool for all types of graphic design projects. Easily draw and create graphic images.

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    1.  Non Destructive EditingDrawPad allows you to make changes to a file without overwriting the original data, which remains available in case you want to revert to it.
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