Open Source Affinity Designer Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Affinity Designer is Inkscape, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Affinity Designer and six of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Affinity Designer are Akira (Free, Open Source), Apache OpenOffice Draw (Free, Open Source), Dotgrid (Free, Open Source) and Alva (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 28, 2021

    1. 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.
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      Most users think Inkscape is a great alternative to Affinity Designer.
      I do some light works. so it work for me very well
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    2. Akira is a native Linux Design application built in Vala and GTK. Akira focuses on offering a modern and fast approach to UI and UX Design, mainly targeting web designers and graphic designers.


    3. Draw, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is a graphics editor that gives you the tools to communicate with visuals and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is powerful tool for posters, graphs, charts, and more.
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    4. A simple vector illustration tool.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • 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      The project is no longer maintained: https://github.com/meetalva/alva/issues/852



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Xfig is an interactive drawing tool which runs under X Window System Version 11 Release 4 (X11R4) or later, on most UNIX-compatible platforms, and e.g. under Darwin on the MacIntosh and any X server under Microsoft Windows.
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