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Affinity Designer Alternatives for Linux

Affinity Designer is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative 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 eight of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Affinity Designer are Vectr, Gravit Designer, Akira and Apache OpenOffice Draw.

Affinity Designer alternatives are mainly Vector Graphic Apps but may also be Image Editors or Digital Painting Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Affinity Designer.
This page was last updated May 23, 2022
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  1. Inkscape

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows S
    • BSD
    • Snapcraft
    • FLATHUB
    • PortableApps.com
    • X11
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz

    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.
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    It's the only real free alternative to Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw and Affinity Designer

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    I do some light works. so it work for me very well

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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.



  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.

    Almost everyone thinks Gravit Designer is a great alternative to Affinity Designer.
  4. Akira

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • GTK+

    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.

  5. Apache OpenOffice Draw

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.



  6. Dotgrid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A simple vector illustration tool.

  7. 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

  8. Xfig

    • 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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