Canva Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Canva for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Inkscape, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Canva and 15 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Canva are Adobe InDesign (Paid), Gravit Designer (Freemium), Adobe Fireworks (Paid) and Stencil (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 14, 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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      Inkscape vs Canva opinions
      Most users think Inkscape is a great alternative to Canva.
      adro21 This is a vector graphic editor, it's not a proper replacement for Canva. It's also a desktop app that looks like it from the 90's
      Negative comment 11 months ago

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      Megakoresh It's a vector illustration app, not a document designer. It's as much an alternative to Canva as Adobe Illustrator.
      Negative comment about 2 months ago

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    2. Design professional layouts for print and digital publishing. Adobe InDesign breaks down the barriers between online and offline publishing. Create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents.
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      Most users think Adobe InDesign is a great alternative to Canva.


    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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      Most users think Gravit Designer is a great alternative to Canva.
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      Adobe Fireworks is a bitmap and vector graphics editor. Rapidly prototype websites and application interfaces with Adobe Fireworks CS4 software. Create and optimize images for the web more quickly and accurately than ever before with an enhanced toolset.

      Discontinued

      As described at http://blogs.adobe.com/fireworks/2013/05/the-future-of-adobe-fireworks.html , development of Fireworks has been stopped, but last version, Adobe Fireworks CS6 (v12), released in 2012, is still available as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud

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      Adobe Fireworks vs Canva opinions
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      Steep learning curve - different functionality
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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      Creating visual content should be simple, fun and lightweight. Stencil is designed to help you create beautiful looking images faster than ever before. Even if you've never used an image editing program, you can pick Stencil up and use it in seconds.
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      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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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • 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)
    4. This economically priced high end DTP program is extremely powerful and still very easy to use. With its innovative concepts, you can decisively improve your working processes and document management.
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    5. PixelStyle Photo Editor for Mac is FREE but full-blown Photo Editor for Mac. Photo Editing Mac: - A set of sophisticated but easy-to-use tools. - Adjust exposure, hue, white balance, shadows and much more. - Immediately delete unwanted elements and retouch the images.
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      Formo.one is a macOS application that helps you to create generative art from any kind of photo or image using the following effects: Voronoi stippling, Dithering, etc.
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