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Ella is described as '(an acronym for Elegant Light Linux Animator) is a light animation software intended to achieve a aim of the Linux world : a functionnal and WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) 2D animation sofware' and is a Animation Maker. There are more than 50 alternatives to Ella for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Inkscape, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ella are Sketch, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, Vectr and Synfig Studio.

Ella alternatives are mainly Vector Graphic Apps but may also be Animation Makers or Digital Painting Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Ella.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Ella (an acronym for Elegant Light Linux Animator) is a light animation software intended to achieve a aim of the Linux...

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  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.

    License is CC-By-SA 3.0, as it's using Rizky Djati Munggaran's image (https://inkscape.org/~ridjam/%E2%98%85freedom-machine)
  2. 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.

    App icon design


  3. With vector illustration, page layout, photo-editing and tracing software, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 is ideal for professional and occasional designers tackling any type of graphics project.

    macOS version
  4. 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.

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  5. Synfig Studio icon

    Synfig is a free and open-source, industrial-strength, vector-based 2D animation app designed for producing feature-film animations. It eliminates the need to create animations frame by frame. It is available for Windows, Linux, and macOS.

    Main window


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    Pencil2D

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Pencil2D is an opensource animation/drawing software for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux, based on old Pencil software. It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics.

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    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.

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  8. Enve is a free and open-source 2D animation app. It can create both vector and raster animations and even use sound and video files. It has been created with flexibility and expandability in mind.

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  9. Adobe Fireworks icon

    Adobe Fireworks

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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 icon Adobe Creative Cloud

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    sK1

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    sK1 is an open source cross-platform vector graphics editor like CorelDRAW, Adobe Illustrator, or Freehand. The major feature of sK1 is a professional precise printing and prepress ready PDF output.

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