Inkpad Alternatives

    Inkpad is described as 'vector illustration app designed from scratch for the iPad. It supports paths, compound paths, text, images, groups, masks, gradient fills, and an unlimited number of layers' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Inkpad for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is Inkscape, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Inkpad are Affinity Photo (Paid), Adobe Illustrator (Paid), Sketch (Paid) and Vectr (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 27, 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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    2. Affinity Photo is a professional, full-featured raster graphics editor. Working in Affinity Photo is always live and you can pan and zoom at 60fps, with live previews and non destructive application.
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    3. Design quickly and confidently with Adobe Illustrator software. Sophisticated tools for drawing and typography, along with advanced color controls and creative effects, provide a comprehensive vector graphics environment.
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    4. 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.
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    5. 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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    6. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • KDE Plasma Workspaces
      Karbon, component of Calligra Suite , is the scalable vector drawing application in KDE. It allows artists to create complex drawings without losing image quality when zooming in on, or resizing the drawing.
    7. A simple vector illustration tool.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      SVG-edit is a fast, web-based, JavaScript-driven SVG drawing editor that works in any modern browser.
    8. 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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