Inkscape Alternatives for Mac

Popular Alternatives to Inkscape for Mac. Explore 25+ Mac apps like Inkscape, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

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. If your looking for more info about Inkscape like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 1/10/2018 11:54:00 AM

Alternatives to Inkscape for Mac with any license

  • Adobe Illustrator CC

    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. Explore more efficient ways of working with multiple artboards, a Blob Brush tool for intuitive vector painting, and transparency in gradients with on-object controls.

    • Its a very reliable service-- i would consider it better than inkscape Guest • 2 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • Clean user interface makes up for good workflow. Guest • Jan 2017 • 2 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

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  • Pencil Project

    Pencil is a standalone app or Firefox extension that lets you create diagrams or UI mockups. It doesn't have collaboration/multi-user features. The Pencil Projects unique mission is to build a free and opensource tool for making diagrams and GUI prototyping that everyone can use.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com Electron / Atom Shell ... Firefox

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  • Affinity Designer

    Affinity Designer is the fastest, smoothest, most precise vector graphic design software available. Whether you’re working on graphics for marketing materials, websites, icons, UI design or just like creating cool concept art, Affinity Designer will revolutionise how you work.

    • Affordable price and better interface than Inkscape. Guest • Jan 2017 • 7 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

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  • LibreOffice - Draw

    Draw lets you produce anything from a quick sketch to a complex plan, and gives you the means to communicate with graphics and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is a an excellent package for producing technical drawings, general posters, and much else.

    • Open Source vector graphics editor can create SVG files. Guest • Aug 2015 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

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  • Clip Studio Paint

    Clip Studio Paint, previously Manga Studio or ComicStudio in Japan, is a family of software applications for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows used for the digital creation of comics and manga. It delivers powerful cutting edge drawing and coloring tools, making it essential for professional comic and manga artists.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Boxy SVG

    Boxy SVG is a vector graphics editor simillar to Adobe Illustrator, Sketch and Inkscape. Made with and for the modern Web Platform. Can do illustrations, icons, banners, mockups, charts, buttons and more. Features Transforms - Move, resize, rotate and skew any object, either by using on-canvas editing handles or by entering the values manually. Groups - Group and ungroup objects. Easly navigate nested groups using edit tool or the breadcrumb widget.

    • Super intuitive for creating, and manipulating vector graphics. Solved in 10 min. what others couldn't after hours. Guest • Jun 2017 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac Windows Chrome OS Chrome

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  • Adobe Fireworks

    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.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    • 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 https://alternativeto.net/software/adobe-creative-suite/
  • Vectr

    Free vector graphics software used to create graphics easily and intuitively. Vectr is a simple yet powerful cross-platform graphics editor to bring your designs into reality. Get started immediately without the massive learning curve. Whether you’re working on graphics for marketing, logotypes, icons, website UI designs, brochures or vector art, Vectr’s intuitive tools let you focus on what truly matters - creating beautiful graphic designs.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Chrome OS

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  • Gravit Designer

    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.

    • It's free as Inkscape is which is very important so maintaining that quality is a must. (This excludes Adobe and other commercial alternatives). Less buggy than Inkscape and better UI. The UI is particularly better due to its dark theme, I'm not a fan of software that is bright and tend to code with a black background. ElTortugaDec 2017 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Incredible app. High quality app. Completely Apple UI design, elegant and very simple to use. I really like it and it's free. nikteslaFeb 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Nice app with better ui ! and better color theme Guest • Oct 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Much much better UI, once you find where to change color theme. KillyJun 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Free program with same functionality and updated looks. Workflow is more streamlined, according to some. Available in the browser as well as on the desktop, both portable and installer versions are available. Covers all the bases! Guest • Feb 2018 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Chrome OS

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  • Karbon

    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. Graphic design ideas can be quickly and easily transformed into high quality illustrations with Karbon.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD KDE

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  • Bloom

    Bloom is a fast, light-weight, cross-platform procedural graphics editor that lets you tweak any action you have ever performed - organized by layer. Bloom is the first editor to allow true non-destructive editing. Every filter, effect, brush stroke or vector edit you apply is stored separately, and nothing is baked in. This allows you to come back to anything you've done in the past and adjust it - without redoing all of the subsequent work.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

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  • Autodesk Graphic

    Autodesk Graphic is a modern full-featured graphic design and illustration application, created specifically for Mac OS X. Packed with many powerful features, and designed to be easy to use, you can use Graphic to create everything from simple diagrams to intricate detailed vector artwork. Import and export SVG, PDF and Photoshop PSD documents, creating simple workflows with other applications.

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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  • Vector Paint

    Vector Paint is a drawing program, with a simple yet powerful interface, that lets you draw points, lines, curves and shapes. Features * Style text * Layer, grid and align objects * Freely export and import files in standard SVG format. * HTML5, JavaScript and no Flash This application uses vector graphics, which provide a clear image whatever the magnification. Use for posters, web graphics or printing.

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet iPad

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  • ProtoSketch

    ProtoSketch is a desktop-class illustration tool for mobile devices to let you easily create vector designs on the go. Supercharged with icons, fonts, ui elements, basic and complex drag and drop shapes. It is easy to design anything from logo and icon to website and mobile app .Lossless vector graphics that you can scale infinitely. ProtoSketch wasn't adapted from a desktop app. It was created from the ground up exclusively for iPad.

    Commercial Mac iPad

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  • iVinci

    iVinci is a new starting point in vector design industry. It's just incredibly easy, and incredibly fast, for both beginners and experts. Notable features: -Use SVG as native file format. You can use files created by iVinci directly in may other Apps. -Powerful Bezier path edit system. -Gradient Mesh. Create complex or realistic gradient in ease. iVinci is the only drawing app to support this feature in App Store. -Live Trace. Import bitmap images and convert it to vector.

    Freemium Mac

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  • LaTeXDraw

    LaTeXDraw is a graphical drawing editor for LaTeX. LaTeXDraw can be used to 1) generate PSTricks code; 2) directly create PDF or PS pictures. LaTeXDraw is developed in Java and thus runs on top of Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • PGF and TikZ

    PGF/TikZ is a tandem of languages for producing vector graphics from a geometric/algebraic description. PGF is a lower-level language, while TikZ is a set of higher-level macros that use PGF. The top-level PGF and TikZ commands are invoked as TeX macros, but in contrast with PSTricks, the PGF/TikZ graphics themselves are described in a language that resembles MetaPost.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Super PhotoCut

    Super PhotoCut interactive cutout tool isolates and separates a detailed foreground object from photos. With our proprietary best-in-class algorithm masking tool, you can instantly remove complex image backgrounds and make them transparent with just a few clicks. Get the dramatic stand-out images done in seconds-to-minutes instead of minutes-to-hours. Unlike those image processing software in the market, Super PhotoCut doesn't require any special technical skills.

    Freemium Mac

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  • Torapp guilloche designer

    Torapp guilloche designer is a full-featured web-based vector graphic editor for security printing. It runs in Chrome on all major OSes including linux, OSX and all versions of windows, and is the most innovative and flexible tool available to design guilloche patterns against counterfeiting for banknotes, checks and personal documents. Main features: Guilloche design can not be easier with one-key editing. Chain modification with object dependency.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Windows Mobile ... Windows RT

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    • Discontinued The software is not working. Last Activity 2013/02/25. See http://www.torapp.info/en/s/changelog.html
  • DrawBerry

    DrawBerry provides all the same features of commercial applications such as Adobe Illustrator or Inkscape; except in a free, easy to use, lightweight, and powerful application which is also open-source. With layers, powerful tools, inspectors and workspaces, DrawBerry is a complete and easy-to-use drawing solution. Moreover, CoreImage filters, based on a great Apple technology, offer you new ways to improve your drawing, extending possibilities.

    Free Open Source Mac

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer updated. Last version, 0.8.1, released in 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • SVG Cleaner

    Generally, SVG files produced by vector editors contain a lot of unused elements and attributes that just blow up their size without providing better visible quality. SVG Cleaner could help you to clean up your SVG files from unnecessary data.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Autodesk SketchBook Designer

    Concept Design & Illustration Software Explore design concepts and produce stunning artwork with Autodesk® SketchBook® Designer illustration software (formerly Autodesk® Alias® Sketch software).

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    • Discontinued this project discontinued
  • diagrams

    Diagrams is a powerful, flexible, declarative domain-specific language for creating vector graphics, using the Haskell programming language.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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