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Inkscape

Inkscape is a professional vector graphics editor for Linux, Windows and macOS. It's free and open source.

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Avg rating of 4.4 (38)| 48 comments

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License is CC-By-SA 3.0, as it's using Rizky Djati Munggaran's image (https://inkscape.org/~ridjam/%E2%98%85freedom-machine)
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Stable version 1.0 has path effects, interface customization, among other incredible things!
Stable version 1.0 has path effects, interface customization, among other incredible things!
Inkscape 0.48 has added a Spray Tool to quickly and easily spray multiple copies of items. With the parameters for rotation and size it allows creating effects that previously would take much longer to achieve. Thanks to DiSmeCha for contributing this screenshot.
Inkscape 0.48 now has a preference that allows users to take advantage of multi-threading for the Gaussian Blur filter. This filter makes one of the biggest impacts on Inkscape's performance when in use.

Mariana Sing uses blur throughout this image for subtle details, smooth color transitions, and numerous effects. Thankfully the blur operation is now faster than before when using a multi-core or multi-processor computer.
Vector drawing methods for most of the work using the Bézier & node tools
Using the Text Tool for webpage design
Tweak tool - Move, Move In-Out, Move Jitter, Scale, Rotate, and Duplicate or Delete
Inkscape  features Spiro curves (Cornu spirals)
Inkscape inking a drawing example
Inkscape Lesson 10 - Trace Images with Bezier Tool
Inkscape 1.0 is here!
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Inkscape Features

  1.  Support for LayersInkscape supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
  2.  Works OfflineInkscape can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
  3.  Ad-freeInkscape doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
  4.  Support for scriptingInkscape supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.

Inkscape information

  • Developed byInkscape
  • LicensingOpen Source and Free product.
  • RatingAverage rating of 4.4 (38 ratings)
  • Alternatives136 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese

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Our users have written 48 comments and reviews about Inkscape, and it has gotten 2031 likes

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BjornR
  
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I use Inkscape to convert or redraw rastered images as vector images. It's easy to use, works on GNU/Linux and is totally free. I love it!

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muhammadfarag
  
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Awesome App that is a REAL AlTERNATIVE for Adobe illustrator

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markisus
  
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I found it very buggy. Clicking Edit>Input Options just does nothing. Using my tablet pen eraser does not switch the active tool to eraser. Manually using the eraser draws red streaks instead of erasing which is considered a "medium level" importance.

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westmann

This software was not intended to be used on a tablet originally. But I am sure this could be enhanced if you decide to join the team and open feature requests mentioning, in details, and with examples, how they can improve as a product.

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qubit
  
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Inkscape is not an alternative to Illustrator, but Illustrator is an alternative to Inkscape :) I think Inkscape is more powerful and independent than Illustrator...

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ProtronM
  
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Top quality free open-source vector image editor with PDF import and export capacity.

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beng23
  
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This is my favorite currently

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mkdot7
  
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Hope to get multi page support so it become it is create docs

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westmann

We just got this feature in the new release of Inkscape!

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  • Vector Graphic
  • SVG
  • PDF Editor
  • Image Editor
  • svg-editing
  • illustration

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