Penguin Alternatives

    Penguin is described as 'puts the power of great design in your hands. Create beautiful vector artwork on your iPad with Penguin. Illustrations, logos, graphics, posters, diagrams and presentations drawn with Penguin are all fully scalable. FEATURES:' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Penguin for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is Inkscape, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Penguin are Affinity Designer (Paid), Adobe Illustrator (Paid), LibreOffice - Draw (Free, Open Source) and Sketch (Paid).

    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 Designer is the fastest, smoothest, most precise vector graphic design software available. Built from the ground up over a five-year period, every feature, tool, panel and function has been developed with the needs of creative professionals at its core.
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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. 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.
    5. 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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    6. 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.
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    7. 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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    8. 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.
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    9. Draw, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is a graphics editor that gives you the tools to communicate with visuals and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is powerful tool for posters, graphs, charts, and more.
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      • 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.
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