Xara Xtreme for Linux Alternatives

    Xara Xtreme for Linux is described as 'powerful, general purpose graphics program for Unix platforms including Linux, FreeBSD and (in development) OS-X' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Xara Xtreme for Linux for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Inkscape, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Xara Xtreme for Linux are Adobe Illustrator (Paid), Sketch (Paid), CorelDRAW Graphics Suite (Paid) and Pencil2D (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 17, 2017

    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. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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.


      • 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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      • 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

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      sK1 is a powerful illustration program for the Linux platform that can substitute professional proprietary software like CorelDRAW or Adobe Illustrator.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Pencil is an animation/drawing software for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics.

      Discontinued

      Updated project here: Pencil2D

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    6. Bloom is a fast, light-weight, cross-platform procedural graphics editor that lets you tweak any action you have ever performed - organized by layer.
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