Inkscape

Inkscape 0.48.2

Versatile vector graphics editor

PROS

  • Great keyboard controls
  • Excellent help material
  • Active online community

CONS

Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw, or Xara X using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Supported SVG features include shapes, paths, text, markers, clones, alpha blending, transforms, gradients, patterns, and grouping. Inkscape also supports Creative Commons meta-data, node editing, layers, complex path operations, bitmap tracing, text-on-path, flowed text, direct XML editing, and more. It imports formats such as Postscript, EPS, JPEG, PNG, and TIFF and exports PNG as well as multiple vector-based formats.

Inkscape's main goal is to create a powerful and convenient drawing tool fully compliant with XML, SVG, and CSS standards. We also aim to maintain a thriving user and developer community by using open, community-oriented development process, and by making sure Inkcape is easy to learn, to use, and to extend.

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Inkscape 0.48.2

— User reviews — about Inkscape

  • YoungKswag

    by YoungKswag

    "Really Good"

    Really good program to make company logos and exc. with, but it needs more features and definitely more exporting format... More.

    reviewed on July 11, 2014

  • xuancong

    by xuancong

    "Buggy editor"

    The editor looks nice but is very buggy and not very useful. A very obvious and stupid bug is that if you open an .eps f... More.

    reviewed on August 8, 2012

  • grio

    by grio

    "Automatization"

    The program is GOOD! 1) IF I WISH TO PROCESS SIMULTANEOUSLY 10 OR 100 OBJECTS of ANY TYPE it is difficult to me TO MAK... More.

    reviewed on September 19, 2007