Inkscape

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General information

  • Category: Vector graphics
  • Version: 0.92.3
  • Last update: Mar 13, 2018
  • OS: Windows Mac Linux
  • License: GPL

What is Inkscape?

Inkscape is a professional application that offers a number of great tools for creating vector graphics which runs on Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux. Unlike raster graphics, vector image is fully scalable and you can enlarge any vector images without loss of quality.

Inkscape is used by design professionals and hobbyists worldwide, for creating a wide variety of graphics such as illustrations, icons, logos, diagrams, maps and web graphics. Inkscape uses the W3C open standard SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) as its native format, and is free and open-source software. It has sophisticated drawing tools with capabilities comparable to Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW and Xara Xtreme.

Screenshot of Inkscape software running on Windows 10.

The application has been equipped with the tools to draw, create shapes, text, clone elements, scale, move, rotate, grouping objects, creating layers, filling, downloading colors. It offers support for text including options like multi-line, text to shape, text on path. Inkscape can import and export various file formats, including SVG, AI, EPS, PDF, PS and PNG. We can also use various color selectors (RGB, HSL, CMYK, color wheel, CMS).

Inkscape offers a great feature Trace Pixel Art. It generates automatically vector graphics raster based on the type of Pixel Art, Icons, as well as sprites. Users can customize Inkscape's functionality with add-ons. Finished projects can be exported into popular formats PNG, OpenDocument Drawing, FXG, SIF, HTML5, DXF, sk1, PDF, EPS and PostScript or saved as SVG file.

Inkscape download

You can download Inkscape 0.92.3 for Windows Mac, and Linux.

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