Download Design Templates - Best Software & Apps

  • Adobe Illustrator CC

    2017

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Industry standard design suite

    6
    1714 votes
    • PROS: Fully documented, Includes templates, Excellent set of tools for vectorial design, Integrated into Creative Cloud
    • CONS: May feel a bit complex for beginners
  • Business Card Maker

    5

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    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    A Simple Way to Create Professional-Looking Business Cards

    6
    159 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use with professional results, Over 200 templates to use and modify, Compatible with all major graphics formats,
    • CONS: Limited-time trial version with no saving or printing,
  • Anime Studio

    Debut 8.2

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Bring out your inner animator!

    6
    621 votes
    • PROS: Excellent tutorials and help, 2 modes - beginner and advanced, Lots of pre-made content, Bone-rigging system, Upload directly to YouTube
    • CONS: Ugly interface, Takes effort and time to get started
  • Perfect365

    4.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Put your best face forward

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    • PROS: Explains how to recreate looks, Provides clothing advice, Lots of features
    • CONS: Not intuitive enough, More about make up than enhancing photos
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

    13

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Enhance, organize and share your photos like a pro

    6
    228 votes
    • PROS: Elegant interface design, Easier to use than Photoshop, Quick photo fixes for editing newbies, Lots of templates to create original compositions with your photos, Excellent mobile syncing, Upload images instantly to social networking sites
    • CONS: Artwork utilities can be a bit confusing for beginners, Don't be confused: it's not a stripped-down version of Photoshop,
  • Logo Design Studio

    Pro 4.5.00

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful logo design tool with thousands of templates

    6
    231 votes
    • PROS: More than 5,000 templates included, Covers many professional areas, Easy to use
    • CONS: Basic editor, Unstable,
  • Nero Cover Designer

    2016

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Design Your Own Custom Labels And Covers For Free

    6
    58 votes
    • PROS: You do not have to work out the margins yourself, Ideal for people using A4 pieces of paper, The templates allow you to make a good label if you do not have any design skills,
    • CONS: It really shines for CD and DVD cases which are not used much anymore, The user interface needs updating, Only useful for labels and business cards these days,
  • Diagram Designer

    1.28

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy tool to create diagrams and flowcharts

    8
    41 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use: drag and drop, Includes several templates to get you started
    • CONS: Text is not easy to edit
  • AAA Logo

    2008 2.2

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    Platform
    Windows

    Create logos from scratch

    7
    66 votes
    • PROS: Thousands of templates, Lots of variation, Very simple to edit and re-touch templates
    • CONS: Limited in editing capabilities, Not much better than using MS Paint
  • Anime Studio

    Pro 8.2

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Bring your imagination to life!

    6
    456 votes
    • Photo Calendar Creator

      9

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Create and personlise calendars to print

      7
      104 votes
      • PROS: 6 types of calendars, Lots of templates, Comprehesive customization options
      • CONS: Provided clip art isn't that great
    • Yahoo! SiteBuilder

      2.8.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An easier way to build websites

      6
      55 votes
      • PROS: Makes web design easy, No website building knowledge needed, Lots of attractive templates
      • CONS: Limited in scope for creating flash based sites, Not much appeal for advanced users, Requires Yahoo! hosting
    • Adobe Photoshop Elements 15

      varies-with-device

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      Platform
      Windows

      Enhance, organize and share your photos like a pro

      5
      2 votes
      • PROS: Elegant interface design, Easier to use than Photoshop, Quick photo fixes for editing newbies, Lots of templates to create original compositions with your photos, Excellent mobile syncing, Upload images instantly to social networking sites
      • CONS: Artwork utilities can be a bit confusing for beginners, Don't be confused: it's not a stripped-down version of Photoshop
    • Live Interior 3D Free for Windows 10

      1.6.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free interior design software for Windows 10

      7
      30 votes
      • PROS: Creates impressive results relatively easily, Allows you to take screencasts and walkthroughs, Lots of templates to choose from
      • CONS: Requires a lot of diskspace, Takes some time to understand and get to grips with, Lacks some of the features of Mac Pro version
    • Collagerator

      0.9.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Easily create photo mosaics and collages

      6
      23 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Several templates available, Export to various image formats, Easily reposition images, Change frame, background, and more, Enlarge/reduce images
      • CONS: No integrated image editor
    • WebPlus Starter Edition

      English

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Create your website by yourself without any experience with WebPlus Starter Edition!

      6
      18 votes
      • PROS: Quick and easy-to-use, Friendly plateform, Free templates, Includes web gadgets like blogs, forms.., Drag & drop system,
      • CONS: No coding (for html addicts), Windows only,
    • BusinessCards MX

      4.87

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      Platform
      Windows

      Design a template-based business card

      7
      31 votes
      • PROS: Great variety of custom-made templates, Lots of different filter options, Highly customizable
      • CONS: Slightly confusing to learn how to use at first
    • Perfect365 for Windows 10

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Makeup enhancement and touch-up tool

      7
      48 votes
      • PROS: Makes retouching of photos easier, Automatically detects faces, 20 different makeup templates
      • CONS: Lacks high precision refinement tools, Auto-detect may not always work
    • Packmage CAD packaging design software

      2.0.2.11

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      Platform
      Windows

      Packmage CAD is a free packaging design software for corrugated cardboard and folding carton packaging.

      6
      28 votes
      • PROS: Packmage CAD has a rich carton box template library, with it the carton box structural design can be easily done in seconds., Packmage CAD has a rich carton box template library which makes user more easily to get the box templates they want.
      • CONS: The current version doesn't support user import carton box die line from other software., Its features is not strong enough currently.
    • Sothink SWF Easy

      (Glanda) 6.6

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Design banners, intros and other Flash animations

      6
      18 votes
      • PROS: Supports drag and drop, Includes templates, graphics and other material, No technical or designing skills necessary!,
      • CONS: Not useful for professional designers
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