Download Design Templates - Best Software & Apps

  • Adobe Illustrator CC

    2017

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Industry standard design suite

    6
    3693 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
  • Logo Design Studio

    Pro 4.5.00

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful logo design tool with thousands of templates

    6
    358 votes
    • PROS: More than 5,000 templates included, Covers many professional areas, Easy to use
    • CONS: Basic editor, Unstable
  • Anime Studio

    Debut 8.2

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Bring out your inner animator!

    6
    1237 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
  • Adobe Fireworks

    CS6

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    Platform
    Windows

    Accelerate web design and development

    7
    1028 votes
    • PROS: Create any graphic for the web, from buttons to complete layouts, Works with other Adobe applications, Includes many new templates
    • CONS: Like all Adobe apps, requires time and effort to learn
  • Business Card Maker

    9.15

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    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    A Simple Way to Create Professional-Looking Business Cards

    6
    136 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
  • Microsoft Publisher

    2010

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    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's excellent publications tool

    6
    3774 votes
    • PROS: Loads of ready-made templates and color schemes, Document layout for anyone, Can export to several formats
    • CONS: Doesn't work with InDesign and QuarkXpress files
  • Perfect365

    1.8.0.3

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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Makeup enhancement and touch-up tool

    7
    753 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
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

    13

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Enhance, organize and share your photos like a pro

    6
    1239 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
  • Diagram Designer

    1.28

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy tool to create diagrams and flowcharts

    6
    131 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use: drag and drop, Includes several templates to get you started
    • CONS: Text is not easy to edit
  • Nero Cover Designer

    2016

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Design Your Own Custom Labels And Covers For Free

    7
    194 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
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 15

    varies-with-device

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    Platform
    Windows

    Enhance, organize and share your photos like a pro

    6
    7 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
  • Anime Studio

    Pro 8.2

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Bring your imagination to life!

    6
    353 votes
    • Microsoft InfoPath

      2010

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Create all sorts of forms in a familiar environment

      5
      169 votes
      • PROS: Includes two apps: Designer and Filler, Includes many form templates, Very well documented, Nice interface design
      • CONS: Not for beginners
    • Collagerator

      0.9.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Easily create photo mosaics and collages

      6
      45 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
    • AAA Logo

      2008 2.2

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      Platform
      Windows

      Create logos from scratch

      7
      426 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
    • Art Text

      1.0.0.163

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      An Intuitive Windows Tool for All Your Vector Design Requirements

      8
      24 votes
      • PROS: A range of customizable templates, A lot of value for your buck
      • CONS: Doesn’t have all the features of the Mac variant, The interface could be a bit more user-friendly
    • Perfect365 for Windows 10

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Makeup enhancement and touch-up tool

      7
      49 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
    • ArcSoft PhotoImpression

      6.5.9.110

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      Platform
      Windows

      Blends powerful photo editing with project templates

      7
      552 votes
      • PROS: Lots of useful photo editing functions, Very straightforward to use, Useful Help pages
      • CONS: Missing decent support for layers & gradients, Not as cheap as the GIMP (i.e. not free)
    • WebPlus Starter Edition

      English

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

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

      6
      20 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
    • 3D PageFlip Professional

      1.7.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Turn your PDF files into a 3D page-flipping e-book

      8
      13 votes
      • PROS: A very powerful and advanced PDF conversion tool, There are plenty of design tools and templates to use
      • CONS: It should only be used by people who need to convert files frequently, The professional version is much too expensive
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