Download Design Templates - Best Software & Apps

  • Adobe Illustrator CC

    2017

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Industry standard design suite

    6
    3622 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
  • Adobe Fireworks

    CS6

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    Platform
    Windows

    Accelerate web design and development

    7
    1017 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
  • Logo Design Studio

    Pro 4.5.00

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful logo design tool with thousands of templates

    6
    355 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
    1207 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
  • Business Card Maker

    9.15

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    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    A Simple Way to Create Professional-Looking Business Cards

    6
    135 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
  • Perfect365

    1.8.0.3

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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Makeup enhancement and touch-up tool

    7
    745 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
    1242 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
  • Microsoft Publisher

    2010

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    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's excellent publications tool

    6
    3759 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
  • Diagram Designer

    1.28

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy tool to create diagrams and flowcharts

    6
    130 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
    189 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
  • Anime Studio

    Pro 8.2

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Bring your imagination to life!

    6
    349 votes
    • Collagerator

      0.9.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Easily create photo mosaics and collages

      6
      44 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
    • 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
    • Yahoo! SiteBuilder

      2.8.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Simple, No-Frills Site Building Tool If You’re Just Getting Started

      5
      72 votes
      • PROS: Enlisting option with more than 60 local directories, Blogging platform
      • CONS: Not as equipped as its competition, Limited theme collection
    • Adobe Photoshop Elements 15

      varies-with-device

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      Platform
      Windows

      Enhance, organize and share your photos like a pro

      7
      5 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
    • Perfect365 for Windows 10

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Makeup enhancement and touch-up tool

      7
      45 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
    • 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
    • Live Interior 3D Free for Windows 10

      1.6.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free interior design software for Windows 10

      7
      40 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
    • Xara Photo & Graphic Designer

      12.1.0

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      Platform
      Windows

      Full featured photo editing and graphic design tool

      7
      45 votes
      • PROS: Intuitive, nicely designed interface, Excellent selection of tools to work with your photos, Many templates included, Very well documented
      • CONS: Takes a while to master
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    5201037595.7995477520617085Windows