Download Graphics - Best Software & Apps

  • DirectX

    End-User Runtime Web Installer 9.29.1974

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play Your Games The Right Way

    7
    4857 votes
    • PROS: Does its work in the background, Variety of versions
    • CONS: Can be slower for some games, Overlapping versions can cause problems
  • GTA IV San Andreas

    (GTAIVSA) Beta 3 0.5.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    San Andreas gameplay with graphics of GTA IV

    7
    20624 votes
    • PROS: Enhances graphics, sound and other features, Simple installation process, Offers advanced replay
    • CONS: Large download, Sometimes crashes
  • Adobe Illustrator CC

    2017

    License
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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
  • Music Player

    2.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    Software to view basic information about a graphics renderer

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: An excellent way to troubleshoot an existing graphics renderer., All pertinent information is displayed with the click of a button.
    • CONS: This system will likely require some previous technical knowledge., Older operating systems are not supported by this analytical package.
  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

    X8

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    One of the most complete graphic design programs

    7
    1985 votes
    • PROS: Great selection of tools, Covers different areas: page layout, photo editing, vector drawing, Clean, intuitive interface design, Very well documented
    • CONS: May be hard for beginners, Not enough integration between apps
  • OpenGL

    4.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Solid Graphics Engine for Everyone to Use

    6
    1539 votes
    • PROS: Very widely supported, Very fast, Somewhat easy to learn
    • CONS: Fairly basic
  • Scratch 2 Offline Editor

    450

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Combine graphics, photos, music and sound into interactive creations

    7
    4039 votes
    • PROS: Lots of different options, Easy to learn, Share on Scratch's website
    • CONS: Takes times to learn all the features
  • Adobe Photoshop Touch

    1.7.5

    License
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    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Photoshop for Android tablets

    6
    34 votes
    • PROS: Great options, Integrated Google Image Search, Upload to Adobe Creative Cloud
    • CONS: Still has high learning curve
  • PES 2014

    (Pro Evolution Soccer)

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    New graphics, better control, and more team play

    8
    9875 votes
    • PROS: Amazing atmosphere, Compelling gameplay, Improved animations, Become the goalkeeper in Become a Legend mode, More simulation and greater teamwork
    • CONS: No rain, Pace of the game sometimes too slow, Certain movements a bit cumbersome
  • Paintbrush

    2.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Basic doodling app for Mac

    5
    1237 votes
    • PROS: Great for kids, Simple to use, Supports a range of graphic formats
    • CONS: Very basic in features and preferences, Hard to draw with a mouse
  • Aurora 3D Animation Maker

    16.01.07

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    3D Graphics software for Presentations

    6
    775 votes
    • PROS: Quickly and easily create 3D animations for movie introductions presentations or websites, Templates and pre-loaded effects mean you don't have to be an animator to make cool animations, easy to use,
    • CONS: There is a free trial but the software itself is not free,
  • Unity Web Player

    5.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Plug-in for amazing 3d graphics on the web

    6
    1748 votes
    • PROS: Really impressive online graphics, Lets you play lots of cool free games
    • CONS: For fast use, needs a good internet connection
  • Intel Graphics Driver

    (7/Vista 32 bits) 15.17.11.2202

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Keep Your Intel Graphics Card Up To Date

    7
    705 votes
    • PROS: Performance, Stability, Mostly unobtrusive,
    • CONS: Frequent updates,
  • Blender

    (32 bits) 2.66a

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Truly amazing modeling, animation and rendering

    7
    491 votes
    • PROS: Incredible variety of features, Extensive online help, Non-overlapping interface
    • CONS: Aimed at advanced users, Sheer degree of variety is overwhelming
  • Pencil

    0.4.4b

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Create animated digital comics

    6
    709 votes
    • PROS: Clear, customizable drawing interface, Neatly-organized timeline, Open source
    • CONS: You'll need a graphics tablet to get anything impressive out of it
  • FIFA 16 Ultimate Team

    3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone
    Android

    FIFA 16 Ultimate Team is a great improvement in graphics and realism

    6
    12 votes
    • PROS: The graphics, The realism, The number of players
    • CONS: Playability makes a step backwards
  • PDF Snipping Tool

    3

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Cut text and graphics out of any PDF file

    6
    66 votes
    • PROS: Allows you to cut and paste specific items in a PDF documents, Integrated with Microsoft Office
    • CONS: Not much more than a screen capture tool
  • Little Fighter 2

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free Street Fighter clone with Manga style graphics

    8
    1124 votes
    • PROS: Very fun, and even better against human players!, Many characters to choose from, Special movements for each character, Several game modes, It's free!
    • CONS: Game window is too small
  • Krita Desktop

    3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Krita Desktop can free you from paid paint programs

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Free, yet as good as the major brands, Always being updated, Customizable and powerful, Get community add-ons and more
    • CONS: There will always be that one feature you miss
  • Wallpaper Engine

    2016

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Cool Software for Graphics Designers

    0
    1 vote
    • PROS: Thousands of wallpapers to utilise, Very stable application,
    • CONS: A bit of a steep learning curve, Certain features can be a bit tricky to master
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
1(Pro Evolution Soccer)98757.5Windows
2(GTAIVSA) Beta 3 0.5.4206247.3Windows
3X819856.8Windows
445040396.7Windows
5End-User Runtime Web Installer 9.29.197448576.5Windows