Download Vector Drawing - 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
  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

    X8

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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
  • Manga Studio

    EX 4.02

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    Platform
    Windows

    SmithMicro's Manga Studio is an all-in-one comic package

    6
    807 votes
    • PROS: Professional high quality software., Tons of features designed for artists., Export in various formats and apply various effects.,
    • CONS: Takes some learning quite complex.,
  • Sketch

    3.0.1

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    Mac

    Powerful professional graphic design tool

    6
    89 votes
    • PROS: Excellent range of tools, Produces very professional results, Slick interface
    • CONS: No community forum, Not many instructions
  • ConceptDraw PRO

    10.2.0.62

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    Windows

    Tool used for professional flowcharting, diagramming and illustrating

    10
    2 votes
    • PROS: Decent alternative to MS Visio, Lots of templates, Imports Visio files, Sharing tools
    • CONS: No autosave, Not as intutive as MS Visio or Omnigraffle
  • Serif DrawPlus Starter Edition

    2.0.3

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    Platform
    Windows

    Use DrawPlus Starter Edition to create attractive vector artwork for the home, school and office

    5
    52 votes
    • CadStd Lite

      3.6.7

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      Platform
      Windows

      A free Design & photography program for Windows

      7
      60 votes
      • Manga Studio Debut

        4.2.2

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        Windows
        Mac

        Bring your manga characters to life!

        6
        94 votes
        • PROS: Excellent selection of drawing tools, Can add effects, speech bubbles, color, etc, Can create own graphics, scan or import files
        • CONS: Hard to know where to start , Using the program is not always intuitive
      • Sketsa SVG Editor

        5.3

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        Windows
        Mac

        Cross platform vector drawing based on SVG format

        6
        14 votes
        • PROS: Free to use, Based on SVG and supports XML
        • CONS: Limited in scope and features
      • Xara Designer Pro

        12.2.0

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        Platform
        Windows

        Xara Designer Pro

        7
        15 votes
        • Dragonframe

          3.5.1

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          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Create your own stop motion movies

          6
          83 votes
          • PROS: Nice looking interface, Includes timeline editor, Comprehensive lip-sync system, Vector-based drawing tools
          • CONS: Doesn't always recognize that QuickTime is installed, Very complicated for beginners
        • YouiDraw Drawing

          1.01

          License
          free
          Platform
          Web Apps

          ouiDraw - Online Graphic Design | Vector Graphics by Chrome Web Apps | Online Illustrator CorelDraw.

          6
          5 votes
          • VectorDesigner

            1.4.12

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            Mac

            An intuitive yet powerful vector drawing program

            3
            17 votes
            • PROS: Flickr browser, Filters and compositions, Text constraining,
            • CONS: Some effects only available with Leopard
          • EazyDraw

            3.6.4

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            Platform
            Mac

            Draw and illustrate in vector formats

            5
            15 votes
            • PROS: Excellent for those involved in Technical Drawing, Supports complex plotting and grading, Packed with preferences
            • CONS: Not suitable for those without technical drawing knowledge, Cluttered interface
          • Inkscape

            Tiger 0.46-3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Open source vector drawing program with many features

            4
            7 votes
            • Sparkle

              b1 1.5

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Free software updates for all

              10
              5 votes
              • PROS: Filled with features, Simple to use
              • CONS: Lacks help
            • Intaglio

              3.0.2

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              Platform
              Mac

              Complex drawing made simple

              6
              9 votes
              • PROS: Makes complex technical drawing relatively easy, Excellent for diagrams and vector graphics, Designed specifically for Mac
              • CONS: A little too advanced for just general drawing and doodling, Still takes quite some time to learn
            • DrawIt

              Pro 3.8

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              Platform
              Mac

              Vectorial imaging for Mac

              3
              7 votes
              • PROS: Vector drawing, Text formatting, Blend modes, masks and groups, Tag favorite effects
              • CONS: Can take time to get to grips with
            • DrawIt

              Lite 3.5

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Vectorial imaging for Mac

              4
              2 votes
              • PROS: Vector drawing, Text formatting, Blend modes, masks and groups
              • CONS: Can take time to get to grips with, More limited than Pro version
            • Pilcrow Draw

              1

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              Platform
              iPhone

              A vector drawing tool with advanced sharing options, pdf converter and cloud connectivity.

              10
              1 vote
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