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Graphic & Design (347 programs)

  1. Adobe XD

    varies-with-device
    • 3.9
    • (88 votes)

    Free App for Design Lovers

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Clean and intuitive interface, Ideal for interface designers
    CONS: No layer panel tools, No styles and symbols
  2. AutoCAD

    2022
    • 3.1
    • (373 votes)

    Industry-leading CAD design software

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Industry standard CAD, Intuitive interface on Mac, Incorporates Magic Mouse and Trackpad, Many design customization features
    CONS: Steep learning curve, Lacks features for 3D design, Requires lots of hard drive space
  3. Meshmixer

    3.5
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    3D modeling software for all

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Free, Wide range of tools for editing and manipulation, Extensive support for importing and exporting projects
    CONS: Questionable long-term support
  4. Paintbrush

    2.6
    • 2.7
    • (1620 votes)

    Mac users can go back to basics

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Free to download and use, Supports multiple file formats, User-friendly interface, Very similar to Microsoft Paint
    CONS: Freehand drawing is still tricky, Doesn’t manage curves well
  5. Keynote

    12.1
    • 3.2
    • (316 votes)

    Create stunning cinematic presentations on your Mac

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Creates cinema-like presentations easily, Supports dragging and dropping of components, Allows some amazing animation effects, Lots of Apple themes, Much improved iOS integration
    CONS: Less suited to business presentations than PowerPoint, Some stability issues syncing with iOS 8
  6. GIMP

    2.10.58
    • 3.3
    • (1199 votes)

    Open source image editor gets even better

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Multiplatform, Powerful image editing tools, Lots of interface tweaks to make it newbie friendly, Single-window mode, FINALLY runs natively on the Mac
    CONS: Can't view multiple items in single-window mode, Not many included automated features
  7. SketchUp

    2021.1.2
    • 3.4
    • (856 votes)

    Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Upload your creations to Google Earth, Integrated with Google Maps
    CONS: Lacks advanced features of major CAD apps, No export to CAD format in free version
  8. Canva

    1.38.0
    • 4.6
    • (5 votes)

    Design any visual content you can think of

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Millions of design tools, elements, and templates available, Drag-and-drop feature, Advanced photo editing tools, High-quality print service
    CONS: Template designs are randomly scattered in the page
  9. LEGO Digital Designer

    4.3.11
    • 3.9
    • (117 votes)

    Relive your childhood without losing a block

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Endless amounts of bricks to choose from, Zooms and pans into any angle, High level of realism
    CONS: Zooming and panning can be slow or jerky sometimes, Sometimes tricky to click blocks into place
  10. Adobe Photoshop G5 Processor Plug-in

    7.0.1
    • 3.5
    • (52 votes)

    Optimize Photoshop and get the most from your G5

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  11. FreeCAD

    0.18.3
    • 3
    • (9 votes)

    The CAD Software You’ve Been Waiting For

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Tons of features, Highly programmable, Lets you design from scratch, Lots of plugins and modules
    CONS: More for engineering, A bit difficult for new users, Much of the features are locked behind a paywall
  12. SketchBook Pro

    8.8.43
    • 2.9
    • (60 votes)

    Professional drawing application for Macs

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Suitable for professional sketching needs, Good professional alternative to MS Paint, Gesture support
    CONS: Best used with a tablet device, May not be fully comptaible with all tablets
  13. Adobe Photoshop CS5 update

    12.0.4
    • 3.1
    • (146 votes)

    A more reliable experience

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Resolves bugs and crash issues in CS5, Adds tablet and Smartphone support
  14. Fusion 360

    1.45.2
    • 3.8
    • (10 votes)

    A free program for mac

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  15. Inkscape

    1.1.1
    • 3.1
    • (197 votes)

    A Top-Quality Graphic Design Software that’s Free

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: A great tool to get started, Free tool; easy and quick to download and install
    CONS: Processing can be speedier, Large file handling could be unstable
  16. LTspice

    17.0.22.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    A free powerful circuit simulator

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Quick regulator-switching capabilities, An extensive library of macro models and passive components, Lets you configure each component individually, Has extensive online documentation
    CONS: Bland-looking user interface
  17. Paint 2

    5.6.9
    • 3.6
    • (5 votes)

    A free program for mac

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  18. Adobe DNG Converter

    14.5
    • 3.8
    • (2 votes)

    Convert digital photographs with Adobe DNG Converter

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Versatile tool, Many cameras supported
    CONS: Not all camera formats covered, Unpolished interface
  19. 123D Design

    2.2.1
    • 3.8
    • (52 votes)

    Free CAD Design Software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Simple, Intuitive Graphics User Interface, Free Software, Works Well with Various 3D Printers, Rich Database of User-Created Prints
    CONS: Limited Designing Features, May Still Need Long Learning Curve for Novices, May Not Cater to Professional Designers’ Needs
  20. Pixlr

    1.1.1.0
    • 3.7
    • (50 votes)

    High-Quality Photo Editor for Beginners

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Beginner-Friendly Interface, Wide Range of Filters and Effects, Large Work Space and Dynamic Menus, Quality Results
    CONS: Lack of Advanced Editing Tools, RAM Consumption Could Be Better

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