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Graphic & Design (347 programs)

  1. Blender

    2.66
    • 3.5
    • (156 votes)

    Advanced open source 3D graphics modeling app

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Completely free, Allows production of animation, movies and advanced 3D content, Suitable for professional use
    CONS: No sound support for Intel Macs, Not suitable for beginners - highly complex
  2. Krita for Mac

    4.4.2
    • 3.6
    • (9 votes)

    A free app for Mac, by KDE.

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  3. Inkscape

    1.2.1
    • 3.1
    • (198 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
  4. Autodesk Maya

    2023
    • 3.3
    • (47 votes)

    Powerful 3D modeling, animation and rendering solution

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Industry standard 3D animation package, Many objects and animations, Open Python scripting language, Lots of video tutorials, 64 bit support
    CONS: Very lengthy installation, Slow startup, Hard for beginners
  5. Gravit Designer

    3.5.3
    • 5
    • (1 vote)

    Revolutionize the Way You Work with Graphics, for Free

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to use, Very streamlined UI, Truly multi-platform, Free tool, and no ads
    CONS: Doesn’t directly open images, Does not work with AI files, Doesn’t support quite a few popular image formats, Not as robust as industry standard tools
  6. 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
  7. AutoCAD LT

    2017
    • 3.9
    • (34 votes)

    Create precise 2D CAD drawings with intuitive drafting software that uses the latest DWG™ technology.

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  8. Paint 2

    5.6.9
    • 3.6
    • (5 votes)

    A free program for mac

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  9. SketchUp Pro

    8.0.3161
    • 3.5
    • (183 votes)

    Powerful, professional 3D modeler

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Intuitive layout, Extensive design tools, Integrated cloud storage, Allows access to 3D model library
    CONS: Lacks some major CAD packages, Creating domed surfaces can be tricky, No manuals and tutorials
  10. Fusion 360

    1.45.2
    • 3.5
    • (11 votes)

    A free program for mac

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  11. SketchUp Viewer

    2022.0.353.126
    • 4.9
    • (4 votes)

    See and Share Designs Easily

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Lets you share 3D models, Opens SketchUp designs without needing the license for the drawing tool, Offers many ways to view and analyze a design, Flexible and intuitive interface
    CONS: Does not allow users to export a design to an image, Does not let users embed a design to a webpage, Does not include documentation tool
  12. Adobe Animate CC (Adobe Flash Professional)

    2015.1
    • 3.4
    • (123 votes)

    The most popular animation software

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Full integration with Creative Cloud, Wide range of uses, Versatile format, Help for novices
    CONS: Difficult to navigate
  13. SketchUp Make 2015

    15.3.329
    • 3.8
    • (74 votes)

    Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

    License
    Trial version 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, Can't add text and images to designs in free version
  14. Paint X Lite

    6.0
    • 4.4
    • (16 votes)

    A free app for Mac, by Hong Chen.

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  15. ArchiCAD

    19
    • 3.7
    • (43 votes)

    The CAD for creative architects and designers

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Dynamic and flexible, Intuitive interface, Guarantees precision and detail, Ideal for collaborations
    CONS: Not universal, Not widely used in professional environments
  16. DreamPlan Home Design Free for Mac

    7.7
    • 2.8
    • (13 votes)

    Free and Easy-to-Use Home Decor, Garden and Landscape Planning Application

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Simple to use, Flexible design options for floor plans interior decor even garden landscaping, Both 2D and 3D views available
    CONS: Some options and features under-developed, Not advanced enough for complicated design work
  17. LibreCAD

    2.1.3
    • 2.7
    • (46 votes)

    An opensource 2D design tool

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Dynamic tool pane, Integrated help tutorials, Support for layers, Comprehensive tool palette
    CONS: No support for 3D, Only compatible with DXF and CXF
  18. Fritzing

    0.9.6
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Free design automation app

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Extensive library of parts, Three viewing modes, Parts customization options, Simplified circuit design process
    CONS: No official update from developers
  19. Super Eraser for Mac

    1.3.1
    • 3.9
    • (9 votes)

    Super Eraser for Mac is an InPaint for Mac to Remove Unwanted Objects from Image for Mac

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  20. Affinity Designer

    1.6.1
    • 4.8
    • (2 votes)

    A full version program for mac, by Serif (Europe) Ltd

    License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac

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