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Graphic & Design (729 programs)

  1. AutoCAD

    2023
    • 3.5
    • (7782 votes)

    The best entry into CAD?

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to use interface, Customizable macros, Significant 2D functionality, Usable on Mac devices
    CONS: Lacks in the 3D department, Steep learning curve
  2. MS Paint

    11.2208.6.0
    • 4.2
    • (2824 votes)

    Free basic graphics and painting program

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Very simple to use, Offers a range of tools without overwhelming a user, Wide range of color and font choices, Can create surprisingly sophisticated artwork, Brings back fond memories for early computer users
    CONS: No longer being updated, Limited tools and functionality, No support for other operating systems, No support for multiple layers, No filters or retouching options, Only renders in 2D no 3D options
  3. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

    2022.12.0
    • 3.7
    • (3366 votes)

    A powerful tool designed for photographers

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Offers a range of editing tools, Provides interactive tutorials, Features a user-friendly interface, Suitable for beginners
    CONS: Comes with a learning curve
  4. Autodesk DWG Trueview

    2023
    • 4.1
    • (9487 votes)

    Free software for viewing AutoCAD files

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: View AutoCAD data files for free, Opens DWG ,DWF, DWFx, and DXF files, Measure your drawings as well as view the, Easy to use even for non-professionals, Useful tooltips guide your experience, Compatible with new and old versions of data files, 64-bit and 32-bit versions available, Add-ons can enhance DWG TrueView's capabilities
    CONS: Lacks editing features
  5. Paint.NET

    4.3.12
    • 3.8
    • (10056 votes)

    Free image creator and editor

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to use, Supports layers, Multitude of tools, Plugin capabilities, Unlimited undo functionality
    CONS: Only available on Windows
  6. PaintTool SAI

    1.2.5
    • 3.4
    • (25422 votes)

    Compact graphic design tool

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Lightweight program, Good choice of colours, Easy to use, Export to different file formats
    CONS: No direct print option, Limited photo editing
  7. Canva

    1.39.0
    • 4.3
    • (231 votes)

    A free powerful design tool for Windows PCs

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Features virtually unlimited templates, Integrates high-quality printing, Comes with a drag-and-drop feature, Supports advanced editing tools, Intuitive for beginner designers
    CONS: Interface seems a bit cluttered
  8. Blender

    3.1.2
    • 3.8
    • (2557 votes)

    Free and powerful 3D modeling tool

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free and open-source program, Comes with a powerful render engine, Customizable interface, Suitable for creating 3D games and ads
    CONS: Has a steep learning curve
  9. Adobe XD

    varies-with-device
    • 3.6
    • (536 votes)

    A powerful and collaborative design tool

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Simple and clean interface, Supports plug-ins and other apps, Comprehensive sharing options, Several customization options
    CONS: Limited features in free version
  10. Silhouette Studio

    1.0
    • 4.3
    • (113 votes)

    Don’t sweat it with DIY

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Has versatile design tools, Lets you access the Silhouette Design Store, Can import images, Has extensive online documentation
    CONS: Only works with Silhouette cutting machines, Doesn’t offer a feature for free that its rivals do
  11. Tux Paint

    0.9.28
    • 4.1
    • (5971 votes)

    Free painting program for kids

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Safe to use, Kid friendly, Educational, Clear design, Open source, Cross platform
    CONS: Slightly outdated design
  12. Figma

    116.4.2
    • 1
    • (2 votes)

    A free multimedia design tool

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Real-time collaboration, Extensive design features, Intuitive prototyping, Up-to-date link sharing, Unlimited cloud space
    CONS: Larger files load slower, Typical cloud security concerns, Components library can be buggy
  13. GIMP

    2.10.32
    • 3.7
    • (14350 votes)

    A free and easy-to-use image editing tool

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free to download and use, Includes high-end features, Offers plugin support, Works with multiple file formats
    CONS: Has a few bugs
  14. Adobe Animate CC (Adobe Flash Professional)

    2017
    • 3.3
    • (1953 votes)

    The most popular animation software

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Full integration with Creative Cloud, Versatile format, Wide range of uses
    CONS: Difficult to navigate
  15. SketchUp Make

    19.2.222
    • 3.7
    • (11794 votes)

    A free and powerful 3D modeling software

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Simplifies 3D drawing, Context-sensitive instructor, User-friendly
    CONS: Lacking advanced CAD features available elsewhere, Some vital features are only available in the pro version
  16. DeepFaceLab

    384.92.72.22
    • 3.4
    • (21 votes)

    Top-notch deepfake creator

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Effective deepfake creator, Pipeline is made easy-to-use, Flexible enough for customizations, Open-source and free
    CONS: No "make everything ok" button
  17. Adobe InDesign CC

    2021.17.0
    • 3.2
    • (1730 votes)

    A creative solution for publishers

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Comprehensive page layout software, Comes with a customizable interface, Offers reverse spell check and variable fonts, Suitable for both print and digital media, Offers a free 7-days trial period
    CONS: A little expensive for individuals, Limited photo editing tools
  18. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

    2022
    • 3.5
    • (10337 votes)

    Comprehensive design suite

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Great selection of tools, Covers different areas: page layout, photo editing, vector drawing, Clean and intuitive interface design, Very well documented
    CONS: Hard for beginners, Not enough integration between apps
  19. Autodesk 3DS Max

    2023
    • 3.4
    • (1648 votes)

    Esteemed professional 3D design and animation app

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Advanced pelt mapping feature, Plenty of high-powered modelling tools, Gives you pixel-perfect control over your models
    CONS: Proves very overwhelming for newcomers to 3D modelling
  20. Inkscape

    1.2.1
    • 3.9
    • (3580 votes)

    Free design software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    Czech
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Easy to use, Open source, Cross platform, Clean user interface, Complete suite of tools
    CONS: Mac version is not the best

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