Paint program focusing on the recreation of real painting tools and materials, such as chalk, brushes and oil paint. Designed for use with a graphics tablet but can be operated by mouse. Also available as an iPad version and as a free Starter Edition 2.6.
Allows the user to draw anything from simple sketches to sophisticated illustrations. Features include multiple layers, masks, Bézier curves and multiple undo and redo. Drawings are exported in PDF format.
Vector graphics program that not only works with SVG (scalable vector graphics), the W3C standard graphics format, but can also import formats such as EPS, PostScript, JPEG and PNG. Can also export some vector formats and as PDFs. Portable version also available. Fast and secure download from The H
Simple graphics program for image drawing and editing. Includes paintbrush, pencil, eraser, multiple layers, undo/redo as well as tools for brightening and selecting. Also contains effects such as image inversion, sepia and monochrome. Manufacturer's web site currently unavailable.
Free multi-platform office package providing word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, drawing and database programs. Requires the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) for some functions. Portable version also available. Fast and secure download from The H
Vector graphic drawing program that starts by providing you with an infinite drawing area. It includes Bézier curves and text alignment to paths, and takes into account how hard you’re pressing the stylus on a graphics tablet. Can export drawings in PDF, EPS and SVG formats.
Vector drawing program with support for FIG formats used by Xfig, which is often used to create drawings for LaTeX documents. Graphics can be exported in various formats including PostScript, PDF, JPEG, PNG, PCX, TIFF, HP-GL, SVG, PIC, CGM and EMF. Features include anti-aliasing, layers, grids and magnets. A Linux version is also available.
Creates schematic drawings and charts. Includes around 30 symbol libraries that can be used for flowcharts, network plans, electrical circuits and UML. Exports finished graphics in PNG, EPS and PDF formats. Requires X11 under Linux and Mac OS X.
Powerful vector-based DTP drawing program with classic Mac-like design for creating simple graphics, technical drawings and illustrations, such as logos, icons and buttons. Includes an import filter for AppleWorks, ClarisDraw and MacDraw drawings, and exports in a range of formats, including PDF.
Powerful 2D CAD application for drawing, designing and illustrating. Provides a wide variety of drawing tools, especially for mechanical and architectural designs and technical drawings. Exports the finished graphics in PDF, BMP, JPEG, PSD, PICT, PNG and TIFF formats. Also available as a cut-down Personal Edition.
Standalone application for converting BMP and other pixel images into freely scalable vector graphics. Can also be purchased as a web service that can directly convert imported image files and has a range of additional functions.
Creates bitmap and vector graphic animations as well as drawings and allows addition of audio. Provides export functions for image sequences and Flash. Available as portable software requiring no installation and can be run directly from USB drive.
Collection of tools used to generate SVG data, change it, or convert it into other formats. Provides DOM support for SVG files and also Java2D and SWING interfaces. Includes an SVG browser, a TrueType font convertor and an SVG renderer.