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.
This tool is designed to help you easily create stick-figure animations. It includes a range of tools for drawing your figures or other stylised objects. Each part (such as a limb) can be moved independently. You can rotate it, stretch it, colour it and much more. Supports onion skinning and exports the films as QuickTime videos or animated GIFs.
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.
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.
Use this tool to generate images from context-free written instructions (known as "grammars") that can then be edited with an editor. Using very little code you can create interesting and detailed graphics. The random number generator can then output these graphics in a multitude of variations.
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.