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View Poll Results: Best alternative to Adobe Illustrator (excluding Inkscape)?
Artboard 2 25.00%
EazyDraw 0 0%
iDraw 0 0%
Intaglio 2 25.00%
Lineform 0 0%
Sketch 0 0%
VectorDesigner 4 50.00%
ZeusDraw 0 0%
Other (but excluding Inkscape) 0 0%
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Old Feb 12, 2012, 06:57 AM   #1
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Low cost vector graphics editor (adobe Illustrator alternative)

Pixelmator seems to be the standout low-cost alternative to Adobe Photoshop. But as far as I can tell there does not seem to be a standout low-cost alternative to Adobe Illustrator.

What do you think is best? Please vote in the poll and/or comment.

However, please exclude Inkscape. It is clearly the best open-source/free option and is quite well known. But I want to know what else is worth spending some time looking into and in particular apps that don't require x11.
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Old Feb 13, 2012, 10:15 AM   #2
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I know some folks in the design world who use Artboard on their personal units, since Adobe is still expensive, especially for a lot of students / start-ups...

But as far as the professional world goes, everyone is [obviously] using AI.
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could only think of SVG-edit and OpenOffice.org Draw at the moment. both are free
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Old Feb 22, 2012, 01:36 PM   #4
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Try inkscape.org

(Haven't used it on the Mac yet - mine is on order- but it's a good alternative on Windows)
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Old Feb 22, 2012, 02:04 PM   #5
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Try inkscape.org

(Haven't used it on the Mac yet - mine is on order- but it's a good alternative on Windows)
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However, please exclude Inkscape. It is clearly the best open-source/free option and is quite well known. But I want to know what else is worth spending some time looking into and in particular apps that don't require x11.
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