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Low cost vector graphics editor (adobe Illustrator alternative)

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by ozaz, Feb 12, 2012.


Best alternative to Adobe Illustrator (excluding Inkscape)?

Poll closed Apr 12, 2012.
  1. Artboard

    2 vote(s)
  2. EazyDraw

    0 vote(s)
  3. iDraw

    0 vote(s)
  4. Intaglio

    2 vote(s)
  5. Lineform

    0 vote(s)
  6. Sketch

    0 vote(s)
  7. VectorDesigner

    4 vote(s)
  8. ZeusDraw

    0 vote(s)
  9. Other (but excluding Inkscape)

    0 vote(s)
  1. macrumors 6502a

    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.
  2. macrumors 601


    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.
  3. macrumors newbie

    could only think of SVG-edit and OpenOffice.org Draw at the moment. both are free
  4. macrumors newbie

    Try inkscape.org

    (Haven't used it on the Mac yet - mine is on order- but it's a good alternative on Windows)
  5. macrumors 6502a

    Please see original post

  6. macrumors newbie

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