I have coreldraw and adobe illustrator, but want to know exactly what else is out there…if anyone knows of anything? maybe even free stuff?
- Dia is a gtk+ based diagram creation program released under the GPL license. Dia is capable of exporting graphics to several formats.
- Inkscape (forked from Sodipodi)
- A vector graphics editor released under the GNU General Public License. Its stated goal is to become a powerful graphics tool while being fully compliant with the XML, SVG and CSS standards. Has good multi-lingual support, particularly for complex text layout.
- A vector graphics editor for creating figures in PDF or EPS format. Can process LaTeX source code and import PDF figures.
- Karbon14 (formerly Kontour, which was formerly KIllustrator)
- Is a vector graphics editor, part of KOffice, the KDE office suite.
- An application for programming 2D animation and graphics in Python. It runs on Mac OS X.
- OpenOffice.org Draw
- Currently OpenOffice.org supports exporting to SVG format officially, though with some limitations to be resolved. It also shares many features with Desktop publishing software.
- A desktop publishing application with SVG & PDF capabilities.
- A fork of Skencil which continues to be developed using Tcl/Tk. Project has a lot of importers and exporters which are extracted as UniConvertor subproject.
- Skencil (formerly Sketch)
- A vector graphics editor implemented almost completely in Python.
- A 2D vector graphics and animation program intended to produce feature-film quality animation with fewer people and resources.
- A 2D drawing tool under X11 for Unix and Unix-like platforms. Note: has several quirks due to being developed long before many features common in many editors were standard.
- Xara Xtreme for Linux
- A 2D vector graphics editor created by the British software company Xara.
- A 2D drawing tool under X11 for Unix and Unix-like platforms. Xfig saves figures in its native Fig format, but they may be converted into various formats.
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