Don't-Miss Graphics & design software Stories
With Creative Cloud, updates to Adobe's suite of apps will be more frequent, but not as dramatic. Flash Pro CC 2014 is an excellent example: A bunch of little changes add up a fine, if underwhelming, upgrade.
Usability enhancements to drawing and perspective tools round out this latest revision.
The latest version of Adobe's desktop publishing program features much-needed features for creating ePub documents.
Even after all these years, Adobe continues to add new features to its venerable image and photo editor that make it easier to get your work done.
Adobe Illustrator's biggest competitor doesn’t require a subscription, and its latest version offers a raft of improvements, plus interesting community features.
Canva is a free design tool aimed at beginners and professionals alike. It won't replace Photoshop, but for simple tasks, it may render it unnecessary.
Strikingly makes it super-easy to create an attractive Web site, especially if you use its one-click feature that pulls in content from your Facebook page.
Lucidpress shows where the future of desktop publishing is headed, making it fun and accessible along the way.
Delightfully tiny utility LICEcap lets you create GIFs showing on-screen action, to quickly communicate software features and issues.
Tackk is a marvelous webpage creation platform, and now, also a community.
Screenshots are invaluable in daily office life, whether they're for shiny product pages or just to better explain a technical issue you've stumbled on. Here are six excellent (and mostly free) screenshot tools.