Note: This review addresses v.46 of the
If you’re looking for a graphics program that lets you create
illustrations and graphics, much like Freehand or Illustrator, then
give Inkscape a whirl.
It includes a surprisingly powerful set of tools for creating
graphics from scratch, or for editing existing graphics or
photographs. You’ll find numerous drawing tools, the ability to
create layers and combine them, and more.
The program supports the standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
file format, as well as many others. It imports files from many
formats, including .jpg, .png, .tif and others, and exports to
numerous vector-based formats and .png.
Note: This program is donationware. It is free
to use, but the author accepts and encourages donations towards