Inkscape is a free and open-source professional vector graphics application, it is cross-platform available for GNU/Linux, Windows and Mac. You can use Inkscape if you are either professional or hobbyist designer, using this software you can create wide variety of graphics such as illustrations, icons, logos, diagrams, maps and web graphics. Inkscape uses the W3C open standard SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) as its native format.

Its interface is somewhat similar to CorelDraw and similar drawing programs. There are rectangles, ellipses, text items, bitmap images and freehand curves. As an added bonus, both vector and bitmap objects can have alpha transparency and can be arbitrarily transformed. It supports multiple opened files and multiple views per file. Graphics can be printed and exported to png bitmaps.
If you are used to Adobe Illustrator then you may find this application easy to use, since it does the same job. It can import and export various file formats, including SVG, AI, EPS, PDF, PS and PNG. It has a comprehensive feature set, a simple interface, multi-lingual support and is designed to be extensible; users can customize Inkscape's functionality with add-ons.

  • Drawing: pencil tool, pen tool, calligraphy tool
  • Shape tools: rectangles, ellipses, stars/polygons, spirals
  • Text tool (multi-line text, full on-canvas editing)
  • Transformations (moving, scaling, rotating, skewing), both interactively and by specifying exact numeric values
  • Layers (lock and/or hide individual layers, rearrange them, etc; layers can form a hierarchical tree)
  • Color selector (RGB, HSL, CMYK, color wheel, CMS)
  • A gradient editor capable of multi-stop gradients
  • Pattern fills (bitmap/vectors)
  • Dashed strokes, with many predefined dash patterns
  • Path markers (ending, middle and/or beginning marks, e.g. arrowheads)
  • Alpha transparency support for display and PNG export
  • Live watching and editing the document tree in the XML editor
  • PNG, OpenDocument Drawing, DXF, sk1, PDF, EPS and PostScript export formats and more
  • Command line options for export and conversions
  • Complete list of features can be found here.

Available for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 18/17/other related Ubuntu derivatives
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