Art Text Lite is a Freeware design application for turning text into art and creating application icons, and web graphics. With this program you will get professional results without the steep learning curve of Photoshop or Illustrator.
Standard version of Art Text adds the following goodies for just $9.99:
Layers allow you to create graphics with several objects.
80 additional ready-made templates.
60 more shader materials.
70 image textures and custom textures tool.
40 extra shapes to create logos and icons.
Some ideas for using Art Text:
Catchy headings for promotional brochures and fliers.
Unique titles for PowerPoint presentations
Web graphics for a client's site
The Template Gallery in Art Text comes packed with fully customizable templates for headings, buttons, and icons. When in need of a quick solution, simply choose a template, shape it to your needs, and enjoy the results.
Bend and Warp Text
Bring text to life using over 20 adjustable vector transformations. Wrap text around objects or just give it a unique look that stands out.
Materials, Textures, and Fills
You can give design elements any look you want in Art Text. The collection of materials give objects a realistic metal, glass, or plastic look.
Art Text can also give letters and objects a radial or linear gradient fill with up to three colors. Add a gradient, stroke, and shadow to text to get some striking typography.
Work with Vector Graphics
The library of vector icons and shapes gives you a full palette for designing a company logo or graphic for the web. You can also customize them or create your own from scratch using the powerful Vector Editor.