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Editors' Review

Inkscape creates, converts, and edits images, applies filters and effects, and packs a host of brushes, stamps, templates, and tools. Inkscape can manage and modify layers, paths, and extensions, and its Help menu includes a manual, tutorials, FAQs, a Command Line option, and many more resources, not to mention the support and regular updates typical of open source projects.

Pros

Open source freeware: Developers and enthusiasts donate their time to keep Inkscape free and at the cutting edge of features and performance.

Layout: Inkscape's user interface has a familiar look, but it's not a Photoshop clone. For example, the scrolling spectral line (with color numbers) and axis display in the bottom panel not only set Inkscape's layout apart from Photoshop's but also improve upon it.

Extras: Inkscape has interesting features around every corner, like an XML Editor, input device configuration, and bitmap copies.

Cons

Not quite Photoshop: Inkscape is an impressive app that performs superbly, but it can't quite match Photoshop and similar software in features and extras.

Bottom Line

Inkscape is a strong performer, packed with features and extras, supported by a dedicated community, and totally free.

 
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User Reviews
  • All Versions

    3.9

    out of 82 votes

    • 5 star 38
    • 4 star 20
    • 3 star 10
    • 2 star 7
    • 1 star 7
 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 0.92.3

mainly a stability and bugfix release, but it also brings some small new features, like being able to set an ellipses' radii numerically in the tool controls, or switching the writing direction from left-to-right to right-to-left.

General

Publisher Inkscape
Publisher web site http://www.inkscape.org/
Release Date September 17, 2018
Date Added September 17, 2018
Version 0.92.3

Category

Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory Illustration Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 81.7MB
File Name External File

Popularity

Total Downloads 454,087
Downloads Last Week 331

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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