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OS X: (Vector) Drawing App with Smoothing

When I first experienced Flash (when it was still Macromedia!) I was impressed that its (vector) drawing tool included smoothing. This gave all drawings a nice sketched appearance, and could turn my ...
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Free UML Drawing

I'm looking for a tool for drawing UML class diagrams and flow diagrams. I want to be able to sketch things casually, and not have to satisfy some heavy-handed model conformance checker. Multi-...
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Application that can convert multiview to oblique projection, vice versa

I am looking for a webapps or if possible an application that can convert multiview to oblique Example: (Left side is multiview right side is oblique) It does not need to be 100% accurate, something ...
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Drawing convolutional neural networks

Is there any software used to draw figures in academic papers describing the structure of neural networks (specifically convolutional networks)? The closest solution to what I want is the TikZ LaTeX ...
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Cross-Platform 2D Graphics Renderer Library (Desktop & Mobile)

I am looking for an advanced (features) cross-platform drawing library. It needs to have high performance, but not really worrying about games as such. A big plus will be SVG support, writing is maybe ...
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Software for creating complex schematics involving organs and circuitry

I am looking for a Linux-based software that is best suited for creating these types of schematics, involving electric-style circuits and organisms / individual organs. I will have separate vector-...
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A good simple animation program for technical animations?

I am very good with Inkscape, the open source SVG drawing tool. I am looking for something similar in terms of animation - I'd like to do simple things like animate a circle growing, a ball falling, a ...
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Tool to programmatically draw logic circuits into PDF

I'm looking for a (preferably open source) tool to visualize logic circuits such as this with the following constraints: The diagram description should be given programmatically (through java or by ...
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Offline collaborative whiteboard/sketchboard

I'm looking for an offline/self-host collaborative whiteboard/sketchboard software to use on my company. We have a need for it to be off the internet since we do some fun excursions sometimes. ...
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Pneumatic circuit drawing software for Linux

I want to do some drawing such as this one which represents a pneumatic (compressed gas) circuit. I have found SMC's Pneumatic Circuit Design Software but it doesn't seem to run with Linux. ...
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Simple Software for drawing shapes

I'm looking for a simple application for drawing shapes like this one on Khan academy: I want to be able to use a simple language (javascript ideally) to draw shapes and test algorithms. My ...
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Which software to draw figures?

I'm searching a software for windows with which I can easily create figures. I'm currently writing a report in LaTeX. Of course I could do the figures in LaTeX (Tikz) but this is very time consuming. ...
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Software for technical drawings

I'm looking for software to create technical drawings, add forces to simple objects, be able to create parabolic velocity profiles, draw surface loads e.g. The software should be free or at least ...
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App for sketching on a tablet providing result in real-time to desktop clip-board

When writing notes for my PhD research I make a lot of sketches. Sadly, for workflows involving the PC this results in major overhead. Basically, in order to make it useful, I'd want an app that ...
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Simulation of simple physics

Sometimes I get an idea to build something mechanical and I would like to simulate it first. Basic things - like gears and stuff I don't know the words of. I have made a mspaint sketch that shows ...
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Linux software for drawing star charts

I would like to produce some astronomical star charts; something like this: http://astropixels.com/messier/summer.html or the one here. Most star charts are set for the Northern Hemisphere; I'm in ...
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Basic shape transformation library

The use case is to do some visualization based on some given input. To do this I'm looking for a library that's easy to incorporate in my application. This application will be written in .NET so C# or ...
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How can I create Google(Android)-style images?

I'm trying to achieve this style: Notice that I'm talking only about the imagery of the screenshots, I'm not talking about Material Design. This style they're using seems really minimalist and simple,...
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Virtual graph-paper software

Just a piece of graph paper but on my laptop. Needed features: List item Grid snapping switch Line tool Curve tool Different colors Fill tool, not just for individual squares but also to fill shapes ...
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Word processing software that allows drawing and writing at the same time

I am looking for a word processing software that can write and draw within the same software. Basically, it should have two interfaces to it: Writing Distraction-free, as in has a central interface ...
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Is there a program to draw images using spritesheets?

I have a spritesheet with images of my world (I'm trying to create a simple 2D city). Is there any program in which I load my spritesheet and then I can draw a new image using the sprites? (or if I ...
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Application for drawing diagrams freehand and exporting as images on Microsoft Surface with support for the Surface Pen

What I am looking for is an application with support for the Microsoft Surface Pen (Compatible with Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3) that has the ability to draw freeform or annotated diagrams without a "...
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Software to make Khan Academy style video tutorials, on Ubuntu

What are the options for the drawing part of training videos on Khan Academy? I am looking for something better than KolourPaint (which is similar to mspaint on Windows), but not as complex as GIMP. ...
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Free software for Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID)

Piping and instrumentation diagrams are important documents in many engineering tasks. Is there a free or even open source program geared to this? Where a proper P&ID software differs from a ...
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Painting library for wpf

I am working on a painting app in wpf. I implemented several features such as painting with images: This is done by just drawing Image controls onto a canvas on mouse move, and rasterizing that ...
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Pressure sensitive drawing software in Linux

What pressure sensitive drawing software that works in Linux? I'm looking for one that works like Windows' Corel Painter for drawing comic/manga, I need features such as: pressure sensitive layers ...
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Customizable, adoptive graph drawing JS library

I'm not very familiar with graph drawing libraries, but I have a specific task to achieve, so wanted to ask maybe someone knows proper library, which could fit my needs. Here is an example of the ...
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Library for 2D (possibly 3D) ray tracing like visualization of interior structure

I am currently working on a visualization model for the interior of a complex piping system. The model is used to visualize the reflection of waves which are introduced into the pipe, so it will ...
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Searching for Program to draw vertices

I cant seem to find exactly what im looking for. I have a 3D triangle (x,y,z) vertices that i want to display on the screen. Im just looking for a simple online program that i can enter in (x,y,z),(x1,...
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Any online collaborative drawing/diagramming/brainstorming tools that support freehand drawing as well as shapes?

I have looked at several tools - draw.io, gliffy, lucidcharts. None support freehand drawing. I know there are several online whiteboards, but I'm looking for something more sophisticated. should ...
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Software to draw processor schematics

I am looking for a good free online or offline tool to draw processor schematics like this: Further characteristics: If it is not an online tool it could be for linux or windows but online would be ...
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Online survey with free-hand sketches

I am looking for a free online survey tool that has the ability for participants to draw free-hand sketches. Does such a tool exist?
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Looking for an image annotation software to create nice instructions [duplicate]

I would like to create a nice html tutorial containing images on how to use some features of software I develop. What I need is to draw over a screenshot, some free-shaped ovals (handdrawn styled) and ...
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Custom drawing tool with HTML Canvas

Is there any tools available that enables a user to … draw custom text blocks in a canvas area with custom font styles change background color, image etc and also allow to paste an image in any ...
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OSX App for free-hand annotation of PDF with Wacom Tablet

I'm used to annotating pdf documents with Preview simply by highlighting and adding text. I'm thinking about purchasing a Wacom tablet to add some free-hand annotation to my documents, but Preview ...
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Program to draw anywhere on screen on Linux

I am looking for a program that will allow me to draw anywhere (in any program/on the desktop, etc.) with my mouse on the screen. The program should: be free allow me to select colours be ...
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Program to draw anywhere on screen

I am looking for a program that will allow me to draw anywhere (in any program/on the desktop, etc.) with my mouse on the screen. The program should: be free allow me to select colors be lightweight ...
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Desktop software for both notes and drawings

What I'm after is essentially a digital shorthand notebook - allowing me to easily add both notes and freehand drawing in an ad-hoc, unstructured fashion. Ideally want to be able to do something like ...
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Need a javascript library for free drawing on canvas

I'm planning to make a fairly simple drawing app in the browser. I'm looking for a Javascript library that: Has a permissive license (MIT or BSD, GPL is okay but not preferred) Makes it simple to ...
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Tool for drawing diagrams

I am looking for a tool for drawing diagrams (sets diagrams, relations, etc) where the objects inside are high level objects like book, car, house, etc (looking like icons, or emoticons); rather than ...
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Drawing Recorder

I am looking for a drawing recorder, ideally working embedded in the browser. I'm working on a web application, part of which will allow users to be able to load a background image, draw on top of it ...
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Software to draw shapes in plain text file (ASCII/Unicode)

Sometimes I need to draw simple shapes into plain text documentation file. What application can do this? Last time I've used such an app under MS-DOS :) (It was called Flow or something like that.) ...
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With which tool I can draw a shapeless and curved logo for website?

I want to draw a logo that I designed for one website. This logo is shapeless and curved, like this image that I drew with CS: I searched for offline/online tools, but don't find perfect one. Is ...
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Programming language to use for simple GUI and drawing objects on Linux

Me and my team we are working on a team project for university needs. What we are doing is that we are reading some values from text files and then draw some objects on screen (a big square and a few ...
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Free decision tree software

I am looking for a free program that can: draw decision trees, e.g.: can compute the Expected Value. If possible: has more decision tree analysis features (e.g. computing the Expected value of ...
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Linux program like Windows 7 MS Paint

There are many Linux programs that imitate the MS Paint of Windows XP and earlier. Is there one yet that looks like that of Windows 7 and has the same features? Primarily it should look the same as ...
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Vector drawing app for Android

On my tablet (Android 4.4.2) I would like to be able to make vector drawings using the touchscreen. Many apps exist that can do vector drawings but they seem to focus either on handwritten notes or ...
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Drawing app for android that has Wacom support

I'm looking for a drawing app for Android tablets that has Wacom Pen and Touch tablet support. I have tried using Bamboo Paper but it only has support for phones, or at least not the Asus TF300T ...
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Flashcard app that supports freehand drawings?

There are dozens of flashcards study applications for Android. However, the most lack of the possibility to add freehand drawings to a flashcard on the device. I'm looking for a good app that provides ...
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Drawing software for amateurs

I'm looking for some Windows software that allows you to do drawing/sketching but more on the amateur level. Some specific features I am looking for: Ability to make shapes (circles, squares and ...
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