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Software that aids in the design of graphical art.

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software for storing, browsing, tagging, and cataloging visual reference and inspiration material

GD student here, figuring some stuff out about how to store, tag, and efficiently browse reference material, for inspiration and context, solely offline, so no browser apps, and I use Win11. I have ...
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Software for map projection conversion

I have made some rectangle/cylindrical maps of globes and I am looking to find a software that will allow me to convert that rectangle to one of the major map projection types like the Robinson ...
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Color blindness simulation

In order to check the perception of color choices, I'd like to be able to simulate color blindness for people with normal eyesight (me, basically). My goal is to weaken / worsen / decrease the ...
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Android drawing and painting app for creating comics

I have Android tablet that support multi levels of pressure with stylus pen. I need an app can help me create comics that has tools for drawing and painting quickly and easily. Please advise
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AI tool (LLM) that generates code for GUI wireframes (design drafts)

Most powerful LLMs these days (ChatGPT, Bard) cannot generate images as output, only textual output. Is there an AI tool that generates textual output (or code) that can be put into another app that ...
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What software recommendation for designing human faces?

Either Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator for realistic appearance of human face designs drawn with a tablet pen? Maybe drawing it on paper, later scanning it and bringing it to Illustrator for ...
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Software to visually diagram out 2D rectangles, triangles, and angles, and mainpulate them on a plane

I have found myself drawing lots of rectangles and triangles for my home bay windows renovation. I want to be able to place rectangle and triangles on a 2D plane, and also be able to manually input ...
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Simple installer-maker for minimal and graphical setup

I want to make an installer that basically: Silently install other programs Run a shell script Clone a git repo It's a way to solve File synchronization solution for controlling type of sync for ...
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IDE specifically for layout and design of regular web applications?

Introduction I have been using CSS for many years now and, make no mistake, it has a huge value in separating the presentational responsibility from HTML into a separate layer of specification. But, ...
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3d graphics with python

I am going to design my first 'real' program (I do have Python and Matlab experience, but have never designed a tool), but have been struggling with which software is best to use to visualize the ...
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On Premise alternative to zeplin.io

In my company I am partially responsible for the Corporate Identity and one of my favorite tools (zeplin.io) won't work because it is subscription payment only, so now I am looking for alternatives to ...
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GUI Website Builders for macOS?

There are a number of GUI website builders floating around such as EverWeb, Flux, Pinegrow, Stylizer, and so forth. Has anyone found a particular one to be the most clean and robust? My use case is ...
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Character creation/design software

I'm looking for a suggestion on a character design software. Sadly my requirements are pretty tight, so I haven't been able to find what I'm looking for so far. I'm thinking on developing a small ...
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Is there an external, up-to-date tool that can render scenes made in Carrara?

Carrara is a 3D modelling tool that has the advantage of being easy to use for my purposes (creating landscapes), but the disadvantage is it has not been updated since 2013, and its unlikely, I would ...
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Creating a logo with style similar to Flask's

I'm wondering what are the options for creating a logo in a style similar to Flask, the requests library and some Flask extensions, like: flask-restless flask-script frozen-flask I've googled a lot ...
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Open-Source alternative to Photoshop

I want to encourage the creativity of my little niece. Therefore I'm trying to find a graphic tool that allows here to either digitalize her own images as well as create something new. I've been ...
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Tool to automatically fill defined polygons on an image

I would like to ask if there is an automatic graphic tool to fill polygons on an image? My problem concerns in particular that each polygon of one type should have the same color. I would like to ...
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Tool for sketching / drawing / painting quickly (Linux / Ubuntu)

I'm looking for a simple, fast and intuitive tool for sketching/drawing/painting in Ubuntu/Linux. I have Gimp installed and I like it, but I'm looking for something simpler and faster, to quickly ...
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Lighter alternative to Computer-Aided Design software Fusion 360

I wanted to use Fusion 360, a commercial software for 3D Computer-Aided Design modeling, created by Autodesk. to learn 3D printing on my computer, but I have doubts my 5 years old Inspiron 15 3000 ...
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GUI for XState JS to create finite state machine

Is there a GUI for XState Project to simplify creating finite state machine? Simple GUI for showcase exist as a demo: https://xstate.js.org/viz/ Can be any finite state machine OSS in JavaScript. If ...
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Find optimal distribution of repeating graphic in given frame

I'm looking for a tool, that, given a vector graphic and a minimum distance, will find the optimal distribution of a maximum number of copies on a given frame. This is meant to minimise material waste ...
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alternatives to Adobe PS Sketch, that work on macOS desktop

I want to doodle every now and then and save my drawings. Adobe Photoshop Sketch looks like a perfect app for me, unfortunately it's mobile-only. I want an app that will run on my MacBook that: ...
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Suggested tools for trying different fonts / colors / layouts? Minimalist / simple?

I'm a developer working on some personal projects, and I'd like to get better at the design + aesthetic side so the pages actually look better. I've tried Figma and Gimp, plus some other tools ... ...
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Paint tool for OS X with specific features

I am using gimp as my paint program for game graphics, but I want something that have auto straight tool, make the line straight, and isometric grid. I will like program for Sketching and low-poly art....
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Software that allows a Python application to display directed graphs in an interactive window?

I have a Python application which can spit out a lot of data about points that relate to each other. I'd like to add a feature that would create a visual graph of that data such that a user could ...
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3D Box Shot in Photoshop: Plugin / Template / Action / etc?

I'm trying to learn how to make 3D Box Images in Photoshop. I need this for box designs of different sizes, and so I found this tutorial that makes it easy to create with the use of Photoshop Actions. ...
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Free open-source software for creating cartoon like characters on Windows

I have technical some technical topics on my blog like refactoring, coding, design patterns, etc. To express the ideas and explain the concepts, I want to add cartoon characters on my blog. ...
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Embed graphical editor to a web page

I am creating a web page and I need to add a component that allows a user who enters my web to graphically edit an 3d model in order to create custom designs using a GUI. Paint, add shapes, colors, ...
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What software can I use for simple 2d graphics for Mac in c#, c++ or python?

I have a project where I need to do simple 2d graphics like ellipses, sectors, flood fill and etc. I've been working on Visual Studio Windows Forms c# with my old PC. It would be much more convenient ...
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3-D Design Software

I am a graphic designer, who has for the majority of my career worked with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop (Among other members of the Adobe Suite). Recently I have taken an interest in 3-D Design, ...
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Self-hosted tool for user interface design feedback

I was wondering if anyone has any good tips regarding any existing self-hosted tools for providing user interface design feedback. E.g. similar to Invision, Notable, Bounce... Mandatory criteria: ...
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Free 3d modeling software for mechanical designs

I want to create a 3d model of a solenoid, looking something like this: I will have to learn 3d modeling from nothing so I'm looking for a software that potentialy is directed for this kind of ...
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Flooring layout software

I'm trying to come up with a flooring layout for a corridor with Granite of different colours and specifically of a specific pattern, such as the one below. Given a corridor dimension, I need to ...
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Free software to design magazine covers and pages

Am looking for free software to design magazine covers and pages (magazine pages with rich color and images). I searched web and found this - https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/3144/...
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Mock-up or prototype tool with HTML/CSS import AND export

I have looked high and low for a mockup tool (aka: prototyping and UX) with the ability to import raw html or a website URL and have come up dry. So far I found dozens of these programs, both offline ...
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What is a good way to quickly develop a mock GUI?

I'm looking for a method/tool/software to easily create a GUI. The GUI should look good, but nothing very fancy. It should have checkboxes, lists, radio buttons etc. The important thing is that ...
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Is there a GUI/Painting Library for C++ and MacOS

I have started to learn C++. (Which might be a mistake) Unfortunately, I need an easy to use drawing library like Javas Swing or FX to draw efficiently. I understand nothing about rendering etc. ...
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Software to overlay 3d models on top of markers

I am looking for a quick way to do AR (augmented reality). I think the correct term is camera matching. Given a photograph which contains several squares of a known size, and several 3D models, I ...
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Is there cheap or free drawing application which has brush with self-improoving brush-stroke

I've seen such in Clip Studio Paint (ex Manga Studio). There is brush that makes such strokes that when you made a stroke it's shape became better: it became more smooth and tips became sharp. It may ...
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which GUI tool and language makes these customized title bar(or Frame) on windows?

I saw a program interface with a customized title bar. I have few experiences of GUI programming. My major language is python, so I have made a few of program with wxpython library(same with ...
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Mockups for room design

I am looking for a software (preferable offline) in Windows or Linux for room mockups. I want to design a room without using Photoshop or Illustator. I had a similar one for Website Mockups. Look for ...
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New tab graphic design inspiration for Firefox

I'm looking for an extension that would give me graphic design inspiration in each new tab. (It could be one design, it could be several -- that doesn't matter to me much. But it should be current.) ...
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What programmable music visualizaton libraries do you recommend?

In the era of projectors, one can produce vivid images that react to the rythm and tone of the dance music played in clubs. (I guess there are open source libraries for creating such moving pictures, ...
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Mouse cursor plugin for Paint.Net

Sometime I have screen shots where I need to add a fake mouse cursor. Therefore I'm looking for a plugin for my favorite screenshots graphics editor, Paint.NET. That plugin should come with the ...
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Tool for bulk svg optimization

I am looking for an svg online tool where I can upload / download multiple svgs at once and reduce the file size. Something like tinypng.com but for SVGs. I need the following features: Remove ids ...
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Web-based garment builder

I'm after a 'garment builder' - the kind you find on custom T-shirt design website pages. Preferably: Open source or otherwise able to link from an existing website, Able to upload custom images (...
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Illustrator (*.AI) compatible way to do work?

I am currently at an internship where I work with a designer to come out with manuals and books. The designer works remotely and there is a lot of sending the files back and forth. I got the designer ...
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Program that can track drawing and make an animation?

I'm looking for a program in which you could easily draw and than view the process of your drawing.
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Free offline software to create vector+text graphical content

I want to create something like this:- And Please provide your recommendations.
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Paint tool / Image editor specifically for creating pixel art

I am looking to develop a simple 2D (potentially isometric) RTS game with a friend. The way it's looking right now, I will have to be doing the graphics for the game. Generally, I suck at this, and ...