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Simple-but-not-too-simple drawing/image editing program

For years now I have retained an old copy of Jasc Paint Shop Pro 6 because I haven't been able to find any other software that provides the combination of simplicity and power that it has. Part of it ...
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Any apps/sites to vectorize images for free?

I drew some diagrams in a mobile Android sketch app and submitted them to a publisher, but he says the image resolution is poor and he wants vector versions. Freelancers charge hefty prices. I found ...
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Javascript library for spatial data

I want to map spatial data in javascript. Using leaflet and openlayers wont help since the spatial data getting used has special coordinates (x, y) which arent projectable. Look here for an example ...
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Is there any vector image tool designed around creating isometric images?

I want to create some vector graphics for a scene that is done entirely isometrically. I am wondering if there are any image creation tools for Windows that are specially designed for making this job ...
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3D editor with a ability to draw 2D vector graphics on a surface?

Suppose I drew a cube in Blender. I can apply a material on it's surface which is in fact 2D raster graphics. But I want vector graphics, not raster. So, are there any 3D editors, which allows to draw ...
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Best software for interactive info graphics

I have a wide touch screen wall, I'm building a interactive info graphic. Which software is recommended for building HD interactive infographic with animations. The animated elements I'm looking for ...
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2D vector editor with "constraints" support

I was so impressed how easy is to draw sketches in Solidworks, that I now think that all other ways of 2D editing is a slag. On can draw simple 2D primitives and then apply constaints to them: "...
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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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Workflow and tools to augment screenshots with custom arrows, numbers, boxes etc

I am looking for a workflow and tools to achieve the following: Create a screenshot (from a specific region of the screen) Add custom-made icons to the screenshots (such as arrows, numbers, boxes etc....
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Graphics libraries in 2020

What are the most widely used graphics libraries 2020? I want to learn how to use some graphics libraries. I have written various programs in python and c++, and it seems that animating these would ...
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Free Svg to vector PDF converter

I'm looking for a free interactive or CLI tool to convert SVG files to vector PDF running on a Mac. The goal is to use the resulting files in Xcode image assets.
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Graphics framework for 3D flight simulation

I'm trying to make a basic 3D visual flight simulator that displays terrain and buildings in 3D from the cockpit's perspective. I don't care about the flight physics. This project needs to be ...
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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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Any alternatives to Adobe Illustrator?

Are there any open source alternatives to adobe illustrator? I need to make and edit some vector graphics I have, Inkscape is an alternative but when I go to their website they don't seem to have a ...
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Tech Stack for a vector graphic editor app? [closed]

I am a Flutter Developer and Know Basics of Java. I want to make a Vector Graphic Editor App like: Infinity Design. What tech stack should I use? Is Java enough for this? If yes can you please ...
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Can anyone reccomend a 3D modeling software?

Can anyone recommend a 3D modeling software. My goal is to create a 3D model, be able to take a photograph of the model from different angles and different positions (must have rigging), save those ...
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Tool to convert bitmap to vector graphic

Any AI or software tool supports converting bitmap to vector graphic? Example image from Wikipedia: Sample image i want to convert like this.
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Graphics Library for Node.JS

I'm struggling to find a graphics library that can create an images and allows to draw and write text onto the image the same way a native C# GDI+ or similar API would work. For cross-platform ...
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What GUI tool to make CMYK datavisualisation

When designing for print it would be nice to be able to select the colors in CMYK values. This way the user can control the black levels and not rely on RGB to CMYK conversions, which can be ...
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Alternative to Font Awesome

I use Font Awesome, but most of the icons I need are in the Pro Licence. Is there any free alternative to Font Awesome including a CDN like Font Awesome ?
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What can I use to edit scientific graphs (lines, arrows, boxes, etc)?

I'm writing a MESA report and I have a lot of graphs that I want to label appropriately and explain in the report. This means including arrows, dotted lines, boxes, text, etc. Any suggestions for ...
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Which technologies could be useful for designing LabVIEW-like web front-ends?

Typical LabVIEW front panels (1, 2) are not something that is easy to explicitly construct using the DOM. I am looking for a combination of frameworks/libraries/approaches that would allow drawing a ...
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A Command Line Tool to Simplify SVG Files

How can I simplify SVG files (all the paths inside it) using a Windows command line tool? It's important that it be fast because I should use it in production. Adobe Illustrator has a good simplifier (...
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Graphic timeline generation tool

I would like to generate timelines for entites, such as this one: I need a tool with support for as many as possible of the following features: Splits Merges Marked points along lines in the chart ...
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Large vector image creation software?

I am looking for software to design a fantasy map. I am aware that there are several specific software for Windows that does that; however, I am more interested to create a massive (think about 40Mpx ...
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Infinite Design (vector art) alternatives for Windows?

Infinite Design is a fantastic drawing program for Android devices (maybe also iOS?). I'm looking for something that has similar features, but for Windows. Free would be great, but I could also spend ...
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A library to convert SVG to EMF

I need a library, preferably Python or C, to provide conversion of SVG (Scaled Vector Graphics) to Microsoft EMF (Enhanced Meta File). Desirable Characteristics Open Source (Preferably MIT licence ...
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Vector drawing app with "partial erase" (raster-like)

I'm looking for a free vector drawing app, supporting MS Surface Pen, with a feature where you can erase parts of lines by dragging the eraser over them. I mean an effect like if I was erasing a part ...
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Vector graphics/sketch/CAD software that handles scaling as I would like it handled

Hi! This is one of those software requests where I've got an idea what I want, but not completely able to specify it start-to-end. If it seems hazy, please ask clarifying questions, or suggest your ...
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UI/UX Software To Replace Fireworks

I'm trying to get myself back upto speed when it comes to web development. I was recently forced to upgrade to Windows 10 from Vista SP2 due to stability problems. Up until that point I was still ...
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Animated SVG image viewer for Linux

I there an Linux Image viewer for animated SVG files? Like this one: https://github.com/sharkdp/fd/raw/master/doc/screencast.svg?sanitize=true
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Vector drawing / CAD program with measurement uncertainties

I sometimes try to model real-life objects in the computer. Be it for 3D printing a replacement part, or making a plan of my apartment. One problem I have is that I don't measure perfectly, and these ...
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What software can be used to make this cartoon-like graphic?

What software or fonts can be used to make the following graphic? Edit: I think the font is from http://blambot.com.
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Java library for multi-media and graphics

I need to port to Java some apps that are targeted to mobile and desktop environments. They rely on either Cairo or Quartz2d (Linux or macOS), SDL and OpenGL. Can anyone suggest me an open-source ...
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CAD vector graphic editor

I want to make some vector graphic icons but what I sadly found out any of simple vector graphic editor do not support CAD-like functions like make line length depends of other line or constrain angle ...
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To create comic book, multi page, vector based, free/open source alternative

Which software should I use to create a multi page comic book, drawing vector based paths like in inkscape, being free/open source and running on Windows or Linux? One requirement is that it should ...
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Looking for an image to vector convert capability without installing on computer?

I am looking for a software that does convert from image to vector, but the one that does not install on my computer. I am familiar that there are a few that are out there are online. It has to be ...
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Animating image sprites and outputing scene to gif

I have a requirment to take a bunch of ball images, and animate their locations overtime following a curved path. The scene should ultimately look like a bunch of balls bouncing around in a blower. ...
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Gratis 2D floorplan drawing software

I am looking for something like FlDraw, to allow me to draw floor plans or shopping malls, offices, industrial plants and the like. The catch is that I want the parts of the floorplan to be ...
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High-level library for 2D interactive graphics

I am looking for a software library / component with the following capabilities: Manage spatial (position, shape, size) information about 2D objects Render those objects to screen / image Handle ...
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C++ open source library for curve fitting

I'm searching for the most minimalist C++ open source library that allows to obtain a curve parameters (e.g. Bezier) given a set of points. In my application the user gets some strokes by drawing on ...
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Non-proprietary Presentation / Vector Graphics Animation

I would like a WYSIWYG editor similar to Power Point (or Hyper Card) but the output needs to be readable in a standard way that can be easily embedded in another app without licencing issues. We'd ...
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Best software to draw in 3D

I'm trying to draw a picture like this; a 3D model and some inner parts. What is the best software to do that? I would appreciate if you could help me draw this. I need a project so that I can add my ...
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Is there any free software that can open InDesign files?

I have a flyer that another person created with InDesign. The gave me the raw InDesign files. Is there any free (as in no cost) software that I can use to open the file and edit it? I personally use ...
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SVG search engine

I am looking for a search engine that efficiently finds vector images (so SVG, mostly). I should not show results for other formats such as web pages or PDF Available online, free to use It must be a ...
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Any software for drawing vectors with predefined effects?

PGF/TikZ is a great language for drawing vectors. It has a practical library of shapes. For example, you can draw a 3D ball with one command only. BUT PGF/TikZ is command-based. Even available GUIs ...
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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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Is there a graphic design software specifically for creating stick figures?

For a group of non-designers, is there a graphic editing software that is specifically geared to creating stick figures like the one below? High level requirements (ideal) A SaaS offering supporting ...
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Software for creating and maintaining a vector icon set

I use InkScape (both Windows and OS X) for creating vector-based flat icons, but the process is really painful: opening the icons files one-by-one, exporting them one-by-one to png, there is not a "...
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Draw C++ assembly dependencies in Linux

I've been moving most of my development to Linux for the past 2 years. One of the things I haven't figured out how to migrate yet is drawing assembly dependencies for C++ projects. In Visual Studio ...
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