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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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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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Minimalist 2D Graphic tool/lib for C#

Due to my new job I've had to switch to C# recently, and in order to get settled I decided to write some online roguelike (kinda, at least graphics level). So I don't worry about the net or engine ...
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Vector image to machine embroidery converter

Essentially a modern embroidery sewing machine is a 2d plotter that uses thread instead of a pen. However, most software for it takes raster images, does a process called autopunching to convert them ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Freeware EMF image editor

I'm looking for a free (basic) image editor capable of reading and writing EMF (enhanced metafile), besides the older WMF the only vector image format MS Office products can handle) vector image files....
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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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What PDF viewer will allow me to quickly view which elements are vector?

I work in the printing industry where having vector artwork for a job is paramount when it comes to the best production output. Often times clients will send me a PDF file that contains a raster image ...
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Application for playing with intersections of 1D, 2D and 3D solid objects

I need to do some "conceptual sketching", but in 3D. So, I am working with lines, squares, cubes, cylinders, prisms, spheres and balls. They may have grids (e.g. a segmentation on a line, intersection ...
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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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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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Convert *.pdf to *.emf

What is a good software to convert *.pdf files into *.emf files? I've used Inkscape via the terminal but it's awfully slow and turns ~ 20 MB pdf files into ~60 MB emf files which is a lot if you want ...
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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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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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Online tool for drawing organic compounds and exporting to SVG?

I want to be able to quickly generate an organic compound and export it to SVG format. In particular I need to be able to draw polymer units with brackets. Is there an online tool for this?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cheap modern image editor to stitch images, draw basic shapes, crop, resize

I need graphics software to edit images. The requirements I'm interested in are: very cheap license (< $25, free, or trial-usable forever) not very old DLL dependency (VB6 or similar) not very old ...
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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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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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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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Open-source linux alternative for Flash (as an animating tool)

I am looking for an alternative for Adobe Flash. In this situation, I mean it as an animating tool, not as a browser plugin. I want a tool to make simple vector animations, and then, ideally, ...
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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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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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Cross-platform free vector editor for shutterstock contributors

Shutterstock has very strict submission requirements for vectors that make it hard to use free software, for example, "no bitmaps" - saving gradients in Inkscape, for example, results in the bitmap ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Extract bitmaps from SVG

I have created a few SVG files with Inkscape, embedded bitmaps there and later deleted the original bitmaps. I'd now like to extract the bitmap from the SVGs to get the original bitmaps back. I can ...
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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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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 ...