Software : Inkscape : Inkscape

Inkscape

Version
(as of 10/25/2017)
0.92
Platforms
LicenseOpen Source
CategoryGraphics

Software Overview

Screenshot of Inkscape 0.92

Screenshot of Inkscape 0.92

Main Features

  • Supports many popular graphics file formats
  • Provides an easy-to-use interface
  • Offers helpful tools such as 3D shapes and filters

Inkscape is an open source vector graphics editor that is run on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. It is used to create icons, logos, diagrams, illustrations, maps, web graphics, and more.

Inkscape is a layer based editor similar to Adobe Illustrator. It features a drawing canvas surrounded by a variety of drawing tools that help you create and edit your graphics. Some Inkscape tools include 3D shapes, freehand line drawing, calligraphic strokes, text objects, and path by nodes creation. Inkscape also offers a large selection of filters, such as bevels, ridges, blurs, overlays, textures, and bumps, that can alter the appearance of your objects.

Inkscape natively exports to the SVG format but also supports other graphics file formats such as WPG, PNG, JPEG, BMP, EPS, ICO, TIFF, and GIF. It can also read file formats used by other vector graphics editors such as Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW Graphics Suite.

Inkscape is a solid vector graphics editor. It features a wide array of helpful tools and supports many popular graphics file formats. If you’re looking for a free vector graphics editor, give Inkscape a shot.

▶ Primary file extension

.SVG – Scalable Vector Graphics File

▶ Other file extensions used by Inkscape 0.92

Supported File Types
.AIAdobe Illustrator File
.ANIWindows Animated Cursor
.CDRCorelDRAW Image File
.CDTCorelDRAW Image Template
.CMXCorel Metafile Exchange Image File
.CURWindows Cursor
.EMFEnhanced Windows Metafile
.EPSEncapsulated PostScript File
.HPGLHP Graphics Language Plotter File
.ICNSMac OS X Icon Resource File
.ICOIcon File
.JPGJPEG Image
.ODGOpenDocument Graphic File
.PBMPortable Bitmap Image
.PDFPortable Document Format File
.PGMPortable Gray Map Image
.PNGPortable Network Graphic
.PSPostScript File
.SK1sK1 Vector Graphic File
.SVGZCompressed SVG File
.WBMPWireless Bitmap Image File
.WMFWindows Metafile
.WPGWordPerfect Graphic File
.XAMLXAML File
Additional Related File Formats
.INXInkscape Extension Descriptor File

Updated: October 25, 2017