Affinity Designer vs Inkscape

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Affinity Designer

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Inkscape

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Affinity Designer vs Inkscape: What are the differences?

What is Affinity Designer? A vector graphics editor developed for macOS, iOS, and Microsoft Windows. No bloat, no gimmicks, just all the tools you need, implemented how you always dreamed. It is a stripped back, pro-end workhorse that will always get your job done. It was created to thrive on the electric pace of the latest computing hardware. Live, responsive and incredibly fluid, it’s simply a joy to use.

What is Inkscape? An open source vector graphics editor. It is professional quality vector graphics software which runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. This software can be used to create or edit vector graphics such as illustrations, diagrams, line arts, charts, logos and complex paintings.

Affinity Designer and Inkscape can be primarily classified as "Graphic Design" tools.

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Pros of Affinity Designer
Pros of Inkscape
  • 3
    Easy of use
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    No subscription
  • 2
    Feels like Illustrator
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    Love the UI
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    Export options
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    Customizable layouts
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    Feels like Photoshop
  • 2
    Free
  • 1
    Linux compatible
  • 1
    Vector Creation
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    Easy to use
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    Simple design

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Cons of Affinity Designer
Cons of Inkscape
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    • 1
      Crashes sometimes

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    What is Affinity Designer?

    No bloat, no gimmicks, just all the tools you need, implemented how you always dreamed. It is a stripped back, pro-end workhorse that will always get your job done. It was created to thrive on the electric pace of the latest computing hardware. Live, responsive and incredibly fluid, it’s simply a joy to use.

    What is Inkscape?

    It is professional quality vector graphics software which runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. This software can be used to create or edit vector graphics such as illustrations, diagrams, line arts, charts, logos and complex paintings.

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    What are some alternatives to Affinity Designer and Inkscape?
    Sketch
    Easily create complex shapes with our state-of-the-art vector boolean operations and take advantage of our extensive layer styles.
    Adobe XD
    A vector-based tool developed and published by Adobe Inc for designing and prototyping user experience for web and mobile apps.
    Adobe Illustrator
    The industry-standard vector graphics app lets you create logos, icons, sketches, typography, and complex illustrations for print, web, interactive, video, and mobile.
    Affinity Photo
    It is born to work hand-in-hand with the latest powerful computer technology, it’s fully-loaded photo editor integrated across macOS, Windows and iOS.
    Figma
    Figma is the first interface design tool with real-time collaboration. It keeps everyone on the same page. Focus on the work instead of fighting your tools.
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