10 Free And Useful Open-Source Alternatives For Designers

there is so many tools available for web designer to reduce your work load but sometime there are trial version and we don’t how to purchase them . Don’t worry about it, Today we publish 20+ free and useful open-source alternatives for famous software to web designers . Most of them are not very well known, but they are really amazing in respect to their features, feel free to browse through to see if there are any that would be useful for your everyday web project .

1. Adobe After Effects : After Effects is the most advanced and visually impressive effects tool on the market. Used for television and movie production After Effects provides some of the best 2D and 3D features for both title/text animation and composition. Almost every visual effect you need for your music video, DVD production or even for your web presentation is made possible through this versatile piece of software.

jahshaka Jahshaka 2.0 Software.

  • Jahshaka 2.0 is free and useful open-source alternatives for famous software Adobe After Effects. it help to make best 2D and 3D features for both title/text animation and composition. this free tools offer almost same features which you are seen on famous movie and title/text animation composition software .

2. Adobe Frame Maker and QuarkXPress : Adobe Frame Maker is the powerful authoring and publishing solution for technical communicators. Easy to operate and user-friendly interface . Adobe Frame Maker use templates -based authoring environment to delivered content easily as per organizational requirements for consistency and branding.

scribus Scribus software

  • Scribus : Scribus is free open-source program that give professional page layout to Linux/Unix, MacOS X, OS/2 and Windows desktops with a combination of "One Touch ready" output and give new approaches to page layout. Scribus have modern and user friendly interface that make him easy to operate .

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KWord software

  • KWord : KWord is frame-based word-processing and desktop publishing application. Kword is a word processor based on frame .it help you to make professional page layout for DTP applications work.

3. Adobe Illustrator : Adobe Illustrator is premium vector based graphic generator from Adobe.

Skencil_004-large Skencil Software

  • Skencil :Skencil is free open–source Alternatives vector drawing application for Adobe Illustrator. it is Very powerful tools to create illustrations, diagrams Etc…

4. Adobe Photoshop : Famous bitmap graphics editor from Adobe .With Adobe Photoshop you can manipulate graphic creatively and make high resolutions graphic for your web project. The Main Disadvantage of Photoshop is Too Costly .

gimp-svg-import Gimp software

  • GIMP: Gimp is the GNU graphics Manipulation Program.

    It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

    It has many capabilities. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.

    gimpshop1 GIMPshop software

  • Gimpshop : GIMPshop is a modification of the free/open source GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP), intended to replicate the feel of Adobe Photoshop. Its primary purpose is to make users of Photoshop feel comfortable using GIMP.

cinepaint.0.18.cineon.suse CinePaint Software

  • CinePaint : CinePaint is a deep paint image retouching tool that supports higher color fidelity than ordinary painting tools. CinePaint help you to convert the DPX, 16-bit TIFF, and OpenEXR files to JPEG and PNG.

5. Autodesk AutoCAD : AutoCAD help you to design, visualize, and document your ideas clearly and efficiently. AutoCAD is the industry leader in design, drafting, modeling, architectural drawing. it developed by Autodesk, Inc. With AutoCAD it is easier to edit 3D models.

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  • BRL-CAD : BRL-CAD is a powerful cross-platform open source solid modeling system that includes interactive geometry editing, high-performance ray-tracing for rendering and geometric analysis, image and signal-processing tools, a system performance analysis benchmark suite, libraries for robust geometric representation, with more than 20 years of active development.

6. Autodesk Maya : Award-winning Autodesk Maya software is a powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, effects, and rendering solution based on an open architecture.Maya is use by film and TV industry, as well as for computer and video games developer to develop integrated node-based 3D computer graphics and 3D modeling character.

blender Blender software

  • blender : Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License. Blender started out as an inhouse tool for the commercial animation company NeoGeo.

7. Adobe Flash Professional :Flash is commonly used to create animation, advertisements, and various web page components, to integrate video into web pages, and more recently, to develop rich Internet applications. flash is used to create Rich 2D based animations for your web projects.

impress IMPRESS Software

  • IMPRESS: IMPRESS is free open source Alternative for Adobe Flash professional to create outstanding tool for creating effective multimedia presentations, 2D and 3D clip art, special effects, animation, and high-impact drawing tools. IMPRESS has a complete range of easy-to-use drawing and diagramming tools to spice up your presentation.

8. Microsoft Publisher :Microsoft Publisher helps you to create, personalize, and share a high Quality publications and marketing materials to create company brand identity .

scribus Scribus software

  • Scribus : Scribus is free open-source program that give professional page layout to Linux/Unix, MacOS X, OS/2 and Windows desktops with a combination of "One Touch ready" output and give new approaches to page layout. Scribus have modern and user friendly interface that make him easy to operate .

9. Microsoft Internet Explorer : A World famous browser from Microsoft .

firefox

  • Firefox : The Firefox Web Browser is the faster, more secure, and fully customizable way to surf the web.

10. WinRAR and WinZip : WinZip is the most popular compression utility for Windows. Easily zip and unzip files and folders. Use advanced AES encryption to protect sensitive data.

7-Zip

  • 7-Zip : Open source Windows utility for manipulating archives. Formats 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR are supported fully, other formats can be unpacked. 7-Zip is an open source file archiver designed originally for Microsoft Windows.

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