inkscape

Inkscape

Alternative To: Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Microsoft PhotoDraw

Description
vector-based drawing program
Interface: Graphical (Gtk)
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Available deb Repositories (how-to add a respository)
Debian 32-bit 64-bit
stable 0.48.3.1-1.3 0.48.3.1-1.3
testing 0.48.4-5+b1 0.48.4-5+b1
sid 0.48.5-1 0.48.5-1
experimental 0.91~pre1-1 0.91~pre1-1

Ubuntu 32-bit 64-bit
lucid 0.47.0-2ubuntu2 0.47.0-2ubuntu2
lucid-backports 0.48.2-0ubuntu1~lucid1 0.48.2-0ubuntu1~lucid1
precise 0.48.3.1-1ubuntu1 0.48.3.1-1ubuntu1
saucy 0.48.4-1ubuntu3 0.48.4-1ubuntu3
trusty 0.48.4-3ubuntu2 0.48.4-3ubuntu2

Rating: Excellent (5 votes)


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Provided you are willing to

Provided you are willing to spend some time in the tutorials inclused with Inkscape, this is a very functional and feature-filled vector drawing program. I've even made invitations with it. I'd say it's most important feature is automatic alignment. (Ctrl-Shift-A)