When you look at the image above, the rasterized graphics look like crap, and the type looks great. We now live in a world where pinch and zoom is changing how your Web application is viewed. In the past we had to deal with different screen sizes, and browsers started to get smarter with their “zoom” going beyond “font size++”, but it isn’t like todays feeling that your users are pinching you, and you don’t know how hard.
An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.
Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. It is very easy to edit nodes, perform complex path operations, trace bitmaps and much more. We also aim to maintain a thriving user and developer community by using open, community-oriented development.
Leonardo is an open source vector drawing program for the 21st century. It focuses on common tasks like mockups, sketches, and presentations with a clean and consistent user interface. It is designed to be augmented by internet webservices and plugins created in several scripting languages.
- vector drawing with bezier curves and geometric primitives
- reusable symbols stored in a sidebar
- integrated creative commons Flickr search
- building simple multi-page presentations
- export to PNG, HTML, SVG, Email, and Twitter.
Do you think about vectors more these days?