Best Graphic Design Software That Helps You To Learn Smarter And Faster

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Deblohit Deb
Jul 05, 2019   •  11 views

To design an eye-catching visually appealing content is a dream of every graphic designer. With the advancement in technology, people nowadays are more interested in eye gripping visuals rather than reading online content. To convince a user to stay on your website, graphic design plays a major role to give that outlook. But to make such creative visuals, we require a graphic designing software that will help to improvise images and texts to be shown at your websites. Here is a list of some essential software that would provide a competent look to your website.

1) Adobe Illustrator

If there is a need to create logos, sketches, icons, and illustrations for videos then illustrator will help you to do it efficiently. It is the vector version of Adobe Photoshop. If you want to rescale a graphic from a stamp to a billboard, then illustrator is the one you need.

Pros:

Very powerful and have a consistent user interface with photoshop

Touch type is really good and very simple to use

Available for both Windows and Mac

Cons:

Very expensive

2) Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is the king of image editing software. There is no rivalry for its environment for both of its design and photo manipulation. Even if you are a beginner, the options offered to give life to your images will help you to be a pro. The interesting features include an easy combination of multiple images and also removing the unwanted elements from your image.

Features are:

Cropping, straightening, rotating, blemish removal, slide control for color enhancement and many more.

Pros:

Smooth video manipulation.

Highly improved efficiency in editing

Available for both Windows and Mac

Cons:

No perpetual license

Progress bar invisibility for some tools

3) GIMP (GNU image manipulation program)

In this software, not only graphic designers but also photographers can be fully satisfied with the enhanced photo manipulation tools. The user interface is very satisfying but to be honest not all tools exclusive features would be , still, the ones which are available will surely help you to be a pro in designing. It is recommended for beginners who wish to learn and practice graphic designing.

Pros:

UI is very modern and easy to use.

GIMP runs on Linux, Windows and other OS.

Cons:

Doesn’t have powerful transformation tools of Photoshop.

4) Adobe InDesign

It is a software used by graphic designers, artists, and business professionals and publishers. Thissoftware helps to create brochures, newspapers and digital magazine layouts. This software comes with enhanced tools for drag and drops isolated layers and users can resize the images with ease. The newest version of the app is InDesign CC 2019 (14.0.2): April 2019. To avail InDesign, one has to subscribe to Adobe creative cloud. InDesign has a low learning curve, thus it is ideal for newbies to learn.

Cons:

Very expensive license for server usage.

Limited tools are available for creating graphics.

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