Best Vector Graphics Software

Vector graphics software allows users to design and manipulate computer images using geometric and mathematical commands, rather than clicks and strokes as used in drawing software. Vector images created using these programs can be scaled indefinitely without losing quality. Vector graphics tools are often used to create high-definition illustrations for use on the web, in games, and other multimedia.

To qualify for inclusion in the Vector Graphics category, a product must:

  • Provide vector imaging tools and editing options
  • Allow users to export files into one or more file types

Vector Graphics Software Grid® Overview

The best Vector Graphics Software products are determined by customer satisfaction (based on user reviews) and market presence (based on products’ scale, focus, and influence) and placed into four categories on the Grid®:
  • Products in the Leader quadrant are rated highly by G2 Crowd users and have substantial Market Presence scores. Leaders include: Adobe Illustrator
  • High Performers are highly rated by their users, but have not yet achieved the Market Presence of the Leaders. High Performers include: Affinity Designer, Sketch, and Snappa
  • Contenders have significant Market Presence and resources, but have received below average user Satisfaction ratings or have not yet received a sufficient number of reviews to validate the solution. Contenders include: CorelDRAW
  • Niche solutions do not have the Market Presence of the Leaders. They may have been rated positively on customer Satisfaction, but have not yet received enough reviews to validate them. Niche products include: Inkscape and Vecteezy Editor
G2 Crowd Grid® for Vector Graphics
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    Vector graphics software used by designers of all types who want to create digital graphics, illustrations, and typography for all kinds of media: print, web, interactive, video, and mobile

    Sketch gives you the power, flexibility and speed you always wanted in a lightweight and easy-to-use package. Finally you can focus on what you do best: Design.

    Versatile drawing and tracing tools. Professional photo editing and Easy website design.

    Proud winner of an Apple Design Award in 2015, Affinity Designer brings inspiration to illustration in a strong, sleek tool. Combining vector design and raster finishing naturally in one tool, this innovative illustrator lets your ideas flow. Put simply, its speed, power and precision make creating art feel fun and spontaneous again, while delivering high-end results in both macOS and Windows. “We’ve been wondering when a serious challenger would appear, and Serif has thrown down the gauntlet in fine style.” Expert Reviews “Stunningly powerful.” TechRadar “Great UI, buttery smooth software and jaw dropping price.” “A very attractive investment for anyone from beginners to professionals.” Touch Reviews “A remarkably polished design environment.” Stack Social

    Inkscape is a free, open source vector editing program.

    Create marketing graphics in a snap.

    Vecteezy Editor is a free online vector editing tool.

    DesignEvo is a design platform that helps users create custom logos in minutes for free, no design experience needed.

    Xara Xtreme for Linux is a powerful, general purpose graphics program for Unix platforms including Linux, FreeBSD and (in development) OS-X.

    Powerful functionality for making creative vector graphics.

    GraphicsJS is a free and open-source JavaScript library designed for easily drawing any HTML5 graphics and animation from scratch.

    You can use this Autotracer to convert raster images into vector graphics. This process is called tracing or vectorization. Tracing can be done by hand or you can use a tool which does this cumbersome job automatically, although further post-processing is usually necessary.

    Make beautiful full-size arts & crafts designs

    RageSpline is a Unity and Unity Pro compatible tool for creating and editing smooth 2D vector graphics. It features anti-aliasing, color gradients, emboss, texturing, automatic physics, great iOS/Android performance and cool example games.

    Vector Magic automatically figures out what settings to use and traces the image right away.

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