When you envision graphic design tools, a long list of popular software comes to mind such as Photoshop, GIMP, and even some generic, pay-to-use vector image editing software.
But the Internet is a wonderful thing indeed. These days, you may find literally any design tool under the sun on the World Wide Web, some may even be free to use!
Free Graphic Design Tools
In the ever-moving realm of business, every little cost, no matter how trivial, will contribute (whether positively or negatively) towards your financial planning in the long run.
So with that in mind, here are some free graphic design tools you could integrate (and even use yourself!) into your business.
- Canva: Available on the browser, iOS, and Android, Canva is a free graphic design tool that is also classed as an image editing software. But at its core, Canva is much, much more than that as it offers a ton of features such as photo editing, colour palette tool, font combination picker, and more!
- Google Drawings: Google is everyone’s best friend. More particularly, Google Drawings is a free web-based diagramming software hosted within the popular Google Drive suite. But apart from Google Drawings, you may also delve into charting with Google Charts and fonts with Google Fonts.
- Piktochart: If you’ve got infographics in mind, your best bet is Piktochart — a free online tool with ready-made templates available. All you have to do is to provide your own data sets and voila, a professional-looking and pretty infographics at a click of a button.
- GIMP: This graphic design tool is a free open-source software that first made its debut on Unix-based platforms. But today, it’s available on Linux, Windows, and Mac. The GIMP full suite of tools includes every feature you should be accustomed to including paint tools, colour correction, cloning, selection and enhancement.