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C. List – of Mac Vector Dwg. Programs

This ‘List of Apps’ section was last modified 8/22/2021

  • Under Construction, ‘Google Sheets’ spreadsheet “Possible Intaglio Replacements” (This was an initial attempt to tabulate website, price, SVG import [or not], support forums, videos, and other info.)

The below list is NOT complete, and is only APPROXIMATE

Notes: (re below list of apps)
* This list of apps was taken mostly from the above articles in Section B.
* These apps are listed here ALPHABETICALLY.
* The notation [online] indicates it is a web-based app.
* If you do a Google search for “best MacIntosh CAD software“, you’ll find MORE programs, that are not included in the below list.

APP STORE:
* Note the App Store contains many MORE vector apps, than the above articles and this list include.
Two Ways to Look: View the category “Graphics & Design” , or search the App Store for “vector drawing“.

  1. Acorn
  2. Adobe Illustrator – subscription $240/yr
  3. Affinity Designer – $50 one-time
  4. Amadine – $20 one-time
  5. Artboard
  6. Autodesk Sketchbook Pro (formerly iDraw)
  7. Bloom
  8. Boxy SVG – free
  9. CADintosh
  10. Canva – free & subscription plans
  11. Canvas
  12. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM
  13. CorelDRAW Standard 2021 – $299 lifetime
  14. CorelCAD 2021 – $699.00 lifetime
  15. DrawPad – free version for non-commercial use
  16. Drawtify – subscription $99/year , free limited version
  17. Eazydraw – $95 lifetime, $20 trial license for 9 months
  18. Fatpaint – free [online], raster & vector editing, requires registration
  19. Google Drawings – [online] free, part of Google Docs
  20. Graphic aka Autodesk Graphic – $30 one-time (by creators of AutoCAD)
  21. Gravit Designer – [online] free
  22. Growly Draw
  23. iDraw – renamed to Graphic (see above)
  24. Inkscape – free (open-source GNU-based; Inkscape will not work out of the box, and must be installed via MacPorts, either as an X11 build or a native Quartz build)
  25. INTAGLIO – ?abandoned (info at MacIntaglio.com)
  26. Kiyut Sketsa
  27. Krita – free – raster editing w/added vector capability
  28. LibreOffice Draw – free
  29. MacDraft Personal Edition – $99 lifetime
  30. MacDraft Professional – $399 lifetime
  31. MyDraw – ?GONE (website won’t load)
  32. OmniGraffle
  33. OpenOffice Draw – free (clumsy, in my opinion)
  34. Pixelmator Pro – $40 one-time
  35. RealCADD
  36. RollApp – free [online version of Inkscape]
  37. sK1 2.0 – open source from Polamd
  38. Sketch – subscription $99/year
  39. Sketchup – [online] free, also subscription
  40. SVG-Edit – free [online]
  41. Vecteezy Editor – ??free limited version, also subscription $108/year
  42. VectorWorks
  43. Vectornator
  44. Vectr free [online]
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    ~~~~~~The following appear to be oriented to CONVERTING raster images to vector images:
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  45. Image Vectorizer for Mac – $5 one time, in App Store
  46. Super Vectorizer Pro – $40 lifetime
  47. Vector Magic – $10/mo. online, or $295 one time desktop version
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    ~~~~~~The following may be more “PAINT” ORIENTED”:
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    . ~~~~~~PDF Editors:
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  49. PDF Studio $89

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