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February 20, 2009 10:03 AM Subscribe
posted by cthuljew (189 comments total)
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Not all of us need, or want, $10,000 worth of Adobe and Microsoft software to be creative. So, here's some alternatives, each available on every major platform:
, for all your drawing and photo-editing needs. (Windows
, for vector graphics creation.
, for incredibly powerful document creation.
, if you want to make your own fonts.
, the old standby for word processing, spreadsheets, and all those other office needs.
I'm a personal fan of Inkscape for its wonderfully intuitive interface, as well as Scribus for its stylesheet-based power. I hope these links improve your productivity, instead of ruining it for the day.