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Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor which can be used to create or edit vector graphics such as illustrations, diagrams, line arts, charts, logos and complex paintings

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Inkscape is professional quality vector graphics editor software which runs on Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux.

Inkscape is widely used for both artistic and technical illustrations such as cartoons, clip art, logos, typography, diagramming and flowcharting. It can import and export various file formats, including SVG, AI, EPS, PDF, PS and PNG. It has a comprehensive feature set, a simple interface, multi-lingual support and is designed to be extensible; users can customize Inkscape’s functionality with add-ons. Inkscape uses Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), an open XML-based W3C standard, as the native format.

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The Inkscape team

Written in

C++, C, Python (extentions)

Initial Release

2 November 2003


GPL v3+


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This page was last updated with commit: Now custom 'Remarks' are allowed instead of just 'Portable' in 'Get it'; all software's source files have been updated accordingly (0cb3959)