Mittwoch, August 17, 2005

Vektorsoftware - OpenSource

I N K S C A P E . Draw Freely:

"Inkscape is an open source drawing tool with capabilities similar to Illustrator, Freehand, and CorelDraw that uses the W3C standard scalable vector graphics format (SVG). Some supported SVG features include basic shapes, paths, text, markers, clones, alpha blending, transforms, gradients, and grouping. In addition, Inkscape supports Creative Commons meta-data, node-editing, layers, complex path operations, text-on-path, and SVG XML editing. It also imports several formats like EPS, Postscript, JPEG, PNG, BMP, and TIFF and exports PNG as well as multiple vector-based formats.

Inkscape's main motivation is to provide the Open Source community with a fully W3C compliant XML, SVG, and CSS2 drawing tool. Additional planned work includes conversion of the codebase from C/Gtk to C++/Gtkmm, emphasizing a lightweight core with powerful features added through an extension mechanism, and the establishment of a friendly, open, community-oriented development process."

Sehr interessant ist auch die deviantart Group mit Inkscape Werken. Auf der Inkscape Site git es auch eine umfangreiche Linkliste zu Gallerien. Und einen abschliessenden Besuch wert ist auf jeden Fall das Open Source SVG Clipart Verzeichnis!

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