Design software that works on Linux

Either natively or thru a webclient

Figma

The Best Linux App for
UI/UX
figma.com

Gimp

The Best Linux App for
Photo Manipulation
gimp.org

Inkscape

The Best Linux App for
Vector Art
inkscape.org

Gravit Klex

The Best Linux App for
Web Collateral
klex.io
Platforms
Graphics Editing Support
Code Export
Features
Pricing (USD)
Brand Name
Primary Use Case
Linux
Mac
Windows
Web Client
Raster
Vector
HTML
CSS
Slicing
Multi Size Export
Device Mirroring
Web View
Proprietary Cloud
In App Annotations
Realtime Collaboration
3rd Party File Support
Font Support
Symbols
Nested Symbols
Free Trial
Monthly
Yearly
Pricing Notes
Try
Interaction Design
Partial. Cropping and Color correction.
Shape tools, Vector Pen tool, and a few shape combine modes. Shape combination works, but more complex objects can combine unexpectedly.
iOS & Android
Full view of raw files.
Partial. Sketch files open, but complex shapes are flattened.
Google Fonts. System fonts on Windows and Mac with downloadable font helper program.
No trial. Freeium model.
$15.00
$124.00
Rolls back to Freeium if paid plan lapses.
Photo Manipulation
Compareable to Photoshop. Full raster Editing, typetools, and photo manipulation
Partial. Will open Photoshop files as one flat layer.
System Fonts
No trial. Free software.
Free
Free
Open-source graphics editor. Truly free.
Vector Art
Compareable to Illustrator. Full vector editing program.
SVG, SVGZ, PDF, EPS, AI(Adobe Illustrator)
System Fonts
No trial. Free software.
Free
Free
Open-source vector editor. Truly free.
Web Collateral
Photo editing, typesetting, and layout.
Partial. Limted shapes palette.
Link to design functions as cloud.
Allows multiple editors, but not simultaneously.
Google Fonts
Freemium model. 30 day trial of full features (Canvas resizing).
$12.95
$119.40
Freemium model.
Vector Art
Partial. Allows standard cropping, and advnaced masking via shape tools.
In roadmap
View live edits via sharing link.
Web client acts as cloud.
Google Fonts
In roadmap
No trial. Free software.
Free
Free
Free software; documentation mentions a 'Pro' account for certain features, but is unclear if Pro is being offered.
Interaction Design
Partial. Cropping, masking, and color correction/editing. Large collection of raster image effects.
In Roadmap
View live edits via sharing link.
Proprietary Cloud (Gravit Cloud).
In Roadmap
Import Sketch files
Google fonts, System fonts, and imported fonts.
No trial. Free Software.
Free
Free
Free Software
Web Collateral
Photo editing, typesetting, and layout.
Partial. Limted shapes palette.
Proprietary cloud (Gravit Cloud).
Google Fonts
Free software.
Free
Free
Free software.
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