Free Open-Source Software, Working on a Budget

Free Open Source SoftwareFrom Furries Furever contributing artist Tyson Tan.

For a digital artist, the cost of software can be a burden, especially when you are just starting out. This is where free and open-source software (free as in free to distribute and modify, not to be confused with freeware) comes to the rescue.

Here’s a list of free and open-source software with superb functionality that’s of interest to artists:
*Ubuntu (operating system)
*Krita (digital painting software, comparable to Corel Painter and PaintTool SAI)
*GIMP (image manipulation program, comparable to Adobe Photoshop)
*Mypaint (fast sketch program, comparable to Autodesk Sketchbook Pro)
*Inkscape (vector graphics editor, comparable to Corel Draw)
*Blender (3D creation tool, comparable to Autodesk 3Ds MAX)
*Scribus (layout and publishing software, comparable to Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Publisher)
*LibreOffice (personal productivity suite, comparable to Microsoft Office)
*Digikam (photo management program, comparable to ACDSee)

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