Free SVG Design / Editor Software

Free SVG Design software, a list of our favourite Free SVG Editors For Windows, Mac, Linux and Web. These free SVG Editor’s will allow you to open and edit SVG files. Change colours, shapes, add fonts or create entire new SVG designs. As well, allow you convert SVG to PNG, PDF, GIF, JPEG, TIFF, DXF and other popular formats for different applications.

What is an SVG? SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphic, it is an XML-based vector image format generally used for two dimensional designs. SVG Designs can also be high detailed line art designs that can be scaled to any dimensions without losing resolution. In our world of crafting with Cricut, Silhouette Cameo and Vinyl Cutting, the SVG designs we use are two dimensional layered making them suitable for resizing and making projects from Vinyl and HTV materials.

SVG Designs which are more complex and not suitable vinyl cutting or HTV, still have the ability to scaled to any dimension without losing resolution are best suited for Sticker Printing, DTG Printing, Sublimation Printing, Print and Cut and other printing craft projects.

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SVG Editor Software InkScape

Inkscape is a free SVG Editor that provides the most advanced tools closet to any paid SVG Editor, for that reason, it is our pick. Create and Edit layers, colours, fonts, clipping masks, compound paths, plus find a wealth of support from the online community and YouTube Inkscape HowTo’s.

Includes, Flexible drawing tools, Broad file format compatibility, Powerful text tool and Bezier and spiro curves for creating any shape or patterns.

View a full list of features offered by Inkscape.

Formats: SVG, TIFF, JPEG, XPM, GIF, PNG, and more
Platforms: Windows, MacOSX, Linux

SVG Editor Software Boxy SVG
Boxy SVG

Boxy SVG provides one of the best free simplified vector editing tools. It keeps SVG design to only what is needed to create beginner and complex SVG designs. Interface feels very similar to MS Paint, with easy access to tools, shapes, layers, pens, bezier curves, text and brush tools.

Most of the space in Boxy SVG is the work space, keeping it easy for your creativity to keep flowing. Boxy SVG includes a handful of built-in keyboard shortcuts as well for easy navigation.

Lots of Boxy SVG tutorials to help get you started right away.

Formats: SVG, PNG, JPEG, GIF, WebP, PDF
Platforms: Online Web Version for Windows, MacOSX, Chome

Krita is free design software for digital drawing and painting. Since the release of Krita 5.0, SVG is now supported (import only) and export as a single layer, as well as other file formats. If you are a creative artist and looking to make your complex digital art work scalable, Krita is a must to include in your list of design software to learn or master and expand your creativity.

Too many features to list here for Krita, however have a look and see where your creativity can explore, create and grow. Krita Features

The Krita Manual has everything you need to master digital design.

Platforms: Windows, MacOSX, Linux

Vectr is one of the easiest free SVG Editors, especially if you are new to creating vectors. While not as feature rich as Inkscape, it is quick to learn and master the basics of SVG creation and editing. Works entirely online as a Web Version making it easy to create, edit or make changes on the go.

Built in collaboration tools to share with friends, clients in real time your activity, excellent for making changes in realtime for clients or helping a friend learn SVG design.

Try some of the Vectr Design Tutorials to get started right away.

Platforms: Online Web Version for Windows, MacOSX, Chome

SVG Editor Software LibreOffice Draw
LibreOffice Draw

LibreOffice Draw is a free full featured SVG editor similar to Inkscape with the additional benefit of being able to create technical drawings, brochures, flowcharting and posters with specific tools available for those tasks. Everything needed to create complex SVG designs and documents in a feature rich SVG Editor.

Looking to expand your skills and enhance your abilities in SVG Design, LibreOffice Draw is sure to help you expand your technical skills.

Detailed tutorials for LibreOffice, find out if you are up for the challenge.

Platforms: Windows, MacOSX, Linux

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