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Exciting new tools for designers

In the ever-evolving world of design, it can be hard to keep up with all the different tools that are available for use. However, there are several exciting new tools for designers that have been released in recent months that are worth keeping an eye on. Here are some of my favorites!

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editor developed and marketed by Adobe Systems. It was created in 1987 by John Warnock to produce graphics for The Stenographer’s Workbench, which was a software application for typesetting (then called “typesetting”) with a computer.

Adobe Illustrator is used for creating logos, diagrams, and graphic designs. It can also be used to create a page layout using raster graphics (bitmaps) or imported images that have been traced into paths using its Live Trace feature. Adobe Illustrator has been the industry standard in vector graphics editing since its introduction, replacing Macromedia FreeHand as the most widely used vector graphics editor on the market today.


Capture4App is a mobile app that allows you to convert physical objects into digital files. It uses AR (augmented reality) technology to capture 3D objects in real time and then upload them to your computer. The data can be manipulated and used for many different purposes. For example, suppose you’re designing a product or service and need to see how it looks on an actual person before purchasing fabric or developing prototypes. In that case, Capture4App could help cut down on costs by eliminating the need for physical testing materials.

Affinity Photo

Affinity Photo is a photo editing tool that’s similar to Adobe Photoshop, but it’s less expensive and easier to use. It can be used on Mac or PC and has many of the same features as Photoshop, including layers, brushes, and selection tools for designers.

Affinity Designer

Affinity Designer is a vector graphics editor for MacOS. It allows you to create professional-quality designs and illustrations in a user-friendly environment that’s as elegant as it is powerful.

With its intuitive tools for designers, real-time feedback, realistic rendering, and flexible features – Affinity Designer gives you the control to create whatever you can imagine.

It’s available now for $49.99 from the Mac App Store (and comes with an extended trial).

Bamboo Paper

Bamboo Paper is a free sketching app for iPad. It’s great for sketching, wireframing, and prototyping. The intuitive interface has many tools for designers to choose from, including a pen, pencil, marker, and brush. You can also import photos or screenshots into your work to enhance it with details such as text or arrows. Bamboo Paper has a built-in gallery feature so that you can share your designs with others in the creative community.

Sketch 3

Sketch 3 is a vector design tool that has become increasingly popular among designers. It is capable of creating user interfaces and icons, as well as a variety of other graphics.

Sketch was originally designed for UI/UX designers. Still, it’s also very popular among icon artists because of its ease-of-use and powerful features. In fact, many icon designers prefer using Sketch over Photoshop or Illustrator because they can create high-quality artwork without having to worry about rasterizing or exporting images from one program to another (which can sometimes cause a loss in quality). With Sketch 3’s new features, like live rendering previews and vector tracing support for bitmaps, there isn’t much else you need!

These new tools will make you more productive

You’re probably already familiar with the concept of time management, but it bears repeating. Being more efficient means having more time to focus on what matters most in your life. And while there are many ways to improve your productivity, one of the easiest is through the use of software applications that make it easier for designers like yourself. Here are five free tools that will help keep your workflows running smoothly:


These new tools for designers will make you more productive. They offer an array of features that will help you design faster, better, and more efficiently. We hope this article has given you some insight into these exciting new products from Adobe and Affinity. Please let us know in the comments if there’s anything else we missed!


This article was originally published at Find Digital Agency.