Graphic programs for leisure and professional activities (part 2)
Expanding the topic of graphic editors, it is impossible not to mention programs for drawing.
Autodesk AutoCAD is a popular graphics drawing program. This editor supports two and three-dimensional design, has a large number of professional tools, supports working with cloud storage, Excel spreadsheets, there is the possibility of collective design. The program is suitable for a wide range of users, as it has many add-ons and a convenient interface necessary for solving tasks. The big disadvantage of this product is the high cost, which is justified by the quality. Therefore, AutoCAD is an indispensable tool in the field of design:
COMPASS is another well-known program for creating drawings, which uses a three-dimensional model of an object as a basis, and when changing, a two-dimensional drawing dynamically changes. The editor is an excellent competitor in terms of quality and a set of tools for AutoCAD, but has the same drawback – the high price. Also, both of these packages can “make stress” for the computer due to high performance requirements.
Graphics software for Mac OS
All the editors listed above, with the exception of Paint, 3ds Max and Compass, have versions compatible with the Mac OS operating system. This is not a problem, since it will not take long to find similar graphics programs for Mac that are not inferior in functionality to versions for Windows.
Paint Pad. Many users who decide to get acquainted with Mac OS are faced with the fact that after installing the operating system they do not find any graphic editor in its composition. There is a solution, and it is called Paint Pad – it is the same raster editor as Paint.
Cinema 4D is a program similar in its functionality to 3ds Max. It is worth clarifying that Cinema 4D has a version for Windows. The program works with three-dimensional graphics and animation:
Plug-in modules make it possible to simulate the dynamics of bodies of various stiffness, create effects such as dust and smoke, a module for drawing hair. An obvious plus of this editor is its simple and intuitive interface.
LibreCad This program will allow you to create construction, engineering drawings, as well as plans and schemes of objects. The editor is suitable for both beginner designers and professionals:
One of the indisputable advantages of this software for working with two-dimensional graphics and drawings is that it is distributed for free.
Today, there is a wide variety of programs for working with graphics. This article presented the most popular, convenient and powerful tools for processing drawings, drawings, three-dimensional objects, as well as programs for artists and designers. The user can only choose the appropriate tool.