Inkscape
Inkscape
1.0.0

2.0

Inkscape free download for Mac

Inkscape1.0.0

05 May 2020

Drawing app, capabilities similar to Illustrator/Freehand/CorelDraw.

Overview

Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw, or Xara X using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Supported SVG features include shapes, paths, text, markers, clones, alpha blending, transforms, gradients, patterns, and grouping. Inkscape also supports Creative Commons meta-data, node editing, layers, complex path operations, bitmap tracing, text-on-path, flowed text, direct XML editing, and more. It imports formats such as JPEG, PNG, TIFF, and others and exports PNG as well as multiple vector-based formats.

Inkscape's main goal is to create a powerful and convenient drawing tool fully compliant with XML, SVG, and CSS standards. We also aim to maintain a thriving user and developer community by using open, community-oriented development.

Note: While the software is classified as free, it is actually donationware. Please consider making a donation to help support development.

What's new in Inkscape

Version 1.0.0:
  • Theming support and more new customization options
  • Better HiDPI (high resolution) screen support
  • Native support for macOS with a signed and notarized .dmg file
  • Coordinate origin in top left corner by default
  • Canvas rotation and mirroring
  • Full list of changes available here

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57 Reviews of Inkscape

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3
ash-f
23 June 2019
Version: 0.92.2

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Functionality is good but requiring Macports make this unusable for many people. Also XQuartz shell is very cranky. Mac users need native version ASAP!
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Yoshita
31 July 2020
Version: 1.0.0
I love when new vector apps appear, in particular when considering how little Adobe does to maintain Illustrator. In short, Inkscape has some fresh ideas and an interesting array of unusual filters. Unfortunately, on a maxed-out 16' MBP running Catalina, the app is literally unusable, as it needs forever to do even the most basic of tasks. Would love to see this app optimised for the Metal API.
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OhEssex
05 May 2020
Version: 1.0.0
This software still appears to require the effectively abandoned XQuartz - the worst implementation of any X11 window manager in the known galaxy. No thanks.
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klkallhoff
24 January 2020
Version: 0.92.2
I have a MacBook Air and I haven't been able to open Inkspace. I've had to use ink space on my PC which is old and very slow. When I convert an image to svg file I have to put it my design space in Cricut so I can use it.
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4
kom
15 October 2019
Version: 0.92.2
Version 1.0beta1 has been released (September 8, 2019). It runs on macOS 10.10 to 10.15 without XQuartz.
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3
ash-f
23 June 2019
Version: 0.92.2
Functionality is good but requiring Macports make this unusable for many people. Also XQuartz shell is very cranky. Mac users need native version ASAP!
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Derekcurrie
13 April 2019
Version: 0.92.2
v0.92.4 is the current version of Inkscape. You can download it and read about it here: https://inkscape.org/release/inkscape-0.92.4/
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3.5
timbreese
25 March 2019
Version: 0.92.2
Great free functionality but a steep learning curve. Control + keyboard shortcuts are hard to adjust to.
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0.5
fabiola-monteiro
25 January 2019
Version: 0.92.2
Doesn't even launch on Mojave...
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0.5
DragonMaster
24 January 2019
Version: 0.92.2
Will not launch in Mojave.
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Jimw
04 November 2017
Version: 0.92.2
Does not seem to be compatible with High Sierra 10.13.1 as crashes on my machine at launch. However it could be my machine.
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2.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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