VectorDesigner
VectorDesigner
1.7.0

2.8

VectorDesigner free download for Mac

VectorDesigner1.7.0

06 January 2011

Vector-based design tool.

Overview

VectorDesigner can create vector drawings, diagrams, illustrations, raster image handling, filtering and color correction.

VectorDesigner offers everything users need to create professional level vector artwork, such as posters, brochures, stickers, logos, Web design, tshirts and more.

What's new in VectorDesigner

Version 1.7.0:
  • Adds support for the Mac App Store and fixes minor bugs.

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32 Reviews of VectorDesigner

JamesHarrisPhoto
06 January 2011
Version: 1.7.0

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I have version 1.5.2. The current version is 1.7, and is only available in the App Store. According to Tweakersoft's web page, there is no way to upgrade to version 1.7 without buying the whole thing again from the App Store. So, if I want to get bug fixes, I have to shell out $29.99 to get these. So long, and thanks for all the rotten fish...
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0.5
J-w-
16 September 2012
Version: 1.7.0
Developer doesn't even bother responding to questions about the status of this app.
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Xplicit
03 September 2012
Version: 1.7.0
This app is almost certainly dead, website leads to aroundmeapp.com. No hint what happened anywhere.
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Id-Ego-SuperEgo
04 August 2012
Version: 1.7.0
Was about to buy the App Store version (the sole working version) today, and lo and behold - it's gone. Vanished. Just yesterday it were there (I deliberated whether to buy it or not. At least, it cost less than DrawIt and Sketch (though more than ArtBoard), and has both an equally appealing interface and functionality… my critique is limited to their update policy, not has not remotely anything to do with the merits of the app - for I really like it), and their website worked. Now - gone. Both the app and the webpage. That's a pity…
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Id-Ego-SuperEgo
01 August 2012
Version: 1.7.0
TweakerSoft's upgrade policy doesn't appeal. The non-App Store version isn't compatible with either the Lion or the Mountain Lion.
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keskeseksa
17 October 2011
Version: 1.7.0
I bought this software because I wanted a simple design application that does not require hours of tutorial. Unfortunately this software is just the same. Unintuitive. Money wasted
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0.5
Ratti
23 September 2011
Version: 1.7.0
The rating is based on the fact that Tweakersoft does not provide a free of charge update that works on newer OSX versions. Other companies that moved to MacAppstore are able to do so. Look at Pixelmator or 1Password; both work on 10.6.x and 10.7.x.
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0.5
tjgallan
23 September 2011
Version: 1.7.0
Version 1.7.0 stopped launching for me with Snow Leopard. Trashed preferences, reinstalled (non-App Store version), etc. No joy. I emailed Tweakersoft twice over last two weeks. No response.
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glessnerphoto
17 August 2011
Version: 1.7.0
VectorDesigner 1.7.2 will not open a VD 1.7.2 document that was just created less than 48 hours ago. I am using OS X Lion... any similar issues?
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Tournesol
22 July 2011
Version: 1.7.0
Will not launch in Lion :-(
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Rickdees
12 January 2011
Version: 1.7.0
Developer did the right thing and offered an update to current users. He needs to be commended for doing the right thing.
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Id-Ego-SuperEgo
07 January 2011
Version: 1.7.0
What? Pardon me, can one not upgrade from version 1.x to version 1.x free of charge? That's original! That sort of originality, however, doesn't precisely dictate loyalty! A very imprudent move!
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JamesHarrisPhoto
06 January 2011
Version: 1.7.0
I have version 1.5.2. The current version is 1.7, and is only available in the App Store. According to Tweakersoft's web page, there is no way to upgrade to version 1.7 without buying the whole thing again from the App Store. So, if I want to get bug fixes, I have to shell out $29.99 to get these. So long, and thanks for all the rotten fish...
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Gtcaz
01 December 2010
Version: 1.5.2
I had high hopes for this app at the beginning, but I could never use it for real work without it crashing or falling down. Looks like development has stopped and the product is abandoned. Too bad. Hard to believe they're still selling it for $69.95.
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Gcarcass
11 December 2009
Version: 1.5.1
I'm a professional Graphic designer who spent 50% of the time using Adobe Illustrator being the other 40% Adobe Photoshop and other 10% in different stuff. For Photoshop I already found the perfect replacement in Pixelmator but.... The first time I downloaded the demo I had really high hopes for VD but that soon came to end. The catchphrase says SIMPLE, INTUITIVE POWERFUL. I grant the first one 100%. The second one has some things that are hard to grasp, LAYERS to name only one. BUT the third one, sorry, but definitely not. I really tried hard to complete a Pamphlet that I started in Illustrator and I challenged myself to do it in Vector Designer. I don't know what are TweakerSoft's plans for the future, but so far version 1.5.1 barely accomplishes the necessary things for a very basic job. I'm not talking only about the results, I can get a pamphlet done in Microsoft Paintbrush (not being arrogant), but VD's user experience is really poor. The selection tools are really limited, layers are deficient, color swatches restricted, vector manipulation inadequate at best, no real SVG compatibility, the list could be endless. The job can be done but it would take 2, 3 or 4 times longer than Illustrator. Probably the objective is that, "vector illustration for the rest of us", in that sense VD is accomplishing an outstanding job. But for a serious professional tool, better look somewhere else. If Inkscape didn't use X11 that would be a real Illustrator contender, at least in the Mac OS platform. I gave VD 2 stars, they are not bad, but they have a loooooooooooooong way to go before I can call VD at least a decent application.
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Archaeogeek
03 December 2009
Version: 1.5.1
While it's an excellent vector application with a gentle learning curve, and a great interface, I realized while demoing it that it lacked svg export, and checked on their website to make sure, and indeed it's not just a case of turning it off during the demo period, they actually don't support svg export, which is, honestly, a deal killer for me and I'm sure for many people.
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Nighthawk090
09 February 2009
Version: 1.4.9
Nice program....one thing I feel that is missing is a "skew" or free transform tool, seem to use it quite a bit in most of my other programs.......add that, it has my vote. If it is there, can't find it.....just find an angle option.
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John-F-
10 October 2008
Version: 1.4.5
The Inspector is much too long. When you have an old Mac with 1024x768 screen, the underside of Inspector Window disppears under my Dock. And you can't collapse certain parts of the Inspector, like other apps do. While these old G4 Macs are not state-of-the-art, they are quite capable machines to do light graphic stuff. But the size of the Inspector Window just bugs me.
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Scottishwildcat
13 August 2008
Version: 1.4.2
Great little lightweight vector design tool, but (for my purposes) let down by poor quality of SVG imports. LineForm costs roughly the same amount and imports even complex SVGs perfectly, but has a less polished UI. I guess I'll be sticking with the (free) Inkscape.app for now, which has the advantage of saving natively to SVG too...
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Tournesol
16 June 2008
Version: 1.3
Great application. Very intuitive and powerful. Cant wait for further updates.
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Spacemanspiff
12 June 2008
Version: 1.3
VectorDeigner has been a fun, educational experience for me, a newbie vector artist. It's fun and easy to use, and very accessible. There are good powerful features here, and they're simple to use and surprisingly powerful. The new "VectorDesigner Video Tutorials" have been excellent, extremely helpful for a newbie like me or perhaps for a vector artist looking to quickly learn a few new helpful features. I recommend VectorDesigner to anyone looking for a clean and simple intuitive vector application. Great stuff!
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hced
26 May 2008
Version: 1.2.1
I have one huge beef with this app: The toolbar button for Path editing (called 'Sketch') needs to be split into two separate buttons... one for path, and one for smooth path. ...AND, I really don't like that it automatically switches to the Select tool once you've closed/finished working on a path. In other words, I'd like to click the path button and then directly start working: i.e. _not_ having to choose between normal path or smooth path editing. And again, I can't stress this far enough: please make it so that you keep the path editing tool activated after making a path!! Other than that, the application is slowly beginning to take form.
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Silla
17 May 2008
Version: 1.2
VectorDesigner is fun and easy to use, and the developer was very quick to answer my emails about bugs and feature requests. I saw some complaints in previous reviews about bugs with the layers, image fill, shadows, etc. - in this version (1.2) they have been fixed. I recommend VectorDesigner to anyone looking for a fun, simple and intuitive vector application. The Flickr browser is pure genius, and the raster to vector conversion very useful. It's also fun to play around with the iSight integration and effects, and convert them to vector.
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sterlingdax
11 May 2008
Version: 1.2
I got this after trying several other apps, looking to make stuff for my websites, and couldn't be happier with it. While being new to this, I've had a lot of questions, and the developer has answered each one, and I'm sure most of them were basic questions, in less than a day. Some of my questions about other apps are still unanswered to this day on other software support forums. Most of the new video tutorials have been around, especially if you've seen the SCO podcasts. Would love to see some sort of user generated tutorials specific to this app, that's one thing I wish the dev would add to the site. Crowdsourcing the type of questions I, and possibly others, might have, is a good idea :) Especially considering that a good number of users got the app by default, in a Heist or something, and didn't seek it out because they felt it was the best in the field, or fit their needs.
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Edwood
14 March 2008
Version: 1.0.5
Very nice and easy vector drawing application. Particulary good the integration with Flickr and the Leopard filters. The version 1.0.5 is very stable. It looks like the MacDraw of the future !!
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Nivenh
29 January 2008
Version: 1.0.3.1140
a few bugs of note... - in a test drawing, filter settings dont' seem to be respected in exported files. the result is the export doesn't look much like the original. - a few instances where this app gave me the beach ball and hung my machine. other apps wouldn't load, etc. not much else running besides safari and mail on a machine with 4gb of ram. - quite a few random crashes as well. this app isn't ready for primetime IMO.
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Trenti
27 January 2008
Version: 1.0.3.1138
Happy now. Latest version works fine, all functions working properly. Now I think this app is well done, far less buggy than the previous versions. Clearly a great step though it's a little version number. Not sure about the layer function though. My recommendation after a series of g´bugs: Go for it!! Thanks to the developer for publishing of the versions so fast.
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Token
26 January 2008
Version: 1.0.3.1138
I think this is a very promising vector application - in comparison with its competitors it is more intuitive and has more funcionality that I can use. It has a weakness on import/export formats. It only supports EPS import, no other formats. But it is buggy..
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Trenti
25 January 2008
Version: 1.0.3.1138
Now, version 1.0.3 has been fixed a bit. Image fill is working now and some other stuff. But _layers_ aren't working at all. After a new layer is added, one can't edit things at all any more. Choose exit application: it crashes. So still very, very buggy. Hardly a beta I'd say. But things develop in an other way in italy. :-) And I still wonder why they charge 70 bucks for this erroneous app? Obviously they don't test at all over there in italy, otherwise they would see it's not ready to release.
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Trenti
19 January 2008
Version: 1.0.1
Regular Price is nearly 70 bucks. Sorry for my mistake.
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Trenti
19 January 2008
Version: 1.0.1
Though it looks like a promising app it is unusable at this time (1.0.1). Period. No shapes. No image fills. No second drawing after first one is one the sheet. No text on path. It's all impossible here on a 1st gen MacBook Pro. Even on a fresh user install it is slow as hell and behaving like kernel panicking from time to time. Unbelievable the regularly price is at nearly 80 bucks for this piece. Yikes....
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curlypaws
10 January 2008
Version: 1.0.1
I've been very impressed with VectorDesigner - especially the fact that it can do some level of conversion of raster images to vector ones. This is the one feature that I've missed from Illustrator and haven't seen elsewhere. And while it can't match the tracing capabilities of Illustrator, it makes a very good job of simpler images. I did notice problems with image fill of shapes (quickly fixed in v1.0.1), but otherwise the program is stable and performs well. The interface is sleek and integration with Flickr and iSight cameras is well done. The program help is a little basic at the moment, but most of the interface is very intuitive anyway. I was impressed enough to register a copy. This is one of the best reasonably priced vector programs for the Mac and I hope that TweakerSoft continue to evolve and improve it.
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M-Rick
09 January 2008
Version: 1.0.1
Unfortunately this software is very unstable and suffers of a lot of bugs : applying shadows, color or picture to objects doesn't work ... This software could be very good, but, actually not really usable as this.
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