Inkscape similar to Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Freehand, or Xara X is an Open Source, free and uses the W3C SVG file-format as its native file format. The latest stable version is 0.48.5 that was released last year. The app is very nice and easy to use.
- Object creation
- Object manipulation
- Fill and stroke
- Operations on paths
- Text support
In Ubuntu Software center previous version 0.48.4 is available. So here we’re installing 0.48.5 easily from the PPA –
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:inkscape.dev/stable $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install inkscape