There is a huge demand for graphic designs these days. Due to a pragmatic shift in marketing from real to virtual, demand and supply chains have altered their destinations. Be it a business, or eCommerce, even if you’re a blogger/vlogger, etc., you need a graphic designing software.
Plenty of software is there with premium versions that actually affect our pockets. So here we’ve listed some of the best free graphic designing software for beginners that will save your bucks and also will create an attractive layout for your blog. They are easy to use, with drag and drop techniques. Here we have 6 very basic but amazing tools!
One of the most favourite app for the beginners, it stands appropriate for social media marketing and blogging. Comes with all kinds of templates ranging from logos, posters, infographics, Instagram post, Facebook cover page, YouTube thumbnails, and lot more! Not keeping its features limited, we would like to say that, various professionals use Canva on a daily basis as a part of their jobs. People also use it to create magazines and certificates on day-to-day basis.
- Very versatile application
- Handy in mobile as well as desktop/laptop
- New tools and amazing variety
- Also have a lot of informative blogs
- Equipped with a high range of tools and
- Very easy to use
- Free for download as pdf, gif, and png extensions
Thanks to Crello, both newbies and experienced designers have a free tool with unique features in the pocket. This online graphic design editor provides users with 30K+ professional templates that follow the latest design and marketing trends. All the templates are fully customizable and are super easy to edit in Crello’s drag-and-drop editor, even if you have no design skills at all. The tool also offers a library of audio files for your designs to be even more original.
- The most extensive library of templates, design objects, and animations
- Free access to premium images and stock files from Depositphotos
- User-friendly drag-and-drop editor, super easy to use
- Unique features like image background removal and multi-user accounts
- Equipped with dozens of editing features
- Free downloads available
A very powerful but easy to use software, comes with a complete solution at one stop. A huge number of ready-made templates are there, for YouTube banners, magazine covers, invitations, cards, and many more.
- 900+ templates
- User friendly
- Design box includes a variety of tools and icons
- Direct share in social media feature
- Available in different languages
An old but most widely used software, generally for graphic designs, photo editing, etc. GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program used for purposes like image retouching and other adjustments to highlight your picture.
- Free photoshop service
- Create animation and GIFs
- Layer system
- Mirror images
- Portrait stamps
- Any shape of the photo can be made
Popular for 3D graphic making, can be used for ads making, flyers and posters, etc. You can design imaginative characters and many more with this software. Blender is widely used to create animation pictures, movies and showreels. With Blender, you can even adjust the focus and the light source in order to get the real-time shadow-like effects. Gaming and simulations are the fields that broadly make use of Blender and it can be effectively taught to beginners and make them prepared for advance applications.
- Supports every file format
- Have a wide range of plugins
- Digital retouching
- Fully 3D & 2D touch
- Create game assets
Highest rated software for designing and creating photos. It uses SVG features that stands for Scalable Vector Graphic. Completely free but one needs skills to make perfect and desired pieces. Various YouTube tutorials are available to learn. Moreover, you can use their various additional filters and saturations, and can do everything for free as against the paid software. You can also trace the image and get their exact edge replica to avoid copyright issues. However, that is not suggested!
- A lot of educational content
- Modern tools and effects
- Complex path manipulation
- Node editing
- Bitmap tracing
- Put Text on Path
This is basically a photo editing application, very easy to use, and stands at the top position. Enriched with amazing tools and filters, you can use a variety of layers to give your image a mesmerizing effect. It is available for PC, Android and iOS platforms.
- Final image looks original and hardly appears to be deliberately manipulated
- Ultimate powerful image enhancer
- Variety of tools
- Variety of effects
- Advertisement free software
Enjoy using designs and make your profile and website attractive. If you’re blessed with colour sense and enjoy art, then this digital form of painting and artistry is a something you’ll never get tired of! Go ahead and do look for more tutorials and give your skillsets an artistic approach.
Graphic Designer featured photo by ruben daems on Unsplash.
Author Bio: This article has been written by Rishika Desai, B.Tech Computer Engineering graduate with 9.57 CGPA from Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology (VIIT), Pune. Currently works as Threat Intelligence Researcher in CloudSEK. She is a good dancer, poet and a writer. Animal love engulfs her heart and content writing comprises her present. You can follow Rishika on Twitter at @ich_rish99, and connect with her on LinkedIn.