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GIMP, INKSCAPE and CAD

What is GIMP? GIMP, INKSCAPE and CAD, what are all of these ? First off GIMP or GNU Image Manipulation Program is a free open source raster graphics editor. Gimp works on all computer platforms, GNU/linux, Apple and Windows. It’s free to use, share and change its source code with others. Be it your a graphic designer, photographer, Illustrator or can’t afford premium software.GIMP provides all the tools for imagery manipulation. This will do what individuals need for raster imagery. GIMP isn’t a replacement for powerful software like Adobe Photoshop or Coreldraw. What is Inkscape ? Inkscape is a free and open source vector graphics illustrator software. It’s uses are editing or creating vector graphics illustrations, logos, charts, diagrams and much more. The primary vector file for Inkscape is Scaleable Vector Graphic or SVG. Many other formats are available for importing or exporting. It’s capabilities are closely to those of its…

Inkscape, CAD Software and CNC

What is Inkscape ? Inkscape, CAD Software and CNC is our topic today. Inkscape is a free and open source vector graphics illustrator software. It’s uses are editing or creating vector graphics illustrations, logos, charts, diagrams and much more. The primary vector file for Inkscape is Scaleable Vector Graphic or SVG. Many other formats are available for importing or exporting. It’s capabilities are closely to those of its paid counterparts, Adobe Illustrator, Coreldraw, Freehand, or Xara X. This article isn’t a step by step tutorial of Inkscape but rather how it helps in the world of CNC. Inkscapes ability to export several different vector formats is what caught my eye. The cross compatibility Inkscape has makes it ideal for the use in the CNC world. The fact that it’s free makes it the perfect choice for smaller shops starting out. Inkscapes located here for download. Inkscape, CAD Software and CNC What…

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