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Top 6 Essential Graphic Design Software for Beginners

Graphic design, is the bridge between your imagination and your execution. It’s a mixture of experiences, skills and tastes. Now to execute your imagination, to create imagination a reality you need a great toolkit. So today, we are going to discuss 6 essential Graphic DesignSoftware for beginners.

So all the beginners out there, you can’t miss this one. Well, so just hop in and get started:

PHOTOSHOP :

Of course, first in our list is Adobe Photoshop. Now, if you are a graphic designer then you cannot just miss this software. It says that Photoshop is a blessing to designers and undoubtedly it is true. Making crappy, underexposed photos useful, removing blemishes, wrinkles and flabs is flattering. Using Photoshop you can edit pictures, manipulate pictures and what not. For creating Movie posters, magazine covers, designing web layouts,making gif sometimes graphic designers use Photoshop. Adobe Photoshop supports in both windows and Mac and this software is consider to be the most used and one of the  best software in design world

.ILLUSTRATOR :

This is one of our favorite. Adobe illustrator is basically used for creating vector project. Creating logos, complex artworks, Creating illustrations, typography, icons, sketches illustrator is a perfect choice. Adobe illustrator comes with many plugins which can make your normal work into an extra-ordinary one. Again Adobe Illustrator supports both windows and Mac. So if you are a graphic designer this software should have to be in your toolkit.

SUMO PAINT :

“Sumo Paint”, this is a free online flash based software. It is quite similar to Adobe Photoshop. This app has webs most versatile collection of image editing features with 11 blending modes, more than 37 filter and effects, layers with undo support and so much more. Despite it being powerful graphics software, you’ll find it easy to learn your way around to start editing images. You can choose to work on the online cloud software or download the desktop version.There is a paid professional version of this software which is called “SUMO PAINT PRO “.

INDESIGN :

Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing and typesetting software application produced by Adobe Systems. It can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, presentations, books and eBooks. Graphic designer and production artist mainly use Adobe InDesign for large projects. Though many graphic designers rely more on Photoshop and illustrator but InDesign is indeed a great software to use for. It is user friendly and supports in both mac and window. So, if you are a newbie you can try this software out for yourself and do give us the feedback

COREL DRAW :

Corel draw, is one of the most popular software in graphic world. It is vector graphic editor similar to illustrator. Brochure, Logo, Visiting card, web layout etc. can be designed by Coreldraw…

The interface of Corel draw is user friendly with tools like masking, Twirl, smear and so on. Though Corel draw does not support in mac, it is good for windows.

AFTER EFFECT :

Adobe After effect is another important software for graphic designers. If you are a graphic designer and you know After effect well then that’s an add-on for your resume for sure.Adobe After Effects is a digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application. It is different from Photoshop and illustrator.

After Effect helps a designer to create kinetic typography, motion graphics and many more.

So, these are the 6 Essential Software for a graphic designer.  Designing world is massive, the more you explore the more you learn. There are many software to use but the above 6 are what we consider to be the best. Well, if you are seeking to build a career in graphic designing, step into Arena Animation Chowringhee. We offer job ready graphic designing courses

That’s it from our side today. We will be back soon till then stay tuned !