Not everybody can afford the costly prices of design giants Adobe. But not to worry, there are excellent free alternatives which can help you design on a budget.


An open-source vector graphics editor, it’s a great alternative for those who cannot afford to use Illustrator. It has a clear interface and is user friendly, containing a 3D boxes tool which allows speedy drawing and editing.

A great graphic design software which allows you to create infographics for free using stock templates. There are more templates available, but at a cost. You can use different themes and also upload images onto the graphic.


A 3D graphic software used for creating visual effects and animated films, Blender is great for texturing, simulation, animation and much more. It’s also available on three formats for free – Windows, Mac and Linux.