Design without Debt: Five Tools for Designers on a Budget

Emily Green | | June 15, 2012

Professional design software like Photoshop is terrific, but it’s also expensive. What do you do if you're a designer on a tight budget? Photoshop is truly the best program for what it does, but that doesn't mean there aren't some very good alternatives that cost exactly nothing. There are quite of few free or open source alternatives, so it would be helpful to know a bit about them and compare them to what your specific needs are. In many cases, there are online tutorials for these free programs that can help you master them quickly.

Five open source or no cost tools for graphic designers

These free tools will ease the financial concerns of designers still operating on a college budget...