You've visited the lab and you've been dying to use those awesome laser cutters. There is one problem though... you don't have access to Illustrator... or maybe you just want to try a different software. Affinity Designer is a vector creating software similar to Illustrator. The difference? You won't pay a monthly fee to use it. Instead, it is a one time purchase, which makes it a lot more affordable. Whether you've never touched the software or the laser cutters (or you just want to come and make something with us) this class is a good starting point. In this class you will learn the basic use of Affinity Designer in regards to laser cutting while making a fun and easy project you will be able to take home with you. You will also be walked through the process of using the laser cutters in the lab so that next time you come by, you will know exactly what to do and how! You must have Affinity Designer installed on your laptop to follow this class. I recommend choosing the free trial for the class.
- Affinity Designer is the best all-round alternative to Adobe Illustrator (Image credit: Affinity Designer). Price model: One-off purchase System: Windows, Mac, iOS Pros: Feature-rich, cheap, works on iPad.
- Illustrator Whereas Affinity Designer is a most simplistic interface and encourages beginners and professionals alike, Illustrator is perhaps the slightly more complicated to use from the two.
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Plus, just like Illustrator, you can add things like brushes, fonts, textures, etc. To Affinity Designer if you ever want to make more advanced images. Affinity has done things like make a full-featured version of their software for the iPad before Adobe did. 8/10 (39 votes) - Download Affinity Designer Free. With Affinity Designer you can carry out vector design projects on your Windows PC. It offers us a wide range of tools and a fully customizable workspace. There's no need to spend too much many on downloading a vector design program that offers.