If you’re looking for an accomplished vector graphics editor, Sketch may be your answer. It was first released in late 2010 by Dutch company Bohemian Coding. Since then it has enjoyed popularity and success, winning the Apple Design Award in 2012.
Primarily it is used for crafting the UI and UX of mobile apps and web. The designs created can be used by app engineers and web developers. Although Sketch files are saved in its own file format (.sketch), they can also be saved in other popular formats, like; PNG, TIFF, WebP and JPG.
Above all, Sketch has been applauded for its welcoming and straightforward interface. It goes out of its way to give the user the best experience available, thanks to a range of features including dark mode and friendly fonts.
It also offers powerful vector drawing. Users can enjoy text tools like perfect Boolean operations and symbols. Impressive rulers, grids and guides are also available. It now ‘runs on Metal’ too, making it 2.7x faster than previous versions. As its creators say. ‘Sketch provides performance when you need it most’.
Scores of Sketch features
Thanks to Sketch, designers are able to get access to a drawing space of limitless size and layers, as well as menus, controls, windows, panels and palettes. Sketch promises to allow you to ‘create your best work’, thanks to an expansive plugin ecosystem and powerful features.
A complete toolkit will be provided. Non-destructive editing, pixel precision and vector editing are also enjoyed by many. Export presets, code export and prototyping are also big advantages to sketch, as well as multiple grids and guides.
Overall, Sketch allows designers precious freedom and opportunities, all delivered in a neat package. Now you can do even more with Sketch, whether you want to speed up your workflow, add data to your designs or just want to add cat GIFs to your projects!
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