2 days ago, I asked IH to share their favorite free alternatives for paid design software and made a response list. Thanks to all indie hackers who participated and shared their favorite stacks. Some of them are not free but said to be affordable and well worth the money.
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- Design/Prototype tools: Origami, Adobe XD, Figma, Akira
- Photoshop -> Photopea, Canva, Affinity Designer
- Illustrator -> Gimp, Affinity Designer, Presentator, Inkscape
- Indesign -> Affinity Publisher, Scribus, Lucidpress, Inkscape
- Lightroom desktop -> Affinity Photo, Lightroom mobile, Pixlr, Colorcinch
- Camtasia -> OBS Studio, Audacity
- Bandicam -> ShareX
- Premiere Pro -> Davinci Resolve, Story Creator cc @storycreator
- Wireframing tools: MarvelApp, Whimsical, Octopus Do
- Icon Jar -> Norde Source cc @gilli
- UX Research tools: UXtweak
Feel free to add your favorite alternatives below and I'll update to this post.
If you know the founders/teams behind these amazing tools, please shout out their names.