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Lineform 1.5.1 (Mac Vector Graphics Software) Released + Discount Code

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Freeverse has just released Lineform 1.5.1. Lineform is a low-cost vector graphics software program for the Mac, for those designers out there on a budget.

Here’s the new stuff:

  • Fixed Undo to include function names
  • Fixed text fill editing bug
  • Fixed reflection filter color bug
  • Improved layer locking
  • Fixed tool handle display bug
  • Fixed text editing background bug
  • Fixed erroneous canvas shifting
  • Improved gradient behavior
  • Improved performance with many objects on canvas
  • Improved copy/paste of multiple objects
  • Improved naming of objects
  • Fixed copy/paste display bug
  • New Lineform Clips option available in the Media Browser, Includes a number of vector clips to use in your documents

Head over to TUAW.com to get a discount code bringing Lineform’s cost to only $49.95—30% off the regular price of $79.95.

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  • simonh4

    How different is it from Ai?

  • http://twitter.com/dwpers Daniel Wood

    @simonh4 why don't you try the demo out yourself?

  • http://www.crearedesign.co.uk/ Michael Thomas

    Is this worth having if I already have Adobe Illustrator? I always have been a bit dubious of software like this, just like any budget image editing software when I can do everything in CS4! Is it any better or is it just for people who do not have the budget for Creative Suite??

  • http://coghillcartooning.com George Coghill

    I demo a lot of vector apps, mostly out of curiosity. I tried Lineform a while back (have yet to try this new version).

    In general, the nice thing about some of these lower-cost vector apps is the various ways the creation of vectors and bézier curves are handled. Many former Freehand users have an aversion to Adobe Illustrator, now that they are required to switch since Adobe's purchase of Macromedia.

    Some of these boutique vector apps have more intuitive controls for certain types of vector object creation.

    And on top of that, it's good to see features in other apps which we can then request for inclusion in future versions of Adobe Illustrator.

    In general I posted this for the discount code. As an Adobe Illustrator/Creative Suite user, I'll stick with Ai for the file compatibility and industry-standard nature of the Adobe apps, but for some out there without a need for the Creative Suite, apps like Lineform might be the perfect tool for occasional vector work.

  • http://www.sjlwebdesign.co.uk/ Sam

    Looks like a useful piece of software and the price is great, I wouldn't be put off by the low price tag, however, I wouldn't leave something like illustrator for it.

  • http://www.digimode.co.uk william_12

    Seems like a good tool specially at the discounted price. Would love to drive the trial version.

  • TDolce

    Wonder if it has a brush tool and an eraser tool.

  • Dan

    Excellent job..
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  • http://www.photoshopclippingpath.us Photoshop Clipping Path

    Nice tutorial, the result is wonderful.. thanks