Inkscape Software

Vendor: Inkscape.

Supported Operating Systems:  Inkscape supports Mac and Windows.

General Description: Inkscape describes itself as “an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. It is very easy to edit nodes, perform complex path operations, trace bitmaps and much more. We also aim to maintain a thriving user and developer community by using open, community-oriented development.”

Availability: This product is installed in all CCIT-managed Windows labs.

Scope of License: This software is free.

Method for Obtaining:

  • For personal machines or machines on which you hold administrative privilege, download from the Inkscape download web site and install.
  • For Mines-owned, CCIT managed machines (that are not in labs) submit a Mines Help Center request for installation.

Documentation:  Available on the Inkscape documentation web page.

In case of difficulties running the software in a Mines CCIT managed lab:  Contact CCIT via the Mines Help Center. We want the program to be properly installed, licensed and functioning. If you have questions about the use of the program, please contact your instructor, TA or lab manager.