Top 15 Cairo Alternative and Similar Softwares | Aug 2020

Cairo is a software library used to provide a vector graphics-based, device-independent API for software developers. It is designed to provide primitives for 2-dimensional drawing across a number of different backends. Cairo is designed to use hardware acceleration when available.

1. libpng

libpng libpng is the official Portable Network Graphics (PNG) reference library (originally called pnglib). It is a platform-independent library that contains C functions for handling PNG images. It supports almost all of PNG's features, is extensible, and has been widely used and tested for over 16 years.......

2. Pure Data

Pure Data Pd (aka Pure Data) is a real-time graphical programming environment for audio, video, and graphical processing. It is the third major branch of the family of patcher programming languages known as Max (Max/FTS, ISPW Max, Max/MSP, jMax, etc.) originally developed by Miller Puckette and company at IRCAM. The core of......

3. Accessibility Toolkit

Accessibility Toolkit ATK (Accessibility Toolkit) provides the set of accessibility interfaces that are implemented by other toolkits and applications. Using the ATK interfaces, accessibility tools have full access to view and control running applications.......

4. libjpeg

libjpeg libjpeg is a widely-used free software library written in C which implements JPEG decoding and encoding functions alongside various utilities for handling JPEG images.......

5. libtiff

libtiff Libtiff is a library for reading and writing Tagged Image File Format (abbreviated TIFF) files. The set also contains command line tools for processing TIFFs.......

6. GLib

GLib The GLib package contains low-level libraries useful for providing data structure handling for C, portability wrappers and interfaces for such runtime functionality as an event loop, threads, dynamic loading and an object system.......

7. OpenFrameworks

OpenFrameworks openFrameworks is an open source C++ toolkit designed to assist the creative process by providing a simple and intuitive framework for experimentation. The toolkit is designed to work as a general purpose glue, and wraps together several commonly used libraries, including:- OpenGL, GLEW, GLUT, libtess2 and cairo for graphics- rtAudio,......

8. Apache Portable Runtime

Apache Portable Runtime The Apache Portable Runtime (APR) is a supporting library for the Apache web server. It provides a set of APIs that map to the underlying operating system. Where the OS doesn't support a particular function, APR will provide an emulation. Thus programmers can use the APR to make a program......

9. libjpeg-turbo

libjpeg-turbo libjpeg-turbo is a derivative of libjpeg that uses SIMD instructions (MMX, SSE2, NEON) to accelerate baseline JPEG compression and decompression on x86, x86-64, and ARM systems. On such systems, libjpeg-turbo is generally 2-4x as fast as the unmodified version of libjpeg, all else being equal.......

10. Ability Office

Ability Office Ability Office is an office suite developed by Ability Plus Software and distributed and marketed by Ability Software International and which consists of a word processor, spreadsheet, database, modules for presentation and photo or image editing, plus a photo/image organiser and vector line drawing application.Features Microsoft Office Ribbon style interface......

11. mozjpeg

mozjpeg mozjpeg is an improved JPEG encoder made by Mozilla.......

12. Guetzli

Guetzli Guetzli is a JPEG encoder that aims to improve the web experience through highly optimized image compression that still yields great image quality. The encoder requires substantially more time than libjpeg but the results have been considered much more impressive in human rated comparisons.Compressed mages are typically 20-30% smaller than......

13. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite With vector illustration, page layout, photo-editing and tracing software, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 is ideal for professional and occasional designers tackling any type of graphics project. Precision design tools, market-leading file compatibility and high-quality graphics content help you turn your creative ideas into professional results.CorelDRAW Graphics Suite includes:CorelDRAW, a vector-illustration......

14. Affinity Designer

Affinity Designer Affinity Designer is the fastest, smoothest, most precise vector graphic design software available. Whether you’re working on graphics for marketing materials, websites, icons, UI design or just like creating cool concept art, Affinity Designer will revolutionise how you work.......

15. Assembly

Assembly Assembly is a powerful graphic design tool that provides a massive library of built-in shapes that you can easily drag into place to create your own designs. With the sophistication of vector graphics wrapped in a simple interface, it makes the design process quick and easy.Some of Assembly's notable features:-......