As you may have read yesterday, Adobe is telling customers using older versions of Creative Cloud that they could be sued (

If you are still using CC, it might be time to consider alternatives which let you actually own software instead of renting it:

@switchingsocial hey, nice work :)

I would suggest to specify the software which those alternatives replace (e.g. Gimp replaces Photoshop, Inkscape replaces Illustrator). It would give Creative Cloud users some hints to get started :)


I think @eightbitsamurai has done a pretty good job of that :blobsmile:

(Note though that his list also includes non-free alternatives.)

@switchingsocial could Olive Editor be added in the editor section? :P

It’s a pretty good open source NLE

@Clipsey @switchingsocial I myself use Olive since I saw it. and I use it as the default video editor. As per my professional experience for years with FCP or Adobe Premiere, I found Olive more video editor friendly that other famous FLOSS video editors.
I think also it should be in the list👍

@switchingsocial Okay, like, I totally hear you on this, and I've pretty much left Photoshop for GIMP at this point, but oh my god does Inkscape leave a lot to be desired when compared to Illustrator (which I use in a professional capacity quite frequently). I really wish this weren't the case, though...

@aendrew I solely use Inkscape so I'm not qualified to discuss the technical differences between AI and Inkscape but I do trust the opinion of Nick Saporito who argues that the gap between the two isn't that wide.

Inkscape is a very capable product that gets better and better with each update (currently 0.92.4). Certainly people with low end machines are much better of with Inkscape than with AI. @switchingsocial

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