The Adobe Illustrator alternative that delivers

Find out why Linearity Curve, the go-to graphic design software, is preferred over Adobe Illustrator.

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Why choose Linearity Curve over Adobe Illustrator?

While Adobe Illustrator is a benchmark for its industry-standard design tools, known for precision and creative flexibility, Linearity Curve introduces advanced features that elevate graphic design to new heights. AI tools such as or Auto Trace ic-auto-trace icon and Background Removal ic-bg-removal icon enhance efficiency, speeding up the design process by an impressive 30%. This streamlines mundane tasks and frees up valuable time for creative brainstorming.

Linearity Curve works on different Apple operating systems and devices like Mac, iPad, and iPhone, allowing you to get creative anytime, anywhere, even without an internet connection. With continuous access to your work through Linearity Cloud ic-linearity-cloud icon, you can seamlessly resume your creative process, irrespective of location or device.

The software's commitment to scalability extends to a vast library boasting over 1 million high-resolution images, 3000+ customizable design templates, 80,000+ royalty-free icons, and full support for scalable vector graphics. These resources are readily available, enriching your digital illustrations and saving time and money in the creative process.

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Auto Trace

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3000+ fully-customizable templates

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Background removal

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Figma and Sketch file import

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Clean and user-friendly interface

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Animation integration

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Intuitive interface

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15-day free trial 

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3m+ royalty-free images and icons

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Real-time collaboration (coming soon)

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Design 30% faster

with features like our Quick Actions bar, Shape Builder, and templates.

Optimize with AI-powered tools

like Auto Trace, Background Removal, and coming soon, AI-generated text and images.

Collaborate with your team

in one shared workspace. And coming soon, collaborate with each other in real time.

Collaborate and conquer

Linearity Curve (formerly Vectornator) is a powerful graphic design tool that offers a highly intuitive and user-friendly interface, making it the ideal choice for design teams of all levels.

Unlike other graphic design tools and design apps on the market, Linearity Curve prioritizes ease of use and accessibility. Graphic designers can benefit from the convenience of unlimited artboards, providing them with a vast canvas to explore and refine their creative ideas seamlessly. 

I can honestly say, as a professional designer and content creator, that Linearity Curve is an invaluable tool to have as part of my work set-up.

Will Paterson
Will Paterson

Corporate Designer, Logo Designer, Hand Letterist


Design your way

Unleash your creativity with Linearity Curve, a versatile vector graphics editor that exceeds limitations. If you're using Adobe Illustrator on your iPad, your team is limited to the Apple Pencil as their only stylus option. However, Linearity Curve offers the flexibility to use third-party styluses like the Wacom Bamboo Stylus, or even drawing tablets like the Wacom Bamboo Slate. Choose the tool that works for you.

  • Design on iPad, iPhone, or Mac
  • Optimized for Apple Pencil
  • Compatible with third-party styluses
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Feel at home in the Apple ecosystem

If you're already accustomed to using Apple products, you'll love how this vector software integrates seamlessly into your team's workflow. Our software has been optimized to provide a seamless design experience across all your Apple devices, and takes full advantage of iOS-specific gestures.

The interface? Sleek and powerful.

The experience? Inspired and alive.


Endless third-party importing options

Linearity Curve (formerly Vectornator) supports importing files from Figma, Illustrator, Sketch, and many more file formats. With Linearity Curve, you can also continue editing your files in other programs.

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Save time with Background Removal

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In Linearity Curve, Background Removal ic-background-removal icon is a one-step process, streamlining the task even for those handling complex designs. Simply select your image and click 'Remove Background.' This user-friendly feature doesn't require advanced design skills, making it accessible to a broader range of users.

In contrast, removing image backgrounds in Adobe Illustrator can be intricate, involving tools like the Pen tool for path creation and clipping masks. Alternatively, users may attempt background removal with the Magic Wand tool, a process that demands more design skills.

Is your team spending hours vectorizing assets from scratch?

That’s not a thing anymore. Linearity Curve saves your team valuable time with AI-powered image tracing technology, perfect for creating a digital design. Auto Trace ic-auto-trace icon chooses the best settings for your image but gives you the control to change them.

Bring your photos and drawings to life in vectors effortlessly.

Pen ic-pen icon and Brush ic-brush icon are the avocado and cream cheese of the graphic design experience.We spent more time perfecting these essential tools to make sure they work and feel great. Especially for long design sessions. The result? A revolutionary user experience that sets us apart as alternatives to Illustrator.

Our iPad design software is not a scaled-down desktop version—it’s a new way of working. Linearity Curve’s precision toolset ensures you get the same level of vector-editing accuracy on mobile and desktop. Peak performance across the entire Apple ecosystem. Whether you're a seasoned designer or just starting with simple designs, Linearity Curve offers an intuitive alternative for crafting visually stunning graphics.

Bring stories to life with Linearity Curve

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Unblock your team's creativity with templates

Stuck staring at a blank canvas? With templates, you can jumpstart your team's ideas and bring them to life in no time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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