15 Essential Free Portable Graphics Software
Designers, animators, every day user can use these software anywhere at any PC without having to install them for their design work, animation or modeling work, image viewing or image organizing needs. We have got Portable 3D modeling software, portable image viewers, portable image editors, portable photo explorers, portable image effects creators, portable icon editors, portable graphic viewers, portable image processors, portable 3D animation software, portable image organizers, portable image converters, portable photo converters, portable art creators, portable diagramming tools, portable 3D post-production software, portable 3D rendering software, portable cursor editors and more for all kind of image creation, management, editing needs.
AniFX is a full-featured cursor editor. It is an all-in-one solution for cursor creation, extraction and editing.
With a wealth of tools and more than 40 effects at your fingertips, there’s virtually no limit to the cursors you can create. You can easily convert your favorite images into cursors, or cursors into images. AniFX gives you the possibility to change cursors inside exe files. Convert your GIF files to animated cursors and vice versa. With AniFX you can extract cursors from other files, including Windows Vista and Macintosh files. You can easily work with multiple files using the batch processing capability of AniFX.
Blender Portable is the open source software for 3D modeling, animation, rendering, post-production, interactive creation and playback packaged as a portable app, so you can do your rendering on the go.
Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License. It can be used to model, shade, animate, render and composite and create interactive 3d models.
Cornice Portable is an image viewer packaged as a portable app, so you can view and show off your pictures from an iPod, USB flash drive, portable hard drive, etc. It has thumbnail previews, full screen modes, rotation, slideshow modes and more.
Cornice Portable is a free, easy to use image viewer with lots of great features:
- Detail and thumbnail view for images
- Image preview
- Automatic recognition of images, with a variety of formats supported
- Full-screen view
- Zooming and rotation
- Good keyboard navigation
- Image loading from zip archives
- EXIF data support
Dia is roughly inspired by the commercial Windows program Visio, though more geared towards informal diagrams for casual use. It can be used to draw many different kinds of diagrams and has special objects to help draw entity relationship diagrams, UML diagrams, flowcharts, network diagrams, and many other diagrams. It’s packaged as a portable app, so you can do your technical drawing wherever you are.
Dia is a full-featured diagramming program. It can be used to draw many different kinds of diagrams and has special objects to help draw entity relationship diagrams, UML diagrams, flowcharts, network diagrams, and many other diagrams. It is also possible to add support for new shapes by writing simple XML files, using a subset of SVG to draw the shape.
Dia can load and save diagrams to a custom XML format, can export diagrams to a number of formats including EPS, SVG, XFIG, WMF and PNG, and can print diagrams (including ones that span multiple pages).
Fotografix is a lightweight image editor with support for many common features as well as a few advanced ones.
- Painting tools including Brush, Clone and Gradient; support for custom brushes
- Selection tools including rectangular/elliptical selection and magic wand
- Transformation tools including scale, rotate and flip
- Support for a large number of file formats, including Photoshop and GIMP files
- Layers and channels, including adjustment layers and masks
- Editable text layers
- Easy-to-use scripting language
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