will.adams at frycomm.com
Mon Apr 9 15:02:46 CEST 2012
On Apr 7, 2012, at 11:27 PM, A. Gyasi-Agyei wrote:
> (2) The best software to create encapsulated postscript (EPS) graphics
Sadly, that's been pretty much abandoned --- Altsys Virtuoso on NeXTstep was perfect (for my needs). Its successor, Macromedia FreeHand for Mac OS and Windows is still workable, but is not going to be up-dated, and won't work on the latest version of Mac OS X.
If you get Adobe's Creative Suite you can add enough plug-ins to make Adobe Illustrator usable, but it's still needlessly complex.
For opensource programs there are a number of options:
- Inkscape --- while oriented towards SVG this should be usable for .eps and CMYK
- Cenon --- originally a CAD/CAM program, it's been opensourced:
There are others, but Cenon is my general-purpose suggestion --- if you have specific needs, let us know and I'll see if I can think of something better suited to your needs.
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