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Software URL Notes Price info
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PowerPoint https://products.office.com/en-us/powerpoint MS Office, presentations, comes with some simple shapes Memberships
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Rocketium https://rocketium.com/ Make videos for social media Free, 10 videos/month, $19/month for no logo (and more)
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Pixton https://www.pixton.com/ Drag and drop comics, storyboards Memberships
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GIMP2 https://www.gimp.org/ Open source image editor, photoshop alternative Free
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Affinity https://affinity.serif.com Photo editing software $49
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Canva https://www.canva.com/ Graphic design templaes, some shapes, photo editing tools Free, also has membership levels
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Inkscape https://inkscape.org Open-source vector graphics Free
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Illustrator https://www.adobe.com/products/illustrator.html Professional vector graphics $19.99/month. Can get entire creative suite for $19.99/month if affiliated with a university
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Photoshop https://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop.html Professional photo editing $19.99/month. Can get entire creative suite for $19.99/month if affiliated with a university
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Premiere https://www.adobe.com/products/premiere.html Professional video editing $19.99/month. Can get entire creative suite for $19.99/month if affiliated with a university
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Adobe Lightroom https://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop-lightroom.html Edit, organize, store, share photos $19.99/month. Can get entire creative suite for $19.99/month if affiliated with a university
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Paint 3D https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/paint-3d/9nblggh5fv99 Microsoft, has some 3D capabilities Free
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Procreate https://procreate.art/ iPad only, draw and paint $9.99 app store
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Paint.net https://www.getpaint.net/ Photo editing, PC only Free
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Python (programming) https://www.python.org/ Programming language Free
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After Effects https://www.adobe.com/products/aftereffects.html Video editing and 2D animation $19.99/month. Can get entire creative suite for $19.99/month if affiliated with a university
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Vectr https://vectr.com/ Vector graphics software Free
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MS Paint https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4027344/windows-10-get-microsoft-paint Microsoft, PC only, raster-only (not vector) Free, rumored to be going away (not sure)
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Blender https://www.blender.org/ Open-source 3D computer graphics software Free
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Piktochart https://piktochart.com/ Templates for: infographics, banners, reports, presentations. Includes graphics Free, upgrade for more features
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MS Publisher https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/publisher
Office 360, publications Memberships
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ChemDraw http://www.cambridgesoft.com/software/overview.aspx Chemical and biological structures, plug in for browser Free
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ImageJ https://imagej.nih.gov/ij/ From NIH, image enhancement, analysis tools Free
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Cinema 4D https://www.maxon.net/en-us/products/cinema-4d/overview/ Professional 3D animation Starting at $995, free 42 day trial,
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Skybox studio https://www.mettle.com/product/skybox-studio-v2/ VR Integrated into Adobe Creative Cloud as of 2018
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Hype http://tumult.com/hype/ HTML5 animation, OS only $49.99
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Desygner https://desygner.com/ Online dsign tool, templates, free to use images, some storage Free, Premium $6.95-$11.95/month offers more templates, images, storage
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ImgPlay http://imgplay.net/ Videos to GIFs, app store Free, Premium $6.95-$11.95/month offers more templates, images, storage
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Ezgif https://ezgif.com/ Online GIF maker, image editor Free
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Keynote https://www.apple.com/keynote/ Presentations, includes somes shapes, OS only Free (essentials version)
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ZBrush http://pixologic.com/ 3D modeling $795 might have educational version
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Maya https://www.autodesk.com/products/maya/overview Professional 3D modeling and animation $1,470/year
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Substance Designer https://www.allegorithmic.com/products/substance-designer 3D Material Authoring and Scan Processing Tool $19.90/month. Student/teacher discount
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Fusion https://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/students-teachers-educators 3D CAD/CAM Free for students and teachers for 3 years
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Avizo https://www.fei.com/software/amira-avizo/ 3D visualization and analysis - materials science Can get trial license, more products available
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Ilastik http://ilastik.org/ Interactive image classification, segmentation and analysis. Free
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DS visualiser https://discover.3ds.com/discovery-studio-visualizer-download
Model, explore, and test 3D molecules Free, more products available
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DS9 http://ds9.si.edu/site/Home.html Astronomical imaging and data visualization application Free
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3D Slicer https://www.slicer.org/ Medical image informatics, image processing, and three-dimensional visualization, built by NIH Free
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Shape http://www.shapesoftware.com/00_Website_Homepage/ Atomic structure $280, other products available
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FITS Liberator
plug-in for Photoshop
https://www.spacetelescope.org/projects/fits_liberator/ Color images from raw telescope observations Free
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PyMol
https://pymol.org/2/
Molecular visualization Free and licensed versions
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Sketchapp
https://www.sketchapp.com/
Mac OS $99/year, educational discounts available
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Corel Painter
https://www.painterartist.com/en/product/painter/
Mac OS and Windows $299