When comparing Gravit Designer vs Invision Studio, the Slant community recommends Gravit Designer for most people. In the question“What are the best vector graphics editors?” Gravit Designer is ranked 1st while Invision Studio is ranked 13th. The most important reason people chose Gravit Designer is:
Very friendly interface.
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Pro Simple to understand and use
Very friendly interface.
It offers total portability to almost any platform.
Pro Modern UI
Pro Friendly keyboard shortcuts
The keyboard shortcuts are very easy to access and remember.
Pro Essential Tools and Effects
Gravit has many tools like Pen tool, Bezigon tool, Lasso tools. We can add Multiple Fills to an element also. It has many effects such as Drop Shadows, Blur, Recolor, Glows, etc. and much more.
Pro Completely free
No gotchas, No commitments, Invision Studio is completely free for you to use, commerical, or non-commercial.
Pro Built-in marketplace
Going beyond tradition, Invision Studio includes a Marketplace in the application itself to install icon toolkits, design toolkits, whenever, whatever you want to.
Pro Integration with invision cloud
Being a Invision product, it tightly knits with Invision's own cloud services. You can upload prototypes from Invision Studio to Invision Cloud.
Pro Sketch imports
Unlike most tools, Invision Studio openly allows imports from sketch files, allowing you to use Sketch with Invision Studio
Pro Offline support
Invision Studio allows offline use, and you can save files offline, even without logging in to an Invision account.
Con No longer offically licenced with a GPLv3+ version
In 2014 Quasado released Gravit.io having dual licensing: GNU GPLv3+ or a commercial license. This effectively made Gravit.io opensource, when they transitioned to "Gravit designer" they essentially dropped GPLv3+ license.
You can still get the GPLv3+ licensed version of Gravit.io here: https://github.com/OliBridgman/gravit
You can read the GPLv3+ licensing here: https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
Con Pro Subscription
Gravit's many basic features are now included in Pro Subscription. Font Import, Bezigon, Swatches and various Blending Modes fall in Pro Subscription now.
Con Too simple
If you have used vector illustration software for 10 years or more, you may find Gravit Designer too simple and confusing. Trade in your oil paints and brushes for Legos simple.
Con Very little information
Official sources do not provide a lot information about the program.
Con No integration into the system
It uses it own theme and icons.
Con Confusing bugs
Sometimes Gravit Designer can randomly duplicate your files, causing you to waste a large amount of time trying to find the right one.
Con No Linux support
Despite its amazing portfolio, Invision Studio lacks Linux support - a boon for some people but Invision has openly said they will support it when there's demand.
Con Requires Invision login
You'll be required to login to Invision to use Studio for now. But after logging in, you should be able to access Studio without any hiccups.