illustration software for education

Educators, researchers, and students worldwide choose Canvas graphic design software for commercial, architectural, scientific, and geospatial visual communication

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great value - amazing education deals
versatile - raster and vector graphic applications
feature rich - all the tools you need to get the job done
user-friendly - learn fast with dynamic help functions

what canvas soluton is the best one for you?

all-in-one graphics software

unmatched versatility. unbeatable value.

With Canvas X Draw you get professional vector graphics and rich photo-editing tools in a single, easy to use application. So whether you’re designing a logo or a floor-plan, making flyers or visuals for your social accounts, or fine-tuning your photos, Canvas X Draw has you covered.

  • Raster & Vector Design Tools
  • Photo Editing
  • Flawless Image Tracing

Easy Enough for Beginners. Rich Enough for Pros. Priced for Everyone.

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geospatial data illustration

Combining a rich graphic toolset with sophisticated geospatial data handling, Canvas X Geo is the geospatial data illustration software designed to work in tandem with Geographic Information Systems.

  • Represent, filter, and integrate a wide range of geospatial data formats in a single, powerful application
  • Import and work with documents containing over one million objects in high resolution
  • Drive seamless data collaboration thanks to numerous outputs, including maps, cross-sections, figures and presentations

Easy Enough for Beginners. Rich Enough for Pros. Priced for Everyone.

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technical illustration software

Working with a single, built for purpose technical illustration software to create visual technical content helps technical authors, illustrators, and visual communicators work faster and more efficiently.

Canvas X Pro does the work of numerous other applications combined by blending professional graphics tools with rich technical illustration capabilities. Enjoy easy to use 2D drawing, 3D CAD visualization, text flow, raster image handling, and vector graphics. Leverage intuitive one-click smart annotations, automatic measurements, and industrial

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Students & teachers can now enjoy discounted rates on canvas illustration softwares!  *T&Cs Apply

departmental and campus licenses

Need 25+ Licenses? We have great value offers for institutions, schools, departments and labs. Speak to our education team today.

Canvas X Draw | from $69

Professional Vector and Raster Graphics Software. Discounted subscription and perpetual license

Canvas X Pro | from $520

Technical illustration software that combines 2D and 3D. Discounted subscription and perpetual licenses for students and educators.

Canvas X Geo | from $270

Powerful geospatial data visualization. Discounted subscription and perpetual licenses for students and educators.

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illustration software for education

educators, researchers, and students worldwide choose Canvas illustration software

More than 600 universities across the world rely on Canvas X Draw graphics software for Windows and macOS to create rich visualizations of data and research findings.

More than 600 universities across the world rely on Canvas X Draw graphics software for Windows and macOS to create rich visualizations of data and research findings.

For students and teachers of life sciences, earth sciences, and engineering, the combination of a professional vector graphics toolset, rich photo-editing capabilities, and scientific precision is a winning formula.

At Canvas we are committed to providing the best illustration software for education institutions. And to supporting research, educational, and non-profit organizations with unlimited licensing offers which make Canvas software available at incredibly low prices.

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canvas in the workplace

Our enterprise customers often tell us they discovered Canvas during their studies and took it with them into the workplace. Canvas software is in widespread use throughout the medical and scientific research sectors, with customers including Cleveland Clinic and the National Institute for Health. And it’s trusted at some of the most advanced companies worldwide, including GE, Honeywell, Chevron and more.

Find out more about how Canvas is put to use by our customers.

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key features

thousands of symbols

Canvas X Draw comes pre-loaded with countless commonly used and specialized symbols. You can also create your own custom symbol sets from any vector, text, composite, or paint object, and add it to the Symbol Library.

auto trace without a trace

Turn raster images into infinitely scalable vectors with the Auto Trace command. Save time by automatically tracing an entire image, or any channel within an image, and generating a vector object out of the specified input.

getting technical

Create blueprints, floor plans, scale drawings, architectural designs, and other technical drawings with absolute precision. Snap objects into exact positions relative to each other, draw from center points, define scale, systematically align, display sizes, add labels, call-outs, or comments, create flowchart diagrams, and more.

time-saving text tools

Quickly divide paragraphs into sections for email updates, newsletters, flyers, and other engaging content. Select color, calligraphic, neon, parallel, symbol, or pen strokes or dashes for your horizontal lines, and customize length and offset values.

mathematically accurate

Canvas X Draw delivers dimensioning tools that measure distances for you, calculate angles, affirm scale, join objects with mathematical accuracy, and much more. All while conforming to industry standards  and giving you complete control over units of measurement.

handle every file you need

Canvas X Draw 6 offers a wide file format support for import and export, including 2D vector graphics, raster graphics, text, AutoCAD, and web content.

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visual collaboration for remote learning

In 2021 we have all come to realize how essential it is to be able to maintain access to learning services and collaboration while working remotely.

Canvas Envision is a visual teamwork solution which allows any group of people who need to connect and collaborate to enjoy real time interaction with visual content and with their peers.

Envision is ideally suited to educational and research institutions who need to ensure team- and class members have everything they need to stay connected, current, and productive.

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