illustration software for education
educators, researchers and students worldwide choose Canvas Illustration Software
Graphic design software for commercial, architectural, technical, scientific,
and geospatial visual communication
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 features
which canvas solution is best 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.
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
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 accuracy.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.