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Is it frowned upon as a designer if you don't use “top” software?

This question crosses my mind from time to time as I am a Windows user and have often thought about going down the cheaper route by using a Linux based OS such as Ubuntu and getting free software that ...
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Best 2D animation software [closed]

i just want to ask which software is "best" or which software is mostly used on these 2D animations. example 1. https://dribbble.com/shots/1623679-Open-Close?list=searches&tag=gif&offset=2 ...
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Why should I buy licensed software? [closed]

What's is the point in buying graphic design programs like Adobe Photoshop, when I (using a cracked Photoshop) can tell people I work with Gimp? Nobody is going to check my PC. EDIT: WHAT IS THE ...
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What are the software products that a graphic designer can work with? [closed]

I need your help. It's for my project and I need these questions to be answered: 1.What are the software products that a graphic designer can work with? 2.What do you like about these programs? ...
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What is the best program to use for making book covers (digital and print)?

I'm looking to start making book covers for myself and a few friends, and I am wondering what software to use. I have Photoshop and GIMP for the manipulation aspect, but what about the rest? Many ...
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Framemaker/ Software Question

I have just started documenting a purchasing/warehousing/billing/sales/accounting application - a real monster! It is being deployed to multiple sites and is modified for each site. This means the UI ...
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How to know if Extension Manager for Illustrator CS6 has already been installed?

I have Illustrator CS6 and want to install some common plugin. This plugin needs Extension Manager being installed - How can I know if it (Extension Manager) exists on my Mac?
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Do other designers use software to slice their graphics?

I like to make graphics for apps, I generally start with illustrator and move to Photoshop for some little finishing touches. I then save all of the assets as .png files to be used by the developer. ...