95 – Adobe Illustrator

In 2019 back down 23 places to its 2017 position 

Adobe Illustrator is the industry-standard vector graphics app lets you create logos, icons, sketches, typography, and complex illustrations for print, web, interactive, video, and mobile.

Website: adobe.com/products/illustrator.html
Cost: Commercial. Free Trial
Availability: Download

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 58
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 72    2017: 95    2016: 107    2015: –     2014: –    2013: –
2012: –       2011: –      2010: –         2009: –     2008: –    2007: –


Comments from some of those who selected Adobe Illustrator as one of their Top 10 Tools 

  • “Full featured illustration app with longer tenure than Photoshop, great toolset. Widely recognized as the best. Use it frequently in my development work.” Matt Lang, USA,
  • “The best for creating and editing vector graphics.” Kimball Larsen, e-learning developer, USA, 2016
  • “Producing assets for elearning” Math Notermans, e-learning developer, Netherlands, 2016
  • “Create Stunning Artwork that is easily scalable to export at any size, or more recently to SVG, which Flash/Animate can also now do” Kyle G Main, e-learning developer, USA, 2016

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