Inkscape 0.91 pick
Software Product Description
Supported SVG features include basic shapes, paths, text, alpha blending, transforms, gradients, node editing, svg-to-png export, grouping, and more.Its main motivation is to provide the Open Source community with a fully XML, SVG, and CSS2 compliant SVG drawing tool.
FreewareFiles tested Inkscape 0.91 on 2015-01-31 using leading antivirus scanners and found it 100% Clean.
"Rocks on Ubuntu"
Reviewer: -Col. Panek Review Date: 2011-03-11
Average Rating (49 Votes )
Pros: Good SVG editor.
Cons: If you want to make block diagrams it may be better to use Dia. But I use both.
Other Thoughts: We suffered Visio for many years until we found this one. If you want to throw off the Microsoft ball & chain this is the way.