Karbon (formerly Karbon14, Kontour, and KIllustrator) is a vector graphics editor. It is a component of Calligra Suite, an integrated graphic art and office suite by KDE.
The name is a play on KDE and the radioactive isotope Carbon-14.
That makes Karbon a great application for users starting to explore the world of vector graphics as well as for artists wanting to create breathtaking vector art.
Whether you want to create clipart, logos, illustrations or photorealistic vector images – look no further, Karbon is the tool for you!
Karbon is free software and is getting better every day. To increase the pace at which we are moving forward you are invited to contribute in the form of code, documentation, tutorials, document templates or user feedback.
Complex SVG images can be loaded, displayed and manipulated without problems.
Karbon has support for connections between shapes as well as support for text on path.
Karbon displaying its own logo loaded from an SVG file.
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