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Vectr brings its free vector graphics editor to the Windows Store

If you're looking for an app to work with vector graphics on the Windows Store, you're in luck. The appropriately named Vectr has made its way to the Windows Store (opens in new tab) following its initial 1.0 launch as a desktop Windows app last September. The best part? It's completely free to use.

Alongside Vectr's Windows Store debut, the team behind the app outlined some intriguing new features that will be coming down the pipeline in future updates. Here's a look:

  • Built-in Marketplace & Community — create, share, or sell designs assets with others on the platform.
  • Embedded editor API — we're going to create plugins for all major CMS systems and platforms, which will allow to embed and use Vectr directly from there.
  • Google-docs Style Collaboration — Vectr's a real-time, collaborative graphics editor. It's like Google-docs, except that it also supports some offline editing if you're ever without a connection. We'll ship this tech later this year, but it's mostly built so we'd be happy to demo it if you're interested! Just send an email to nick.budden@vectr.com
  • Built-In Version Control — no more threads of email attachments with "design_version_1", "design_version_2". Just send someone a link to your Vectr document, and you can view every version of that design in one place.

Launching on the Windows Store benefits Vectr by allowing users to automatically snag updates through the storefront while adding another quality app to Microsoft's marketplace. If you work with vector graphics regularly and want to give the app a shot, you can grab Vectr now from the Windows Store. Of course, if you'd prefer the Windows desktop version of the app, you can grab that as well direct from Vectr's website.

Download Vectr from the Windows Store (opens in new tab)

Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the Editor in Chief for Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl. Got a hot tip? Send it to daniel.thorp-lancaster@futurenet.com.

13 Comments
  • Link is giving an error.
  • Working just fine here, give it some time.
  • PC only?
  • Both PC and mobile, in fact.
  • It says Available on PC. Mobile is not listed and that's why the Get App link doesn't work.
  • Want to try but keep getting error 0x80010100 when trying to install.  edit: Actually havent been able to update or install anything from the app store since 12/30/2016.
  • The error codes are mostly gibberish. Generally when I can't install something I find it's because I've installed apps on more devices than allowed. Go to "accounts.microsoft.com and sing in to your Microsoft account. Go to the devices tab and click "Apps & Games Devices". If you see more than 10 or more devices listed then you need to remove some. Maybe this is your problem, maybe not, but it sounds like it and it's worth a shot.
  • they messed with window buttons! (mak style in windows. only window having them on the left.) enough for uninstalling
  • I wonder why the app uses MacOS window controls? The little dots on the left hand side are throwing me off.
  • Why this wasn't available for Windows before? MacOS market share is nothing compared to Windows???
  • It was available for Windows. It's just a web app. It's just been not published to Windows Store.
  • Downloading through the Windows Store.  I'm not even sure what I'll do with it but who knows, maybe I'll have some fun. 
  • Installed, tried, and uninstalled. The UI is no where near Modern standard (closer to OSX) and makes for a very poor UX in my opinion. Hamburger menus are bad enough (unfortunately they are now Modern standard), but if you aren't going to attempt to code to the standard of the platform, why bother.