The Performance of Design Apps
Marc Edwards follows up his previous look at CPU and GPU usage with some performance tests:
- Rotating 16,384 rounded rectangles.
- Changing the color of the rectangles.
- Undoing that change.
Edwards declares Affinity Designer the best overall winner of the above tests.
He followed up with a few more:
I’d summarize the results of all of the tests by saying Affinity Designer, Adobe XD, Figma, and Sketch all performed comparably, while Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator clearly performed worse.