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Hello,
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I found very many interesting topics but no answer to my initial problem:

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I caught a glimpse [url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LRwpgT8X_U"]here[/url] but did not recognize. do you know?
my main interest lies in platforms iOS and Android.


thanks a million!

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I didn't recognize it offhand. It is entirely possibly they are using something developed in-house. That being said, you could use Adobe Illustrator to create those kinds of graphics. For an open-source solution, try Inkscape.

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Hey FLeBlanc,
thanks for the advice. It crossed my mind too, that they might have an inhouse tool, but i couldn't understand what use it would be, when there are so many applications out there, do you reckon? Anyway, InkScape i find quite impressive!

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[quote name='lmbarns' timestamp='1342852174' post='4961594']
You could make that with illustrator, fireworks, photoshop, or in flash(especially characters in flash then use elsewhere).
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Most vector art is created in illustrator, although you could do it in photoshop as well. Flash is just like illustrator but with an intent for video type of production. I am not aware of the open source options so try the ones that they are mentioning.

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