Top 10 Software To Create Effortless T-Shirt Designs


Do you know that you can make T-shirt designs effortlessly? This is through the use of various T shirt design software. We have selected our top 10 choices below.


10. CorelDraw Graphics Suite

CorelDraw Graphics Suite

If you are familiar with using CorelDRAW, you could also use it for designing T-shirts. This program is a vector graphics application which lets you design almost anything including T-shirts. It has a wealth of fonts, clip arts and color choices which you could use for designing T-shirts. However, beginners may find it hard to use this program. You can download it for free.


9. Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator

As a premier vector graphics program, you can also use Adobe Illustrator for designing T-shirts. It has many features and shapes, fonts and effects options that you could use for designing. However, this program may not be easy to use for beginners. A monthly subscription starts at $19.


8. T-Shirt Factory Deluxe

T-Shirt Factory Deluxe

Get T-Shirt Factory Deluxe by Art Explosion for only $29.95 and you could already create custom-design T-shirts and apparels. It can be used to design all kinds of T-shirts including business logo shirts and photo T-shirts. Once the T-shirt design is complete, you will have to print your design on a transfer paper using inkjet printer. Iron it on any type of apparel then peel.


7. Advanced Tshirts DesignBase

Advanced Tshirts DesignBase

Advanced Tshirts DesignBase is a free program that allows you to make a wide range of T-shirt designs in just a few minutes. It can be integrated with CorelDRAW Graphic Suite X3, X4 and X5.


6. CraftShirt


CraftShirt is a T-shirt design program that has various features to help you grow your business. Its most basic feature is the T-Shirt Designer with a web-based WYSIWYG editor, which allows you to choose a T-shirt design, cut, color and label. This program also has functionalities to help manage your shipment, inventory control, accounting and tax payment. Visit their website for pricing.


5. Flash T Shirt Design Software

Flash TShirt Design Software

A T-shirt design program that costs about $2,500, the Flash TShirt Design Software offers a comprehensive solution for T-shirt designers. It has a wide range of design options which enable you to choose the color, text, size and clip art you want. It also has an e-commerce solution to help you manage your business. You can also link it to common payment gateways for automatic processing of payment by customers.


4. SonicShack T Shirt Designer

SonicShack T Shirt Designer

Making a customized T-shirt design is easier with the use of SonicShack T Shirt Designer. It is an easy-to-use free T-shirt design software application with tools that allow you to choose an item to design. You could also alter the color, text and art. Aside from T-shirts, you could also use this software to make other items such as caps.


3. T Shirt Design Software

T Shirt Design Software

Another premium software application for designing T-shirts is the T Shirt Design Software by Design ‘N’ Buy. You can have this software for as low as $150. It claims to be all-in-one T-shirt design program with preloaded templates, fonts and clip arts. Its vector output is also directly printable. Apart from that, it can be integrated to most e-commerce platforms such as Magento, OsCommerce, X-Cart, and others.


2. GraffixPro Studio Software

GraffixPro Studio Software

With features such as font collection, garment templates, artwork and image library and barcode scanning, the GraffixPro Studio Software is one of the most comprehensive T-shirt design software applications available. It has functionalities such as artwork manipulation and color adjustments which can make T-shirt designing an easy task. You could use its free trial version for a limited time, or buy the full-featured software for $899.


1.T Shirt Maker

T Shirt Maker

The T Shirt Maker by Simply Media is an inexpensive T-shirt design program which costs just less than $50. It has hundreds of layouts for creating various types of T-shirt designs. You could use its built-in 50 fonts, 850 clip arts and 100 impersonal photos, or import pictures from other sources. Other than designing T-shirts, you could also use this program to design underwear.

Whether you will be designing T-shirts for personal or business use, there are T shirt design software available that can make this task faster and a lot easier. If you know of other software applications that you think should be in this list, feel free to comment.


9 Responses

  1. Mike

    June 5, 2014 8:58 am

    Hi Guys,
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  2. Olga Weiss

    December 8, 2015 2:16 pm

    My name is Olga and I repressent CraftShirt Team.

    You might be interested t know that we have release a new version of CraftShirt Online Product Designer.

    It is a fully-featured visual editor for any type of printing business. It allows to personalize all kinds of products: t-shirts, apparel, mugs, postcards, business cards, signs and labels, and etc. Our Product Customizer Tool brings a great variety of design operations and ensures absolutely user friendly experience!
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  3. S Joad

    August 25, 2016 8:03 am

    Hello, very comprehensive list however some of these are flash based. I think you should not include them as flash is not the way of the future. I’ll appreciate if you can have a look at and give your opinion. ITs HTML5 and Javascript based and fastest growing t shirt designer.

  4. believe

    January 5, 2017 5:45 am

    Auto T-shirt Design Software (Mass Scaling T-shirt Art Design TOOL) is a very advantageous product by Thomas Lee that helps you a lot to scale bulk T-shirt design when you reach potential sale design. You can create over 100.000 T-shirt design in just a few clicks so you will never have to works all day long to design T-shirt .

  5. Pratik Shah

    May 26, 2017 9:42 am

    Hii there,
    Seems to be a really nice article.
    this is very useful for those peoples who are looking for on line t-shirt design tool. I always had an issue to buy quality t-shirts, in order to do the custom printing. Recently I found
    good tool call BrushYourIdeas that offers next generation t-shirts design functionality. It offers
    customers to draw their own design.

  6. Pratik Shah

    July 4, 2017 1:26 pm

    This is a handy collection of T-Shirt Designs software along with that you can also see Brush Your Ideas tool for the t-shirt design. it is the advance tool for t-shirt design which provides so many nice features. Customers are free to draw their own design on their cloth.


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