It depends of course on the complexity of your drawings.
What about replacing Windows 7 with Linux?  I  use Inkscape and Linux and they work very well together. I  have had no trouble using Netscape and filters. Netscape is a wonderful program. I switched it after using Adobe illustrator.


On 30 Aug 2012, at 15:10, Dennis Melling wrote:

I have a recent laptop with Windows 7, 64 bit and 8GB of RAM.
If I use any kind of effects on inkscape I can forget using inkscape for
the day because the speed is so slow it takes a day for any movement to
appear on the screen.
Again trying to export to bitmap is impossible.
If I don't use any effects then the speed is reasonable.
I like what Inkscape is intended to do but does anyone know of a similar
open source program that will work on Windows 7??

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