Best Design Software to Make Art for T-Shirts

best design software to create art for t-shirts

Discover the best design software to create art for t-shirts and more.

What is the best design software to make art for t-shirts? Did you know you can create artwork for t-shirts without buying any expensive design software? That’s right, zero investment to make the artwork you need to print t-shirts and you don’t need to be an artist.

Best Software for Designing T-Shirt Art

First of all, go to and create an account. It’s free. You don’t have to download software, you don’t have to worry about having the latest version and  you don’t have to be an artist. Cadworxlive is the first and only cloud-based artwork software program designed just for t-shirt printers. It helps you create art for heat transfer vinyl cutters, screen printing, DTG and any type of t-shirt printing.

Easy to Use, Use it Anywhere
Don’t forget, since Cadworxlive is cloud-based,  you can use it ANYWHERE you have an internet connection. You can use it from your desktop, from your laptop, at the airport, in your car. It’s always available, from any device. You don’t have to buy additional copies or licenses. It’s free and anyone with an account can use it.

You Don’t Have to Be an Artist

Remember, Cadworxlive isn’t for professional artists. Professional artists tend to use complicated software programs that require a lot of training and experience to product great art for t-shirts. With Cadworxlive, anyone can create the standard, basic art you need for t-shirts. Basically, it frees up your artist (or it frees you from having to pay an artist). Cadworxlive makes it possible for people who don’t have an art background to create simple t-shirt designs for schools, teams, businesses. This frees up your budget to take care of standard designs while your artists are free to develop more complicated, original artwork.

No Experience Necessary

Signing up to use Cadworxlive means you can design t-shirt art with no previous design knowledge. You can also design team uniforms with player names and numbers quickly and easily. In order to sign up and use this online design software to make t-shirt art, it’s super easy. Just go to the sign up now page and enter basic information to create an account. It’s free you can do it in less than five minutes. Once you have an account, log in and get started creating art.

This Video Shows You How it Works

You can start using Cadworxlive today to create art for t-shirts. It really is the best design software to make art for t-shirts, and it was created by custom apparel experts. Start by watching this video. Are you already familiar with Cadworxlive?  Do you want to see how to create art for output to a Cricut Explore Air 2 cutter? Click here for another video.

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  1. Sarah says:

    Can the designs be emailed to a transfer company? This software isn’t for sports tshirts only, correct?

  2. Ted says:

    Hi Sarah,
    Thanks for reading. You can use the finished artwork in any way you would like. Yes, you can email the finished art to a transfer company. You can create designs for any type of custom shirt. There are templates for sports but also for all types of custom art, including full color designs and fashion logos. Thanks for reading!

  3. Deanna Holt says:

    What happens to your design after you create it? Can you keep that design to use again later? Can anyone else see or take your design and use?

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