Microsoft has announced the public preview of its AI-powered design tool, Microsoft Designer. With an expanded range of features, Designer enters the market as a competitor to popular design tool Canva. This tool simplifies the creative process for designers by offering an easy start, augmenting creative workflows and helping users overcome roadblocks. Designer leverages cutting-edge generative AI technology to help individuals create a range of high-quality designs more efficiently, offering customizations and conceptualizations through AI models. Users can explore the tool by visiting the website or signing in to their Microsoft account.
Designer offers designs for various purposes, including posters, presentations, digital postcards, invitations, and visual designs for social media and other digital platforms. The tool has an interface similar to Canva, and Microsoft also offers Designer within the Microsoft Edge sidebar to help users browse for inspiration while on the internet.
Microsoft has been focused on improving the AI models for the tool, which gives users more control over designs, showing its commitment to constantly improving and adding new features for its user’s benefits. Aside from Canva, Microsoft Designer will also compete with Adobe’s Adobe Express Tool.
According to Microsoft, Designer is designed to help users at every stage of the creative process. The tool offers endless design ideas, allowing users to create unique, high-quality graphics in less time, and enhances content, all without the need to have a design background. Although its features are yet to be fully tested, it offers an exciting possibility for designers and, based on the promises with which it was presented, Designer offers great potential to innovate the tech space.
The release of Microsoft Designer is a welcome development and implies increased competition in the design space, giving users more choices, opening more innovative possibilities and improving creativity. As per information from the source, the extended public preview of Microsoft Designer is free, and users can sign up to try the tool on the Microsoft website. As Microsoft continues to improve the AI models for Designer, it is expected that the product will continue to evolve and enhance functionality for designers.