Top design brands offer $4500-worth of software for $2

Top design brands offer $4,500-worth of software for $2

Autodesk's Sketchbook Pro is part of the bundle.

Pay it Forward (opens in new tab) is a new charitable initiative that offers the products of 16 of the top digital design companies, a pay-what-you-want price tag, with all profits going to healthcare startup charity Watsi (opens in new tab).

The bundle includes 75% off the web design tool Macaw, and year subscriptions to digital sketching tool Sketchbook Pro and photo editing suite Pixlr Pro, and loads more.

In total, the 16 brands are offering $4,500-worth of savings per bundle bought, at a minimum of $2 per bundle.

Top design brands offer $4,500-worth of software for $2

Dribbble is also part of the pack of software and assets that you'll get.

In the seven days since it was launched, 11,126 bundles have been bought, with $90,193 being raised, and the deal runs out on 31 December!

Since its launch, Watsi has funded healthcare for 2,631 people in 19 countries.

The bundle, which anyone can buy for a minimum of $2, includes products from leading digital companies Autodesk, Carbon, Dissolve, Karma, Macaw, MOO, StackSocial, Studio, Survata, Threadless, and Wunderlist.

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Beren Neale
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Beren has worked on creative tech magazines and websites at Future Publishing for 13 years. He started this journey as Staff Writer on the digital art magazine ImagineFX, and in 2012 found himself bridging the magazine/website divide as Commissioning Editor on the newly launched Creative Bloq. Since then he took the editor role on ImagineFX, was Launch Editor of the fine art magazine Paint & Draw, moved to Canon Pro Europe website as Deputy Editor, and then edited the graphic design magazine Computer Arts. In 2020 he moved back to Creative Bloq, the biggest global art and design website, and as Deals Editor has applied his expertise in creative tech to help digital creatives get the best deals on the kit that they need and love. Outside of work, Beren is an avid rock climber and music nut.