With so many software programs available, deciding on the best option can be quite tricky for a budding web designer. It is my belief that if you are going to seriously consider making web design a career move that you should adopt and learn the industry standard software. The reason it is the industry standard is simple, its because it is the best.
My lens on Web Design Tools goes into more detail and a review of what I consider to be the best design tools available.
This image was produced to illustrate navigation systems and was produced entirely using my recommended graphics software.