SVG File

This page contains information on the SVG file extension (Scalable Vector Graphics), a popular image file format

File extension .svg
Category Image File
Description Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) are XML based vector image format for 2d graphics that support interactivity and animation. SVG images and the behaviour of them are defined in XML text files. SVG files can be edited with any text editor as essentially they are just XML files. All modern web browsers support SVG files and can render their markup.
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Technical Details SVG is used to define vector-based graphics for the Web and defines the graphics in XML format. These files do not lose quality when they are zoomed or resized. Every element and attribute within the SVG file can be animated. SVG files come with a W3C recommendation and integrates with other W3C standards such as the DOM and XSL.
Associated programs Adobe Photoshop
Apple Preview
Corel Paint Shop Pro
Corel SVG Viewer
Developed by World Wide Web Consortium
MIME type image/svg+xml
Useful links More detailed information on SVG files
Introduction to SVG files
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Convert SVG file

Using Zamzar it is possible to convert SVG files to a variety of other formats

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