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SVG is a vector graphics format used on the web

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A standalone SVG editor?

I am seeking recommendations of a program that allows creation, editing and saving of files in .svg format allows standard editing including drawing lines and shapes filling areas with color ...
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C/C++ library to parse SVG files?

I want to parse SVG files in C++ on OS X, and I need a library. It should be simple, lightweight and should not have many dependencies. My SVG files are also simple - they contain only simple shapes ...
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What's the best HTML+SVG+CSS based approach for displaying a family tree structure with both parents and multiple interconnections?

I'm looking for a flexible way to display the output of the GEDCOM data model or Gramps data model, which are the most common data models for genealogy. Both data models support family trees that ...
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Mono library to display an SVG image in a multiplatform project?

I'm working on a multiplatform project (Linux, OSX, iOS, Win32) so I need Mono for portability. My project needs to load and work with SVG images and their elements for dynamic vector visualizations, ...
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A Command Line Tool to Simplify SVG Files

How can I simplify SVG files (all the paths inside it) using a Windows command line tool? It's important that it be fast because I should use it in production. Adobe Illustrator has a good simplifier (...
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SVG to PNG batch conversion

Is there any software that would help me convert a large amount of small SVG files to PNG? It would be great if it would let me specify the color to use for any solid paths in the SVG files.
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Tool for sketching overviews with ASCII input

In our company we use an Wiki to document our projects. I am missing a way to sketch simple overview diagrams. Now I search a tool to create such diagrams. Requirements: read ASCII/UTF (not SVG) ...
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Convert SVG to PDF

I have an SVG that I need to convert to PDF for printing. How can I achieve this while offering support for the following requirements: CSS fonts Patterns Clip paths CMYK colour profiles Filters ...
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SVG viewer for a quick browse through many SVG files

I have folders containing a large amount of SVG images. A quick look up is not an option when using software like Adobe Illustrator. What I am looking for is a tool for simply viewing the files.
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Is there any free software for converting SVG/CSS animations to video, for Windows, YouTube compatible, high quality, automatically runnable?

I'm trying to convert the output from SVG/CSS animations to video so that I can, for example, show it on YouTube to colleagues whose browsers can't handle the original. By SVG/CSS animation, I mean ...
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Edit Adobe Photoshop PSD file on Linux

I have a design that was provided in Photoshop PSD format, and I want to modify the design, but I don't have Photoshop. How can I modify PSD on Linux? Migrating from PSD to SVG is the best solution ...
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SVG search engine

I am looking for a search engine that efficiently finds vector images (so SVG, mostly). I should not show results for other formats such as web pages or PDF Available online, free to use It must be a ...
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Real-time SVG viewer

Can anyone recommend a good viewer for SVG files that: is meant for people who use a text editor to type the markup by hand as opposed to a WYSIWYG point-and-click tool like InkScape allows you to ...
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opensource SVG drawing program simpler than InkScape on Linux

Inkscape is very powerful, but too complex for me, to make occasional drawings like here. Do you know some simpler alternatives (open source, for a Linux Debian desktop, to make vector not bitmap ...
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Which webGL/Canvas library should be used for 2D animation with clipping/masking of images using custom shapes

I want to use Canvas/WebGL technologies for creating lots of full Width/Height background images with custom shapes clipping/masking. Here are the features I am looking for: Layers Custom shapes ...
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trace PNG with outlines to SVG

I have a PNG file that contains some B/W lines, e.g., I would now like to trace those lines to get an SVG file. When using Inkscape to trace, it'll always return the lines as 2D plastic objects: I ...
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Inkscape Alternative for Programmatic Manipulation of SVG Using PHP

EDIT: I originally stated that I was unable to manipulate Inkscape SVGs with JavaScript; this was an error on my part, owing to my failure (in my joy over discovering this site) to revisit the project ...
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svg 2 dxf conversion

I would like to know where I can find a reliable tool/library for conversion of svg to dxf. In between formats are also allowed as long as the dxf output is an exact replica of the svg. So that means ...
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Javascript SVG Third-Party

In the project that I am working, I need a third-party library that can make the followings with SVG polygons: I can view the origin point Accept a background image Can draw polygons that can be ...
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Open source SVG 2 viewer for Linux

Specifically, a viewer which will render the following figure: <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" width="300" height="100" viewBox="0 0 300 100">...
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FLOSS SVG animation / video editing software with both WYSIWYG and XML editor

I am looking for a software package for SVG animation or a video editor to create animations/videos that is: 1. Free Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) 2. runs on GNU/Linux 3. allows me to use a ...
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Recommendation for open source software to create web font from directory of SVG files

I'm currently working on an open source product that contains a Web UI that utilizes font icons. The build process runs on ANT now, but we're in the process of moving to Maven. To create the font ...
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Diagram application supporting SVG with connectors

I have a few SVGs which I want to create a diagram with. I'm looking for a software that supports importing SVG and as well as having the ability to bind them. I mean, something like a connector as ...
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SVG internationalization (generate .svg for several languages)

I have an SVG file and want to maintain it in several languages. I am currently using Inkscape and does not seem to have any such feature. The SVG standard has internationalization parts but it ...
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Alternative to Inkscape that does not embed software-specific tags in the SVG

Inkscape has a number of useful features, but it tends to create SVGs with certain Inkscape-specific tags which makes it difficult for SVG editing software on other platforms (such as Adobe ...
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An online web tool to export SVG (as raw code) into other image formats

I'm very interested in SVGs, and I regularly write them as raw code on my iPad. My managed iPad—I can only install a specific list of whitelisted apps. If I want to, for example, upload it to a ...
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Short 2D Animation Video software for HTML5 display

I plan to make a very short 2D animation video (about 1mn to 2mn maximum) that can be viewed in a web browser. My first guess was to use Tupi which generate OGG and MPEG files that I can embed in a ...
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Online tool for drawing organic compounds and exporting to SVG?

I want to be able to quickly generate an organic compound and export it to SVG format. In particular I need to be able to draw polymer units with brackets. Is there an online tool for this?
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Is there an AI engine, or API to AI engine that can create vector graphics?

It's April 2023 and currently, an AI craze is going strong. 2 weeks in AI feel like 6 months in AI in any previous year. It is hard to keep up with all the models and apps getting released on a daily ...
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Save or export SVG as CMYK pixel data

I have an SVG graphic made with Inkscape which is designed for printing, i.e. I use CMYK colors (our corporate colors). I now need to provide this drawing as pixel data for the printing lab. The ...
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SVG generator with animations

I'm searching for software to generate SVG and CSS3 (for animations) code. I already know lots of tools that exports to SVG and JavaScript (sometimes also CSS3 + JavaScript), but I'm looking for ...
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Render SVG to PDF/X-1a

What tools are there to convert resp. render a SVG file to a conforming PDF/X-1a file? The tool should be able to raster filter effects at configurable resolution. It should accept user-configured ...
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Castlevania-style data visualization

I need to display the status of a system under test, and thought it would be fun to make it look like a Castlevania 1 map, similar to this: In the original Castlevania game, the level you were on was ...
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FOSS Sketch to SVG conversion script

Is there a free and open-source script that would convert Sketch files (Sketch as in the popular Mac-only vector graphics editor) into SVG files?
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Which vector library to use for GUI developent in python?

I'm looking for some kind of vector library similar to the (old) RaphaelJS (http://dmitrybaranovskiy.github.io/raphael/) that can be used to implement GUIs. RaphaelJS uses SVG to create vector shapes ...
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Flash like SVG Animator Tool for Mobile?

For the desktop, I know there are many tools that can do exactly this such as... Animatron, Synfig Studio with this plugin, Snap.svg, and even Blender Basically, I'm looking for a similar tool like ...
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Recommended plugins in d3js for state diagram

I am creating a project similar to state diagram in D3 js Here's the fiddle of my sample work: http://jsfiddle.net/g8jxra96/ I want to connect different shapes with line connections either with in ...
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Free SVG editor better than Inkscape

I know of the following SVG editors: BoxySVG Adobe Animate (formerly Flash Professional) Adobe Illustrator ToonBoom Studio All paid. This is the only one I know that is free and open-source: ...
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Animated SVG image viewer for Linux

I there an Linux Image viewer for animated SVG files? Like this one: https://github.com/sharkdp/fd/raw/master/doc/screencast.svg?sanitize=true
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Fast Viewer for Large SVG Files?

I am looking for an SVG viewer that is fast for large SVGs. I have a large SVG that is the output of dot for a large graph, which I would like to view. As well as being fast, I'd ideally like it to: a)...
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How can I convert an SVG with linked images to embed those images inside the SVG?

I've got a large number of SVG files that link to external resources. Those resources are image files (usually .jpg). The SVG spec also allows this image data to be embedded within the SVG. Is there a ...
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Is there some library in python that can put texts on svg files?

I was trying to write a program in python that can takes in a svg file as background and output the svg file with text on that background. For example, if the input svg file is a circle, I want to ...
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A software to convert .pdf files into multiple svg files (one per pdf page)?

I have a website on which I'm publishing texts that I'm often modifying. It is demanding too much time to format them in html/css each time, so I wanted a way to just save them in a specific format, ...
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Vector drawing app with "partial erase" (raster-like)

I'm looking for a free vector drawing app, supporting MS Surface Pen, with a feature where you can erase parts of lines by dragging the eraser over them. I mean an effect like if I was erasing a part ...
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CAD software for creating electro schemes, supporting command line export to SVG

I am starting to work on project written in python. There will be a database of DXF schemes. Based on input parameters some of these schemes will be modified (translation of texts etc.) with python ...
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Dynamic Floor Plans in Web App

I am developing a web-based restaurant management system for several different venues and need to implement dynamic floor plans for table management. The tables need to be clickable and editable, the ...
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Looking for an engineering-like SVG design software

It's my first time in the design world so excuse me if I say really dumb things. I really know nothing about graphic design. I come from the engineering world and I'm used to use CAD software like ...
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Testing if a SVG file contains raster graphics

I am looking for a program that can test if a SVG file contains some raster graphics elements. Linux or Windows, CLI or GUI, and gratis if possible.
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Software for creating and maintaining a vector icon set

I use InkScape (both Windows and OS X) for creating vector-based flat icons, but the process is really painful: opening the icons files one-by-one, exporting them one-by-one to png, there is not a "...
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Image-Viewer to display SVG-Spline-graphic collections

Using git, I have recently installed the repository inkscape-open-symbols It contains a lot of open SVG graphics, in many subfolders. Last time I have counted there were 77 *.svg files in the multi-...
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