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Feb 22, 2021 Feb 22, 2021

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I have been reading about the SVG .  Does everyone here save or convert their image files to svg formats?

 

Thanks in advance.

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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 22, 2021 Feb 22, 2021

Do NOT convert jpg to SVG.  It won't work.

 

SVG must be created in a vector graphics editor like Illustrator or Inkscape.   It's an ideal format for web icons, text, logos, trademarks, line drawings, flat colored shapes and cartoons.  SVG is NOT suitable for photos, paintings or images with complex shading or shadows.

 

To answer your question, yes.  I use math-based SVG as much as possible on the web because it scales up or down to any size without any loss in quality.  You can't do that with

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Feb 22, 2021 Feb 22, 2021

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I'm thinking that the svg format is not for photos?

 

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yes I do use SVG a lot, plus SVG can be interactive really well and sharp

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Do NOT convert jpg to SVG.  It won't work.

 

SVG must be created in a vector graphics editor like Illustrator or Inkscape.   It's an ideal format for web icons, text, logos, trademarks, line drawings, flat colored shapes and cartoons.  SVG is NOT suitable for photos, paintings or images with complex shading or shadows.

 

To answer your question, yes.  I use math-based SVG as much as possible on the web because it scales up or down to any size without any loss in quality.  You can't do that with pixel-based raster images like JPG or PNG.

 

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalable_Vector_GraphicsSource: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalable_Vector_Graphics

 

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
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