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I make SVG files on Photoshop CC to be used in other programs like Cricut. As of recently, the SVG files are not loading to the other programs. The SVG files will open fine online, in Photoshop, in Krita, or even Inkscape, but when they are imported to a cut and print program, the files just won't load. How do I fix that issue?

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SVG file issues

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I make SVG files on Photoshop CC to be used in other programs like Cricut. As of recently, the SVG files are not loading to the other programs. The SVG files will open fine online, in Photoshop, in Krita, or even Inkscape, but when they are imported to a cut and print program, the files just won't load. How do I fix that issue?

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You haven't given us much to go on.  SVG is merely an XML file.  If SVG files are neither zipped nor damaged, it should work. See if anything in this article helps you.  See the special note for Cricut Design Space users (half way down the page).

https://kellylollardesigns.com/blogs/news/tutorial-corrupt-files

 

 

Nancy O'Shea, ACP
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The errors that come up with Cricut is 'The uploaded SVG contained the following items that are not supported: Non embedded image elements' or it loads blank. Other programs load the file as blank, or they just can't open it.

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Im having the same problem trying to import into Sure Cut A Lot 5.  I get an error " Failed to load the image.  Image is either not suppported or invalid"

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You might try Cricut Help:

https://help.cricut.com/hc/en-us

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I've tried, but the SVGs have issues opening on any cut and print program. I prefer photoshop to other programs because I'm familiarized with using it, but I just don't know why it's not saving SVGs like it used to. It saves PNG's, JPEG's, and other files just fine, but when it comes to SVG's, it becomes an issue.

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They used to work just fine, but as of recently, there are issues. I thought maybe it was the cut and print program, but it's the SVG files themselves. I've tried saving them in different ways, but the problem persists. I thought maybe it was because some of my SVG's had color to them, but even simple black and white ones are not working either. I like Photoshop, but I don't know what else to do to fix the issue regarding SVG's.

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Use a vector editor like Illustrator or Inkscape to create your vector shapes and export to SVG.  Photoshop is primarily a raster editor.  I suspect your image contains raster elements and that could be why it's not working.

 

Nancy O'Shea, ACP
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I think this is happening because each layer can only have one color. The color gradients can't be read by Design Space. So if you have any feathering or even one pixel that is grey instead of black on a layer I think that makes Design Space say it's not compatible. I'm trying to figure out how to make all of the gradient colors on one layer one single color but I'm not having the easiest go of it. I really hate Inkscape though so I'm not giving up.

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