Is SVG a vector file ? many are asking about SVG files, and if it’s same as vector file. so what you should know about SVG file ?
We talked about SVG file and what is an SVG file in the past, if you haven’t yet read the article so click there to read it: What is an SVG file ?
Now the question is: Is SVG file a Vector file ?
First you should know that Vector files are images that are built by mathematical formulas that establish points on a grid. And SVG files or Scalable Vector Graphics, are an XML-based vector images format for two dimensional graphics with support for interactivity and animation.
The principle is the same, but the two formats have different extensions.
SVG files extension is *.SVG and can be read by many programs like: Design Space, Adobe Animate, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Visio, CorelDRAW, Corel PaintShop Pro, CADSoftTools ABViewer, Inkscape, GIMP, and more.
Vector files extension can be *.SVG, *.PDF, *.EPS, *.CDR, and *.AI, and can be read with: Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, and more programs.