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File Type 1Scalable Vector Graphics File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
Popularity
4.2 (90 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryVector Image Files
FormatXML

XML

This file is saved in an XML format. You can view the XML structure and contents of the file in a text editor.

What is an SVG file?

An SVG file is a graphics file that uses a two-dimensional vector graphic format created by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). It describes images using a text format that is based on XML. The file is developed as a standard format for displaying vector graphics on the web.

More Information

The SVG format is an open standard developed under the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium), with Adobe playing a major role. SVG images can be created and exported from Adobe Creative Suite programs, such as Illustrator and GoLive.

The SVG format is not natively supported by Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, and InDesign. However, you can open SVG files in these programs using the SVG Kit for Adobe CS plug-in, which is developed by Scand.

More information about the SVG format can be found online at Adobe's Scalable Vector Graphics information page.

Programs that open SVG files
Windows
File Viewer Plus
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015
Adobe Flash Player 20
Adobe Flash Professional CC
Adobe InDesign CC 2015
Microsoft Visio 2016
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7
Corel PaintShop Pro X8
Serif DrawPlus
Inkscape
CADSoftTools ABViewer
A Web browser
Mac
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015
Adobe Flash Player 20
Adobe Flash Professional CC
Adobe InDesign CC 2015
Inkscape
A Web browser
Linux
GIMP
Kolourpaint
Inkscape
A Web browser
Web
Google Drive
Android
File Viewer for Android
Updated 4/19/2016

File Type 2Saved Game File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
2.4 (15 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Saved game file created by various games, including Quake III: Team Arena, Return to Castle Wolfenstein, and Grand Theft Auto 2 (GTA2); saves player progress in a game and allows progress to be resumed; typically saved by the game without the user having to manually access the actual file itself.

More Information

Because different games use different formats for SVG files, you may have to try multiple programs before being able to open them. For example, GTA2 Saved Game Editor can edit SVG files created by GTA2 but not SVG files created by Quake III: Team Arena.

NOTE: If you don't have a program that opens or edits SVG files, try opening your SVG file in a text editor such as Notepad.

Programs that open SVG files
Windows
GTA2 Saved Game Editor
Updated 5/3/2013