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Vector Image File Types

Vector graphics are made up of paths, rather than individual pixels. These paths can be used to represent lines and shapes within the image. Most vector image formats can also include colors, gradients, and image effects. Since vector graphics store image data as paths, they can be enlarged without losing quality, which makes them a good choice for logos and other types of drawings.

Common vector image file extensions include .EPS, .AI, and .SVG.

Other image file categories include Raster Graphic and 3D Image files.

Extension File Description Popularity Rating
.aiAdobe Illustrator File4 stars3.8533
.epsEncapsulated PostScript File3.5 stars3.5814
.psPostScript File3 stars3.2143
.svgScalable Vector Graphics File4 stars4.2115
.asyAsymptote Module4 stars4
.cddConceptDraw PRO Document4.5 stars4.3529
.cddzConceptDraw PRO Document4.5 stars4.5
.cdmmConceptDraw MINDMAP Document4 stars4
.cdrCorelDRAW Image File3.5 stars3.5049
.cgmComputer Graphics Metafile2.5 stars2.6
.cvxCanvas Drawing File3.5 stars3.3333
.drwDrawing File3 stars3
.emfEnhanced Windows Metafile2.5 stars2.4615
.emzWindows Compressed Enhanced Metafile3 stars3.2
.fxgFlash XML Graphics File4.5 stars4.5
.graffleOmniGraffle Drawing3.5 stars3.3333
.hplHP-GL Plotter File4 stars4
.pltAutoCAD Plotter Document4 stars3.875
.svgzCompressed SVG File3.5 stars3.5714
.vsdVisio Drawing File3.5 stars3.3636
.vsdxVisio Drawing4.5 stars4.6138
.xarXara Xtreme Drawing3.5 stars3.3333
.afdesignAffinity Design Document3 stars3
.artbArtboard Document3 stars3
.cdmtConceptDraw MINDMAP Template3 stars3
.cdmtzCompressed ConceptDraw MINDMAP Template3 stars3
.cdmzCompressed ConceptDraw MINDMAP Document3 stars3
.cdsConceptDraw SlideShow2.5 stars2.5
.cilClip Gallery Packaged File3 stars3
.clarifyClarify Document3 stars3
.cmxCorel Metafile Exchange Image File2.5 stars2.6
.csyCanvas Symbol File2.5 stars2.5
.cv5Canvas 5 Drawing File3 stars3
.cvgCalamus Vector Graphic File3 stars3
.cviCanvas Image File3 stars3
.dcsDesktop Color Separation File3 stars3
.designMicrosoft Expression Design Drawing3 stars3
.dhsHyperSnap Drawing3 stars3
.diaDia Diagram File2 stars2
.dppDrawPlus Drawing File4.5 stars4.25
.dprDigital InterPlot File3 stars3
.drawingArtboard Drawing3 stars3
.drwDESIGNER Drawing3.5 stars3.5
.dxbDrawing Exchange Binary3 stars3
.egcEximiousSoft GIF Creator Document3 stars3
.epPencil Document3 stars3
.epsfEncapsulated PostScript Format File3 stars3
.ezdrawEazyDraw Graphic2 stars2
.fh10FreeHand 10 Drawing File2.5 stars2.3333
.fh11FreeHand 11 Drawing File4.5 stars4.6
.fh9FreeHand 9 Drawing File3.5 stars3.6667
.figXfig Drawing3.5 stars3.3333
.fsFlexiSIGN Document2.5 stars2.5
.gdrawGoogle Drive Drawing3.5 stars3.5
.gstencilOmniGraffle Stencil3 stars3
.hglHP Graphics Language File2 stars2
.hpgHPGL Plot File4 stars4
.hpglHP Graphics Language Plotter File4 stars4
.ideaAdobe Ideas Document3 stars3
.igxiGrafx Document4 stars4
.lmkSothink Logo Maker Image4 stars4
.mgcbEquation Illustrator Project File3 stars3
.mgmfMindGenius Map File3 stars3
.mgmxMindGenius XML Map File3 stars3
.mpLaTeX MetaPost File3 stars3
.mvgMagick Vector Graphics File2.5 stars2.3333
.odgOpenDocument Graphic File2.5 stars2.5556
.patCorelDRAW Pattern File3.5 stars3.5
.penLogitech io2 Drawing2 stars2
.plUnix Color Plot File2 stars1.8
.pltHPGL Plot File3 stars3
.rdlMicroStation Redline File3 stars3
.scvScanVec CASmate Sign File3.5 stars3.5
.sk2ChemSketch Drawing3 stars3
.sketchSketch Drawing2.5 stars2.4545
.slddrtSolidWorks Sheet File4 stars4
.snagitstampsSnagit Stamp Archive3 stars3
.snagstylesSnagit Style Archive3 stars3
.sxdStarOffice Drawing4 stars4
.tlcThe Logo Creator File3 stars3
.tneManga Studio Tone File3 stars3
.ufrUltra Fractal File3 stars3
.vbrGIMP Parametric Brush File3 stars3
.vmlVector Markup Language File3 stars3
.vsdmVisio Macro-Enabled Drawing2.5 stars2.5
.vstVisio Drawing Template3 stars3
.vstmVisio Macro-Enabled Drawing Template3 stars3
.vstxVisio Drawing Template3 stars3
.wmfWindows Metafile3.5 stars3.5
.wmzCompressed Windows Metafile2 stars2
.wpgWordPerfect Graphic File3 stars3
.wpiInkling Sketch Binary File3 stars3
.xmindXMind Workbook File3.5 stars3.4286
.xmmapMindManager XML Map File3 stars3
.abcMicrografx ABC FlowCharter 6 File2 stars2
.ac5ArtCut 5 Document3.5 stars3.5
.ac6ArtCut 6 Document1.5 stars1.3333
.af3Micrografx ABC FlowCharter 3/4 File2 stars2
.artArt Document2.5 stars2.6667
.awgAbility Draw Document2 stars2
.cagClipArt Gallery Package2 stars2
.ccxCorel Clipart File2 stars2
.cdlxConceptDraw PRO XML Library File2 stars2
.cdsxConceptDraw PRO XML SlideShow File2 stars2
.cdtConceptDraw PRO Template2 stars2
.cdtxConceptDraw PRO XML Template2 stars2
.cdxConceptDraw PRO XML Document2 stars2
.cdxCorelDRAW Compressed File2 stars2
.cnvCanvas 6-8 Drawing File2 stars2
.corCorelDRAW Drawing1.5 stars1.5
.cvsCanvas 3 Drawing File1.5 stars1.5
.cwtClarisWorks Texture File1.5 stars1.5
.ddrwClarisDraw Drawing2 stars2
.dedDr. Engrave Document2 stars2
.dpxDrawPlus Template1.5 stars1.3333
.drawitDrawIt Drawing2 stars2
.dsfDesigner File2 stars2
.fh6FreeHand 6 Drawing File2 stars2
.fh7FreeHand 7 Drawing File3 stars3
.fh8FreeHand 8 Drawing File2 stars2
.fhdFreeHand Drawing File1.5 stars1.5
.fifFractal Image File3 stars3
.fmvFrame Vector Metafile1.5 stars1.5
.ft11FreeHand 11 Drawing Template2 stars2
.ftnFlowton Diagram File2 stars2
.gemGEM Metafile2.5 stars2.3333
.gloxMicrosoft Office SmartArt Graphics Layout File3.5 stars3.5
.glsSothink SWF Easy Shape File2 stars2
.gsdGraphtec Vector Graphics File2 stars2
.gtemplateOmniGraffle Template2 stars2
.igtiGrafx Document Template1.5 stars1.5
.inkInkML Image3 stars3
.mgcMicrosoft Clip Organizer Media Catalog3.5 stars3.5
.mgmtMindGenius 2-3 Template2 stars2
.mgsMGCSoft Vector Shapes File2 stars2
.mgtxMindGenius XML Template File2 stars2
.mmatMindManager Map Template2 stars2
.otgOpenDocument Graphic Template2 stars2
.ovpThe Overlay Maker Package File2 stars2
.ovrThe Overlay Maker Overlay File3 stars3
.psidPostScript Image Data File2.5 stars2.5
.sdaStarOffice Drawing3 stars2.75
.sk1sK1 Vector Graphic File3.5 stars3.5
.smfSerif Metafile2 stars2
.sskSmartSketch 95 Document2 stars2
.stdApache OpenOffice Drawing Template3.5 stars3.7143
.stnGenuine Fractals Image2 stars2
.svfSimple Vector Format Graphic2 stars2
.tplCanvas Template3 stars3.2
.vecCX-Designer Shape File2.5 stars2.5
.xprMicrosoft Expression Design Graphic2 stars2
.yalArts & Letters Clipart Library2 stars2
.af2Micrografx ABC FlowCharter 2 File1 star1
.cxfCoordinates Export Format1 star1
.fh3FreeHand 3 Drawing File1 star1
.fh4FreeHand 4 Drawing File1 star1
.fh5FreeHand 5 Drawing File2.5 stars2.3333
.ft10FreeHand 10 Drawing Template1 star1
.ft7FreeHand 7 Drawing Template1 star1
.ft8FreeHand 8 Template1 star1
.ft9FreeHand 9 Drawing Template1 star1
.gksGraphics Kernel System File1 star1
.imdMicrosoft VisioModeler File1 star1
.inkPocket PC Handwritten Note1 star1
.napNAP Metafile1 star1
.pcsMicrosoft Office ClipArt File1 star1
.pdFlexiSIGN 5 Plotter Document3 stars2.75
.pfdMicrografx Optima! File3.5 stars3.3333
.pfvPhotoFiltre Studio Vectorial Path2 stars2
.pmgPageMaker Group File4 stars4.2
.pobjPhoto Pos Pro Vector Object File3 stars3
.pwsPrint Workshop Image1 star1
.zgmZenographics Image File1.5 stars1.3333