Vector Image Files

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 Type Popularity
.SVGScalable Vector Graphic
.SVGZCompressed SVG File
.SHAPESPixelmator Pro Shapes
.VSTMVisio Macro-Enabled Drawing Template
.AIAdobe Illustrator Artwork
.VSDXMicrosoft Visio Drawing
.GVDESIGNGravit Designer File
.CDRCorelDRAW File
.EPPencil Document
.CMXCorel Presentation Exchange Image
.APMAldus Placeable Metafile Image
.SLDDRTSolidWorks Drawing Sheet
.FH8FreeHand 8 Drawing File
.EPSFEncapsulated PostScript Format File
.FCMCanvasWorkspace Fabric Cutting Design
.AFDESIGNAffinity Design Document
.VSTXMicrosoft Visio Drawing Template
.DPRDigital InterPlot File
.EPSEncapsulated PostScript File
.FH10FreeHand 10 Drawing File
.CSYCanvas Symbol File
.DRWDrawing File
.STDApache OpenOffice Drawing Template
.WMFWindows Metafile
.FH9FreeHand 9 Drawing File
.PFDMicrografx Optima! File
.PSPostScript File
.CDMZConceptDraw MINDMAP Document
.CDDConceptDraw DIAGRAM Document (Legacy)
.ODGOpenDocument Graphic File
.LMKSothink Logo Maker Image
.GLOXMicrosoft Office SmartArt Graphics Layout File
.PSIDPostScript Image Data File Image File
.FH4FreeHand 4 Drawing File
.POBJPhoto Pos Pro Vector Object File
.FT9FreeHand 9 Drawing Template
.FXGFlash XML Graphics File
.FH7FreeHand 7 Drawing File
.IGXiGrafx Document
.DRWCorel Drawing File
.DPPDrawPlus Drawing File
.EMZWindows Compressed Enhanced Metafile
.VSDMicrosoft Visio Drawing (Legacy)
.INKInkML Image
.XARXara Xtreme Drawing
.PMGPageMaker Group File
.DRAWITDrawIt Drawing
.CVDCanvas X Drawing
.SSKSmartSketch 95 Document
.FHDFreeHand Drawing File
.MVGMagick Vector Graphics File
.TEX.EMZStreet Fighter IV Texture File
.SKSkencil Drawing
.PLTHPGL Plot File
.XMMATMindManager XML Map Template
.ECS5Easy Cut Studio Version 5 Project
.AICAdobe Illustrator Cloud Document
.NODESStick Nodes 2D Object Diagram File
.VSDMVisio Macro-Enabled Drawing
.CVXCanvas Drawing
.OTGOpenDocument Graphic Template
.AC6ArtCut 6 Document
.SVMStarView Metafile
.PENLogitech io2 Drawing
.AITAdobe Illustrator Template
.PLTAutoCAD Plotter Document
.SCVScanVec CASmate Sign File
.WPGWordPerfect Graphic
.FT8FreeHand 8 Template
.EGCEximiousSoft GIF Creator Document
.CDDZConceptDraw DIAGRAM Document
.RDLMicroStation Redline File
.PDFlexiSIGN 5 Plotter Document
.HPGLHP Graphics Language Plotter File
.PUPPETAdobe Character Animator Puppet
.PIXILPixilart Project
.CDXCorelDRAW Compressed File
.ESCEasySignCut Pro Project
.HPGHPGL Plot File
.PICTPicture File
.VECTORNATORVectornator Drawing
.CDTXConceptDraw DIAGRAM XML Template
.HVIFHaiku Vector Icon File
.FIGXfig Drawing
.DIADia Diagram File
.GSDGraphtec Vector Graphics File
.CLARIFYClarify Document
.SMFSerif Metafile
.FH11FreeHand 11 Drawing File
.ASYAsymptote Module
.MGCMicrosoft Clip Organizer Media Catalog
.SKETCHSketch Drawing
.VMLVector Markup Language File
.IMDMicrosoft VisioModeler File
.MPLaTeX MetaPost File
.TPLCanvas Template
.YDRYouiDraw Drawing Project
.JSLCorel PaintShop Pro Shape Library
.IDEAAdobe Ideas Document
.PATCorelDRAW Pattern File
.CVSCanvas 3 Drawing File
.WMZCompressed Windows Metafile
.EMFEnhanced Windows Metafile
.MAKERAdobe Character Animator Puppet Maker Template
.EPGZPencil Project File
.SK1sK1 Vector Graphic File
.MGTXMindGenius XML Template File
.FH3FreeHand 3 Drawing File
.FH5FreeHand 5 Drawing File
.MMATMindManager Map Template
.ISFInk Serialized Format
.SK2ChemSketch Drawing
.SCUT5Sure Cuts A Lot Version 5 Project
.SNAGSTYLESSnagit Style Archive
.EZDRAWEazyDraw Graphic
.INKInker Image
.MGCBEquation Illustrator Project File
.DRAWINGArtboard Drawing
.YLCYouiDraw Logo Creator Image
.CVXCADCanvas X Pro Drawing
.CDTZConceptDraw DIAGRAM Template
.SXDStarOffice Drawing
.CVICanvas Image File
.DHSHyperSnap Drawing
.TNEManga Studio Tone File
.VSTMicrosoft Visio Drawing Template (Legacy)
.TLCThe Logo Creator File
.CVGCalamus Vector Graphic File
.GSTENCILOmniGraffle Stencil
.WPIInkling Sketch Binary File
.OVRThe Overlay Maker Overlay File
.GRAFFLEOmniGraffle Drawing
.DXBDrawing Exchange Binary
.DEDDr. Engrave Document
.SDAStarOffice Drawing
.OVPThe Overlay Maker Package File
.VECCX-Designer Shape File
.DPXDrawPlus Template
.STNGenuine Fractals Image
.INKPocket PC Handwritten Note
.CV5Canvas 5 Drawing File
.SVFSimple Vector Format Graphic
.PFVPhotoFiltre Studio Vectorial Path
.CGMComputer Graphics Metafile
.FMVFrame Vector Metafile
.FH6FreeHand 6 Drawing File
.AC5ArtCut 5 Document
.AF3Micrografx ABC FlowCharter 3/4 File
.CILClip Gallery Packaged File
.FTNFlowton Diagram File
.FIFFractal Image File
.ABCMicrografx ABC FlowCharter 6 File
.CDSXConceptDraw DIAGRAM XML SlideShow
.CNVCanvas 6-8 Drawing File
.SKETCHPADSketchpad Drawing File
.CDXConceptDraw DIAGRAM XML Document
.AF2Micrografx ABC FlowCharter 2 File
.PLUnix Color Plot File
.HPLHP-GL Plotter File
.AWGAbility Draw Document
.DCSDesktop Color Separation File
.PICQuickDraw Picture
.FT10FreeHand 10 Drawing Template
.MGMXMindGenius XML Map File
.ZGMZenographics Image File
.DDRWClarisDraw Drawing
.DESIGNMicrosoft Expression Design Drawing
.UFRUltra Fractal File
.FSFlexiSIGN Document
.HGLHP Graphics Language File
.XMMAPMindManager XML Map
.PCTPicture File
.CDMMConceptDraw MINDMAP Document
.FT7FreeHand 7 Drawing Template
.ARTBArtboard Document
.GKSGraphics Kernel System File
.ARTArt Document
.CORCorelDRAW Drawing
.DSFDesigner File
.VBRGIMP Parametric Brush File
.XPRMicrosoft Expression Design Graphic
.CDMTZConceptDraw MINDMAP Template
.YALArts & Letters Clipart Library
.GEMGEM Metafile
.AMDNAmadine Drawing
.FT11FreeHand 11 Drawing Template
.QCCQuilt Manager Pattern File
.MGMFMindGenius Map File
.CDMTConceptDraw MINDMAP Template
.NDBMyDraw Binary Drawing
.CDTConceptDraw DIAGRAM Template (Legacy)
.MGMTMindGenius 2-3 Template
.NDXMyDraw XML Drawing
.CCXCorel Clipart File
.NDTXMyDraw XML Drawing Template
.CURVECurve Drawing
.DSGStitch Era Design File
.GTEMPLATEOmniGraffle Template
.CVDTPLCanvas X Draw Template
.DS4Designer 4 Drawing
.CAGClipArt Gallery Package
.PApplause Picture
.PCSMicrosoft Office ClipArt File
.GLSSothink SWF Easy Shape File
.MGSMGCSoft Vector Shapes File
.CWTClarisWorks Texture File
.PWSPrint Workshop Image
.IGTiGrafx Document Template
.NAPNAP Metafile