(as of 10/25/2017)
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- Supports many popular graphics file formats
- Provides an easy-to-use interface
- Offers helpful tools such as 3D shapes and filters
Inkscape is an open source vector graphics editor that is run on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. It is used to create icons, logos, diagrams, illustrations, maps, web graphics, and more.
Inkscape is a layer based editor similar to Adobe Illustrator. It features a drawing canvas surrounded by a variety of drawing tools that help you create and edit your graphics. Some Inkscape tools include 3D shapes, freehand line drawing, calligraphic strokes, text objects, and path by nodes creation. Inkscape also offers a large selection of filters, such as bevels, ridges, blurs, overlays, textures, and bumps, that can alter the appearance of your objects.
Inkscape natively exports to the SVG format but also supports other graphics file formats such as WPG, PNG, JPEG, BMP, EPS, ICO, TIFF, and GIF. It can also read file formats used by other vector graphics editors such as Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW Graphics Suite.
Inkscape is a solid vector graphics editor. It features a wide array of helpful tools and supports many popular graphics file formats. If you’re looking for a free vector graphics editor, give Inkscape a shot.
▶ Primary file extension
▶ Other file extensions used by Inkscape 0.92
|Supported File Types|
|.AI||Adobe Illustrator File|
|.ANI||Windows Animated Cursor|
|.CDR||CorelDRAW Image File|
|.CDT||CorelDRAW Image Template|
|.CMX||Corel Metafile Exchange Image File|
|.EMF||Enhanced Windows Metafile|
|.EPS||Encapsulated PostScript File|
|.HPGL||HP Graphics Language Plotter File|
|.ICNS||Mac OS X Icon Resource File|
|.ODG||OpenDocument Graphic File|
|.PBM||Portable Bitmap Image|
|Portable Document Format File|
|.PGM||Portable Gray Map Image|
|.PNG||Portable Network Graphic|
|.SK1||sK1 Vector Graphic File|
|.SVGZ||Compressed SVG File|
|.WBMP||Wireless Bitmap Image File|
|.WPG||WordPerfect Graphic File|
|Additional Related File Formats|
|.INX||Inkscape Extension Descriptor File|
Updated: October 25, 2017