23 February, 2012

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Online Vector Graphics / SVG Editor

Scalable Vector Graphics a.k.a SVG format is a text-based graphics language that Uses XML to describe images with vector shapes, text and other type of scalable graphics.
       By using SVG you can easily create compact and high-quality graphics for The Web and other resource-limited devices like mobile and tablets. SVG Also supports scripting and animation making it ideal for interactive graphics. SVG is a royalty-free and open standard so anyone can use it for professional purpose.
Though SVG is open source, the most famous SVG editing software Corel Draw is not free. But no worry, you can use InkScape, a more compatible and powerful Corel Draw alternative and we already have it in our Must Have software for Windows list.

But if you don't want to install any software on your computer and want to create quality scalable vector images, you can still do that using online vector graphics editor SVG-Edit. "SVG-Edit" is a simple browser based, open source and free SVG graphics editor and svg viewer that will easily replace any professional svg software. You must try and give it a chance to make you really happy. If you think it will take time to load in the browser, you will be surprised to see that it loads within just 4 second and you can create basic vector graphics using this browser based editor.


SVG Edit is extremely simple to use and if you want to make graphics of free handwriting, polygons, triangles, lines, curves and anything that can be freely scaled, you can use this tool. 

SVG editor inside the browser

 SVG-Edit supports following things:
  • Free-hand drawing
  • Lines, Poly-lines
  • Rectangles /Squares
  • Ellipses/Circles
  • Polygons/Curved Paths
  • Raster Images
  • Select/move/re-size/rotate
  • Undo/Redo
  • Color/Gradient picker
  • Group/ungroup
  • Align/ Zoom /Layers 
  •  Convert Shapes to Path

  • Wire-frame Mode
  • View and Edit SVG Source
  • Re-sizable Canvas
  • Change Background
  • Draggable Dialogs
  • Open Local Files
  • Connector lines and Arrows
  • Smoother freehand paths
  •  Add/edit Sub-paths
  • Radial Gradients
  •  Multiple path segment selection
  • Eye-dropper tool

The best thing is you can easily save your work on your hard disk and import the saved project from hard disk to edit the project. SVG-Edit allow to export the graphics to PNG image format and import from PNG to edit it into svg. You can edit the user interface as you want and save the profile to make it more personalized. 

To increase the functionality SVG-Edit also supports the various plugin that you can download and insert to make the online svg editor more powerful and great.

The SVG editor uses only uses Java Script, HTML5, CSS and SVG save your work making it the most compatible for web and servers.

Google Docs

Google docs also provide a browser based simple SVG editor called Google Docs Drawing. You can create simple vector images very easily and its damn simple to use. Most of the people who use Google docs does not know about this feature or don't try to use this. 
Google Docs
  •  To use Google Docs Drawing, Log in to your Google account and go to the Documents. Click on create a new item and select 'Drawing'
  • The user interface is simple and easy to use. Though it does not provide advanced options but still it is a handy tool if you have less time because of its simplicity to use. 

 You can easily insert shapes, arrows, lines, word arts and images. You can either inset image from local drive or from online server or Google image search. The interface is fast and more accurate. 

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