File Formats: Scalable Vector Graphics Format (SVG)

The Scalable Vector Graphics file format is an Internet standard vector format for describing two-dimensional graphics in XML. SVG supports vector graphic shapes, images, and text. For more information about this format please refer to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) website

This file format is not supported in the non-vector toolkits. Read support and write support for this format are provided in the LEADTOOLS Vector Imaging Pro toolkit and are unlocked when the Vector features are unlocked.

The default extension used by this format is: SVG.

This file format is supported by Adobe SVG Viewer, CorelDraw! 10.0, JASC WebDraw and Apache Batik SVG browser.

This file format does not support layers, but it will save embedded raster objects.

When saving SVG files, the images are stored externally and a reference to the image(s) is added to the file.

LEADTOOLS toolkits support loading this format as a raster image, vector image, or SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) document.

The file constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
Svg Yes Yes Scalable Vector Graphics Format.

Scalable Vector Graphics Format. When SVG files are rasterized, they are 24 BPP.

The following table indicates which objects LEAD can load and which objects it can save:

Object: Load: Save:
Animation Not Supported Not Supported
Circle Supported Supported
Class Styles Supported Not Supported
Clipping, Masking, and Compositing Not Supported Not Supported
Color Supported Supported
Ellipse Supported Supported
Elliptical Paths Supported Not Supported
Filling, Stroking, and Marker Supported Supported
Filter Effects Not Supported Not Supported
Fonts Supported Supported
Gradients and Patterns Not Supported Not Supported
Group Object Supported Not Supported
HPolyBezier Not Supported Supported
Interactivity Not Supported Not Supported
Lines Supported Supported
Linking Not Supported Not Supported
Paths Supported Not Supported
PolyBezier Not Supported Supported
PolyDraw Supported Supported
Polygons Supported Supported
Polyline Supported Supported
Raster Supported Supported
Rectangle Supported Supported
Spline Not Supported Supported
Text Supported Supported
Transformation Matrices Supported Not Supported
Vertex Not Supported Not Supported

Required DLL: Leadtools.Vector.dll and Leadtools.Svg.dll. For a listing of the exact DLLs needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application.

Related Formats: CGM - Computer Graphics Metafile, CMX - Corel Presentation Exchange Format, DGN - Intergraph Format, DRW - Micrografx Designer DRaWing, DWF - DWF Format, DWG - DWG Format, DXF - Drawing Interchange Format, EMF - Windows Metafile Formats, GBR - Gerber Format, PCL - Printer Command Language Format, PCT - Macintosh Pict Format, PDF - Portable Document Format, PLT - PLT / HPGL Format, PS - PostScript Document Format, RTF - Rich Text Format, SHP - ESRI Shape Format, WPG - WordPerfect Vector Format, WMF - Windows Metafile Formats, WMZ - Compressed Windows Metafile Format, E00 - ArcInfo Interchange File Format, MIF - MapInfo Interchange File Format.

Platform Support

Extension Module Value Win32 Win64 Net32 Net64 Linux Android Apple UWP MimeType Friendly Name
Svg SVG 247 image/svg+xml SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics Format

For a complete list for supported file formats, see Summary of All Supported File Formats.

For details of the file formats supported across products and platforms, refer to File Format Comparison Chart.

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