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Vector support

Post by xnview » Tue Oct 11, 2005 10:41 am

How much would you agree to pay for vector support (CGM, DGN, DRW, DWF, DWG, DXF, EMF, WMF, PLT, PCL, PCT, SVG, CMX) ?
Converting vector => bitmap, and vector => vector
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Post by Drahken » Tue Oct 11, 2005 12:16 pm

I've never used any of those formats, nor any other vector ones (unless you count PSP's native format), so my vote would be $0. I wonder how many other people in the community use vector formats though...

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Post by helmut » Tue Oct 11, 2005 4:45 pm

Same here, I do not use vector formats at all. I think only people who actually work with CAD programs or similar will have any vector graphics. And I assume that usage is mainly commercial and little private.

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Very cheap---

Post by Clo » Tue Oct 11, 2005 4:48 pm

:) Hello Pierre !

- Same than Drahken for me, 0.01 € max. Image

- However, I saw a free SVG program @ Alain Laroche-friend's site just yesterday…
• To create such vectorial pictures, of course.
Sorry for the Members, the page is in French only… but the author's related site is in English.
- Besides, we have *.EMF / *.WMF in Windows… Nothing for free around M$ (for once…) ?

:mrgreen: Kind regards,
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Post by Dreamer » Tue Oct 11, 2005 9:59 pm

Drahken wrote:I've never used any of those formats, nor any other vector ones (unless you count PSP's native format), so my vote would be $0. I wonder how many other people in the community use vector formats though...
Same here.

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Post by xnview » Fri Oct 14, 2005 6:38 am

Dreamer wrote:
Drahken wrote:I've never used any of those formats, nor any other vector ones (unless you count PSP's native format), so my vote would be $0. I wonder how many other people in the community use vector formats though...
Same here.
Ok, so perhaps for only company...
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Post by thire » Sun Oct 16, 2005 5:18 pm

I use http://www.inkscape.org for svg graphics. It would be cool to have vectorsupport in xnview as well. good but not most important.

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Post by JohnFredC » Sun Oct 16, 2005 7:48 pm

In America, many graphics artists/illustrators use vector tools for production, Adobe Illustrator being the most popular. However, EPS is the most popular format for transmitting vector documents to publishers, so most such artists convert from .ai format to .eps. If XNView could preview .eps (using an internal function), that would attract attention.

On the other hand, most graphics artists over here use Macs, so XNView doesn't even have a play in that arena.
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Post by terryo » Mon Oct 17, 2005 12:06 am

I'm using XnView with DXF/DWG plugins from CadSoftTools, and it's very interesting for CAD users.
I support the development of XnView about the vector formats. :)

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Post by pxlcore » Fri Jan 06, 2006 4:14 pm

SVG support would be great.

I'm using Inkscape to create vector graphics. This app saves SVG-Files.

The most new scalable icons are using SVG.
Windows Vista will have scalable icons.
All new browsers supports or will support SVG. It's a W3C standard. It become important more and more. :!:

So, vector support would be a great feature. SVG is license free, or not?!

Please make it possible for the free version of XnView. :D

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Post by FlorianH » Fri Jan 06, 2006 8:01 pm

I'd appreciate vector support very much. Especially converting to SVG for web publishing...

One interesting thing in supporting vector formats would be the possibility to crop vector images and save them again in (same or other) vector format. I don't know any application supporting this right now.

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Post by thire » Fri Jan 06, 2006 8:06 pm

SVG is good and nie, but I prefer using some spiecal software (inksape) for it.
Exporting (converting) TO svg is nie to have, but by faw not a XnView (image viewer) feature!

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Post by Marsz » Sun Apr 16, 2006 3:18 pm

I'dd like suport for SVG..! (would pay for it too!, since there is no good viewer/converter for vector files)

I've searched my ass of! :wink:

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Mac verion exists !

Post by Clo » Sun Apr 16, 2006 3:48 pm

—> JohnFredC

:) Hello John! Happy Easter !
…On the other hand, most graphics artists over here use Macs, so XNView doesn't even have a play in that arena.
- Reading that again after a long while :
- XnView has a Mac version!
- Didn't you know ? :D

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