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Vector support

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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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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 »

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---

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:) 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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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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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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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 !

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—> 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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