convert jpeg to svg

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convert jpeg to svg

Postby walt » Sun Feb 17, 2008 4:00 pm

Is it possible to convert a lowrez jpeg graphic to svg with inkscape? Walt
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Re: convert jpeg to svg

Postby DannyKing » Sun Feb 17, 2008 8:40 pm

Sort of.

What you need to do is, open Inkscape and import the jpeg image (file>import). Then, making sure you have the image selected, do Path>Trace Bitmap. Click the 'Colors' option and press OK. It might take a long time depending on how fast your computer is and how large the image is. Then delete the origional image you imported - it will be underneath the newly vectorised image.

What you'll have there is Inkscapes (usually pretty good) attempt at converting each colour section of the image into a vector. Try it out! Change the settings and see what happens :)
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Re: convert jpeg to svg

Postby microUgly » Mon Feb 18, 2008 9:23 am

You also might like to try Vector Magic, an online bitmap to vector convertor. It can save the converted image as SVG for use in Inkscape. I find with many images Vector Magic does a better job than Inkscape and even commercial products.
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Re: convert jpeg to svg

Postby Robert » Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:50 pm

An online image to svg converter can be found at:
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Re: convert jpeg to svg

Postby Robert » Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:51 pm

An online image to svg converter can be found at:
http://www.mobilefish.com/services/image2svg/image2svg.php
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Re: convert jpeg to svg

Postby wahas » Mon Aug 22, 2011 1:59 pm

Try to this http://hdvideoconverter-mac.com/jpg-to- ... erter.html
I think you can figure it out easily.
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