Scalable Vector Graphics

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SVG is an XML based file format. It allows to create vector graphics with animation and interaction support. It can be edited with any text editor.
Common image file formats
SVG
Developed byW3C
Year2001 (SVG 1.0)
ProsVector graphics: can be resized without quality loss
Text-based: can be edited with a text editor
ConsSecurity issues; can contain executable code (javascript) and non-embedded (URI) resources, so essentially requires a browser for proper viewing. Not intended for print.
Features
Vector graphicsYes
Raster imageYes Can have embedded JPEG/PNG
LosslessYes
Animation supportYes
Transparency supportYes
Layers supportYes
HDRNo
Maximum bit depth8-bit
CMYK support (for print)No
Maximum number of channels4 (RGBA)
Commonly used forScalable graphics
Browser support (without plugin)
Google ChromeYes
Microsoft EdgeYes
SafariYes
FirefoxYes
OperaYes
Internet ExplorerYes IE9
Additional
File extensions.svg .svgz
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalable_Vector_Graphics
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