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What does SVG mean?
Scalable Vector Graphics – SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphics. SVG is used to define vector-based graphics for the Web. SVG defines the graphics in XML format. Every element and every attribute in SVG files can be animated. SVG is a W3C recommendation
Which software can I use to open my SVG with?
For the purposes of SVGs in this article we are referring to the use of SVGs and using HTV and/or Vinyl.
Cricut Design Space: All SVGs can be opened with CDS by downloading the free software.
Silhouette Studio: The free version of SS is used for DXF files (we will discuss those in another post) If you want to open SVGs in SS you’ll need to UPGRADE your software to the Silhouette Studio Designer Edition.
Sure Cuts A Lot – SCAL: SCAL is an easy to use software which allows you to cut virtually any shape with various cutting machines.
Inkscape: Inkscape is a professional vector graphics editor for Linux, Windows and macOS. It’s free and open source and can found here Draw Freely | Inkscape
Adobe Illustrator: The industry-standard vector graphics software is used by millions of designers and artists to create everything from gorgeous web and mobile graphics to logos, icons, book illustrations, product packaging, and billboards.
Corel Draw: Design on virtually any device with professional vector illustration, layout, photo editing, and typography tools from Corel Draw
Make The Cut: The easiest cutting machine software ever created. Works with the Silhouette, KNK, eCraft, USCutters, Black Cat, Gazelle and more!