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What is a scalable image? If a client wants his logo to be "scalable", what exactly does that mean? Can I create it as a regular logo, and then just save it as .svg, or do I have to create the logo in a certain way?
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Hi suavedesign, If the app

Hi suavedesign,
If the app you create the logo in allows exporting or saving as svg then yes you could use it, otherwise have a look at http://inkscape.org/

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is that an app for drawing?

is that an app for drawing? Do you know if photoshop can create scalable images? Thanks!

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suavedesign wrote: is that an

suavedesign wrote:

is that an app for drawing? Do you know if photoshop can create scalable images? Thanks!

In short, no. Photoshop, The GIMP and others are raster image processors. SVG is an xml file. See ImageMagick's usage file, Common Formats. These raster apps can often convert the file formats, but cannot convert the image itself. Those 'normal' graphic formats are simply matrices, while an svg is a mathematical description of the image (as are ttf, eps, ps, &c.).

Go get Inkscape. It's free, and the graphics people that I know and who have really given it a workout, tell me it is superior to Illustrator. YMMV. Wink

I'm not a graphics person; I use Inkscape occasionally, and find it straightforward to use. But what do I know? So I went to Google.

cheers,

gary

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Thanks for your responses. I

Thanks for your responses. I downloaded inkscape, and i'll have a look at it.