File type: Scalable Vector Graphics File
About the SVG file type:
The SVG file extension is used mostly to describe two-dimensional or 2D vector graphics in the XML file format. The SVG file extension means Scalable Vector Graphics.
The pieces of data can be embedded in a specified Web page or may be stored or saved on their own file. However, the SVG files are not always compatible with all Web browsers. The files with the SVG file extension can be animated or static images.
How to open SVG Files
Category: Vector Image Files
File format: Propriety
Open with Windows: Compatible Web browser, Corel SVG Viewer, Inkscape, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Flash Player, Corel Paint Shop Pro, Microsoft Visio, Adobe SVG Viewer
Open with Linux: N/A
Since they are in the XML file format, the files with the SVG file extension may be accessed using text editors. These images are also written as text. These vector images also utilize geographical figures represented by specific mathematical equations. This is as opposed to the raster images using pixels showed with different colors in order to create images.