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Posting vector image files on this site

:iconplanet-i-studios:
Planet-i-Studios Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Anyone know the format to post vector based images on this site?
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HMontes Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Professional General Artist
I do all my work in vectors. I do them at a high resolution and when I go from a vector program to a raster one I output to a lossless PNG file. Once I'm done with it I reduce it to a suitable size and output to a JPG with a decent quality to minimize artifacting for posting.
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Planet-i-Studios Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Hmm... good advice
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habla-babla Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
hmm never heard of using .SVG's before? I'll have to try it :).

The way I always understood it, was that all Vector files must be converted into pixels before being able to be used on the net. PNG is good, but a high quality JPG file will do as well (smaller filesize). Save it at least at 72-300 ppi. 72 is good if you dont plan on stretching it out after saving as a JPG or whatever.
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CodeAndReload Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013
Most modern browsers, if not all will render SVG files.
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bipole Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sta.sh lets you post SVG files (mainly from Inkscape). I don't know if all browsers can view them, so it usually helps to post PNG exports.
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Sandrella Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013
PNG is not a vector format.
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bipole Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Of course not, but it is the best bitmap format for conversion.
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Planet-i-Studios Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I gotcha
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egypturnash Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
If you're using Illustrator, do file->save for web and save out a png or jpeg.
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Planet-i-Studios Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Okay, I'll probably do that then
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