Converting Bitmaps to Vector Graphics

inkscapeYou may have a .jpg or a .png file, that you would like to convert to a .svg file.  This article describes the process using a free online converter tool.


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  1. Start by browsing to http://image.online-convert.com/convert-to-svg.
  2. Click the Choose files button.
  3. Browse to the bitmap file that you want to convert.
  4. Leave all settings on their default.
  5. Click the Convert file button.

Your image will now be converted and downloaded as a .svg file that you can now edit using Inkscape.  Note that high resolution documents with lots of contrast will give improved results.

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