Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) makes it possible to have more interactive elements on web pages and to use less bandwidth than other image formats such as JPEG or GIF, which makes them makes it ideal for web design. Some digital illustration programs, such as Adobe Illustrator, offer the ability to create SVG files, and there are also free websites to convert SVG files online. Learn how to create your own images in SVG format.
Method 1 of 2: Using Convertio.jpg" />
Step 1. Go to https://convertio.co/en/jpg-svg/ in your browser
You will be taken to the Convertio.jpg" />
Step 2. Select the source of your.jpg" />
At the top of the menu on the page, you should see a red toolbar listing the different sources you can access to upload your.jpg" />
Step 3. Navigate to the file to convert to SVG
Once you have selected the desired source, a dialog box will appear and open your computer's folder library. Go to the folder containing the file to convert and select it.
Step 4. Click Convert
Once the file has been downloaded, a red button will appear in the bottom right of the menu screen. The conversion process will start and may take a few minutes depending on the size of the file.
Step 5. Click Download
Once the file is converted, a blue button will appear to the right of the file name in the menu. Click on it and the image will be saved to your computer as an SVG file!
Method 2 of 2: Using Adobe Illustrator
Step 1. Open Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator is a graphics creation application that lets you create your own art using a variety of tools and features.
Step 2. Create your image
Once Illustrator is open, you can select one of the tools from the toolbar on the left side of the screen to start bringing your image to life.
Step 3. Apply SVG effects to some of the layers in your image
If you want to add custom effects, you can select a layer and click Effect > SVG filters > Apply to SVG filter. Then you just have to click on the button. Edit SVG filter, change the default code then do OK to save your changes.
Step 4. Click on the File tab
It is located at the top left of the screen.
Step 5. Select Export from the menu
In order for your SVG file to be viewed and used outside of Illustrator, you need to export it.
- You can also choose Save as …, but this saves the file so that it can only be viewed and edited in Illustrator.
Step 6. Click Export As…
A new menu opens, where you can export the Illustrator file in any format you want.
- You can also select Export for screens … to have your image SVG image saved so that it can be opened on iOS or Android devices.
Step 7. Select SVG from the list of file types
Illustrator gives you a variety of files to choose from, including SVG files optimized for the web.
Step 8. Click Save
Your image is now ready and you can use it as an SVG file!