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10 Facts About the Inkscape

10 Facts About the Inkscape

Inkscape is an open-source, SVG-based vector graphics editor that uses the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. It is an example of a professional-quality free and open-source graphics editor.

  • Inkscape was started in 2003 by three French developers.
  • Over 600 people from around the world have contributed to Inkscape.
  • Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor.
  • Inkscape's native format is Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), an open standard XML-based format.
  • Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface.
  • Inkscape's main goal is to create a powerful and convenient drawing tool fully compliant with the SVG standard.
  • Inkscape's goal is also to provide a platform for extensions by other developers.
  • Inkscape is a community-driven project. Anyone can get involved in the project and there are a lot of ways to contribute.
  • Anyone can use Inkscape to create vector art, illustrations, icons, logos, and other graphical elements for free.
  • The Inkscape can be used to create vector graphics, illustrations, charts, maps, and typography.


Inkscape is an advanced vector graphics editor that can be used to create and manipulate both static and animated vector graphics. It’s cross-platform and can be used on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.

Inkscape is an open-source program, which means that it is free to use and download. It supports the most popular vector graphic formats such as SVG, PostScript, and WMF.

01 Nov 2021