What File Extension Svg. SVG files may include vector shapes embedded raster graphics also known as bitmap images and text. As the text will explain the graphics an SVG file can scale to various sizes without losing its quality.
SVG file format was developed by W3C consortium in 1999. It stores information that describes an image in a text format that is based on XML. These images are written in the XML-based Scalable Vector Graphics markup language which is used to describe 2D graphics.
This file type can be resized without a loss in image quality.
Files in SVG file format use XML-based text file format to explain how the image should appear. SVG was not supported by Internet Explorer versions browsers prior to IE9 which limited it distribution on the web. Copy svg file to clipboard by right click on it. SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphics.