SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) images offer web designers a flexibility with imagery they have not previously known. Now compatible with all current web browsers and most mobile device platforms, here is another technique that is threatening the popularity of Flash.
SVG images are small in file size and they scale pretty much to any size without losing quality. Some software programs that support .svg files are: Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW, Inkscape and Serif DrawPlus. There are also some online .svg editors, such as Google’s SVG-edit. You can learn more about why and how you should use SVGs in our recent article Designing for Changing Technology: Font Icons vs SVG. Here we have collected some examples of SVGs in use in web design.