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Details of the .svg file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .svg file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .svg file?
  • What program do I need to open a .svg file?
  • How can the .svg file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .svg?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .svg extension?
  • How can I convert .svg files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .svg?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.svg file extension details

Scalable Vector Graphic

Scalable Vector Graphic .svg file icon
SVG file is a Scalable Vector Graphic. SVG is a language for describing two-dimensional graphics and graphical applications in XML.
Category: Graphic files
Application: Adobe Illustrator
Mime-type: image/svg+xml
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
SVG aliases:
SVG related links:
SVG related extensions:
Art Image

AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image

Windows Bitmap Image

CALS Compressed Bitmap

CorelDraw Drawing

Computer Graphics Metafile

Corel Photo-Paint Image

Windows Custom Cursor

Dr. Halo Bitmap Image

Desktop Color Separation Image

Other types of files may also use the .svg file extension.

.svg file converters

.svg converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .svg files to other formats:

XnView, Gimp, OpenOffice.org

For example, using the softwares above, a .svg file can be converted into one of the following formats:

bmp, eps, gif, jpg, pcx, pgm, png, ppm, psd, ras, tga, tif, xbm, xpm, als
.svg file extension error

The .svg file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

sg, sgv, svn, svb, xvg, svy, sv, vg, cvg, svt, svh, svf, sbg, svr, sfg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Micrografx ABC SnapGraphics Document
Self-Guard Security Camera Video
Torchlight 2 Saved Game
Subversion Data File
Grace Document
AGPS-Shape Pro Data Point
VGuard H.264 Video
SystemVerilog File
Calamus Vector Graphic
open .svg file

Can't open a .svg file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .svg file association, check the FAQ.

.svg file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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