What is a Vector Image & Why It's Preferred | Consolidated Plastics

What is a vector image?

You may have been asked at your workplace to "please use a vector image," but you'be probably wondered what exactly is a vector image. Vector graphics is the use of geometrical primitives such as points, lines, curves, and shapes or polygons—all of which are based on mathematical expressions—to represent images in computer graphics.


What are acceptable vector file formats?

  • AI
  • CDR
  • CGM
  • DXF
  • EVA
  • EMF
  • Gerber
  • HVIF
  • IGES
  • PGML
  • SVG
  • VML
  • WMF
  • Xar

What are acceptable compound vector file formats?

  • CDF
  • DjVu
  • EPS
  • PDF
  • PICT
  • PS
  • SWF
  • XAML

Please limit the size of your upload to 4MB or less.