Compressing Vector Graphics

Even vector graphics can be compressed. Here I explain the principles behind my vector graphics compressor.

Compression

Common image compression techniques are usually found in bitmap files such as JPEG and PNG, and allow a file to be downloaded quickly and then automatically expanded at runtime.

Vector image compression is also possible with the SVGZ format, but it requires the developer to manually handle the expansion of the data. While JPEG and PNG files are commonly handled by development frameworks as “ready to go” pictures, an SVGZ Read More

July 4, 2013  ·  747 Views