Potrace

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Potrace
Software Details:
Version: 1.10
Upload Date: 6 May 15
Developer: Peter Selinger
Distribution Type: Freeware
Downloads: 131
Size: 167 Kb

Rating: 3.0/5 (Total Votes: 1)

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Potrace(TM) is a utility for tracing a bitmap, which means, transforming a bitmap into a smooth, scalable image. The input is a bitmap (PBM, PGM, PPM, or BMP format), and the default output is an encapsulated PostScript file (EPS). A typical use is to create EPS files from scanned data, such as company or university logos, handwritten notes, etc. The resulting image is not "jaggy" like a bitmap, but smooth. It can then be rendered at any resolution.

Potrace can currently produce the following output formats: EPS, PostScript, PDF, SVG (scalable vector graphics), Xfig, Gimppath, and PGM (for easy antialiasing). Additional backends might be added in the future.

What is new in this release:

Version 1.10 added DXF backend, default scaling of the EPS, PDF, and SVG backends is now fixed at 72dpi, and flat was added to the SVG backend.

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