Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .svg

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .svg file?
  • Which program can create the .svg file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .svg format?
  • What can convert .svg files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .svg extension?
Scalable Vector Graphic .svg file icon

Scalable Vector Graphic

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
Program name: -
Mime-type: image/svg+xml
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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

Other types of files may also use the .svg file extension. If you have helpful information about .svg extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

SystemVerilog File
Calamus Vector Graphic
StatView ViewSet File
Intergraph Smart Review SVF Project
Self-Guard Security Camera Video Configuration File
Yamaha SFG-05 Event Data
AGPS-Shape Pro Data Point
SystemVerilog Include File

The .svg filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

sv (45), vsg (1), cvg (1), svy (1), svt (1), svn (1), svf (1), sg (1), sbg (1), xvg (1), evg (1), vg (1), svv (1), svr (1), svh (1)

Can't open a .svg file?

If you want to open a .svg file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .svg association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.svg

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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