AutoTrace Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to AutoTrace for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The most popular Windows alternative is Vector Magic. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try potrace or CR8tracer. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 20 alternatives to AutoTrace and 14 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to AutoTrace are KVEC (Free), LineTracer (Free, Open Source), Delineate (Free, Open Source) and ZebraTRACE (Free, Open Source).

A program for converting bitmap to vector graphics. If you're looking for more info about AutoTrace like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/3/2018 5:52:00 PM
AutoTrace is discontinued
The last update was in 2004: http://autotrace.sourceforge.net/

Alternatives to AutoTrace for Windows with any license

  • CR8tracer

    Convert bitmap images into monochrome vector formats. CR8tracer is a free, open-source GUI for Peter Selinger's 'Potrace' distributed under the GNU General Public License. Features: - Output in PS, EPS, SVG or GFS vector formats - Output GFS font files for Type 3.2 font editor in TrueType or PostScript format - Crop selection - Select output colour - Input Potrace tracing parameters

    Free Open Source Windows potrace

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  • KVEC

    KVEC is a tool which can vectorize images using several graphic formats: WMF Windows Metafile, Enhanced Metafile, AutoCad DXF, HPGL, ART, Postscript, Adobe Illustrator AI, SVG/SVGZ (Scalable Vector Graphics), SWF, DST, HTML. You cad download KVEC for the following platforms: WIN 2000/XP/Vista/ 7/8, OS/2, eComstation, Linux, Mac OSX, BeOS.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Haiku

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  • LineTracer

    LineTracer is a tool for converting scanned hand-drawn sketches to vector format. It exports to EPS, which means the output can be used by about any program. It is primarily meant for helping illustrators and animators. The application is GUI based and runs on Windows. Currently it works best with images that have about 200-300 DPI.

    • Discontinued
      The project is no longer maintained since 2006. Last version, v0.2.1, released in June 2006, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Delineate

    Delineate is a tool for converting raster images to SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) using AutoTrace or potrace. It loads images using JIU and displays results using Batik. Input formats are JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF, PNM, PBM, PGM, PPM, IFF, PCD, PSD, RAS.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • ZebraTRACE

    ZebraTrace is a simple tool to trace bitmap images into a pattern of curves with a variable width. You can control amount of curves, resolution, min and max width, functions for plotting the curves. The application was created primarily for Guilloché pattern design and all kinds of creative engraving. ZebraTrace has a Qt4-based user interface and is written in Python.

    • ZebraTrace does not attempt to trace around the existing boundaries of an image, but does something more like halftoning SamBAug 2015 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Ras2Vec

    Raster to vector conversion program for Windows 95/98/NT that takes 1 bit x pixel BMP or TIFF images and emit HPGL, DXF, EMF or TXT files. Ras2Vec is released with full source code under GPL license ( You need MS Visual C++ 6.0 to rebuild ).

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Wintopo

    WinTopo is a high quality software application for converting TIF, JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP files and scanned images into useful vector files suitable for CAD, GIS and CNC applications.

    Freemium Windows

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