potrace is described as 'Open source program that transforms bitmaps into vector graphics'. There are more than 10 alternatives to potrace for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, the Web and AutoTrace. The best alternative is Vector Magic. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try CR8tracer or KVEC. Other great apps like potrace are Delineate (Free, Open Source), Super Vectorizer (Paid), AutoTrace (Free, Open Source) and Intaglio Vectorize (Free).
- Super Vectorizer 2 (FREE Download: http://www.svgvector.com/download/Super-Vectorizer. View 70 alternatives to Super Vectorizer
- Paid • Proprietary
- The aim of the AutoTrace project is the development of a freely available application with a functionality similar to CorelTrace or Adobe Streamline. View 22 alternatives to AutoTrace
The last update was in 2004: http://autotrace.sourceforge.net/
- Free • Open Source
- Converts bitmap images to vector graphics (i.e., it converts photos to shapes). It includes bitmap adjustment controls to adjust how the image is converted, image masks to determine the portions of the image to convert, and layers. View 3 alternatives to Intaglio VectorizeNo screenshots yet
- Free • Proprietary