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Free Vector Magic Alternatives

The best free alternative to Vector Magic is potrace, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Vector Magic and 12 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Vector Magic are Autotracer.org, INSTAD.IO, DragPotrace and CR8tracer.

This page was last updated Jul 3, 2022
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  1. potrace icon

    potrace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    An open source command line utility that converts raster images to scalable vector graphics.

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    potrace vs Vector Magic opinions
    Some users think potrace is a great alternative to Vector Magic, some don't.

    Vector Magic is one of very few that handles color images. potrace only outputs black and white.

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    its a program you have to install

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  2. Autotracer.org icon

    Autotracer.org

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Autotracer is a free online image vectorizer. It can convert raster images like JPEGs, GIFs and PNGs to scalable vector graphics (EPS, SVG, AI and PDF). No registration or email required.

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    it has those white lines that brother me

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  3. Now you can turn your ordinary logo, photos, and other visuals into captivating illustrations for articles, presentations, or social media posts. You can generate an unlimited variety of icons for your website.

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  4. DragPotrace icon

    DragPotrace

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • potrace

    A GUI for potrace using Objective-C for OS X 10.11.

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  5. CR8tracer icon

    CR8tracer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • potrace

    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.

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    it only works on windows and you need to use the program to convert your image

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  6. AutoTrace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    The aim of the AutoTrace project is the development of a freely available application with a functionality similar to CorelTrace or Adobe Streamline.

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    The last update was in 2004: http://autotrace.sourceforge.net/

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    Most users think AutoTrace is a great alternative to Vector Magic.
  7. Click. Capture. Create.

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  8. KVEC icon

    KVEC

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku

    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.

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    you need a program to convert files

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  9. Delineate icon

    Delineate

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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  10. PNG to SVG icon

    PNG to SVG

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    ONLINE PNG OR JPG TO SVG CONVERTER Free online image to vector tool PNG to SVG, JPG to SVG, and more.

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