Jump to content
redesigned

SVG export question on Raster vs Vector (why is it embedding pngs from vector design)

Recommended Posts

I've recently created several vector only designs in Affinity Designer.

When I go to export them as SVG instead of being vector svg files they are svgs that contain raster pngs embedded in them and hence don't scale properly.
This is not what I want. 😢

Is there any way to tell affinity designer to export the vector design as only a vector svg not png embedded in svg?

Are there features of the software that force the design to export embedded pngs, and if so is there a refence to which ones so they can be avoided and alternate methods employed?
I've noticed specifically that outer shadow fx seems to trigger this, i'd really like to know which other features trigger this behavior so that i can make svg vector safe resizable designs.

Anyone know a reference to this aspect of Affinity Designer?

Many Thanks. ❤️ 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This is something that keeps coming up, personally I think all of the blend modes and FX etc should only be accessible from the "pixel persona" so it's obvious that the file will no longer be purely vector. However that's not how it is, so you just have to be mindful of what you are doing. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Please note the Annual Company Closure section in the Terms of Use. These are the Terms of Use you will be asked to agree to if you join the forum. | Privacy Policy | Guidelines | We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.