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Dave Vector

SVG File open error - The fie could not be parsed

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I have generated an SVG file using a Blender add-on, which is scripted in Python. 

When I try to open the file in Affinity Designer I get the following error:

"Failed to open file"

"The file could not be parsed."


The file opens fine in the latest Google Chrome and Adobe Illustrator CS6


I found a solution to fix the error:

Change the line:

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='ascii'?>


<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>


This issue is the same as the one reported on the "Bugs on Mac" forum:

Here is a sample file:





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