Adobe Illustrator offers many options for saving and exporting. This can come in handy for projects related to web design, marketing, graphic novels and more. To get the results you expect, it’s important to know how to correctly export an Illustrator image to vector format.
The Export command works well for creating copies that reflect the right format for your project needs.
Why Vector Format Matters
If you attempt to export projects as GIFs or JPEG files, you may wonder why they seem distorted or grainy after you enlarge them. This happens because JPEG, GIF and PNG formats are all bitmaps, or raster images, which rely on mosaic-like pixel counts instead of the paths and mathematical calculations of vectors.
Common Vector Save and Export Formats
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