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How do I convert SVG to Illustrator?

Last updated on September 24, 2022 @ 7:23 pm

In this article, we will show you how to convert SVG files to Illustrator files. SVG is a vector graphic format that uses a text-based description of objects and paths. Illustrator is a vector graphic design program that lets you create vector illustrations and graphics. Converting SVG to Illustrator is a two-step process.

First, you need to convert the SVG file into a vector graphic. Then, you need to import the vector graphic into Illustrator.

1. Import the SVG into Illustrator

To import the SVG into Illustrator, open the SVG file in Illustrator. You can import the SVG file into Illustrator using the File > Import > SVG menu option.

Alternatively, you can use the keyboard shortcut, Ctrl+I (Mac) or Cmd+I (Windows).

2. Convert the SVG into a vector graphic

Once the SVG file is imported into Illustrator, you need to convert it into a vector graphic. To do this, select the vector graphic and choose the Edit > Convert to Vector Graphic menu option.

The Convert to Vector Graphic dialog box will open.

In the Convert to Vector Graphic dialog box, you need to specify the following parameters:

File Type: The file type that the vector graphic will be converted to. You can select the SVG file type.

Vector Graphics: The type of vector graphic that the vector graphic will be converted to. You can select the SVG vector graphic type.

PRO TIP: If you are looking for a way to convert SVG to Illustrator, beware that there are many scams and software programs out there that claim to be able to do this. Many of these programs are either malicious or simply don’t work. The only way to convert SVG to Illustrator is to use a professional vector graphic design program like Adobe Illustrator.

In the Options section of the Convert to Vector Graphic dialog box, you need to specify the following parameters:

Scale: The scale of the vector graphic. You can specify the scale in percent.

Offset: The offset of the vector graphic. You can specify the offset in pixels.

Rotation: The rotation of the vector graphic. You can specify the rotation in degrees.

3. Save the vector graphic

Once the vector graphic has been converted, you need to save it. To save the vector graphic, select the vector graphic and choose the File > Save As menu option.

The Save As dialog box will open. In the Save As dialog box, you need to specify the following parameters:.

File Name: The file name of the vector graphic.

File Type: The file type of the vector graphic.

4. Conclusion

In this article, we have shown you how to convert SVG files to Illustrator files.

Madison Geldart

Madison Geldart

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