SVG Native File Format
Sketsa uses SVG as its native file format. SVG is an open-standard language for describing two-dimensional (2D) graphics in XML developed by W3C. As being a XML grammar lets SVG benefit from the various XML tools that make it so easy to manipulate, generate, search and edit SVG files.
Tool Palette and Canvas
Its visual design tools allows designer to select, draw, and edit objects easily. It support SVG specific shape tools: , , , , . It also support additional illustration tools such as Pencil tool for freeform shape and Pen tool for curve shape.
Designer can quickly inspect and change object properties such as geometry, stroke, fill, or filter effect in one centralized location. In each of the category you can change the value and automatically shown in the canvas.
Sketsa provide access to the underlying source code of graphic files for experienced designers. The integrated XML text editor allows them to view and edit SVG source code directly. It has built in SVG validation to ensure source code change are valid SVG.
It is a centralized location of resources for the current/selected SVG document. It is equivalent with the SVG elements. This is the place where object reuse is achieved.
Export to Raster or Bitmap
Sketsa allows you to export SVG artwork into raster image. It support JPEG and PNG.
SVG specific shape tools , , , ,
Additional illustration tools: Pencil tool for freeform shape & Pen tool for curve shape
Basic Text support
Transformation tool: rotate, skew, scale, and translate
Rasterizer or export to JPEG and PNG
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