Sketsa SVG Editor is a cross platform vector drawing application based on SVG. Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a graphics format and technology based on XML developed by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). With Sketsa, you can create vector graphics that can be scaled and printed at any resolution, without losing detail or clarity.
Designer: Draw SVG content visually
Sketsa SVG Editor features various tools for optimizing content creation, giving designers unsurpassed support for creativity. The visual design tools allows designer to select, draw, and edit objects easily. It comes standard with Tool Palette, Canvas, Object Property and other visual design tools. It also have gradient and filter editor.
Power user: Edit SVG source code directly
The integrated XML source editor with syntax highlighting allows you to view and edit SVG source code for greater control. It has built in SVG validation to ensure source code changes is a valid SVG Document.
Standards Compliant and Extensible
* SVG native file format
* Produces clean SVG without proprietary namespace
* Support SVG Profile Full
* Export or rasterize to JPEG, PNG, and PDF (via Plugins)
* Plugins support
SVG Native File Format and produces very clean XML code
Sketsa SVG Editor
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. Sketsa also produces very clean SVG XML code. It is not using any proprietary namespaces.
Tool Palette, Canvas, and Visual Design Tool
Sketsa SVG Editor Toolbox Palette
Sketsa SVG Editor features various tools for optimizing content creation, giving designers unsurpassed support for creativity. Its visual design tools allows designer to select, draw, and edit objects easily. It support SVG specific shape tools , ,
, , , and support additional illustration tools such as Pencil tool for freeform shape and Pen tool for curve shape. It also support transform type: rotate, skew, scale, and translate. Designer could easily and visually create or edit SVG artwork.
Sketsa SVG Editor Property Stroke
Designer can quickly inspect and change object properties in one centralized location. The Object Properties contain several categories: Geometry, Stroke, Fill, and Filter. In each of the category you can change the value and automatically shown in the canvas. Depending on the object selected, it allow designer to change the geometry, stroke, fill, or filter effect properties such as geometry attributes, color, stroke width, opacity, fill rule, etc
Sketsa SVG Editor Defs Editor
The defs editor is a centralized location of resources for the current or selected SVG document. It allows you to create Linear Gradient, Radial Gradient, and Filter. This is the place where object reuse is achieved. For example: Gradient or Filter element which could be applied to other SVG elements.
Source Editor with syntax highlighting
Sketsa SVG Editor Source Editor
Although Sketsa SVG Editor allows designer to visually create and edit SVG artwork without worrying about underlying source code, Sketsa provide access to the underlying SVG source code. The integrated XML text editor allows them to view and edit SVG source code for greater control. It has built in SVG validation to ensure source code changes is a valid SVG Document.
Export to Raster or Bitmap
Sketsa SVG Editor allows you to export SVG artwork into raster image. It supports JPEG and PNG format.
Plugins supports allow Sketsa SVG Editor capabilities to be enhanced or extended by various plugins. For example Symbol Library Plugin or PDF Export Plugin.
Written in Java
Sketsa SVG Editor is a cross platform application that run on all popular operating systems. It runs on any platform which supports Java 1.5 or higher eg: Microsoft Windows, Unix or Linux, etc.
* Java 6 Update 13 or higher (http://www.java.com/getjava)
* 1024 x 768, 16-bit (thousands of colors) color display or higher
* Mouse or equivalent pointing device
Size: 47.1 MB
1- Java Runtime Version 6 Update 23 Included
2- Enjoy !