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Are you looking for a good and reliable way to convert your image bitmaps into vector illustrations? Do you need to find your ideal auto-tracing software? In this MasterNewMedia guide you can find a comprehensive and updated list of all of the best raster-to-vector conversion tools available on the market.
When selecting your ideal auto-tracing tool, you may want to keep in mind the following critical factors:
- What conversion method is being used?
- How fast is the raster to vector conversion process?
- How much fine control do you have on the conversion settings?
- In which file formats can the final vector image be saved?
- Is there a free trial available?
These are the key criteria to pay attention to when making your evaluation among different tracing tools.
Here below the full list of all auto-tracing tools available out there.
Project5 Photocut Processor
Project5 Photocut Processor is a software for Windows only that allows you to convert raster images into vector files by processing the vectors in a way that they look like old-fashioned photographs.
Project5 Photocut Processor supports all images formats and converts files into one format or another if necessary with a drag-and-drop operation. You can convert more than one image at a time and the software also offers an API for developers to build extended functionalities inside other softwares with plug-ins or scripting support, such as CorelDraw.
AbleVector is a a paid raster to vector conversion software for Windows that you can use to convert your bitmap images into vector files.
AbleVector converts all images formats (JPEG, BMP, TIFF, etc.) into DFX vector graphics, but not only: you can also convert into vector files any character you have inside a raster image. AbleVector is priced at $10.25.
Algolab Raster To Vector Conversion Toolkit
Algolab Raster To Vector Conversion Toolkit is a bitmap to vector conversion software for Windows machines only software aimed at GIS / CAD / CAM professionals.
Available also as Raster to Vector SDK, the software converts, digitizes and refines architectural, mechanical, various technical drawings, maps, math graphs, graphics for books and journals and many more from raster to vector. Algolab Raster To Vector Conversion Tooolkit supports input from TWAIN scanners and the following image formats: BMP, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, PCX, TGA. Output is available in the following vector formats DXF, AI, EMF, WMF and ASCII XY.
Algolab Raster To Vector Conversion Toolkit is priced at $99 for a one-time license. A free trial is available.