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Online Raster-to-Vector Conversion System

This system is built by tying together open-source components such as Autotrace, ImageMagick, and various unix and linux image-processing components Find out more about autotrace on sourceforge and Perl

Directly Supported Input filetypes

/usr/local/bin/autotrace -list-input-formats 2>&1

Supported input formats:
   PNG Portable network graphics
   TGA Truevision Targa image
   PBM Portable bitmap format
   PNM Portable anymap format
   PGM Portable graymap format
   PPM Portable pixmap format
   BMP Microsoft Windows bitmap image

Indirectly Supported Input filetypes through ImageMagick

Version: ImageMagick 6.2.5 05/26/08 Q16
 Copyright: Copyright (C) 1999-2005 ImageMagick Studio LLC
 Usage: convert [options ...] file [ [options ...] file ...] [options ...] file
 Where options include:
   -adjoin              join images into a single multi-image file
   -affine matrix       affine transform matrix
   -annotate geometry text
                        annotate the image with text
   -antialias           remove pixel-aliasing
   -append              append an image sequence
   -authenticate value  decrypt image with this password
   -average             average an image sequence
   -background color    background color
   -bias value          add bias when convolving an image
   -black-threshold value
                        forces all pixels below the threshold into black
   -blue-primary point  chromaticity blue primary point
   -blur geometry       blur the image
   -border geometry     surround image with a border of color
   -bordercolor color   border color
   -channel type        apply option to select image channels
   -charcoal radius     simulate a charcoal drawing
   -chop geometry       remove pixels from the image interior
   -clip                clip along the first path from the 8BIM profile
   -clip-path id        clip along a named path from the 8BIM profile
   -clone index         clone an image
   -coalesce            merge a sequence of images
   -colorize value      colorize the image with the fill color
   -colors value        preferred number of colors in the image
   -colorspace type     alternate image colorspace
   -combine             combine a sequence of images
   -comment string      annotate image with comment
   -compose operator    set image composite operator
   -composite           composite image
   -compress type       type of pixel compression when writing the image
   -contrast            enhance or reduce the image contrast
   -convolve coefficients
                        apply a convolution kernel to the image
   -crop geometry       cut out a rectangular region of the image
   -cycle amount        cycle the image colormap
   -debug events        display copious debugging information
   -define format:option
                        define one or more image format options
   -deconstruct         break down an image sequence into constituent parts
   -delay value         display the next image after pausing
   -delete index        delete the image from the image sequence
   -density geometry    horizontal and vertical density of the image
   -depth value         image depth
   -despeckle           reduce the speckles within an image
   -display server      get image or font from this X server
   -dispose method      GIF disposal method
   -dither              apply Floyd/Steinberg error diffusion to image
   -draw string         annotate the image with a graphic primitive
   -edge radius         apply a filter to detect edges in the image
   -emboss radius       emboss an image
   -encoding type       text encoding type
   -endian type         endianness (MSB or LSB) of the image
   -enhance             apply a digital filter to enhance a noisy image
   -equalize            perform histogram equalization to an image
   -evaluate operator value
                        evaluate an arithmetic, relational, or logical expression
   -extent geometry     set the image size
   -extract geometry    extract area from image
   -family name         render text with this font family
   -fill color          color to use when filling a graphic primitive
   -filter type         use this filter when resizing an image
   -flatten             flatten a sequence of images
   -flip                flip image in the vertical direction
   -floodfill geometry color
                        floodfill the image with color
   -flop                flop image in the horizontal direction
   -font name           render text with this font
   -format "string"     output formatted image characteristics
   -frame geometry      surround image with an ornamental border
   -fuzz distance       colors within this distance are considered equal
   -fx expression       apply mathematical expression to an image channel(s)
   -gamma value         level of gamma correction
   -gaussian geometry   gaussian blur an image
   -geometry geometry   perferred size or location of the image
   -green-primary point chromaticity green primary point
   -gravity type        horizontal and vertical text placement
   -help                print program options
   -identify            identify the format and characteristics of the image
   -implode amount      implode image pixels about the center
   -insert index        insert last image into the image sequence
   -intent type         type of rendering intent when managing the image color
   -interlace type      type of image interlacing scheme
   -label name          assign a label to an image
   -lat geometry        local adaptive thresholding
   -level value         adjust the level of image contrast
   -limit type value    pixel cache resource limit
   -log format          format of debugging information
   -loop iterations     add Netscape loop extension to your GIF animation
   -map filename        transform image colors to match this set of colors
   -mask filename       set the image clip mask
   -matte               store matte channel if the image has one
   -mattecolor color    frame color
   -median radius       apply a median filter to the image
   -modulate value      vary the brightness, saturation, and hue
   -monitor             monitor progress
   -monochrome          transform image to black and white
   -morph value         morph an image sequence
   -mosaic              create a mosaic from an image sequence
   -motion-blur geometry
                        simulate motion blur
   -negate              replace every pixel with its complementary color 
   -noise radius        add or reduce noise in an image
   -normalize           transform image to span the full range of colors
   -opaque color        change this color to the fill color
   -ordered-dither NxN
                        ordered dither the image
   -orient type         image orientation
   -page geometry       size and location of an image canvas (setting)
   -paint radius        simulate an oil painting
   -ping                efficiently determine image attributes
   -pointsize value     font point size
   -posterize levels    reduce the image to a limited number of color levels
   -preview type        image preview type
   -profile filename    add, delete, or apply an image profile
   -quality value       JPEG/MIFF/PNG compression level
   -quiet               suppress all error or warning messages
   -radial-blur angle   radial blur the image
   -raise value         lighten/darken image edges to create a 3-D effect
   -random-threshold low,high
                        random threshold the image
   -region geometry     apply options to a portion of the image
   -raise value         lighten/darken image edges to create a 3-D effect
   -red-primary point   chromaticity red primary point
   -render              render vector graphics
   -repage geometry     size and location of an image canvas
   -resample geometry   change the resolution of an image
   -resize geometry     resize the image
   -roll geometry       roll an image vertically or horizontally
   -rotate degrees      apply Paeth rotation to the image
   -sample geometry     scale image with pixel sampling
   -sampling-factor geometry
                        horizontal and vertical sampling factor
   -scale geometry      scale the image
   -scene value         image scene number
   -seed value          pseudo-random number generator seed value
   -segment values      segment an image
   -separate            separate an image channel into a grayscale image
   -sepia-tone threshold
                        simulate a sepia-toned photo
   -set attribute value set an image attribute
   -shade degrees       shade the image using a distant light source
   -shadow geometry     simulate an image shadow
   -sharpen geometry    sharpen the image
   -shave geometry      shave pixels from the image edges
   -shear geometry      slide one edge of the image along the X or Y axis
   -sigmodial-contrast geometry
                        lightness rescaling using sigmoidal contrast enhancement
   -size geometry       width and height of image
   -solarize threshold  negate all pixels above the threshold level
   -splice geometry     splice the background color into the image
   -spread amount       displace image pixels by a random amount
   -strip               strip image of all profiles and comments
   -stroke color        graphic primitive stroke color
   -strokewidth value   graphic primitive stroke width
   -stretch type        render text with this font stretch
   -style type          render text with this font style
   -support factor      resize support: > 1.0 is blurry, < 1.0 is sharp
   -swap indexes        swap two images in the image sequence
   -swirl degrees       swirl image pixels about the center
   -texture filename    name of texture to tile onto the image background
   -threshold value     threshold the image
   -thumbnail geometry  create a thumbnail of the image
   -tile filename       tile image when filling a graphic primitive
   -tint value          tint the image with the fill color
   -transform           affine transform image
   -transparent color   make this color transparent within the image
   -treedepth value     color tree depth
   -trim                trim image edges
   -type type           image type
   -undercolor color    annotation bounding box color
   -units type          the units of image resolution
   -unsharp geometry    sharpen the image
   -verbose             print detailed information about the image
   -version             print version information
   -view                FlashPix viewing transforms
   -virtual-pixel method
                        virtual pixel access method
   -wave geometry       alter an image along a sine wave
   -weight type         render text with this font weight
   -white-point point   chromaticity white point
   -white-threshold value
                        forces all pixels above the threshold into white
   -write filename      write images to this file
 By default, the image format of `file' is determined by its magic
 number.  To specify a particular image format, precede the filename
 with an image format name and a colon (i.e. ps:image) or specify the
 image type as the filename suffix (i.e.  Specify 'file' as
 '-' for standard input or output.

Supported Output filetypes

Supported output formats:
        eps Encapsulated PostScript
         ai Adobe Illustrator
        p2e pstoedit frontend format
         sk Sketch
        svg Scalable Vector Graphics
        fig XFIG 3.2
        emf Enhanced Metafile format
        mif FrameMaker MIF format
         er Elastic Reality Shape file
        dxf DXF format (without splines)
        epd EPD format
        pdf PDF format
        cgm Computer Graphics Metafile
       dr2d IFF DR2D format

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File information

The file to convert: ?
DPI: ?

Line information

Line threshold: ?
Color count (1-256): ?
Corner always threshold (angle in degrees): ?
Line reversion threshold: ?
Width weight factor: ?

Noise handling information

Despeckle level (0-20): ?
Despeckle tightness (0.0-8.0): ?


Output format: ?

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