.SVGZ File Extension

Compressed Scalable Vector Graphics File

A file with .svgz extension is a compressed Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG) file. Graphics designers create SVGZ files using Adobe Illustrator and other tools. SVGZ files are smaller than SVG files wh...

General Information

Title SVGZ File Extension
Extension .svgz
Full Form Compressed Scalable Vector Graphics File
File Type Compressed Vector Graphic File
Developer World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
MIME Type image/svg+xml

File Function

Primary Function Store vector graphics
Additional Functions Compression of SVG files
Features Scalable, Compressed

File Characteristics

Quality High
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency Yes
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Web Graphics Yes
Print Graphics Yes
Logos Yes
Illustrations Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Script embedding
Best Practices Validation, Sanitization

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release SVG 1.0 (2001)
Latest Version SVG 2 (Draft)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .svg, .png, .jpg, .gif

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Adobe Illustrator Paid Windows, Mac
Inkscape Free Windows, Mac, Linux
CorelDRAW Paid Windows, Mac
Web Browsers Free Various