Potrace for Windows v.1.10

Advertisement
Advertisement

Potrace(TM) is a utility for tracing a bitmap, which means, transforming a bitmap into a smooth, scalable image. The input is a bitmap (PBM, PGM, PPM, or BMP format), and the default output is an encapsulated PostScript file (EPS). A typical use is to create EPS files from scanned data, such as company or university logos, handwritten notes, etc. The resulting image is not 'jaggy' like a bitmap, but smooth. It can then be rendered at any resolution.

Potrace can currently produce the following output formats: EPS, PostScript, PDF, SVG (scalable vector graphics), Xfig, Gimppath, and PGM (for easy antialiasing). Additional backends might be added in the future.

License

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.

Usage

potrace 1.10. Transforms bitmaps into vector graphics.

Usage: potrace [options] [filename...]
General options:
-h, --help - print this help message and exit
-v, --version - print version info and exit
-l, --license - print license info and exit
File selection:
filename - an input file
-o, --output filename - write all output to this file
-- - end of options; 0 or more input filenames follow
Backend selection:
-b, --backend name - select backend by name
-e, --eps - EPS backend (encapsulated PostScript) (default)
-p, --postscript - PostScript backend
-s, --svg - SVG backend (scalable vector graphics)
-g, --pgm - PGM backend (portable greymap)
-b pdf - PDF backend (portable document format)
-b pdfpage - fixed page-size PDF backend
-b dxf - DXF backend (drawing interchange format)
-b gimppath - Gimppath backend (GNU Gimp)
-b xfig - XFig backend
Algorithm options:
-z, --turnpolicy policy - how to resolve ambiguities in path decomposition
-t, --turdsize n - suppress speckles of up to this size (default 2)
-a, --alphamax n - corner threshold parameter (default 1)
-n, --longcurve - turn off curve optimization
-O, --opttolerance n - curve optimization tolerance (default 0.2)
-u, --unit n - quantize output to 1/unit pixels (default 10)
-d, --debug n - produce debugging output of type n (n=1,2,3)
Scaling and placement options:
-P, --pagesize format - page size (default is letter)
-W, --width dim - width of output image
-H, --height dim - height of output image
-r, --resolution n[xn] - resolution (in dpi)
-x, --scale n[xn] - scaling factor (pixel-based backends)
-S, --stretch n - yresolution/xresolution
-A, --rotate angle - rotate counterclockwise by angle
-M, --margin dim - margin
-L, --leftmargin dim - left margin
-R, --rightmargin dim - right margin
-T, --topmargin dim - top margin
-B, --bottommargin dim - bottom margin
--tight - remove whitespace around the input image
Color options, supported by some backends:
-C, --color #rrggbb - set line color (default black)
--fillcolor #rrggbb - set fill color (default transparent)
--opaque - make white shapes opaque

Potrace(TM) is a utility for tracing a bitmap, ...

image converter, bitmap to vector, bmp converter, convert, converter

 
  • Potrace for Windows
  • 1.10
  • 23 Jun 12
  • Peter Selinger
  • WinXP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
  • Freeware
  • 200
  • Free
 
 

Review Potrace for Windows

  • captcha
 

Other software of Peter Selinger
  • Potrace for Linux  v.1.10Potrace(TM) is a utility for tracing a bitmap, which means, transforming a bitmap into a smooth, scalable image. The input is a bitmap (PBM, PGM, PPM, or BMP format), and the default output is an encapsulated PostScript file (EPS). A typical use is ...
  • Potrace for Mac OS X  v.1.10Potrace(TM) is a utility for tracing a bitmap, which means, transforming a bitmap into a smooth, scalable image. The input is a bitmap (PBM, PGM, PPM, or BMP format), and the default output is an encapsulated PostScript file (EPS). A typical use is ...
  • Potrace for Windows (x64 bit)  v.1.10Potrace(TM) is a utility for tracing a bitmap, which means, transforming a bitmap into a smooth, scalable image. The input is a bitmap (PBM, PGM, PPM, or BMP format), and the default output is an encapsulated PostScript file (EPS). A typical use is ...

New Image Editors software
  • Pixel Studio  v.2.17Natural media digital painting with focus on pixel art. Useful as utility for creating icons, sprites, and other small images for games and websites but also for art on its own.
  • Luminance Studio  v.2.17Luminance Studio is a new Pixarra product in the Studio series with a focus on painting with luminance for both natural media and design style of artwork. It builds on the success of other Studio products by Pixarra, giving you, the artist, a tool de ...
  • Icecream Image Resizer  v.2.05Icecream Image Resizer is a great application for quick and effective image resizing performed by using preset profiles or manual configurations. The program offers bulk mode, drag and drop mechanism and user friendly interface.
  • SRDx Photoshop Plugin Mac  v.1.1.3Photoshop Plugin for macOS 10.10 and later or Win7 and later for time and work efficient Dust and Scratch Removal. Automatic Detection and Correction, highly adjustable. No Blur Effect. Photoshop CS4-6 and later. Photoshop Elements 14 and later.
  • Blender - 64 bit  v.2.61Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License. Blender offers a complete range of tools to thoroughly develop 3D animations and design. Its revolutionary, ...
  • Image to OCR Converter  v.1.2Image to OCR Converter is a text recognition software that can read text from bmp, pdf, tif, jpg, gif, png and all major image formats. Image to OCR Converter saves the extracted text in word, doc, pdf, html and text formats with accurate text ...