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Scalable Vector Graphics
|Type:||2D graphic file format|
|Software:||most vector graphics programs,|
e.g. Inkscape, Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW
laser cutter (after export to DXF if using LaserCut 5.3)
Many digital illustrations you'll see are SVGs.
"Extruding" an SVG means adding a third dimension, i.e. "thickening" it, so you can use the design for 3D printing. Here are some tools we have experience with: