Scalable Vector Graphics is an XML-based vector image format for two-dimensional graphics with support for interactivity and animation.
In computing, Extensible Markup Language is a markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable.
In physics and mathematics, two-dimensional space or bi-dimensional space is a geometric model of the planar projection of the physical universe.
Vector graphics is the use of polygons to represent images in computer graphics.
The SVG specification is an open standard developed by the World Wide Web Consortium since 1999.
The World Wide Web is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by URLs, interlinked by hypertext links, and can be accessed via the Internet.
An open standard is a standard that is publicly available and has various rights to use associated with it, and may also have various properties of how it was designed.
The World Wide Web Consortium is the main international standards organization for the World Wide Web.
SVG images and their behaviors are defined in XML text files.
This means that they can be searched, indexed, scripted, and compressed.
A scripting or script language is a programming language that supports scripts, programs written for a special run-time environment that automate the execution of tasks that could alternatively be executed one-by-one by a human operator.
Subject indexing is the act of describing or classifying a document by index terms or other symbols in order to indicate what the document is about, to summarize its content or to increase its findability.
In signal processing, data compression, source coding, or bit-rate reduction involves encoding information using fewer bits than the original representation.
As XML files, SVG images can be created and edited with any text editor, but are more often created with drawing software.
A text editor is a type of program used for editing plain text files.
All major modern web browsers—including Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, and Microsoft Edge—have at least some degree of SVG rendering support.
Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products that include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software.
Microsoft Edge is a web browser developed by Microsoft and included in the company's Windows 10 operating systems, replacing Internet Explorer as the default web browser on all device classes.
Internet Explorer is a discontinued series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and included as part of the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, starting in 1995.