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What is the vector graphics? What are the differencies with raster graphics?

Computer graphics are generally stored in one of two different formats. Raster graphics are stored in a format that provides color information about each and every pixel in the image area. File formats such as Windows bitmaps (*.bmp), GIF, JPEG, TIFF images are examples of raster formats. Vector images are stored in a format that provides information about the shapes within an image. Lines, regions, points are listed with defining points and their colors. File formats such as Adobe Illustrator (*.ai), Corel (*.cdr), Encapsulated PostScript (*.eps) are examples of vector formats. When a vector image is stretched, no image clarity is lost. Due to the formulaic nature of the information, the graphic is independent of screen or print resolution. Generally, a vector file will be smaller than a raster file showing the same information. It's very simple to convert vector graphics into raster graphics - just process the vector information as if you were going to print and save the output as a raster graphic. As a result, vector files aren't tied to a particular resolution - you can generate raster images of any size from vector files. Unfortunately, converting a raster graphic into a vector graphic isn't as easy.

Why should I buy clipart on Vector-Images.com when I can get clipart like this for free on the Web?

Of course, you can get free clipart from other Web sites, but you can't use them "freely". In other words the images you find for free are only to be used if you follow the strict rules. Some sites require a link back, some don't, but they all are for personal use only. If you run any kind of business over the Web you are not allowed to use the "free" images you find.

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Each month we add at least 200-300 new vector images.

 

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