The vector graphics foundry is for promoting the development of tools and libraries that work with structured graphics. Imagery is incorporated as one kind of manipulable graphic, but manipulation within the image is not the focus of this software.
Digital images determined by specified points and mathematical functions, allowing the representation of true curves on the screen. Adobe Illustrator is a vector-based program.
An image consisting of geometrical shapes, like lines, circles and text. Vector graphics make suitable figures for papers and scale well. See Bitmap also.