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- +===== Inkscape Overview =====  
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 +==== What is Inkscape? ==== 
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 +  * Inkscape is professional quality vector graphics software which runs on Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux. It is used by design professionals and hobbyists worldwide, for creating a wide variety of graphics such as illustrations,​ icons, logos, diagrams, maps and web graphics. Inkscape uses the [[http://​www.w3.org/​ |W3C]] open standard [[http://​www.w3.org/​Graphics/​SVG/​ | SVG]] (Scalable Vector Graphics) as its native format, and is free and open-source software. 
 +  * Inkscape has sophisticated drawing tools with capabilities comparable to Adobe Illustrator,​ CorelDRAW and Xara Xtreme. It can import and export various file formats, including SVG, AI, EPS, PDF, PS and PNG. It has [[https://​inkscape.org/​about/​features/​ | a comprehensive feature set]], a [[https://​inkscape.org/​about/​screenshots/​ | simple interface]],​ multi-lingual support and is designed to be extensible; users can customize Inkscape'​s functionality with [[https://​inkscape.org/​gallery/​=extension/​ | add-ons]]. 
 +  * The Inkscape project has a growing international [[https://​inkscape.org/​community/​ | user community]],​ and many [[https://​inkscape.org/​learn/​ | learning materials]] exist to help get you started with your creations. [[https://​inkscape.org/​community/​ | Help and support]] is provided by the community, and there are lots of ways for you to [[https://​inkscape.org/​contribute/​ | get involved]] if you want to help improve the Inkscape project. 
 +  * Inkscape is a member of the [[http://​sfconservancy.org/​ | Software Freedom Conservancy]],​ a US 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to Inkscape are tax deductible in the United States. 
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 +==== Who makes Inkscape? ==== 
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 +  * Inkscape has many authors, every author retains their own copyright and authors are likewise involved in setting Inkscape'​s technical and project goals. There are also many other non-coding contributors who are considered important parts of the Inkscape project. 
 +  * If you wish to refer to Inkscape'​s creators or organisation you can use the terms "​Inkscape'​s Contributors"​ and "The Inkscape Project"​ respectively to differentiate from Inkscape the software package.
 ===== Getting started with Inkscape ===== ===== Getting started with Inkscape =====
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