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OAutotrace - Bitmap to Vector Conversion

Converts bitmap images to vector graphics formats. OAutotrace is a free, open-source software, based on AutoTrace by Martin Weber, and distributed under the GNU General Public License.

There are two file downloads available, an .MSI installer and an EXE. We recommend downloading the .MSI installer but if you encounter problems running the .MSI, download the .EXE.

Usage:

OAutotrace [options] <input_name>

Example:

OAutotrace -color-count 2 -background-color FFFFFF -output-format emf -output-file myOutput.emf myInput.bmp

Options:

  • You can use '--' or '-' to start an option.
  • You can use any unambiguous abbreviation for an option name.
  • You can separate option names and values with '=' or ' '.
  • <input_name> should be a supported image.

color-count <unsigned>:

  • number of colors a color bitmap is reduced to, it does not work on grayscale, allowed are 1..256;
  • default is 0, that means no color reduction is done.

background-color <hexadecimal>:

  • the color of the background that should be ignored, for example FFFFFF;
  • default is no background color.

input-format:

  • TGA, PBM, PNM, PGM, PPM or BMP.

output-format <format>:

  • use format <format> for the output file
  • eps, ai, p2e, sk, svg, fig, emf, mif, er, dxf, epd, pdf, cgm or dr2d can be used.

output-file <filename>:

  • write to <filename>
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