Silverlight Tools: Vector Graphics Editors

7/25/2010 5:10:11 PM

Silverlight graphics are vector-based, compared to regular web sites where images are usually pixel-based. In all fairness, Silverlight also supports pixelized graphics, but vector graphics have some advantages: no quality loss when scaling, for instance. There are several vector graphics editors, but very few of them currently support XAML. Microsoft Design was one of the first to do so and it is part of the Microsoft Expression Studio. At you will find more information about it and can download a time-bombed trial (60 days). Microsoft Design can import a series of other formats and also export to a few, including XAML, as Figure 1 shows.

Figure 1. Microsoft Expression Design

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