Graphics Importing & Exporting

Mathematica can immediately export graphics and animations to online, print, and web formats, preserving dynamic annotation when possible. Mathematica also has powerful capabilities for importing graphics, geometry, and other formats—immediately translating to a variety of fully integrated symbolic forms.

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Export export static or animated graphics, or geometry data

Import import from files and URLs as images, animations, graphics primitives, etc.

Raster Image Formats »

"GIF" ▪ "JPEG" ▪ "TIFF" ▪ "PNG" ▪ "BMP" ▪ "PICT" ▪ "WMF" ▪ "SCT" ▪ ...

Vector Graphics Formats »

"SVG" ▪ "WMF" ▪ "EPS" ▪ "DXF" ▪ ...

3D Geometry & Modeling Formats »

"PLY" ▪ "OFF" ▪ "OBJ" ▪ "X3D" ▪ "Maya" ▪ "POV" ▪ "LWO" ▪ "STL" ▪ ...

Multimedia Formats »

"AVI" ▪ "FLV" ▪ "QuickTime" ▪ "SWF"

Web & Document Formats »

"HTML" ▪ "XHTML" ▪ "PDF" ▪ ...

Scientific & Medical Data Formats »

"HDF" ▪ "NASACDF" ▪ "FITS" ▪ "DICOM" ▪ "EDF" ▪ "XYZ" ▪ ...

Geospatial Formats »

"USGSDEM" ▪ "GTOPO30" ▪ "CDED" ▪ "SDTS" ▪ ...

Options

ImageSize ▪ ImageResolution ▪ Background

Common Data Elements

"Graphics" — graphics object that displays as the image

"Data" — array of numbers or lists giving numerical color values

"RGBData" array of RGBColor objects

"Rules" — rules for all elements

Interactive Notebook Operations

Copy, Paste exchange graphics with external programs

Cell ► ConvertTo make a copied graphic evaluatable

Save Selection As save graphics in any format

Open, Insert ► Picture open, insert from a graphics file

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