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aight so i got designs that i scanned and edited on gimp.. im going to do clothing(duh) with them.. meanning they need to be vector images right?
so i need to find the best
vectorizer (bitmap-vector converter). so i would really like suggestions.. im not wealthy in anyway.. so little to no money needed would be nice(which is why i have gimp)..
even if your suggestions are not "cheap" let me know anyways.. i might be able to "find" them "at lower cost"..lol..ssshhh its our secret;)
but ii cannt get thiss rriigghht!
:mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:
this iss madd gaayy... aight i hope someone can help me t-shirt forum communityy
thanks in advance
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I used them before when they were free...they were grad students...and it worked very well..For a small fee you get it done pretty well...suggest you download tghe desktop version and you can play with it without paying...you just cannot save..but you see what you come up with..For most the token option is best as you only pay for what you use...if you use alot maybe the 7.95 a month would work...unless you were going to use it more than 50 times in a year..that would be better than the desktop at $299
 

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try inkscape.... it's free.....(inkscape.org)
save from GIMP a bitmap of your image.
bring it to INKSCAPE.....select image and hit ALT + CTRL + B... it will bring you to TRACE BITMAP window....you can play with the configuration a little bit or use whatever the default setting....hit OK.... you're done. bitmap vectorized.

here's a good quick guide to inkscape... a Quick Guide to Inkscape
 

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try inkscape.... it's free.....(inkscape.org)
save from GIMP a bitmap of your image.
bring it to INKSCAPE.....select image and hit ALT + CTRL + B... it will bring you to TRACE BITMAP window....you can play with the configuration a little bit or use whatever the default setting....hit OK.... you're done. bitmap vectorized.

here's a good quick guide to inkscape... a Quick Guide to Inkscape
The shortcut to trace bitmap in Inkscape is: SHIFT + ALT + B

The trace bitmap in Inkscape is actually the Potrace program, extended to do multichannel tracing.
 

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The shortcut to trace bitmap in Inkscape is: SHIFT + ALT + B

The trace bitmap in Inkscape is actually the Potrace program, extended to do multichannel tracing.
ops! yes my mistake... it's actually SHIFT + ALT + B....(NOT CTRL + ALT + B)... that was a good catch, NAGA... thanks...
 

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What kind of printing are you doing? If you are doing dtg printing or sublimation printing you do not need to vectorize it.
 

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I have used just about all of them. Even paid a chunk for Vector Pro and then I found Vector Magic! The best by far. Now its either $299.00 for the program or $ 7.95 a month. But if you know a non profit, you can get it for only $ 149.00. Worth it wait in gold, you wont be sorry!
 
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