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    How to convert photo to vector?

    How do I turn a picture into a vector?

    Converting a photo to vector can be done in several ways. For example, you can vectorize a photo in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, or Inkscape. Are you not familiar with Adobe programs? Then you can use our vector service.

    Can I convert a JPG to vector?

    We often get the question: is JPGa vector file? A JPG or PNG is not a vector file but a pixel file. Most photos have a JPG or PNG extension. You can vectorize a photo using Adobe Illustrator. A vector file has the following extension or abbreviation: EPS, AI, SVG or PDF.  

    Convert photo to vector Illustrator

    Converting a photo to vector in illustratorcan be quite complex. It is the fastest way to convert image to vectorYou can achieve this by using image tracing.

    Convert photo to vector Illustrator

    If you are proficient with Illustrator, here is a step-by-step plan for: converting a photo to vector file in Adobe Illustrator.

    1. Choose an image to convert to vector
    2. Select an Image Trace preset. You can choose from different presets like High Fidelty or Low Fidelty, play with different settings to get the best result.
    3. Vectorize the image with Image Trace.
    4. Refine your tracked image by making changes with different settings such as Color Mode.
    5. Save your image as vector. Export the file as .eps or .pdf vector file. You now have a eps vector file.


    • Excellent quality
    • Determine extension vector format yourself: eps, ai and pdf
    • You can do it yourself


    • Purchase Adobe Illustrator subscription (monthly costs)
    • Learn to use Adobe Illustrator

    Convert photo to vector Photoshop

    Convert photo to vector in Photoshop

    Adobe Photoshop is not meant to be used for  vectorizing images, it is therefore not recommended to convert your photo to vector with Photoshop. Adobe Photoshop is a pixel based software program and not a vector program. You can't convert image to vector in Photoshop.

      Convert photo to vector for free

      The disadvantage of Adobe programs is that they are quite expensive, and you have to purchase a subscription right away just to vectorize a photo. If you want to convert your photo to vector for free, you could look into Inkscape or GIMP. . But Inkscape is not easy to use for an average PC user. 

      In the past, Vectormagic allowed you to vectorize an image free of charge. Unfortunately they now have a pricing model added. To create a vector fileyou can also have us do it for you. Watch the video below to learn how our vector service works. 

      Convert photo to vector file

      We are happy to help you on your way with vectorizing your photo or image You send us the photo in JPG, PNG or PDF and we convert the logo into an EPS vector file using Adobe Illustrator. We use the pen tool and recreate the logo manually with the correct fonts. Then we export the new vector logo in an EPS file so you can get started!

      convert photo to vector

      Advantages of vector file creation by Logovector:

      • Perfect quality (Made by designers with 10+ years of experience)
      • We vectorize images, photos, logos and drawings
      • Fast delivery within 10 hours
      • All necessary file types: EPS, AI, SVG, PDF
      • Very easy to order via the website
      • Small adjustments are possible 
      • One-time payment (very attractive price)
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