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Bug#208508: ITP: potrace -- utility to transform bitmaps into vector graphics

Package: wnpp
Version: unavailable; reported 2003-09-03
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : potrace
  Version         : 1.1
  Upstream Author : Peter Selinger <selinger@users.sourceforge.net>
* URL             : http://potrace.sourceforge.net/
* License         : GPL
  Description     : utility to transform bitmaps into vector graphics

potrace is a utility for tracing a bitmap, which means, transforming
a bitmap into a smooth, scalable image. The input is a bitmap (PBM, PGM,
PPM, or BMP format), and the default output is an encapsulated PostScript
file (EPS). A typical use is to create EPS files from scanned data, such as
company or university logos, handwritten notes, etc. The resulting image is
not "jaggy" like a bitmap, but smooth. It can then be rendered at any 

potrace can currently produce the following output formats: EPS,
PostScript, SVG (scalable vector graphics), and PGM (for easy
antialiasing). Additional backends might be added in the future. 
homepage: http://potrace.sourceforge.net/

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