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Frequently Asked Questions

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1 Common questions

  • 1.1 What is 'SVG Kit'?
  • 1.2 Is it a set of plug-ins for Adobe products?
  • 1.3 Does Adobe provide no support of SVG images in its products?
  • 1.4 Does your product support export of other existing images to SVG?
  • 1.5 Is SVG 1.1 and SVG 1.2 supported?
  • 1.6 Does your plug-in support SVGZ file format?
  • 1.7 Which back-end is used for SVG management?
  • 1.8 Do you have plans to add support of other SVG back-ends?
  • 1.9 I heard Java is slow? Is that so?
  • 1.10 Why Java and Batik?
  • 1.11 Can I use different Batik versions?
  • 1.12 Are your patches available?
  • 1.13 My automated printing process is organized with the help of 3rd party tools for Adobe InDesign Server. Is it possible to use it together with your software?
  • 1.14 Which exact versions are supported for Mac?
  • 1.15 Which exact versions are supported for Windows?

2 Download

  • 2.1 Why don't you have installation packs with Java for MacOS X?

3 Purchasing and Licensing

  • 3.1 How to purchase?
  • 3.2 I am representing an educational organization. Can I get a discount?
  • 3.3 How many licenses I need?
  • 3.4 Are there any site licenses available?
  • 3.5 How much?
  • 3.6 I am a student. Can I get license for free?
  • 3.7 I have old versions of Adobe InDesign: CS or CS2. Are they supported?
  • 3.8 For how long are you planning to support CS3/CS4?
  • 3.9 I saw a couple of nice images in your package. Where did you get them?

4 Troubleshooting

  • 4.1 I've purchased your software but it doesn't work!
  • 4.2 How can I send you bug report?

Common questions

Q 1.1: What is 'SVG Kit'?
A: This is a tool, which provides support of SVG images for Adobe InDesign/InCopy and Adobe Photoshop/Photoshop Elements.

Q 1.2: Is it a set of plug-ins for Adobe products?
A: Yes.

Q 1.3: Does Adobe provide no support of SVG images in its products?
A: Without our software, you can't insert SVG images in your publication natively. You need to install our software or convert it to EPS for example.

Q 1.4: Does your product support export of other existing images to SVG?
A: Not yet, sorry. Use Adobe Illustrator or any other 3rd party tool. We are going to add this feature in the version 2.0 and it nearby to be completed.

Q 1.5: Is SVG 1.1 and SVG 1.2 supported?
A: Yes, with few exceptions (no animation and dynamic content).

Q 1.6: Does your plug-in support SVGZ file format?
A: Yes.

Q 1.7: Which back-end is used for SVG management?
A: Apache Batik 1.7, with our enhancements and fixes.

Q 1.8: Do you have plans to add support of other SVG back-ends?
A: Yes, in new versions.

Q 1.9: I heard Java is slow? Is that so?
A: No, it isn't. You can face lag only first time, during Java machine initialization.

Q 1.10: Why Java and Batik?
A: It is one of the best open source implementations of SVG.

Q 1.11: Can I use different Batik versions?
A: No, sorry. We patched it to let it work in particular way.

Q 1.12: Are your patches available?
A: We're started to publish our patches, so you can see it here. We are planning to share more patches soon.

Q 1.13: My automated printing process is organized with the help of 3rd party tools for Adobe InDesign Server. Is it possible to use it together with your software?
A: Yes. Just use SVG images at any place you've used other image formats before.

Q 1.14: Which exact versions are supported for Mac?
A:

  • Adobe Photoshop CS4
  • Adobe Photoshop CS5 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe Bridge CS4
  • Adobe Bridge CS5
  • Adobe Bridge CS5.1
  • Adobe Bridge CS6
  • Adobe InDesign CS3
  • Adobe InDesign CS4
  • Adobe InDesign CS5
  • Adobe InDesign CS5.5
  • Adobe InDesign CS6
  • Adobe InDesign Server CS5
  • Adobe InDesign Server CS5.5
  • Adobe InDesign Server CS6
  • Adobe InCopy CS5
  • Adobe InCopy CS5.5
  • Adobe InCopy CS6

Q 1.15: Which exact versions are supported for Windows?
A:

  • Adobe Photoshop CS4 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe Photoshop CS5 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe Photoshop CC 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 64 bit
  • Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 64 bit
  • Adobe Bridge CS4
  • Adobe Bridge CS5
  • Adobe Bridge CS5.1
  • Adobe Bridge CS6
  • Adobe Bridge CC
  • Adobe Bridge CC 2014
  • Adobe Bridge CC 2015
  • Adobe Bridge CC 2017
  • Adobe InDesign CS3
  • Adobe InDesign CS4
  • Adobe InDesign CS5
  • Adobe InDesign CS5.5
  • Adobe InDesign CS6
  • Adobe InDesign CC 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe InDesign CC 2014 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe InDesign CC 2015 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe InDesign CC 2017
  • Adobe InDesign Server CS3
  • Adobe InDesign Server CS4 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe InDesign Server CS5 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe InDesign Server CS5.5 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe InDesign Server CS6 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe InDesign Server CC 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe InDesign Server CC 2014 32 and 64 bit
  • Adobe InDesign Server CC 2015
  • Adobe InDesign Server CC 2017
  • Adobe InCopy CS5
  • Adobe InCopy CS5.5
  • Adobe InCopy CS6
  • Adobe InCopy CC
  • Adobe InCopy CC 2014
  • Adobe InCopy CC 2015
  • Adobe InCopy CC 2017
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 6
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 7
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 8
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 9
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 10
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 11
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 12
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 13

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Q 2.1: Why don't you have installation packs with Java for MacOS X?
A: We're working with it. MacOSX version will be available soon.

Purchasing and Licensing

Q 3.1: How to purchase?
A: Send us email about it, and specify, how much copies you need, to let us calculate your discount.

Q 3.2: I am representing an educational organization. Can I get a discount?
A: Yes. Government, educational and non-profit organizations can get additional discounts.

Q 3.3: How many licenses I need?
A: One license for each computer you are planning to install our software to.

Q 3.4: Are there any site licenses available?
A: Yes. Site licenses are available upon request.

Q 3.5: How much?
A: $299 per copy.

Q 3.6: I am a student. Can I get license for free?
A: Yes, it is possible. Send us a brief story / overview, describing how you used our software, find bugs, make SVG art, help us localize our software for your native language, an so on - and we'll be happy to provide you with personal license for free.

Q 3.7: I have old versions of Adobe InDesign: CS or CS2. Are they supported?
A: Sorry, we don't support them. But you can contact us and we'll make a port of our software for the earlier versions for additional fee.

Q 3.8: For how long are you planning to support CS3/CS4?
A: For the same period of time Adobe will support CS3 and CS4, but will be able to purchase additional support if you want.

Q 3.9: I saw a couple of nice images in your package. Where did you get them?
A: They are part of Open ClipArt. It is licensed as "public domain", so you can use it as you wish.

Troubleshooting

Q 4.1: I've purchased your software but it doesn't work!
A: Please, send us all the possible details. We need them to solve your problem, make our software better and avoid any possible problems in future. And of course we'll send you new fixed version at the same day (in most cases), if you need it.

Q 4.2: How can I send you bug report?
A: Please attach problematic SVG image and the log from temporary place in logs sub-folder, if possible. There you can find files like InDesignLogger-YYYY-MM-DD.log; we will need most recent file.

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