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    SVGO is a Nodejs-based tool for optimizing SVG vector graphics files.
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    SVG Optimizer is a Nodejs-based tool for optimizing SVG vector graphics files.


    SVG files, especially those exported from various editors, usually contain a lot of redundant and useless information. This can include editor metadata, comments, hidden elements, default or non-optimal values and other stuff that can be safely removed or converted without affecting the SVG rendering result.

    What it can do

    SVGO has a plugin-based architecture, so almost every optimization is a separate plugin.

    Today we have:

    Plugin Description Default
    cleanupAttrs cleanup attributes from newlines, trailing, and repeating spaces enabled
    inlineStyles move and merge styles from <style> elements to element style attributes enabled
    removeDoctype remove doctype declaration enabled
    removeXMLProcInst remove XML processing instructions enabled
    removeComments remove comments enabled
    removeMetadata remove <metadata> enabled
    removeTitle remove <title> enabled
    removeDesc remove <desc> enabled
    removeUselessDefs remove elements of <defs> without id enabled
    removeXMLNS removes xmlns attribute (for inline svg) disabled
    removeEditorsNSData remove editors namespaces, elements, and attributes enabled
    removeEmptyAttrs remove empty attributes enabled
    removeHiddenElems remove hidden elements enabled
    removeEmptyText remove empty Text elements enabled
    removeEmptyContainers remove empty Container elements enabled
    removeViewBox remove viewBox attribute when possible enabled
    cleanupEnableBackground remove or cleanup enable-background attribute when possible enabled
    minifyStyles minify <style> elements content with CSSO enabled
    convertStyleToAttrs convert styles into attributes enabled
    convertColors convert colors (from rgb() to #rrggbb, from #rrggbb to #rgb) enabled
    convertPathData convert Path data to relative or absolute (whichever is shorter), convert one segment to another, trim useless delimiters, smart rounding, and much more enabled
    convertTransform collapse multiple transforms into one, convert matrices to the short aliases, and much more enabled
    removeUnknownsAndDefaults remove unknown elements content and attributes, remove attrs with default values enabled
    removeNonInheritableGroupAttrs remove non-inheritable group's "presentation" attributes enabled
    removeUselessStrokeAndFill remove useless stroke and fill attrs enabled
    removeUnusedNS remove unused namespaces declaration enabled
    prefixIds prefix IDs and classes with the SVG filename or an arbitrary string disabled
    cleanupIDs remove unused and minify used IDs enabled
    cleanupNumericValues round numeric values to the fixed precision, remove default px units enabled
    cleanupListOfValues round numeric values in attributes that take a list of numbers (like viewBox or enable-background) disabled
    moveElemsAttrsToGroup move elements' attributes to their enclosing group enabled
    moveGroupAttrsToElems move some group attributes to the contained elements enabled
    collapseGroups collapse useless groups enabled
    removeRasterImages remove raster images disabled
    mergePaths merge multiple Paths into one enabled
    convertShapeToPath convert some basic shapes to <path> enabled
    convertEllipseToCircle convert non-eccentric <ellipse> to <circle> enabled
    sortAttrs sort element attributes for epic readability disabled
    sortDefsChildren sort children of <defs> in order to improve compression enabled
    removeDimensions remove width/height and add viewBox if it's missing (opposite to removeViewBox, disable it first) disabled
    removeAttrs remove attributes by pattern disabled
    removeAttributesBySelector removes attributes of elements that match a css selector disabled
    removeElementsByAttr remove arbitrary elements by ID or className disabled
    addClassesToSVGElement add classnames to an outer <svg> element disabled
    addAttributesToSVGElement adds attributes to an outer <svg> element disabled
    removeOffCanvasPaths removes elements that are drawn outside of the viewbox disabled
    removeStyleElement remove <style> elements disabled
    removeScriptElement remove <script> elements disabled
    reusePaths Find duplicated elements and replace them with links disabled

    Want to know how it works and how to write your own plugin? Of course you want to. (동작방법)


    $ [sudo] npm install -g svgo



      svgo [OPTIONS] [ARGS]
      -h, --help : Help
      -v, --version : Version
      -i INPUT, --input=INPUT : Input file, "-" for STDIN
      -s STRING, --string=STRING : Input SVG data string
      -f FOLDER, --folder=FOLDER : Input folder, optimize and rewrite all *.svg files
      -o OUTPUT, --output=OUTPUT : Output file or folder (by default the same as the input), "-" for STDOUT
      -p PRECISION, --precision=PRECISION : Set number of digits in the fractional part, overrides plugins params
      --config=CONFIG : Config file or JSON string to extend or replace default
      --disable=PLUGIN : Disable plugin by name, "--disable=PLUGIN1,PLUGIN2" for multiple plugins
      --enable=PLUGIN : Enable plugin by name, "--enable=PLUGIN3,PLUGIN4" for multiple plugins
      --datauri=DATAURI : Output as Data URI string (base64, URI encoded or unencoded)
      --multipass : Pass over SVGs multiple times to ensure all optimizations are applied
      --pretty : Make SVG pretty printed
      --indent=INDENT : Indent number when pretty printing SVGs
      -r, --recursive : Use with '-f'. Optimizes *.svg files in folders recursively.
      -q, --quiet : Only output error messages, not regular status messages
      --show-plugins : Show available plugins and exit
      INPUT : Alias to --input
    • with files:

        $ svgo test.svg


        $ svgo *.svg
        $ svgo test.svg -o test.min.svg
        $ svgo test.svg other.svg third.svg
        $ svgo test.svg other.svg third.svg -o test.min.svg -o other.min.svg -o third.min.svg
    • with STDIN / STDOUT:

        $ cat test.svg | svgo -i - -o - > test.min.svg
    • with folder

        $ svgo -f ../path/to/folder/with/svg/files


        $ svgo -f ../path/to/folder/with/svg/files -o ../path/to/folder/with/svg/output
        $ svgo *.svg -o ../path/to/folder/with/svg/output
    • with strings:

        $ svgo -s '<svg version="1.1">test</svg>' -o test.min.svg

      or even with Data URI base64:

        $ svgo -s 'data:image/svg+xml;base64,...' -o test.min.svg
    • with SVGZ:

      from .svgz to .svg:

        $ gunzip -c test.svgz | svgo -i - -o test.min.svg

      from .svg to .svgz:

        $ svgo test.svg -o - | gzip -cfq9 > test.svgz

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    This software is released under the terms of the MIT license.

    Logo by Yegor Bolshakov.

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