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


    SVG files, especially exported from various editors, usually contain a lot of redundant and useless information such as editor metadata, comments, hidden elements, default or non-optimal values and other stuff that can be safely removed or converted without affecting 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
    cleanupAttrs cleanup attributes from newlines, trailing, and repeating spaces
    removeDoctype remove doctype declaration
    removeXMLProcInst remove XML processing instructions
    removeComments remove comments
    removeMetadata remove <metadata>
    removeTitle remove <title> (disabled by default)
    removeDesc remove <desc> (only non-meaningful by default)
    removeUselessDefs remove elements of <defs> without id
    removeXMLNS removes xmlns attribute (for inline svg, disabled by default)
    removeEditorsNSData remove editors namespaces, elements, and attributes
    removeEmptyAttrs remove empty attributes
    removeHiddenElems remove hidden elements
    removeEmptyText remove empty Text elements
    removeEmptyContainers remove empty Container elements
    removeViewBox remove viewBox attribute when possible (disabled by default)
    cleanupEnableBackground remove or cleanup enable-background attribute when possible
    minifyStyles minify <style> elements content with CSSO
    convertStyleToAttrs convert styles into attributes
    convertColors convert colors (from rgb() to #rrggbb, from #rrggbb to #rgb)
    convertPathData convert Path data to relative or absolute (whichever is shorter), convert one segment to another, trim useless delimiters, smart rounding, and much more
    convertTransform collapse multiple transforms into one, convert matrices to the short aliases, and much more
    removeUnknownsAndDefaults remove unknown elements content and attributes, remove attrs with default values
    removeNonInheritableGroupAttrs remove non-inheritable group's "presentation" attributes
    removeUselessStrokeAndFill remove useless stroke and fill attrs
    removeUnusedNS remove unused namespaces declaration
    cleanupIDs remove unused and minify used IDs
    cleanupNumericValues round numeric values to the fixed precision, remove default px units
    cleanupListOfValues round numeric values in attributes that take a list of numbers (like viewBox or enableBackground)
    moveElemsAttrsToGroup move elements' attributes to their enclosing group
    moveGroupAttrsToElems move some group attributes to the contained elements
    collapseGroups collapse useless groups
    removeRasterImages remove raster images (disabled by default)
    mergePaths merge multiple Paths into one
    convertShapeToPath convert some basic shapes to <path>
    sortAttrs sort element attributes for epic readability (disabled by default)
    transformsWithOnePath apply transforms, crop by real width, center vertical alignment, and resize SVG with one Path inside (disabled by default)
    removeDimensions remove width/height attributes if viewBox is present (disabled by default)
    removeAttrs remove attributes by pattern (disabled by default)
    removeElementsByAttr remove arbitrary elements by ID or className (disabled by default)
    addClassesToSVGElement add classnames to an outer <svg> element (disabled by default)
    addAttributesToSVGElement adds attributes to an outer <svg> element (disabled by default)
    removeStyleElement remove <style> elements (disabled by default)
    removeScriptElement remove <script> elements (disabled by default)

    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=DISABLE : Disable plugin by name
      --enable=ENABLE : Enable plugin by name
      --datauri=DATAURI : Output as Data URI string (base64, URI encoded or unencoded)
      --multipass : Enable multipass
      --pretty : Make SVG pretty printed
      --indent=INDENT : Indent number when pretty printing SVGs
      -q, --quiet : Only output error messages, not regular status messages
      --show-plugins : Show available plugins and exit
      INPUT : Alias to --input
      OUTPUT : Alias to --output
    • with files:

        $ svgo test.svg


        $ svgo test.svg test.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
    • 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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    License and Copyright

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

    Logo by Yegor Bolshakov.


    npm i @jongleberry/svgo

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