Raster Graphics vs Vector Graphics
The two main types of image graphics are raster and vector. The video and chart below summarizes the differences between each type.
|Raster Graphics||Vector Graphics|
|Image Structure||Individual Dots||Individual Shapes|
|Scalable||Limited to Dots Per Inch (DPI) - High Resolution Required||Infinitely Scalable|
|File Types||JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF, and PSD||AI, SVG, EPS, DXF, and PDF|
|Decoration Methods||Full Color Printing, Screen Printing||All Decoration Methods|