Vector graphics is the use of geometrical components including points, lines, shapes, or polygons, each of which is based on mathematical expressions in order to represent images. The software which is listed here are all vector-based graphics programs.

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Asymptote is a vector graphics language for technical drawing; it provides for figures the same high-quality level of typesetting that LaTeX does for scientific text.

http://asymptote.sourceforge.net/

Inkscape is an openly developed vector graphics editor; a powerful and convenient drawing tool, fully compliant with w3 standards.

http://inkscape.org/

Sketsa SVG Editor is a vector drawing application based on SVG; creates vector graphics that can be scaled and printed at any resolution, without losing detail or clarity.

http://www.kiyut.com/products/sketsa/

XaraLX is a vector graphics and photocomposition software program; also handles photos and drawings.

http://www.xaralx.org/