SVG is one of the formats of two-dimensional vector graphic files that are created on the basis of documents in XML format. The developer is Adobe Systems, and the name of the format is an abbreviation for Scalable Vector Graphics File. In the SVG format, not only two-dimensional vector images can be created, but also mixed vector-raster images. At the same time, SVG files are text files, and therefore they can be opened in most popular text editors. This extension is able to support both static and animated graphics. At the same time, when working with such files, editing occurs without loss of quality.
XCF is a file format from the raster graphics category developed by GIMP. The specified extension is considered the standard image format specifically for the GIMP graphics editor. In its characteristics, XCF is very similar to the PSD raster graphics format, which is native to Photoshop. XCF files do not support the function of saving the "history of cancellations", however, for other characteristics, they are highly praised by experts. So, they retain channels, transparency, layers, guides. Data compression in this format is lossless. The name of the format is associated with the organization of experimental computing (eXperimental Computing Facility) of the University of California, Berkeley.