Often you may come across a site or a free filel that is not int he right format for you machine. SVG files are a popular format for people who are using a Cricut machine with SCAL software.
While you can.t cut and SVG file on your Quickutz Silhouette, you can take a couple of minutes and convert it to a file it will recognize.
How to Convert SVG File to GSD
1. Download and install free program, Inkscape. You can also use Adobe Illustrator however Inkscape is a free vector graphics application.
2- Open Inkscape.
3. Open the SVG file you want to convert to GSD ( not import, open). The file will most likely be upside down. don’t worry about it, can fix in Robomaster later.
Move the image to bottom left corner.
4. SAVE As: DXF file.
5. Open Robo Master, them File- Load DXF…
Move images to centre of screen ( when you rotate you may lose some of the images so this stops that from happening).
Rotate so its not upside down:
Select all the pieces, then right click- Position Settings, check keep aspect ratio box then change angle to 180 degrees, save.
6. All the cut lines will be black, so change those. ( Highlight object then change line colour which by default is light blue).
7. Save As… GSD.
Really not as complicated as it sounds- whole process can be done in under 2 mins.
Any questions- please post in comments section.