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Apache Batik: a Java 2D based SVG Toolkit

From: Vincent Hardy <vincent.hardy@eng.sun.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2000 09:53:33 -0800
Message-ID: <3A2BDA1D.40AE0B05@eng.sun.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org
On behalf of the Apache Batik team, I am pleased to announce the release
of the beta version of Batik 1.0. Batik is a Java based toolkit for 
applications that want to use images in the SVG format for various 
purposes, such as viewing, generation or manipulation. 

The URL for the Apache Batik project is:


Batik's goal is to provide a full implementation of the SVG
The 1.0 beta version supports a large number of static features,
several filters and text selection.
Among other applications, Batik comes with a stand-alone viewer that has 
interesting features such as a thumbnail view of the document, a DOM
the ability to zoom, pan and rotate document and the ability to export 
svg images to raster formats (see screen shots at

The detailed announcement for the Apache Batik project is at:



Vincent Hardy
Apache Batik Project
Received on Monday, 4 December 2000 12:53:46 UTC

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