I made this logo without pixel alignment. So I would say I didn't make it pixel perfect. Now when I export it, some edges (most) look blur.

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Can this blur edges be fixed during export somehow? Or you must draw pixel perfect logo?

PS: I have tried pixel perfect things in past and they work quite well. No blur edges.

  • Either its been made correctly or its not... Could it be fixed, yes but thats more work than snapping it correctly – joojaa Jun 26 '20 at 18:10
  • I can't see anything I'd describe as blurry. Are you perhaps referring to the anti-aliasing? – Billy Kerr Jun 26 '20 at 18:42
  • @BillyKerr not very sure about anti-aliasing. But I would say crisp edges. That's what I mean. And blur means non crisp edges. – Vikas Jun 26 '20 at 18:45
  • Hmmm . . have you tried selecting the artwork and hitting the "Align Selected Art to Pixel Grid" button? This may very slightly alter the placement of the paths, but it may be enough for what you want. – Billy Kerr Jun 26 '20 at 19:01
  • @BillyKerr yeah but I don't want those alterations. So basically it's not possible? You may want to answer my previous question. Because my friend designed same in PowerPoint and it doesn't have blurred edges. Very very strange. – Vikas Jun 26 '20 at 19:04

In order for artwork, especially vector artwork, to be "pixel perfect" the anchors and paths need to rest on the pixel grid properly.

It is exceptionally customary for all applications to not alter artwork upon export - beyond anti-aliasing or color profiles. In fact, if an application's export feature were to alter the core construction of artwork it would most likely be touted as a very problematic bug or failure in the application. The entire point of an application exporting something is to export what you see, not alter its construction.

To this end, no, you can't export "pixel perfect" art if the art isn't initially constructed in the vector application to be pixel perfect. Exporting isn't going to move and shift anchor points to align with the pixel grid.

  • Could you please help me by making this line simpler to understand? Little tough to understand for me. It is exceptionally customary for all applications to not alter artwork upon export? – Vikas Jun 26 '20 at 19:17
  • apps don't change where anchors are. – Scott Jun 26 '20 at 20:03
  • During export you mean? For example Illustrator can't change it during export? Or after export other apps can't change it when reusing the exported assets on websites etc.? – Vikas Jun 26 '20 at 20:07
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    In short.. if you don't build a file as Pixel Perfect, you can't then "force" it to be pixel perfect via some other method. – Scott Jun 26 '20 at 20:31
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    If you resize a raster image.. you introduce anti-aliasing. Raster and vector are two very different things. In addition "social media" sites recompress images when you upload them. – Scott Jun 26 '20 at 21:10

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