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Pro Pure SVG library
Pro Written by a SVG Guru and pioneer
Dmitry Baranovskiy also wrote Raphael (project now owned by Sencha), this is the updated modern version of that library. Dmitry also is a champion directly affecting the future of SVG standards with W3C
Pro Backed by Adobe
Adobe is backing the development of snap.svg
Supports the newest SVG features like masking, clipping, patterns, full gradients, groups, and more
Pro Powerful line drawing
Not only Bezier curves but also any lines, shapes, arcs, etc. out-of-the-box.
Pro Convenient API
Clear and concise API with chaining support.
Pro Virtual DOM
Rapid drawing. Only what is necessary is drawn.
Pro Has its own transformation engine
No need to use embarrassing in-browser transformations.
Pro Legacy browser support
Pro Smart layering system
Pro Rich text features
Multiline text support, text measurement, wrap, indent, spacing, align, etc.
Pro Full accessibility (Section 508)
Pro Events support
All browser events are dispatched in the same way in virtual DOM structure also.
Con Not actively developed
During 2016 was few updates, more updates in 2017
Con Spotty exporting
Exporting doesn't work well (if at all sometimes) with SVGs exported from anything other than Adobe products.
Con Weak documentation
Explanations provided in the documentation can often be unclear, with some features missing from the documentation all together.