How to not get pixel/serrated edges for a logo exported from Inkscape?

All we need is an easy explanation of the problem, so here it is.

I created my logo with Inkscape so it’s format SVG, on Inkscape when I zoom in it does not pixel.
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But when I zoom in on the png file exported, the edges/strokes are not smooth, are serrated, pixel…
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I think I understood that with png we will always have edges like this when zooming in.
But how to save it otherwise to be able to have a final vector image without having to open it in Inkscape ? like if we want to send a final vector image to a printing company to print a logo for example

Thank you for any of your help

Thank you guys 😀 So PDF is the only way, at least there is that.

Wolff when I save as— PDF— a window pops up:
– Restrict to PDF version: PDF1.5 or PDF1.4 => I choose 1.5 ? – Text output options: Embed fonts => tick ?
– Rasterize filter effects => untick ?
– Resolution for rasterization (dpi) => doesn’t matter if rasterize is unticked right ? – Output page size: use document’s page size or use exported object’s size => object’s size ?

But then the background is white and not transparent … how is it going to be if printed out on a support (like for signage) ?

How to solve :

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Method 1

SVG is a vector format used for vector graphics displayed on the web. SVG is the native format of Inkscape.

PNG is a raster (pixel) format used for images which are to be displayed on a screen.

The preferred format for printing purposes is PDF.

A PDF can both contain vector graphics and raster images.

Use File > Save As... and set Save as type to Portable Document Format (*.pdf).

Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
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