What are some alternatives?
When comparing R2V and Ras2Vec, you can also consider the following products
CR8tracer - Convert bitmap images into monochrome vector formats
Wintopo - High quality raster to vector conversion tool
KVEC - Tool which can vectorize images using several graphic formats
Autotracer.org - Free online image vectorizer
Vector Magic - Easily convert JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF bitmap images to SVG, EPS, PDF, AI, DXF vector images with real full-color tracing, online or using the desktop app!
RasterVect - Professional raster to vector conversion program (vectorizer).