Adobe Illustrator CC

Adobe Illustrator CC 2017

Industry standard design suite

Adobe Illustrator is an industry standard tool in vector drawing applications, providing you with all the tools you need in professional design and artwork. View full description

PROS

  • Fully documented
  • Includes templates
  • Excellent set of tools for vectorial design
  • Integrated into Creative Cloud

CONS

  • May feel a bit complex for beginners

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Adobe Illustrator is an industry standard tool in vector drawing applications, providing you with all the tools you need in professional design and artwork.

Industry standard design tools

Adobe Illustrator is the perfect tool for all kinds of design. Whether you’re a professional web designer or you just want to create a poster and some invites for a friend’s party, your creativity will be boosted with Adobe Illustrator's impressive set of drawing tools, brushes, color processing tools, and gradient effects, not to mention the wide array of filters and special effects with which you can add the final touch to your drawing.

Steep learning curve

As with any other vector drawing tool, Adobe Illustrator feels really complex for first-time users, with toolbars full of strange icons and many new functions and features to learn. The program does, however, includes a bunch of templates to get you started, as well as a thorough help section where you'll find the answer to any questions you may have.

Part of the cloud

Adobe Illustrator is seamlessly integrated with the rest of Adobe's Creative Cloud. You can easily import and export projects and content from the latest versions of Photoshop and Dreamweaver. Dreamweaver is particularly well supported, as Illustrator now allows dynamic authoring and testing support for content management systems like WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal.

The reference point for design

Adobe Illustrator is the reference when it comes to vector designing and drawing. It features an impressive set of tools, filters and effects and is perfectly integrated with other Adobe apps.

Changes

  • - Live Shapes.


  • - Pen Tool preview.

  • - Anchor point enhancements.

  • - CSS extraction.

  • - Desktop fonts from Typekit.

— User reviews — about Adobe Illustrator CC

  • titanthompson

    by titanthompson

    "Adobe Illustrator Review"

    I thought the download was awesome. Would've liked a truly free software not a free trial but the hookup was good. Would... More.

    reviewed on December 30, 2015

  • Afsalashyana

    by Afsalashyana

    ""A Creation software of Dreams""

    This is an amzing software from Adobe corporation. The Adobe Illustrator CS5 is a Very useful Software in Business, P... More.

    reviewed on May 6, 2010