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Adobe Illustrator

Overview

What is Adobe Illustrator?

Adobe Illustrator CC is a vector-based graphic design software.

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Recent Reviews

Adobe Illustrator CC Review

9 out of 10
April 01, 2023
When creating icons for use in a website under development, we were able to save a considerable amount of man-hours because we were able …
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Illustrator for Architects

9 out of 10
March 23, 2022
I use this software on a daily basis as an architect and it is a very useful tool that helps us a lot of design buildings and makes plans …
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Pricing

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Yearly - Billed Monthly

$20.99

On Premise
per month

Monthly

$31.49

On Premise
per month

Yearly - Billed Upfront

$239.88

On Premise
per year

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Product Demos

PACMAN ARCADE SPEEDART | ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CC | GRAPHIC DESIGN CHARACTER ILLUSTRATION TUTORIAL DEMO

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How To Enable Pressure Sensitivity In Adobe Illustrator CC

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Adobe Illustrator CC 2020 Curvature and Pen Tools Demo

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Adobe Illustrator CC - Color Models/Wheel Demo

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HOW TO DISTORT VECTORS | ADOBE CC ILLUSTRATOR | 2017 | QUICK TUTORIAL EASY TEXTURE EDGES DEMO

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Product Details

What is Adobe Illustrator?

Adobe Illustrator CC is a vector-based graphic design software.

Adobe Illustrator Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise
Operating SystemsWindows, Mac
Mobile ApplicationNo
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Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
When creating icons for use in a website under development, we were able to save a considerable amount of man-hours because we were able to create icons of multiple sizes in a single batch. Thanks to the shape-forming tool, which combines multiple shapes to create a new shape, we were able to create vector data of complex shapes.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
As a content developer for business pitch meetings I have to customize decks to match clients branding. So my PowerPoint backgrounds are exclusively designed in Illustrator. Illustrator also help me to manage client logos better especially I use tracing function to recreate logos or icons as necessary for my presentation. Yes I can somewhat use PowerPoint to add elements to generate the background but I hate too many moving parts in my ppt.
Justin Adams | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
As a graphic designer, I use Adobe Illustrator CC on a literal daily basis. From logo design to social media post images to website wireframes, it is a required asset to create vector art and multiple artboard layouts for clients. While I also use other programs within the Creative Suite, Adobe Illustrator CC is indispensable and much preferred to other vector-based programs I've used in the past.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Adobe Illustrator CC is so powerful. I've been using it for 30 years - since it came out on the market. I still learn new things every day. Currently, I use it to make mechanicals for packaging and for drawing (producing logos, art, etc.) In the food packaging part of my job, I like the flexibility of layers, being able to link art, create outlines of type, and create art (including graduations and special effects) This application has just gotten better and better over the years. What I also like is the library of tutorials if you don't know how to do something. Adobe Illustrator CC makes it quick and easy to learn. I originally used this program to design ads for yellow page directories - Remember those? (Some will) I can not recommend this more highly.
Leonardo Barbosa Corrêa | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We are a communication and visual identity company. As such, Adobe tools are critical to our routine. We use Adobe Illustrator CC daily for illustration vectoring, ads and logos creation. It is only used by me, who is responsible for the design area of the company. Adobe Illustrator is the ideal software for working with vectors, edits nodes well and has really advanced features in this area. It is very good for working with text and images, which can be imported without making the file heavier.
Bill Black | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Adobe Illustrator is THE industry standard for creating vector graphics and digital illustration. I use it extensively in my graphic design business to create many different kinds of graphics - event posters, custom typography, newspaper advertisements, T-shirt designs, etc. It is a VERY powerful and full-featured software tool for creative types. It integrates seamlessly with other Adobe products - Photoshop, InDesign, Aftereffects, etc.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I use Adobe Illustrator CC as my primary design software. I always start my photographic based elements in Photoshop but always move over to Adobe Illustrator CC for any kind of copy, text, and illustrative vector work. I have used Adobe Illustrator CC personally for years as an Illustrator and as a Graphic Designer, it is by far my most prized software. It is constantly updating and becoming more and more user friendly.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We have used Adobe Illustrator for a variety of projects such as Movie posters, class projects, marketing, and promotional materials. Creating artworks and putting together marketing plans has never been easier thanks to Adobe Illustrator. On a weekly basis at least 5-10 projects utilize adobe Illustrator at one point or another.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I use this software on a daily basis as an architect and it is a very useful tool that helps us a lot of design buildings and makes plans or sections. I use it almost every day to make drawings and layer other images to make my drawings look good for clients.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Absolutely loved using Adobe Illustrator as a designer at my company within our Marketing Department. It would 100% be my go to software to use and was used the most out of the entire Adobe Creative Suite. I would absolutely recommend to those who want to create vector based graphics or illustrations.
Marry Wilson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
ResellerIncentivized
Our company uses Adobe Illustrator to make the most complicated design projects possible. With the help of this product, we have been able to reduce the time it takes to accomplish a task by 80%! Adobe Illustrator is an easy-to-use design tool that makes it possible to create complex illustrations. The program has a clean interface with various devices that allow me to create graphics without wasting time setting up layers quickly. I use Adobe Illustrator CC to create visualizations and professional presentations for sales briefs and proposals. I have also used it to create taglines.
Nicolas Piemontez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Within the organization, I produce all digital and printed graphic material. I use illustrator to work mainly with vectors, some illustrations, creating stamps and some visual identities, and all printed material. Due to its quality of tools and specific use for this type of material and art, I consider the illustrator to be a fundamental tool for the production of graphic materials with excellence that does not lose quality with zooming or printing.
Lucas Piemontez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I use [Adobe] Illustrator [CC] daily in my demands in the marketing sector; we produce content for social networks, blogs, prints, eBooks, [and] videos among others. Its quality, integration, and ease help a lot in our work. We produce quality content with a system that best matches our expectations. I haven't found any software that allows me to work with vectors and illustrations with this quality and with the variety of tools and functions that [Adobe] Illustrator [CC] has.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Killer vector design abilities.Excellent Touch Type feature.Simplified Free Transform tool. The powerful Puppet Warp feature allows the transformation of select portions of illustrations. Many improvements to existing features. Adobe Illustrator CC is being used for nearly 80% of all design-related work for clients. It's one of the best parts of the Adobe Creative Suite considering it's vector-based and being that we have a variety of clients who need both digital and print related assets, vector-based is the best so that resolution doesn't get lost.AI is well suited for designers and illustrators who need to create scalable artwork or assets and don't want to lose resolution. Clean and beautiful work can be created with AI. However, the learning curve is not the quickest so it is better suited for those who either already have some knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite or for those who are willing to spend the time and money to learn from a course or on their own.AI is well suited for originators and artists who ought to make adaptable craftsmanship work or resources and do not need to lose determination. Clean and excellent work can be made with AI. In any case, the learning bend isn't the fastest so it is way better suited for those who either as of now have a [little] information of the Adobe Creative Suite or for those who are willing to spend the time and cash to memorize from a course or on their claim.
Paloma Guimarães | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
The organization uses Adobe Illustrator CC to teach Graphic Design classes and get students to engage and practice using the software so that they will be able to use it in a professional setting in the future. It helps with the creation of artwork, posters, business cards, social media posts and material for websites
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
The marketing department of our company uses the entire Adobe Suite, including Illustrator primarily for our product label designs, vector drawings of icons and backgrounds, and all of our logo designs. We often need to have our designs in vector so they are scalable for various printing formats - so this is ideal. Also, Illustrator is one of the most widely used platforms in the world, so it's easy to also work on projects with outside contractors because of the popularity of this program.
September 03, 2021

Worth the Time

Emily Hammell | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I use Illustrator to design vector files and logos usually. We use these files for signage, indoor and outdoor, and to ensure files do not lose resolution. It makes it much easier to order marketing materials and signage when we can send print-ready files to expedite processing and shipments. It also saves us in designs costs from vendors as well.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Adobe Illustrator is something that I've been using for years and it's something that I don't think I can get along without. I use it for the graphic design phase of most projects and I also teach my students how to use this as marketing majors. The powers of Adobe Illustrator are amazing and I'm able to manipulate and create graphics with ease.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Adobe Illustrator is being utilized in many capacities in our creative processes. Marketing emails, catalog and presentation graphics, and website assets. Illustrator is often the first step in many of these tasks because of the powerful and fast graphics generation process. It is also beneficial to be able to work in a scalable image format that can be seamlessly translated into different applications.
Heather Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
We currently use Adobe Illustrator CC in our Design department. Whenever a need arises to create a vector illustration or detailed graph, Illustrator is our go-to. There have been times we've used it even as our main graphic design program for events and programs that need printed materials, but mainly we use it to create intricate illustrations to insert into other files. Our department currently uses it, and I believe other graphic designers on-campus use it frequently as well.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
As the creative director, I have been using Adobe Illustrator CC for about eight years to create and edit 90% of our marketing and branding assets. I create logos, banners, website graphics, email images, social media graphics, brochures, event signage, product graphics, video slide graphics, workbook assets, and much more. Adobe Illustrator CC is my go-to when it comes to creating any graphics-related materials for our company.
Score 6 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
Adobe Illustrator CC is being used by the marketing department. It is mainly used for creating various types of marketing materials, and also the logos and other virtual marketing materials that are needed for documents like reports, manuals, leaflets, brochures, websites, and letter header and footer for some of the official documents like purchase orders, quotations, invoices, etc.
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