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Adobe Illustrator CC for Teams & Businesses v2018 (22.0)

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Adobe Illustrator CC for Teams & Businesses - featured

The state of the art of illustration.

The industry-standard vector graphics app lets you create logos, icons, drawings, typography, and illustrations for print, web, video, and mobile.


Highlights

Illustrator is all around you.

Millions of designers and artists use Illustrator to create everything from web icons and product packaging to book illustrations and billboards.

Iconic work at any size.

Get all the drawing tools you need to turn simple shapes and colors into sophisticated logos, icons, and graphics. Illustrator artwork is vector-based, so it can scale down for mobile screens and up to billboard size — and always look crisp and beautiful.

 

 

Gorgeous typography that says it all.

Incorporate a company name into a logo, create a flyer, or mock up a website design with the best type tools out there. Add effects, manage styles, and edit individual characters to create typographic designs that perfectly express your messages.

 

 

Draw attention everywhere.

Create freehand drawings, or trace and re-color imported photos to turn them into works of art. Use your illustrations anywhere, including printed pieces, presentations, websites, blogs, and social media.

 

 

Adobe Stock.

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Millions of high-quality images. Right inside Illustrator.

Find the perfect photo or graphic to jump-start your next project and make it amazing. The new Adobe Stock service offers 40 million curated, royalty-free assets that are all available from Illustrator CC in just a few clicks. And Creative Cloud members get special pricing — 40% off Adobe Stock when you add it to your membership. It's the industry's best value.

What's new in Illustrator 2018?

Properties panel

Work faster with access to all your controls in one place. The new and intelligent Properties panel shows you only the controls you need, when you need them.

Puppet Warp

Transform your vector graphics while maintaining a natural look. Puppet Warp lets you quickly create or modify a graphic without having to adjust individual paths or anchor points.

More artboards

Now Illustrator lets you create up to 1,000 artboards on a single canvas so you can work with more content in each document.

Stylistic Sets

Apply predefined glyph alternates to an entire block of text without having to individually select and change each glyph.

Easier artboard organization

Select multiple artboards at one time, and align and organize them automatically on your canvas in just a click. Objects locked to an artboard now move with it.

SVG Color Fonts

Design with fonts that include multiple colors, gradients, and transparencies thanks to support for SVG OpenType fonts.

Variable fonts

Illustrator supports OpenType variable fonts, so you can modify a font's weight, width, and other attributes to create your own style — while still maintaining fidelity to the original design.

MacBook Pro Touch Bar support

Get instant access to core tools right when you need them on the contextual MacBook Pro Touch Bar.

Manage text in Creative Cloud Libraries

Libraries in Illustrator now support text, so you can store and access the passages you use most — like taglines, brand marketing descriptions, and other placeholder copy. Plus, share text between Illustrator and InDesign libraries.

And so much more

Also includes: Faster launch times and greater stability.

See full release notes

Make it. Creative Cloud.

Illustrator is part of Creative Cloud, so you can access all your assets, including Adobe Stock, right inside the app. Your brushes, shapes, colors, character styles, and Adobe Typekit fonts are connected across your desktop and mobile devices. It’s everything you need to turn inspiration into beautiful artwork — anywhere.

What is Creative Cloud for Teams & Businesses?

Creative Cloud for Teams & BusinessesAdobe offers two Creative Cloud for teams plans. The complete plan includes everything Creative Cloud has to offer—including all the latest CC desktop apps, extra services such as Digital Publishing Suite and Business Catalyst, and exclusive features like 100GB of cloud storage and expert support. But if your work is specialized and you only need one CC product such as Photoshop CC or Illustrator CC, the single-app plan gives you access to one CC desktop app, along with 20GB of cloud storage and Behance® ProSite.

This product is a Creative Cloud Single App Plan. It includes: Full version of one desktop application, 20GB of cloud storage for file sharing and collaboration, Behance ProSite, and Limited access to services. Centralized administration, deployment, purchasing, and license management console. Requires annual commitment; billed monthly. Price is per user monthly.

What's new in Illustrator 2017?

Create pixel-perfect artwork

Draw paths and shapes that seamlessly align to the pixel grid. Align existing artwork with a single click or by using simple transformations. Preserve Live Shapes and rounded corners, maintain alignment when scaling and rotating objects, and manually nudge segments and end points into perfect alignment.

Find fonts faster

Mark individual fonts as favorites to quickly find the one you need. Filter your list to see fonts you've recently used, find other fonts that are similar to one you like, or find fonts based on classifications like serif or handwritten.

Work easier with glyphs

Use alternate glyphs for any character by simply selecting the character and choosing from an in-context menu. View and insert your most recently used glyphs, and sort glyphs for faster browsing.

Get started faster

Jumpstart design projects with easy access to presets as well as free Adobe Stock templates that you can access right from File > New.

Stock templates and search

Adobe Stock marketplace includes new design templates and now you can drag and drop Stock search results from your Library panel right into your canvas and start using them right away. Plus, you can right-click on a stock image to do a visual search for similar images.

New Creative Cloud Libraries capabilities

Libraries in Illustrator now support Adobe Stock templates. Plus, Send Link has been updated so you can now share read-only access to a public library. When you follow a library, it appears in your Library panel and updates automatically.

Creative Cloud Assets improvements

Archive and restore all your assets stored in Creative Cloud, including the ones in your Creative Cloud Libraries, assets created with CC desktop products, and mobile projects.

Introducing Typekit Marketplace

Now you can buy fonts from some of the industry's biggest names and use them in your Illustrator projects. Typekit uses its font sync and web technologies to deliver your Marketplace fonts anywhere you need them.

Font and text enhancements

See a live preview by hovering over the font list with selected text, place loaded text inside a container, or fill a container with placeholder text to better visualize your designs. Easily work with type objects that have a common font family but different styles, and vice-versa.

Zoom to selection

View and edit faster now that you can zoom into anything you’ve selected — an active point, a segment, a path, or an object.

Modern user experience

A flat UI and new icons for tools and panels offer a cleaner look and help you focus on your artwork.

And so much more

Also included: Ability to archive, restore, and see version history for all your assets stored in your Creative Cloud Libraries, assets created with CC desktop products, and mobile projects. 

See full release notes ›

What's New in Illustrator 2015?

Edit once, update everywhere
Assets in Creative Cloud Libraries can now be linked so that when a change is made to an asset, you and your team members have the option of updating it across any Illustrator, Photoshop or InDesign projects where it's used.

Find the perfect image or graphic, fast
The new Adobe Stock marketplace lets you find, license and manage royalty-free images and vectors from within Illustrator CC. Select from 40 million assets, save your selection to your Creative Cloud Libraries and then drag it into your project to use.

10x faster zoom, pan and scroll
Thanks to a Mercury Performance System boost, you can pan, zoom and scroll more than 10 times faster and more smoothly without slow, stepped changes.

10x greater zoom magnification
Zoom into your artwork up to 64,000% (up from 6400%) so you can create and edit with greater precision.

Never lose your work
Recover your work if Illustrator crashes and you've forgotten to save. Just relaunch and your file will be restored. Illustrator gives you the option of quickly diagnosing what caused the crash, such as a corrupt font or out-of-date driver or missing plug-in.

Integrated with new Adobe Comp CC
Create layouts for print, web or mobile on your iPad. Pull creative assets into Comp from your or your team’s shared Creative Cloud Libraries, and then instantly send your layouts to Illustrator. All your text, images and graphics are live and fully editable.

Use Sketch art in large-format designs
Scale Photoshop Sketch drawings up to four times their original size with no loss in quality.

Creative Cloud Charts (Preview)
Create custom graphs, charts and infographics from your own data, using a simple, intuitive interface. Charts can be easily customized by replacing the standard chart designs with Illustrator artwork to create beautiful data-driven visualizations.

And so much more
Also includes: New freeform merge/subtract mode for the Shapebuilder tool, Curvature tool updates for more flexible drawing, multiple enhancements to the Touch Workspace, and much more.

See full release notes ›

What's New in Illustrator CC 2014?

Live Shapes: Rectangles and Rounded Rectangles

Rectangles now have quickly modifiable corners, including independent radius control. Corner attributes are retained if you scale and rotate your rectangle. Now Illustrator remembers your work — width, height, rotation, corner treatment — so you can return to your original shape.

Pen tool preview

See the path you’re drawing before you drop your next point. A rubberband-like line from your last anchor point to the tip of the pen appears as you draw. Visualize where the next curve will go as you plot your next point — and spend less time cleaning up paths.

Anchor point enhancements

Fine adjustment of curves is now easier. New anchor point controls allow unequal or different-direction handles to be dragged as you draw to control the smoothness of each segment. You can even change a corner point to smooth without ruining your shape.

Snap to pixel, point, and grid updates

When snapping is turned on, your anchor points align perfectly to your choice of pixel, grid, or point. But your anchor handles should not. They’re now disengaged from snapping so you can preserve the precision of your curves and achieve fine control while editing.

Close paths with better control

Close your paths with precision and predictability. As you complete a drawing, you now have more control connecting the end and start points. Reposition your closing point or choose to break the direction lines to adjust the closing curve exactly as you wish.

Windows GPU acceleration

New GPU acceleration for Windows lets you work faster on Windows 7 or 8 computers. This feature requires an Adobe-certified NVIDIA graphics card with at least 1GB of VRAM.

Typekit missing fonts workflow

When you open a document, missing fonts are now automatically replaced. Illustrator CC searches the Typekit desktop font library and if the missing font is available it will sync through Creative Cloud with just a click.

And so much more

Also includes: Improvements to the Missing Fonts dialog and enhancements to text-related layout and typing features.

Windows

  • Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon 64 processor
  • Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1
  • 1 GB of RAM (3 GB recommended) for 32 bit; 2 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended) for 64 bit
  • 2 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)
  • 1024 x 768 display (1280 x 800 recommended)
  • To view Illustrator in HiDPI mode, your monitor must support a resolution of 1920 x 1080 or more. For more information, see Enhanced Windows Support: HiDPI devices.
  • OpenGL 4.x
  • To use the new Touch workspace in Illustrator, you must have a touch screen enabled tablet/monitor running Windows 8.1. (Microsoft Surface Pro 3 recommended).
  • Optional: To use GPU Performance: (NVIDIA video adapter listed below (medium/high-end recommended); 1 GB of VRAM (2 GB recommended); and latest drivers for optimal performance
  • The following video adapter series support the new Windows GPU Performance features in Illustrator:
    • NVIDIA Quadro K Series
    • NVIDIA Quadro 6xxx
    • NVIDIA Quadro 5xxx
    • NVIDIA Quadro 4xxx
    • NVIDIA Quadro 2xxx
    • NVIDIA Quadro 2xxxD
    • NVIDIA Quadro 6xx
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX Series (4xx, 5xx, 6xx, 7xx, Titan)
    • NVIDIA Quadro M Series
    • NVIDIA Quadro P Series
    • Intel HD Graphics 4000 Series
    • Intel HD Graphics 5000 Series
    • Intel Iris Graphics 5000 Series
    • Intel HD Graphics 6000 Series
    • IIntel Iris Graphics 6000 Series
    • The following AMD video adapter series are supported only on Windows 8 (or later):
      • AMD Radeon R9 Series Graphics
      • AMD Radeon R7 Series Graphics
      • AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series Graphics
      • AMD Radeon HD 8000 Series Graphics
      • AMD FirePro V Series Graphics
      • AMD FirePro W Series Graphics
  • Important: Microsoft Windows may not detect the availability of the latest device drivers for NVIDIA GPU cards. Get the latest GPU card device drivers
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

Mac OS

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • mac OS version 10.13 (High Sierra), macOS version 10.12 (Sierra), or Mac OS X version 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • 2 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • 2 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable fl ash storage devices)
  • 1024 x 768 display (1280 x 800 recommended)
  • Optional: To use the GPU performance features: Your Mac should have a minimum of 512 MB VRAM (2 GB recommended), and your computer must support OpenGL version 4.0 or greater.
    • To check for VRAM values: Choose Mac > About This Mac (Graphics information).
    • To find out if your computer supports the required OpenGL version (4.0 or later), see this Apple Support document.
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

* NOTICE TO USERS:

  • Internet connection, Adobe ID, and acceptance of license agreement required to activate and use this product. This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services. Adobe services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and the Adobe Privacy Policy. Applications and services may not be available in all countries or languages and may be subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Additional fees or membership charges may apply.
  • Illustrator is not supported on virtualized or server-based environments. These environments include, but are not limited to, Citrix Metaframe/Citrix Presentation Server, NVIDIA Grid, Microsoft App-V, VMWare, Parallels, and Virtual PC. "Thin Clients" are also server-based environments.

Illustrator CC is available in the following languages:

  • Dansk
  • Deutsch
  • English
  • Español
  • Français
  • Français*
  • Hebrew*
  • Hungarian
  • Italiano
  • Nederlands
  • Polish
  • Português (Brasil)
  • Svenska
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • čeština
  • Русский
  • عربي*
  • 日本語
  • 简体中文
  • 繁體中文
  • 한국어


* Arabic and Hebrew supported in a Middle Eastern version with full right-to-left language support, Arabic/Hebrew features, and an English interface; also in a North African French (Français*) version with full right-to-left language support, Arabic/Hebrew features, and a French interface.

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