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What is Adobe Illustrator?

Graphic design software used for logos, illustrations, graphics, and icons. It helps designers with creating designs, collaborating with team members, and sharing their designs in any format. Features of the platform include global edits, repeat for patterns, vector designs, recolor, customizable effects, and 3D design.

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Reviews of Adobe Illustrator

Average score

Overall
4.8
Ease of Use
4.0
Customer Service
4.3
Features
4.7
Value for Money
4.3

Reviews by company size (employees)

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  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Samuel
Samuel
Founder and CEO in UK
Verified LinkedIn User
Internet, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Adobe Illustrator a Vector based designing software

5.0 last week New

Comments: Generally Illustrator is the best photo editing software after photoshop. Adobe Illustrator has a large market and you can easily find designers.

Pros:

The ease of use. The free trial. The AI features. Vector images. Collaboration. Syncing projects into Adobe Creative Cloud. Can open multiple files. Animation. Gif making. Open mulitple image files. Export into many formats.

Cons:

May be Heavyweight on a small pc. You need Adobe CC license to do more.

Sagar
Graphic designer in Nepal
Animation, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Review of Adobe Illustrator

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: I love Adobe Illustrator. I enjoyed this which help me to create variety of digital and printed images, charts, diagrams,logo and illustration.

Pros:

Adobe Illustrator stands out as my top pick amoung Adobe's suite of applications. I'm particularly drawn to its visually appealing interface and well-organized layout.while it may seem daunting initially,once you familiarize yourself with its features, navigating the program become intuitive and seamless.

Cons:

One aspect that i find frustrating is the occasional lagging of Adobe Illustrator.i've encountered situations where my file suddenly turns black, leaving me unable to save it a nightmare scenario.it would be beneficial if the program didn't demand such high system resources to operate smoothly.

Melissa
Architec in Ecuador
Architecture & Planning, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

A good tool but expensive

3.0 2 months ago New

Pros:

Is a good tool for the creativity. Is multifunctional

Cons:

Is too expensive. You can find similar programs free on internet

JACOB
CMO in US
Design, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

My Favorite Gem of Adobe

5.0 3 months ago

Comments: It's been great. Been using for several years as the primary vector design tool. Back bone of our creative process that helps us make marketing materials and quickly organize information visually.

Pros:

Illustrator is a power house that gives designers a robust reliable tool for making scalable professional designs for print, digital, packaging, and more. Illustrator feels very scientific and logical its tools and layout. In the last year and a half the tool has gotten noticably boosted with features ranging from nice to haves to game changers. Which is rare for a tool that's been around for decades. Illustrator gives designers, marketers, and makers a system that let's them outlet their work so well into production use tmand that's incredible.

Cons:

It can take a long time to get used to this tool. It's expensive. And there's still lots of features that feel like they're missing.

Abhishek
Manager Outreach and Communication in India
Education Management, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Market leader graphic designing tool

5.0 4 weeks ago New

Comments: I have been using Adobe illustrator from last 5 years and i am extremely happy with it. I do not imagine my workday without using Illustrator. It take some time to learn this software but once you get a hang of it there is not turning back.

Pros:

This software is feature heavy that makes it perfect to work on any kind of design projects. Be it small designs for social media or a huge billboard design, it works for all. Designing illustration is very easy once you get a hang of the software and its shortcut. Once you start using it you may not want to switch to any other tool for illustration and graphic designing. There is huge library of learning resources which make it very easy to use and every problem faced here you will get 100s of solutions online.

Cons:

Learning curve is one of the major drawback with this tool. Photo editing has limited capability, little advance feature in this area can make this software all in one for graphic designing. You need high end system to run this flawlessly.