Mac Platform: Intel
OS version: 10.7
Processor type (s) & speed: 64-bit
Minimum RAM: 4gb
Video RAM: 1GB
What's new v18.1.0
CREATIVE CLOUD LIBRARIES:
Got favorite colors, type styles or graphics? Now Keep Them close at hand - Wherever and Whenever You Need Theme - Libraries using the Creative Cloud. Creative Cloud Libraries help you collect your favorite components, THEMIS organize into logical libraries, access and view THEMIS, to reuse THEMIS across your documents and projects. All you have to do is drop colors, type styles, new or graphics into the Library panel (Window> Library) CC in Illustrator.
Across Illustrator projects. Whatever you save in the Library Becomes available for use across projects Illustrator hurt you are working on.
On different computers. Libraries are sync to the Creative Cloud. Your Library Becomes available on any computer you are hurt Sign in using your online ID Creative Cloud.
Photoshop CC. Photoshop CC 2014 now has built in the Creative Cloud Libraries, too. Any save you from Library Becomes Illustrator automatically available for use in Photoshop as well.
Apps. The new Brush CC, CC Shape, Color and CC apps enable you to save your designs to your Creative Cloud Libraries. This Means That You can stay creative on-the-go using your mobile apps while your Constantly building design repositories.
TOUCH WORK SPACE:
The Touch workspace is designed for Windows 8 tablets, and now exposes the essential tools and controls need to be creative designers harm on-the-go. Working with Illustrator on your tablet Becomes Richer in experience with the use of a pressure-sensitive pen and multi-touch gestures.
Also, use the new feature Stencils harm host the collection of French curves. Use the outlines of These shapes as They are, reposition or scale theme and to create the THEMIS variety of refined curves.
What's more - you can switch back to the traditional workspace at any point in time to leverage the full collection of tools and features in Illustrator.
Quickly create paths with visual and foresight. Select the Curvature tool (Shift + ~), start with two basic points, and then watch the preview of the curve will look like the how, if you were to drop another point at the current location of the cursor.
You do not want the curve? Instead of just dropping a point, press Option / Alt When you drop a point, to create a straight line from the previous point. If you have already created a smooth curve, double-click on the point to toggle Between the smooth curve and a straight line.
Use this technique at any point, in any shape. Draw or edit - much faster than before!
You can now use the tool to Join hurt Easily fixed paths do not intersect Exactly the way you want to THEM. Did you draw the paths fall short of Intersecting? Or They did meet, but extended beyond the point of intersection? Select the Join tool, scrub across the points of the paths THEM WHERE you'd like to intersect, and it's done! The paths join and truncate at the point of intersection - but without changing or modifying the Trajectories of the original paths.
AREA TYPE AUTOSIZING:
Area Type frames can now expand and shrink to accommodate text into harm you fill the frame type. You can convert to and from an autosizing or fixed frame size. When set to auto-size and grow automatically, you do not have to bother about or manage overs boxes.
Double-click the widget at the bottom of the frame to toggle the Area Type Area Type frame sighs an auto-sizing the frame or fixed-height frame. When you add, delete, or edit text, the frame automatically resizes.
Rectangles and Rounded Rectangles:
All Rectangles Rectangles and Rounded corners have modifiable. While each corner radius can have value and Independent, are all attributes Retained Even When You rotate or scale the rectangle. Rectangles and Rounded Rectangles now remember all Modifications made, it set width, height, rotation, corner treatment. This capability Means You Can always return to the original shape of the object.
PREVIEW TOOL PEN DRAWING & Enhancements:
Pen tool preview: The Pen tool displays the preview of what I will be drawn on the artboard your, before you click and drop to the next point. This Helps you visualize the next curve before you commit to the next point - this gives you much more control and saves you time Spent in the drawing, reviewing, and then re-drawing paths harm need to be re-done.
Anchor Point enhancements: Fine adjustment of curves is now Easier. Enhanced controls allow unequal anchor point or different-direction handles as you draw to be dragged to control the smoothness of each segment. You can change to even the smooth point to corner without ruining your shape.
Snapping updates (point, pixel grid): When snapping is Turn On, your anchor points and handles (direction lines) align to your choice of pixels, grid, or point. However, handles snapping to the grid restricts the freedom with Which you draw. In the 2014 release of Illustrator CC, whatever you choose to snap to, handles are completely unrestricted. When handles are not subject to being Snapp to the grid, you have much finer control over drawing and editing workflows.
Close paths with better control: Such as precisely the task of closing an oft-repeated path included vector art workflow. In the 2014 release of Illustrator CC, you now have much better control and precise start and end points while connecting. With this enhancement you can reposition the closing point or choose to break the handles to adjust the closing curve Exactly as per your Requirement.
Typekit: MISSING FONTS WORKFLOW:
Locally-available and can Typekit-based fonts in Illustrator Easily interspersed with CC artwork. However, there May be occasions When You Open an artwork files on different computer, and FEW find the missing fonts. In Such A Situation, unavailable fonts using any text elements are Highlighted in pink, and are rendered using the default font. From the 2014 release of Illustrator CC, the online desktop Typekit font library can automatically search for the missing font. If the missing font is available online you have the option of syncing it to your current computer.
The 2014 release of Illustrator CC has a new feature to help you discover, learn, use, and use of promoters Comprehensive features. Hello The screen also displays the single location harm Relevant content to your subscription and use. The screen also displays each time you start Illustrator, When You or click Home> Welcome. The Welcome screen displays related Illustrator tutorials, videos, interactive games, Help content, and much more. The tab-based approach Helps you find interesting content, set it on new features, getting started with launch-boards, or nifty tips and techniques.
OTHER IMPORTANT Enhancements:
Pencil tool enhancements from The Pencil tool has been updated with an additional Fidelity setting for finer control over the paths you draw. This additional level has been extended to the Blob Brush Paintbrush and tools as well.
Also, you can enable an option converts harm the Brush or Pencil tools into the tool Smooth When you press the Option / Alt key.
Text enhancements: The text engine in the 2014 release of Illustrator CC has been enhanced to make the experience of working with text in different fonts and languages more predictable. Also, new typographical notations have been added, and some exiting ones have been updated.
Actions Panel: On reloading saved the Action Set, Certain actions would cause errors. The cause has been fixed for These errors.
On restarting Illustrator, actions would cause some errors while playing. This error has been fixed.
SVG enhancements: In the SVG Options Save dialog, the Use checkbox is selected by default textPath. This reduces generated markup, Resulting in smaller output SVG files.
HTML markup for preview generated has been cleaned up.