Adobe Illustrator

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Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator Icon CS6.png
Developer(s) Adobe Systems
Stable release CS5 (15.0.0) / April 12 2010
Written in C++
Operating system Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows
Type Vector graphics editor
License Proprietary
Website Adobe Illustrator Homepage

Adobe Illustrator is a computer program for making graphic design and illustrations. It is made by Adobe Systems. Pictures created in Adobe Illustrator can be made bigger or smaller, and look exactly the same at any size. It works well with the rest of the products with the Adobe name.

History[change | edit source]

It was first released in 1986 for the Apple Macintosh. The latest version is Adobe Illustrator CS5, part of Creative Suite 5.

Release history[change | edit source]

Version Platforms Release date Code name
1.0 Mac OS January 1987 Picasso
1.1 Mac OS March 19, 1987 Inca
88 Mac OS March 1988
2.0 Windows January 1989 Pinnacle
3 Mac OS, NeXT, other Unices October 1990 Desert Moose
3.5 Silicon Graphics 1991
4 Windows May 1992 Kangaroose
3.5 Solaris 1993
5 Mac OS June 1993 Saturn
5.5 Mac OS, Solaris [1] June 1994 Janus
4.1 Windows 1995
6 Mac OS February 1996 Popeye
7 Mac/Windows May 1997 Simba
8 Mac/Windows September 1998 Elvis
9 Mac/Windows June 2000 Matisse
10 Mac/Windows November 2001 Paloma
CS (11) Mac/Windows October 2003 Pangaea/Sprinkles
CS2 (12, 12.0.1) Mac/Windows April 27, 2005 Zodiac
CS3 (13) Mac/Windows April 2007 Jason

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