- Previously in Illustrator CC 2014,…Adobe released something called…a GPU Performance Upgrade to Illustrator,…and that was originally available…only for Windows-based PCs.…Well now it's available for both Mac and Windows PCs.…And basically what this enables you to do…is it enables you to have your artwork be rendered by the…Graphics Processing Unit of your computer.…Now, you have to have a compatible GPU in your computer…in order for this to work, and Illustrator will tell…you whether or not you do have that.…If you go up here and click on this little rocket ship icon.…
When you click on that, it's going to take you to the…GPU Performance tab of the Preferences panel.…Inside of that Preferences panel, it will tell you…at the top here, Compatible GPU detected.…If you don't see that, you might want to click on the…More Info button over here on the right, because that…will take you to Adobe's Help page, where they show you…exactly which GPUs are compatible with this feature.…When you turn the GPU Performance checkbox on…
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Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 12/01/2015. What changed?
A: We added 5 movies covering the fall 2015 updates to Illustrator CC, including Creative Cloud Libraries enhancements, dynamic controls, and enhanced Smart Guides.
Q: This course was updated on 06/21/2016. What changed?
A: We added one new chapter to cover the June 2016 updates to Illustrator CC, including artboard and asset export, Live Shapes, Adobe Stock, and access to mobile projects.