Learn about output formats and where they are commonly used.
- [Instructor] Illustrator supports several…file types for saving and export.…Most of the time however,…where ever possible,…all you'll need is the AI file as it's widely supported.…And using native files in applications like Photoshop…and InDesign is definitely the best way to work…with Illustrator and those applications.…But there are going to be other occasions…where you'll need to supply or use…your work in other formats.…So lets take a look at what's available.…
I'm just gonna do a save as on the file…that I've got open here and go to a folder.…And I'll choose the format drop-down…at the bottom of this dialog.…So we've got the native option as mentioned just now,…and just a little bit further down,…we've got PDF which can of course…be opened by many different readers and applications,…including Illustrator.…And for best results there,…keep the check box for preserving Illustrator editing…enabled when you move through.…
If you've got a document set up that you're…likely to reuse,…then you can save that as an Illustrator template.…
Watch Tony's companion course, Photoshop for the In-House Designer, to learn time-saving techniques using Photoshop templates, presets, brushes, and more.
- Producing print and digital graphics
- Using artboards, layers, and libraries
- File output formats
- Using Asset Export
- Creating symbols and libraries
- SVG interactivity
- Print production
- Using Illustrator plugins
Skill Level Intermediate
InDesign for the In-House Designerwith Claudia McCue10h 33m Intermediate
Photoshop for the In-House Designerwith Tony Harmer1h 44m Beginner
1. Producing Print Graphics in Illustrator
2. Producing Digital Graphics in Illustrator
3. Basic Print Production in Illustrator
4. Using Plugins
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