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Adobe Illustrator CS5

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TRIAL

Adobe Illustrator CS5 is a graphics editor based on vector drawing that allows high accuracy when it comes to creating designs. With this full trial version you will obtain some of the main tools that this software provides, and you can find tutorials, templates and brushes to download for free online.

Benefits of the full trial version

These kinds of tools can be difficult the first time you work with them, but you will become accustomed to using AI CS5 fairly quickly in a couple of sessions. If you have used Adobe software before, you will find that the interface is very similar to others, like Adobe Photoshop.

This program provides you with the necessary elements to create high quality designs - the essential hallmark of this suite. Moreover, there are lots of free templates you can find and download in order to increase the creative possibilities of this program.

Bitmaps and vectors

AI CS 5 can create 3D objects. Use existing designs and turn them into 3D. Add shades and different kind of effects in order to create a true sense of depth, or to achieve the image you have in mind.

This trial version includes a tool called Live Trace that turns bitmaps into vector pieces, thanks to the tracing capacity of the program. The engine has been refined to run smoothly when in heavy use.

AI can also add some animation to your images, in addition to the usual tools that a graphic editor must have.

Advanced functions

As usual with Adobe software, Adobe Illustrator CS5 has some advanced features that will delight users that have some experience dealing with this kind of program, yet will leave beginners despairing.

You can integrate Flash into your designs, which is very useful if you are creating web banners. Mix some objects and effects and you can create dynamic works. However, if you don’t want to complicate yourself there are plenty of templates to start out with.

If you are novice at graphic design, don’t worry! Keep calm and watch or download some tutorials on the Internet so that you can get a feel for the workflow and the mechanics of the full application.

Alternatives

Since Adobe has evolved into the company it is nowadays, it's competitors can seem to fall far behind. However, there are some applications that may get your attention. AutoCAD is one of those applications that might never fade away, for it is frequently updated and continues to own market share. FreeCAD is perfect if you want to start using this kind of software, since it is free and quite basic.

Adobe Illustrator CS5 Features

This software includes several new features and some improvements such as:

  • New Perspective Drawing feature which includes Perspective Selection and Perspective Grid tools
  • Multiple draw options thanks to the ‘variable-width strokes’ tool
  • Bristle Brush to change the bristle density, length and stiffness, among others
  • More precise arrowheads and improvements to the Dashed-Line tool
  • Combine shapes with the Shape Builder tool
  • New enhancements in the Multiple Artboard
  • Draw Inside mode which creates automatically clipping masks
  • Improved nine-slice scaling support according to symbols
  • Create graphics for mobiles

If you’re interested in reading more, you can do it here

Conclusion

Adobe Illustrator CS 5 is a complete creative suite useful for designing web elements or your own objects. Explore the possibilities it has to offer.

Pros
  • Full trial version
  • Powerful tools
  • 3D objects
  • Smart vector use
Cons
  • Difficult if you’re a new user

USER REVIEWS

Design your graphics more accurately by using the Adobe illustrator CS5

By Jackson Asumbi

On Thursday, February 12, 2015

If you like creating wonderful graphic designs and you are looking for all the necessary elements and tools to create high quality graphic designs this is one tool that you should never lack in your computer. The Adobe Illustrator CS6 is a graphic editor that is based on vector drawing aimed at bringing out high rates of accuracy in designs. The trial version of the software is available for free and is aimed at making the user become more accustomed to the software to enable him or her get full understanding of the full version. It also comes with tutorials, templates and brushes which can be downloaded online for free.

By using this software the user is able to download more templates online to advance his/her creativity possibilities. When using the full version one can create 3D graphics and also add shades and different kind of effects in to already created graphic designs. Using this software a designer can also add animation effect to his designs

Pros

  • • Comes with a user friendly interface
  • • Availability of tutorials and templates online for free
  • • Advanced features making designing more easier and fun

Cons

  • • Very hard to use for beginners
  • • The trial version lacks so many features required in the design world
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Take control of scaling, rotating, moving of tools and sync colors.

By Angel Mas

On Thursday, November 27, 2014

Natural brushes and stylish drawing tools are some of the time saving tools presented by Adobe illustrator. This software is used by designers everywhere in the world. If we were to compare this new version with the previous ones it is quite evident that this is the most powerful among all. There is control over scaling, rotating and moving tools through its new touch type. With this software a user is able to sync colors and font using the type kit and adobe kuler. It is also possible to copy and paste CSS codes which are generated automatically. Irrespective of the sad fact that adobe illustrator does not have all the essential tool a interested user should not be discouraged but can as well download all the other tools from the internet. As much as this software is able to import many engines, to be able to open and edit them it requires them to be converted.

Pros

  • The tools offered in this software are very essential.
  • A easy interface which can be easily understood

Cons

  • For beginners it is not easy to use
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ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR IS ANOTHER ADDITION IN THE ADOBE FAMILY .

By Legacy Stranger

On Friday, September 5, 2014

REVIEW

The adobe family will never let anyone down when it comes to the software and programs it releases.From the adobe photo shop to the dream weaver.The AI is a very essential tool when it comes to editing graphics,creating banners or event painting over an object.Though this version does not have all the tools,it still serves the purpose.The full trial version only needs a registration key in order to end the grace period that is accustomed with it,but if you know about editing registry you can tweark the file and still make it free.All 3d graphics designers should have this software install but with the time it uses to learn all of its tools there is no need.

The software can import most engine formats but needs to convert them in order to be able to open and edit them.The interface highly looks like that of adobe photo shop but with slight adjustments to tell the difference.

CONCLUSION

the adobe illustrator is a very essential tool though it does not have all the tool,you can download each and every one of them from the internet

Pros

  • this is a full trial version
  • tool offeres are very essential

Cons

  • not very condusive with beginners
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