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Illustrator CS6

TRIAL

USER REVIEWS

Popular Workstation Made Better Than Ever with the Release of Updated Version

By Pablo Conde Ferrer

On Monday, November 24, 2014

Workstation is a highly technical topic in the computer world. In the office scenario, it is most commonly referred to as the area where we work or an individual’s work area, thus workstation. For PC enthusiasts however, not to mention network administrators or analysts, a workstation is a host computer, not just a server, which acts as a virtual machine that can control remote computers running on different operating systems. Such power can be found in one of the most popular workstation developed by VMWare. Not focusing on its negative side, VMWare’s initial release of their Workstation has resulted in the discovery of a number of known issues that were thankfully resolved with the release of their Workstation version 10.0.1. It was a phenomenal release do to the fact that it provided fixes to many problems with the software. In the previous versions, Workstation’s interface crashes whenever large virtual machines were cloned. It cannot launch when working in Linux OS. Hot plugged SATA virtual disks do not work as well. These are among the issues that I noticed that were resolved in this release.

Pros

  • User interface is more stable
  • Changes in Tools menu does not cause black screen anymore

Cons

  • Computers with high specifications is required
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It Is the Standard Tool Used By Professional Vector Based Images

By Christine Diaz

On Friday, June 20, 2014

Adobe Illustrator is the perfect tool used by some designers, illustration experts and with anyone who wishes to work with infinitely extensible vector graphics. The Interface of Adobe Illustrator is the same with Photoshop by default, which is now color grey. It gives this program more sophisticated, professional feel. But if you don’t appreciate the interface of this application, you can customize the color by setting up some options in the Preferences menu.

Adobe Illustrator is a highly specialized for creating high quality graphic and it has a multi-page functionality that already made some progress lately. Adobe Illustrator seems complicated the first time you use it, but once you get used to it, you will find that this application is remarkably organized and well designed.

Adobe Illustrator remains tremendously powerful, and a tool that is fast, reliable, fast and pretty much dynamic to any creative pro. It also has a lot of new useful features and the speed of this version is exceptionally great that will surely impress all the users of this application.

Pros

  • The interface of this application is customizable
  • It has a better result in Image tracing

Cons

  • Difficult to use for beginners
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A Reliable Software with A Huge Boost in Speed and Performance

By Rose Sincro

On Friday, June 20, 2014

In my opinion, the upgraded Illustrator looks revitalized, with its slick new interface that now offers adjustable brightness slider; you can now adjust the background from dark to lighter gray. The performance and speed also gets a tremendous boost. It also adds full support for 64-bit system thanks to its new Adobe Mercury Performance System.

I like that I can now edit the names of brushes, art boards, layers and swatches directly in their particular panels. Moreover, other panels have gone through some changes too. It now has a Hex code so you can now quickly copy and paste the codes into other applications like Photoshop or Dreamweaver to guarantee steady color over web documents. In addition, you can easily edit the Patterns and make repeating Patterns in an instant. For me, it makes the Textile designers work a lot easier and fast.

Illustrator CS6 is an excellent software with complete tool for professional designers and anyone who like to work with scalable vector graphics.

Pros

  • It now support 64-bit system
  • It has a slick interface

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  • It could be confusing for beginners
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • For educational and non professional purpose. To enhance my craftsmenship through adobe cc products. To explore various features of illustrator

  • I will use it for personalized greeting cards for the christmas holidays to be distributed to my family members and closest friends and colleagues.

  • i want to try to learn how to use this program as i am currently interested to know more than using adobe photoshop. it is for my own skill improvement

  • graphic design class, i want to learn more abour the program to make it easier for me to understand all the stuff we're going to do in school

  • I will use illustrator cs6 to design deveral things like adverts, fliers, logos, corporate identity, books, office stationery, signage, etc.

What similar programs have you used?
  • I am a first time user and wish to learn about graphics designing with a view to improve my web site creative skill to offer my services as a freelancer

  • how to download to from serial number for adobe illustrator? i wanna learn to this programm but its very hard for me also i can do it, thank you

  • adobe illustrator cs2, photoshop, abobe bridge, adobe cc, microsoft word, ms paint, windows photo editor, coral draw x6 inkscape and otherss

  • SIMILAR PROGRAMS I HAVE USED WERE MICROSOFT PAINT. THERES NOTHING ELSE TO SAY. BYE GUYS. AND GOODLUCK. ENJOY THE TIME WE ARE TOGETHER IN THE NEW YEAR

  • J've used photoshop cs4 for photo images and other drawings. Now J want to try with vector graphics because J can get better drawings in many variations.

What do you like most about this program?
  • great design and it feels give us a professional as an artist. Also I think it's works well with any creative agent company which I am full trust about it.

  • fantastic, this is so great... adobe illustrator make my work easier rather than use adobe photoshop because the rendering process will be easy

  • I like to design banners,streamer, cards, magazines, articels, edit my photos, my portfolio, whatever designs using a adobe illustrator cs6.

  • It is an extremely flexible program. I like the fact that it helps me create illustrations in very low size too. The best package there has ever been

  • I actually don't really like this program. It's extremely expensive, has lots of issues and seems incompatible with just about everything else.

Review

Adobe Illustrator CS6 is a utility for editing vector graphics. This new version allows users to increase their productivity with new functions and improved tools. The performance is also enhanced, so you won’t have any further problems with your tools due to the drain on your computer’s resources. The interface of Illustrator CS6 has suffered great change in order to make it similar to other utilities of the same Creative Suite. However, once you get used to it, you won’t miss the previous edition.

As mentioned, the general performance of this application has been sharply improved with the number of filters and effects the program can hold. This new update means that Illustrator CS6 can offer better images with superior quality. The workflow and tools elevate this graphic editing software with more advanced features, yet it is now more difficult to use. This new edition includes some patterns that some users would find quite helpful. It also allows you to modify them your way to have access to your favorite functions instantly.

New interface with new options

One of the most remarkable changes of this graphic editing software is the interface. It has been rebuilt and is now easier to use with easy access dialog control. It has kept the panel, the toolbox in the previous spot, so if you are a user of the previous editions you won't be too lost. This new interface introduces some features that will charm all users. For instance, now you have the possibility of changing the layers name in the panel, so you won’t have to double-click to rename it.

With all the new features that have been added to Illustrator CS6, the new Pattern Creation Tools are outstanding. Before this tool, creating a pattern in Illustrator was difficult. Nevertheless, with this program this task has become easier; you just have to open select the object. Then, just click on Object > Pattern > Make and that's it! Now, the object is automatically repeated following the setting that you have made in the Pattern Option Panel. This is just an example of all the functions that the software now has.

Illustrator CS6 Features

Here you will find the unique features that the download of Illustrator CS6 provides:

  • HiDPI support which will provide support for HD resolution
  • Gradient on a Stroke that provides three gradient types which can be applied on a Stroke
  • You can gather all the files you want in just one folder with Package Files that makes easier to manage these files
  • The creation of patterns has become easier thank to Patter Options Panel
  • Illustrator CS6 is faster, more responsive and intuitive, and also it can manage larger files thanks to Adobe Mercury Performance System
  • The interface has been improved to facilitate the workflow
  • Gaussian Blur enhances performance
  • Several improved panels such as Transparency panel, Transform panel, Color panel, etc.

If you want to know more information about Illustrator CS6 before you download it, feel free to visit the developer's website .

System requirements

Below you can see the minimum system requirements needed to download and use Illustrator CS6:

  • Operating System: Windows XP Service Pack 3 or later
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon 64
  • RAM: 1 GB for 32Bit, 2 GB for 64Bit
  • Hard Drive space: 2 GB free available, additional free space will be necessary during installation
  • Screen: 1024 x 768 with 16Bit graphics adapter (1280 x 800 required)
  • Graphic Card: at least 64 MB compatible with DirectX 9