Forum discussion tagged with Illustrator.
  1. M

    Solved! Is the Surface Book i5 2016 Too Dated? (For casual, non-video, graphic design)

    I'm a casual graphic designer and I'm looking for a new 2-in-1. I don't do any gaming or video editing, but photo editing and many-layered vector design. I've come across what I believe is a good deal ($1200) on a Surface Book from 2016 (Intel Core i5-6300U/256GB SSD/8GB RAM). It has a...
  2. C

    Solved! Does it make sense to buy e-GPU for Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/DC?

    I am planning to buy mac without dgpu, either new mini, or 13" pro. My work is mostly simple photoshop, a little bit complex AI and Adobe reader in such complexity that it does not run smoothly. Does it make sense to buy RX 580 e-GPU (with 600USD price incl. box)? Will it make any noticable...
  3. N

    Macbook Core m3 1.1 12

    Hi, Is buying a Macbook Core m3 1.1 good enough for working with adobe products such as Illustrator and Photoshop? These are the specs.: Early 2016 1.1 GHz Intel Core m3 / Skylake processor (M3-6Y30) with two independent processor “cores” on a single chip 12” TFT LED-backlit active matrix...
  4. D

    Seeking $750 Laptop For Illustration and Art Work

    Trying to get a new laptop for my partner to replace her dying machine. She is an illustrator, so having a laptop with a great screen is sort of a must (ie high color reproduction/accuracy and the ability to actually display that higher color reproduction with decent contrast, low DeltaE, etc.)...
  5. T

    Laptop for photoshop and illustrator!

    Hi all, The mrs needs a laptop to start her own business and she will be predominantly using photoshop and illustrator. Anyone recommend some good laptops? She dosent want to spend a bomb probably up to say £750... ish! Im aware you dont get good for much less. Sounds weird but i thought...
  6. HydroBull3T

    Solved! What laptop should I choose?

    Hello guys, I have recently came back to runescape to find out my laptop isn't playing it very well.. (guess 2011 Intel HD aren't good for the graphics any more) and I have recently encountered 4 options Asus ROG G55V GTX 660m + i7 3610QM + 8GB ram = 482$ Dell 7567 GTX 1050TI + i5 7300HQ +...
  7. E

    Solved! which one of these two gaming laptops is better?

    Hello I'm Phoebe and I'm looking to buy a gaming laptop for gaming photoshop illustation autocad and general use. I want it to last me at list 5 years and not to be too outdated in the next 4 years also i travel a lot because of my major so i need it to be durable and not to easily break My...
  8. J

    Adobe CS6 Download

    Hi Guys, I know this is improper but I was wondering if anyone can point me to a crack download for Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS6 for Windows 7 64 Bit.
  9. L

    13 vs 15 inch laptop for work

    Would a 13 inch laptop be too small for on the go work? Illustrator, Dreamweaver etc..
  10. O

    Can I use A8 7200p for Graphic programs as Adobe Illustrator ?!

    Hi , I will buy used laptop from a friend it's Asus F550Z , and I wonder that can I use it in graphic issues like Adobe illustrator ? Here are specs : CPU A8 7200P Quad core GPU R5 3 GB up to 6 GB Ram 8 GB ( I can add more 8 ram to be 16gb ) Hard disk 500 GB HDD it's excellent condition...
  11. J

    Laptop Purchase Decision

    hi everyone, i am a BBA student. i am looking forward to purchasing a new laptop to do all my university report work (MS office, Powerpoint, Excel) sometimes Adobe illustrator and other such softwares. Apart from that i will always be using it for browsing the net and watching a few movies now...
  12. BashTheOutstanding

    I'm an illustrator and 3D animator - Nvidia gtx 970M or Quadro M1000M?

    I'm a freelance illustrator and 3D animator, and I currently use my Asus ROG laptop with my wacom cintiq to produce work. my laptop specs are: GTX 970m intel core i7 - 4710HQ 2.50 GHz 4 cores 32 GB RAM this works brilliantly for me, but the combined weight of the huge laptop, and heavy...
  13. M

    Will Adobe CS6 Work on My Computer?

    So I just bought a few parts to build a computer. Motherboard: ASUS ROG STRIX B250F Graphics Card: Gigabyte 210 DDR3-1GB Processor: Intel BX80662G4400 Pentium Processor G4400 3.3 GHz FCLGA1151 Ram/Memory: Ballistix Sport LT 8GB Kit (4GBx2) DDR4 I am running windows 10 on it. So I am wondering...
  14. P

    Creating a tourist map

    Hello everyone, I have been given a task to create a tourist map of a farm. Something like this: Does anyone know what software would be good for making this kind of a map? I've heard Adobe Illustrator is a good option. Thanks for the help :) .
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    Laptop for Graphic Design [More based on Adobe Photoshop,Indesign and Illustrator]

    Hello guys, i want to ask some laptop expert, which laptop most suitable for graphic design, like adobe photoshop, indesign and so on. my budget is around 1200$. Any suggestion? Can explain what specs are important for using photoshop, for design purpose.
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    Suggest me a laptop

    I need a laptop for daily use: - I'll be using some CAD (Nx, Solid Works, Catia) and photo editing (Illustrator, Photoshop). - The weight is really important because I will be carrying it daily in my backpack. - I have 5GHz band router at home so wifi ac is needed. - SSD: idc if it comes with...
  17. N

    Please help me! I need a good and lightweight (under 4lb) laptop for graphic arts and web design, under $650.

    I travel a lot and work with graphic arts and web design (photoshop, illustrator etc). I need a lightweight laptop, under 4lb, that will perform well with photoshop, illustrator and indesign. My budget is low unfortunatelly, so it has to be under $650. Please help me!!
  18. A

    looking for a middle budget laptop

    i need a laptop with requirments for 3ds max, autocad ,photoshop, google sketchup and illustrator. please prefer me as soon as possible.
  19. M

    Adobe Illustrator Autocad

    Has anyone used Autocad, Adobe Illustrator, or Photoshop on a 13 inch macbook pro (latest 2015 model), if so do you get a decent experience with these programs even with Intel's integrated iris graphics (instead of a dedicated gpu)?
  20. S

    in graphic work like illustrator, does vram matter?

    i need a laptop for illustrator, cad, photoshp. when all other specs are same, which graphic card is better? gtx950m 4gb vram VS gtx960m 2gb vram i7 6700 hq 8gb gddr3 ssd does vram matter in above job?
  21. F1reW4ll

    A place dedicated to graphic design?

    I'm looking to find a website that's going to be friendly to me with needing help in graphic design. Stupid questions and such. As of now I've had training in Adobe: Illustrator, Photoshop, and Premier Pro. CS6 as well as CC. I'm wanting to be able to start making T-Shirts for small bands and...
  22. T

    Spinning effect adobe

    I have created a compass in adobe illustrator, but i want it to rotate on its 'y' axis and i'm not sure how to do it? If you could direct me to a tutorial or give me a hint on what tools/programs i should be using (adobe). Thanks.
  23. L

    Is windows 10 picky in installing softwares?

    a friend told me that windows 10 doesnt allow some softwares be installed? Is that true? Because I'll be needing these softwares on my laptop: Adobe photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro and Flash or Animate. Can os be downgraded if ever?
  24. MaqDrew

    3D Studio Max & Maya

    I'm a medium level expert in adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, But now I'm more interested about 3d modeling & rendering to the Autodesk'3D StudioMax & Maya'...... problem is i've no idean about those software...... I just wanna know I'm already skilled Adobe suite.... now How kind of skill do I...
  25. T

    Which of these laptops should I get? I will be using it for gaming and design work(Photoshop, indesign, illustrator etc) and video editing. I already have a gaming...
  26. R

    Looking for a Laptop for university under £300

    I've recently started university to study computing and need a laptop for work use. I already have a PC but I hardly spend time in my room, hence the need of a laptop. I will only be doing work on this laptop and occassionally play games such as Hearthstone. I've looked around for laptops and...
  27. C

    2 in 1 with wacom digtitizer

    Hi there, I need some help looking for a 2 in 1 laptop I’m an artist/ student and I’m looking for a laptop that I can draw on. It NEEDS to be able to hold Adobe Creative Cloud and I want to be able to draw directly on it with a pen. Some of the specs I would prefer are: Convertible to tablet...
  28. A

    I need a laptop that can handle adobe cs6 for under 500.

    I'm needing a laptop to use adobe illustrator cs6 on for work. My work is purchasing it and would like to stay around or under $500. I work at a label shop and run a digital press ,so ill be designing and creating art. I don't know enough to purchase one on my own please help. Thanks
  29. O

    Portable Laptop School $500

    1. What is your budget? $500; not much wiggle room. Would love for it to be less though. The less expensive the better! Willing to buy refurbished to save. 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? For portability, I think 13 inch is perfect. I will consider 11 and 15 inch...
  30. B

    laptop for AutoCAD Revit, rendering, and illustrator

    i am an architect looking for a laptop to run AutoCAD Revit, 3d Studio, and illustrator. I have been using an Asus machine successfully for years, but am considering the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro. Is this a good choice, or is there a better option?
  31. R

    adobe illustrator error message

    Hi! I need help. I have an Illustrator file that I created and then saved the f. When I tried to reopen the file I got the error message: Offending operator: Bg Context: -293.6436 3.81445 -303.502 -12.5605 -314.9639 -24.0186 c Bb 1 (Unnamed gradient 2) 0 0 90 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 Bg Is there a way to...
  32. S

    Budget Laptop for 3DS MAX

    I am looking to buy a budget laptop ($1200) to help teach 3DS Max to High School Students, I am looking at the following: or Would these laptops be capable of...
  33. O

    Looking for laptop that will run Chrome/Illustrator/Photoshop simultaneously, how much RAM do I really need?

    Hi everyone, Title says it all. Looking for a new laptop that can run Chrome, Illustrator, and Photoshop simultaneously, and can do so for the next 3 years. Preferably I'd like to be able to do some light gaming on the side, but that's not really a primary concern for me. Currently have a...
  34. Dominic Mott

    Laptop Buying Tips?

    Hey everyone, I have been wanting to get a laptop for my work for a very long time now. I am in graphic design and I also do concept art and illustration. This being said, this is what my thought is; I need something that has at least Intel i5, a decent Nvidia card, SSD and HDD, and stock 8...
  35. M

    Looking for Laptop for Photoshop and ect

    Hi guys, I'm looking for a laptop for my sister around 1000$ with 15.6" screen. She uses mainly Photoshop, Flash and Illustrator. Battery life and weight are not the most important thing. I live in Germany so some models may not be available here, but at least tell me what is recommended for...
  36. S

    Is it possible to save a file somehow created in Illustrator CS4? (there is no autobackup in this brilliant program)

    I got carried away a bit and forgot to save the file that i ought to complete at the scheduled time. Ajust Color menu froze up and did not want to close. No error messages nor warnings. At last it closed and now i am do not know what to do. I found no temp files in a hard drive and have no...
  37. O

    Laptop between Rs 40000-50000 for Photoshop,illustrator, After Effects, Element 3D, 3dsmax, Maya, CInema 4D

    Hi I am Looking for a laptop between Rs 40000-50000 for Photoshop,illustrator, After Effects, Element 3D and 3d applications which will be the best for all these things. And which processor+gpu combination is best for all these applications in Laptops. Extensive 3d renderings will be rarely done.
  38. P

    Laptop help, Graphic Design Student

    This question is really easy to label as TLDR and move on but bear with me guys. Hey guys! I'm looking for a laptop for school and I've been having a really hard time finding things that meet what I need. Lol. First major Hurdle is I hate Mac. From what I understand, the only real reason...
  39. G

    Buy Illustrator CS6 for cheap or go with the Illustrator CC subscription for 20 dollars a month?

    Hello Should I buy Illustrator CS6 for cheap or should I go with the Illustrator CC subscription service for 20 dollars a month?
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    Notebook with Intel HD Graphics vs Nvidia Geforce: Does it matter at all for Adobe CC software?

    Hey guys, new poster here, and I've been searching diligently but haven't come across quite the answer I'm looking for on this question, although I did see a similar one about this particular computer; the link to the full details on the computer are below...
  41. A

    Surface Pro 3

    Hi everyone I'm considering on buying a slim laptop that can run Photoshop, Illustrator, Blender, and Zbrush, anyone knows if the Surface Pro 3 i7 better than a Macbook Pro Retina(along with a wacom). Note: I've never used a Mac before and I'm really a noob with things. I would like to know if...
  42. A

    can use photoshop in tablets

    Can use Adobe photoshop,corel,illustrator on a tablets
  43. S

    A though question: GPU and graphic design!

    Hi friends! I've been reading here for a while, and you guys already helped me a lot without even knowing! SO THANKS! Okay, so I'm a graphic designer and a Video Editor, and I'm going to buy a new laptop this week. YES. I know that the best thing for me is a desktop. But my life is too mobile...
  44. K

    Can I view file of format "ai"?

    Blue screen and reboot. Then, when opening an illustrator errors appear after the closure of the program. Tried to make a backup recovery. It did not happen. Can I view file of format "ai"? it's urgent, help who knows what?
  45. J

    Is this laptop worth buying?

    Just looking for some advice as to whether this laptop is worth buying. http:// It will be be set for some light graphics work (photos op, illustrator, Gimp) and possibly for some gaming at lower settings such as advanced warfare, guild wars etc. Advice would be great. Or any other...
  46. Arshdeep Singh

    Help me choose laptop for Graphic/Web Designing.

    Hi ! I am a Graphics/Web Designer and Illustrator artist. I find two laptops online (give below). So I want your suggestions for choosing from two laptops given below according to their price and configuration. 1. Toshiba Satellite S50D 15.6" Laptop - Silver (AMD A10-5745M / 1TB HDD / 8GB RAM /...
  47. S

    What would be a good laptop/tablet for some gaming and adobe programs like photoshop and illustrator?

    Hello I am currently looking for a laptop/tablet that would be able to run some games...mainly League of Legends. And yes, I know, league of legends can run on almost anything when you tweak the settings but I would like it to at least be able to run it at medium/medium high. I would also need...
  48. M

    need recomandation for a laptop - adobe illustrator , photoshop

    Hi all, I'll be more than a happy to get a recommendation for a laptop supports adobe illustrator and Photoshop. It should be stand for the next five years. Thanks!
  49. A

    best cmyk editor

    hey, i am looking for the best cmyk image editor that can also handle vectors and bitmaps. i have been using photoshop cs6 but it cant handle vectors and also i have been using paintshop pro x6 but it cant handle cmyk. give any recommendations , money is not a major factor.
  50. Jinn

    Thoughts about a new affordable multi-function laptop

    Hi all. Ok, so my laptop is on its last legs, so I'm looking at getting a replacement. I use photoshop & Illustrator a lot, as well as watching movies/tv online, playing a couple of online RPG's & sims 3 on occasion, and surfing the web. So ideally I need something that is ok with...
  51. delellod123

    Please help me identify this font (font outlined in illustrator) WHO CAN SOLVE THIS ENIGMA

    I am working on a project and need this font identified. The font is outlined so I am unable to look it up. Is anyone able to solve this enigma?
  52. S

    Is this good computer for graphic design?

    Hi guys, I am planning on getting a good labtop for graphic design. I use mostly photoshop, illustrator, and indesign. I saw this, computer in the costco and thought it was...
  53. J

    good gaming ultrabook: Asus Q550LF vs Samsung ATVI book 8 (US)?

    Hi, I'm looking for an good portable with gaming, adobe, and video editing in mind. I have narrowed it down to two canadates: ATVI Book 8...
  54. I

    Suitable macbook pro setup?

    Hi Im buying a macbook pro for my needs at Uni and I just wanted to check ive got the right spec for what I do. Ill need xcode ,photoshop illustrator, and maybe logic pro to work smoothly and ill be using second tier macbook pro 13. 2.4ghz/8gb RAM/256gb SSD Is this suitable?
  55. C

    Need help choosing laptop for Maya, Illustrator, etc.

    I'm having a difficult time choosing between these three laptops due to my lack of computer knowledge. I'd mainly be using them for 3D rendering and most of the Adobe suite but I'd also be doing some light gaming, likely just L4D2 on low...
  56. Arshdeep Singh

    Urgent! Which would be good Dell Inspiron 15M Laptop or HP Laptop mainly for Graphic Designing?

    Hi ! I am a Graphics/Web Designer and Illustrator artist and I am going to buy a new laptop. So I want your suggestions for choosing from two laptops given below according to their price and configuration. 1st one is Dell Inspiron 15M 15.6" Laptop - Black (Intel Core i7-3537u/ 1TB HDD/ 8GB...
  57. E

    Laptop for an Illustrator

    Hello I'm canadain and i'm trying to find out what would be the best laptop for an Illustrator. So the laptop would be used mostly for things like photoshop, Indesign and llustrator. Any advice would be great uprgrading from a sony viao from 2007. Buget is $1000 or under if possible. Thank you...
  58. J

    Samsung chronos - jumpy screen response

    My new Samsung 7 Chronos' screen response is really odd. It 'jumps' slightly instead of scrolling; When editing in an Illustrator-like programs (e.g. Adobe Fireworks), it takes 3 - 5 secs to respond to some selects; when it does pick up the menu windows seem to refresh; it takes 2 or three...
  59. N

    Feedback on desktop for CS6

    I work for a small printing company with no IT staff and since I know the most about computers I've been tasked with replacing a MacPro 3.1 that recently died. The boss wants to go with a PC, since we already have software for it. I'm pretty sure the MacPro was way more computer than we needed...
  60. A

    Laptop for $1,400 (NZ) for gaming and running adobe programs (Photoshop, Illustrator ect..)

    I have just started college and have decided that I need a laptop for work and personal use. I am on a strict budget of 1,400 NZ, but might be able to get another $100 from somewhere. I have looked at the Alienware m14x, but unfortunately they do not ship to NZ and are about $2000 to buy here...