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Adobe Illustrator CS5

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Giving Your Creation a Superb Outcome and Precise Images Design

By Maria Bernabe

On Friday, May 23, 2014

How you wish you could create a great detailed plan that would not take much of your working time. Thanks to the software Adobe Illustrator CS5, I can now create my own project designs with a professional look. With the innovation added to this software, creating my illustrations is easier and more accurate.

New art board panel provides me an instant access to all the art board I've designed. I can take up to 100, of whatever size, within one document, to remove, add, title, copy or reorder them, exactly as if they were layers. Art brushes allow to stretch and repeat components along the path. The results can look awkward on sharp edges, but I can immediately tweak them.

Moreover, one thing that I want from this software is that its features are unique. One option allows users to color in shapes instead of applying a mask afterwards. The next is the ability to place new objects directly beneath. The only down part of this software is that if you are not familiar on how to use this, you'll have difficulty getting your personal creative design.


  • Is an upgrade well worth spending
  • Some useful features have been added


  • Not easy to use for new users
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For designing everything you need, Adobe Illustrator CS5 is the one

By Chris Larrage

On Tuesday, April 8, 2014

As a fan of Adobe designing software, I tried this Adobe Illustrator CS5, and it is very useful for creating my own designs from the beginning, using just this application alone. The first couple designs weren’t that bad, and having used different programs from Adobe you feel like using almost the same software as Photoshop but with different tools. This always helps, making it similar to other popular applications is a good idea for attracting those users to this one. Its main utility is for creating all kinds of designs, from bitmaps to vectors, using advanced technology for even converting formats.

Although newer versions include more features than this one, I think that Adobe Illustrator CS5 works just fine and doesn’t require a powerful computer for creating your images. Vector designs are specially useful having a little technical knowledge since their possibilities allows their users to control every aspect of the image. Its advanced functions included by default and the possibility of installing additional content for increasing the number of tools make Adobe Illustrator CS5 a great alternative to other CAD tools like AutoCAD. It is a recommendable tool in case of starting in the design world, but you should take it easy since beginners may take a little longer for creating great designs.


  • Nice and powerful tools and functions
  • Possibility of managing and editing 3D objects
  • Vector tools enhances their use


  • Hard learning curve for beginners
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Get to create exceptional and unique designs using this software

By Christine Diaz

On Monday, May 19, 2014

Adobe Illustrator CS5 brings something inspiring for graphic artists, designers and illustrators. It has new tools such as Bristle Brush, Flash Catalyst integration, Width Strokes and Perspective Grid. The program has an excellent functionality that makes it a convincing upgrade. Among the updates made on this application, I notice the improvements of the painting system. It now has the capability to differ the thickness of the strokes from start to end.

I think that Illustrator CS5 works very well and does not require a high-end PC for constructing your images. Vector designs are very efficient. It allows me to control every facet of the pictures I am working on. I also think that Adobe Illustrator CS5 is a good alternative to other CAD software.

This program helps me to make my designs striking. Even though I find myself having a hard time mastering this application, I am still exerting effort to understand the program because in the long run Adobe Illustrator CS5 is all worth it.


  • It has striking new tools
  • The new features are very efficient


  • Difficult to use for beginners
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For what are you going to use the program?
  • for my personal use only because i want to practice how to create animation and to gain knowledge from this kind of art. i hope you will help me

  • I am a Graphic Designer.I can use this software for better Logo Design of an organization to get better position and standard in the market.

  • for learning and enhanced my own capabilities to how can use of Adobe Illustrator CS5 work in the routine life and what can i do with this latest technology.

  • illustrating, illustrations, and illusions unlikely to undo unusual underwear unless your ulcer ups the undeniably usual urn use for uptown ulcers

  • I want to use it for only fun now shut up and dont say me the number of characters left because no body wants to give answer of this rubbish question ok

What similar programs have you used?
  • yes i am a small program use in my computer ,please free download adobe application .and thanks you every body ,so please gave me your appli

  • only adobe photoshop cs5. However i have also used other photoeditor such as photoscape. but i find it not so helpful with invitation editing

  • photoshop and it was awesome, the amount of things that you cand find there. i just love it so much and would like to have the full version o

  • I have only used Ai before - amatuer designer - only for own use - this trial version will help me view some files created long ago - appreciate the opportunity, TQ

  • macromedia freehand but that was a long time ago in college. Maybe it still works for the design job I intend to do today. Fingers crossed!!

What do you like most about this program?
  • This program provides the best computer illustrating techniques! it helped me in my lay-outing because i am an part o our school publication.

  • great for vectoring, and it doesnt make any images distorted or full of noise. designing on it makes it easier too as it is my job everyday.


  • all possibilities that this program can help in graphics and modelling letters and forms. also helps in creating publicity arrangements for all


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.


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

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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.

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