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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

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • I will use this program for lot of works, as example: advertising, making plakats, pictures, diplomas, certificates, memorandums and wall papers.

  • doing all design like logos brochure poster roll up and more designs like this make effects to be profetional and creative graphic designeer

  • i am using it fordesigning logos and for editng pictures so thats why i am downloading this free tril version of adobe illustrator so i can do my work

  • i am doing graphic design in school im a beginner and cant afford to pay for the software and my exams are coming up i would really appreciate a free version even if its just a trial

  • Adobe Illustrator CS5 software provides precision and power with sophisticated drawing tools, expressive natural brushes nd dramatic effects to make unique, striking designs.

What similar programs have you used?
  • What similar programs have you used? photshop, creative cloud, porwer point, paint and many other things that are the same thing i have used

  • Adobe illustrator CS6 is my similar programme because I am a student at the University of Laos and I am now looking for many programmes accept this I need some of Adobe Photoshop, Grapphic Designer

What do you like most about this program?
  • simple and useful to use specially if you use other adobe programs like photoshop and also verctor technology is very helpful for high quality

  • 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

  • Adobe Illustrator is a program for all types of people. Even if you are not good in drawing you can still create artistic image. That's why I really like to learn more about it.

  • i think adobe illustrator is software which complete all need of professional designing. it is used for both purposes vector base and image base

  • desigh ad all the things you can do with this program thats my favorite part so can i get the free download please like come on 13 cars left

USER REVIEWS

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS5 HAS A LOT OF THE FEATURES TO HELP YOU DOWNLOAD FOR FREE ONLINE.

By Rock Raymond

On Monday, May 18, 2015

This version helps you to download free online since it has come with some of the tools to help you when downloading.These tools era such has the tutorials,templates and the brushes.Due to these improvements,the user is sure of the high accuracy when creating the designs due to the oresence of the drawing vector.The good thing is that if you have used the Adobe software before,you will find this version so simple to work on it since the interface of all these versions of the adobe looks alike and furthermore there are a lot of the free templates which allows you to create more designs of the highest quality and you will like your work most.

There is the AI CS 5 which you can make use of it to create the 3D objects,not only that but there is also the Live Trace which turns bitmaps into vector pieces as well,the engine of this version has been improved to work on heavy tasks with more ease and more faster than before.Thanks a lot to the developers of this version since they have catered for those who love animated things since now you can add some of the animation you love to your images.

Pros

  • You can add animation to your images.
  • You can create 3D objects with this version.
  • The user can create graphics for mobiles.

Cons

  • Begginers find it difficult to use
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Design wonderful professional projects for personal use or for clients with Adobe illustrator cs5

By Everlyne Naliaka

On Monday, March 23, 2015

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS5

I am I designer by professional, sometimes back I used find it hectic and tiresome to create and design my projects using software that provided inadequate tools, thanks to adobe for presenting this amazing graphic editor tool that works like magic.

Adobe illustrator is a free trial version graphics editor that creates high quality objects when it comes to creating and designing. If you have ever experienced adobe products i.e. Photoshop, you will never find this difficult since the interface is very similar, as per new user it is not that difficult since the program contains some tutorials , templates and brushes to aid you get accustomed to the program.

The program offers lots of options and free templates required to create high quality designs, with this tool I can add animation to my images as well as create 3D objects in a very easy way.

Try this one today it is amazing, complete creative tool when it comes to web objects designing or web elements designing.

Pros

  • Provision of learning tutorials to aid new learners
  • Simple interface that is easy to use

Cons

  • Quite challenging to new user
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ADOBE ILLASTRATOR CS5 HAS TAKEN THE DESIGN PLATFORM BY A STOME.

By Joseph Wachira

On Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Talk of graphical editing, designing and accuracy in drawing, well, Adobe Illustrator is the way to go. The interface of this version is similar to other versions. It has necessary elements to create high quality designs, still there are many free templates and tutorials one can download to increase their creativity with this program. It is possible to create a 3D object using an existing design, add shades to create a true sense of depth. With AI one can also add animation to you image. When using the brash, you are able to change the bristles density, length and stiffness to archive the desired results, other features incudes the ability to combine shapes. I personally love the draw inside mode which creates automatically clipping mask.

AI CS5 is therefore a complete creative suite for designing web elements and many other ideas in your mind. Just think it and let this program create it.

Pros

  • It has necessary elements to create quality designs.
  • You can create 3D objects using an existing design
  • It has an interface similar to other version hence easy to use.

Cons

  • It’s difficult to use the tools the first time you come across them.
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