Part of the Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator is a vector graphics editor, best used for typesetting and vector graphic design. It is compatible with the other programs within the Adobe Creative Suite family.

If you need more help or have questions, please contact us or check out our Technical Support page and TechFairy Tutorials OAC Blog where we may have specific Education-geared tutorials and videos.

Available on all lab stations (Mac and Windows) and laptop carts.

We are currently in the process of updating to Adobe Creative Suite 5.5; all lab stations have 5.5, but laptops may still be running CS3.

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Often there are other applications that work well with your software or do similar things and might be better suited to your task. Check out these related applications:

Fireworks - best used bitmap and vector graphic design intended for web.

Photoshop - industry-standard image editor for advanced image manipulation.

Flash - best used for developing interactive multimedia vector projects, commonly for web use.

Dreamweaver - best used for developing web environments and templates.