If you want to create your own logos, icons, typography, etc. then you might be interested in Adobe illustrator. It is arguably one of the most popular programs, it is thanks to it that the concept of “vector drawing”, referring to digital images made up of geometric shapes and objects, became popular. Illustrator is part of Adobe Creative Cloud and its files have the extension .ai.
To learn how to get this software and use it from your Windows or Mac computer, follow this tutorial.
How do I get Adobe Illustrator?
To get Illustrator, you must purchase one of the Adobe subscriptions, with monthly or annual payment. It comes with cloud storage space and continuous updates.
You can also subscribe to the full Adobe suite, All Creative Cloud, it includes Illustrator but also Indesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Premiere Pro … As a bonus, you get 10 TB of cloud storage.
The most reasonable alternative if all you need is Illustrator is thesingle app subscription.
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How much does Adobe Illustrator cost?
If you are only interested in Adobe Illustrator, then subscribe to the single app, monthly plan for € 35.99 / month. If you prefer to benefit from it for one year, then the subscription amounts to 23.99 € / month and 287.77 € as a single payment.
Whatever your choice, go to this adobe page to subscribe to it.
This includes, in addition to Adobe Illustrator software, 100 GB of cloud storage, Adobe Portfolio, Adobe Fonts and Adobe Spark with premium features.
Use Adobe Illustrator for free
If you prefer to try Illustrator before you jump into a subscription, or if you only need it for a very short time, then we recommend that you go through its free trial version.
To enjoy it, go to this adobe page. Note, however, that it only lasts 7 days, after which you will have to pay the prices indicated above.
Adobe special for students and educators
If you are a student, teacher or member of an educational institution, know that you can get a 65% reduction on Adobe Tout Creative Cloud (€ 19.50 / month with 7-day trial).
However, the offer only applies to the first year, then the subscription automatically changes to € 29.99 / month, unless you cancel it. Annually, it is 234 €, with a monthly withdrawal.
You also get plenty of other benefits including over 20 programs including Photoshop, Lightroom, Indesign and Adobe XS, but you also get 100GB of cloud storage with access to Adobe Portfolio, Adobe Fonts and Adobe Spark.
For more information, do not hesitate to take a look at our Adobe guide for students.