12

I need to be able to view and edit AI files on OS X. How can do that without Adobe Illustrator?

  • Is there an Adobe Illustrator alternative, that makes efficient usage of multiple-core processors? (note: some more professional, possibly more expensive, but also faster alternative to illustrator) – tsttst Mar 27 '17 at 0:04
15

You can use Inkscape (Open source/Freeware) to open .AI-Files.

5

Affinity Designer, which is an amazing vector app

https://affinity.serif.com/en-gb/

1

Preview.app can view AI files, if anyone needs just read them.

  • 1
    The preview App can only view the PDF compatible part of an AI file. If the file wasn't saved as PDF compatible then it will only show a white rectangle with a default warning (long) text. – Miguel Ferreira Sep 28 '17 at 17:57

You must log in to answer this question.

protected by Community Sep 28 '17 at 18:51

Thank you for your interest in this question. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).

Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .