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Product: Illustrator 9
Publisher: Adobe
Website: http://www.adobe.com/illustrator/
Estimated Street Price: $399.00
Review By: Julien Jay

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Features
3: Web & Advanced Features

4: Conclusion

    Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for the new Adobe Illustrator 9.0.

Final Comments

How It Grades
  Installation: 80%
GUI: 90%
Performance: 90%
Features: 95%
Power To Create: 95%
Internet Orientation: 95%
EPS & PDF Support: 95%
Price
: 80%
Overall: 90%
 

Mastering Adobe Illustrator 9 isnít an easy job since it has so many features you canít list all of them, but this new release remains the most accurate vector based software of its class where what you see on your screen is really what you get on your printer. Packed with long awaited new features like Web orientation, improved and more precise tools, Adobe Illustrator remains the ultimate solution to create high impact professional output. Every good graphic designer should have already picked up this major update that clearly propels the software in the Internet edge.

 

 

Specs & Package
Overall Score 90%
Version Reviewed Adobe Illustrator 9
Release Date Available now!
In The Box? 1 Adobe Illustrator 9 CD,
1 Users' guide,
1 license agreement,
1 registration card,
1 tech support guide.
The Good Points Long awaited new version,
Great new features,
New Web features,
Integration with other Adobe software,
Save to PDF,
Unavoidable Vector Graphics Designing Software.
The Bad Points A bit slow to start even on powerful PCs.
Reviewers PC Setup Pentium 4 1.5 Ghz
Intel D850GB Motherboard

Windows Millennium Edition
384 MB PC800 RDRAM w/ECC
DirectX 8
17" Sony Trinitron Monitor
Hercules 3D Prophet II Ultra 64Mb AGP 4x Graphics Card
Sound Blaster Live! Platinum 5.1
Adaptec 19160 Ultra SCSI card
Pinnacle Studio DV Plus
Pinnacle Studio PCTV USB

Microsoft TrackBall Explorer
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro

DVD Pioneer 105s (16/40x)
Yamaha CRW2100E
PC Required

Minimum System

Windows 98/Me, Windows NT 4 SP3 or Windows 2000
Pentium class processor or higher
64Mb of RAM
105Mb of free hard disk space
Quad speed or higher CD-Rom Drive
SVGA 800*600 256 colors monitor
Microsoft Compatible mouse

 
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