AI File Extension

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Adobe Illustrator Graphics Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
  • Popularity
    4.5 (7 votes)

What is AI file?

.AI file format used by Adobe Illustrator Artwork and is used for representation of vector based single page drawings which are available in either PDF or EPS file formats. AI is an abbreviation for Abode Illustrator. AI file format was previously known as PGF format.

The earlier versions of AI file formats were EPS files which had compact and restricted syntax having additional semantics which were represented by DSC comments (Illustrator specific) which conform to opening structure convention used by DSC. One of the many software applications which can be used to open .AI file formats is Adobe AfterEffects.

Conversion of a AI file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the AI extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of AI file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from AI extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to AI file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the AI file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the AI file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the AI file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the AI file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the AI file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the AI file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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