[Cbsupport] [Fwd: Re: Adobe Illustator CS]

Barry Klein blklein at fastmail.fm
Sun Aug 29 20:31:01 UTC 2004

Kylie Davies wrote:

> This may be relevant for others on this list.
> Thanks Avery and Julien. :)
> Cheers,
> Kylie
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Subject:
> Re: Adobe Illustator CS
> From:
> Julien Goodwin <luv-lists at studio442.com.au>
> Date:
> Fri, 20 Aug 2004 23:40:28 +1000
> To:
> luv-main at luv.asn.au
> To:
> luv-main at luv.asn.au
> On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 09:48:26PM +1000, Deb&Max arranged a set of bits into the following:
>>Any way we are using Illustrator CS and I was wondering if there is a 
>>Linux Application that we read or edit it without having to buy it.  I 
>>think with GIMP you still have to buy it to have the plug ins work but I 
>>could be mistaken.
> Don't know of any GIMP plugins for sale but I'm sure they're there
> (Although is the compay that sells there repacking of GIMP for Mac OS X)
> As you should know from your course there are two types of images,
> raster and vector.
> For editing raster images you have:
> * Photoshop (Win/Mac)
> * The GIMP (Win/Mac/Linux)
> etc.
> For editing vector images you have:
> * Illustrator (Win/Mac)
> * Corel Draw (At least one version of which was released for linux) (Win/Linux/Not sure re mac)
> * Inkscape (nee Sodipodi) (Win/Linux)

* OpenOffice.org Draw (Win/Linux/Mac) is a vector graphics editor.

> Just having a program is obviously not enough, you need a file format
> that they can both work with, the only real option being SVG (Scalable
> Vector Graphics)/SVZ (GZipped SVG)

Barry Klein

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