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  1. Se cierra automáticamente

    No me deja habilitar el acceso a Illustrator, se cierra sin consentimiento.

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  2. Fan runs constantly after update to 27.4.1

    Updated to 27.4.1 yesterday. Today whenever I run Illustrator, my fan kicks in on high. Activity monitor says "Adobe Illustrator Web Content" is using 100% of my CPU.
    Using: MacBook Pro 2019, running Catalina 10.15.7
    Restarting doesn't help. Only thing that helps is to quit Illustrator or run previous version (26.5.3)

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  3. Crashing while using Wacom Intuos

    Using the Wacom Intuos Comic Pen & Touch pad (2015) model, and illustrator crashes every time I start using the drawing pad. Does not crash when I use my mouse for pen tool.

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  4. Rendering complicated files on MAC requires CPU rather than GPU

    Something is wrong with GPU rendering.

    My old iMac (27" 2016) used to have rendering issues with larger/complicated files. For example, using the HAND tool and moving around, sections would not render/refresh.
    I thought, well it's an old machine the GPU must be dying.

    Then i got a new MacBook M1 MAX with 64GB Memory.

    And I still often see rendering issues and need to switch to CPU.

    5 votes

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  5. Object editing actions stop working

    Some actions stop working without reason. Sometimes I can't rearrange objects or even duplicate. That includes the Keyboard shortcuts for those actions. I need to restart Illustrator for it to work again.
    I work on Macbook Pro 14" M1 Pro

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  6. unresponsive after remote desktop disconnection

    While using AI (2023, Windows) via remote desktop, AI becomes unresponsive and must be force-quit each time the RDP connection drops.

    To reproduce:
    - Connect remotely to Windows
    - Start AI
    - Break network connection
    - Restore network connection

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  7. Illustrator 2023 performance issues in Windows 11

    This performance issue often occurs when I open Illustrator and Photoshop at the same time, making my PC perform extremely slow and lagging. it's enough to make me feel annoyed while working.

    I've tried reinstalling Illustrator and Photoshop, changing the graphics performance for the Illustrator & Photoshop app to "High Performance", updating the latest GPU driver, cleaning temporary files, updating windows to the latest stable 2H22 version. but the result is that the performance issue is still not fixed.

    additional information I use hardware: CPU AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, RAM 32GB DDR4, SSD NVMe M.2 500GB, Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti,…

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  8. GPU performance enabled, but Illustrator is still using CPU at 100%?

    Greetings, I have a 4070 ti and an AMD Ryzen 9 5900x (12 core) with 64 gb of RAM config, windows 11 machine. I have resetted the config files (deleted all the folders there), whenever I open a project that has 3d materiales and objects in it, illustrator refuses to use my GPU, despite having all the relevant boxes ticked in preferences. Here is a screenshot of whats happening. I am a CC subscriber and using the latest version (27.6.1 64bit). My video card should be able to handle any 3d task I set to it silky smooth, just applying…

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  9. "Adobe Illustrator Web Content" process runs when I open the document in latest versions of AI and keeps running forever, taking CPU and RAM

    Title says it all. Wasn't happening up until few versions back. Still happens with 27.4.1.

    Macbook Pro/2019, Intel, macos 10.15.7

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  10. freeze on save

    I have consistent problems with Illustrator 27.2 hanging/lagging (becoming entirely unusable, with any action resulting in a ca. 10-second wait) following saving. This seems to happen only if I happen to switch to another open window/program while saving is in progress. This has only been happening w/in the last few weeks, so perhaps connected to a recent update? The only way to correct the problem is to quit and restart Illustrator (even shutting down the individual file isn't sufficient). It happens whether or not I'm using an external monitor.

    I'm on a 2022 14" MBP, 16 GB RAM, Ventura 13.2

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  11. PC performance issues when using the Shape Builder tool on dxf files (or vector format).

    When using the shape builder tool against a dxf file (or vector format), the CPU usage is not high and not working.

    When using Simplify on a dxf file (or vector format) to reduce the number of paths, the CPU usage increases to approximately 100%, confirming that the CPU is working correctly.
    This behavior makes sense since the calculations are done by the CPU since it is a vector format.

    However, when using the shape builder tool, the CPU and GPU functions are not used.
    I was checking the resource monitor and the CPU and GPU usage was about 3%~5%.

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  12. PLEASE FIX THE BUG THAT KEEPS FREEZING AND CRASHING THE APP WITHOUT SAVING

    I have an HP Pavilion using the latest version of Adobe illustrator and ever since the update it has been constantly crashing without saving and when it finally works, certain items have disappeared but by time I am halfway done fixing it and crashes again losing all progress.

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  14. Zooming on macOS 13.2.1 (22D68) and Illustrator 27.3.1 (and previous version) is h-e-l-l

    When zooming in with my Apple Trackpad (external but also with the build in one) zoom is not smooth and lags. MacBook Pro M1 Max. My colleague didn't experience this while being on the latest Illustrator version, until they updated to the latest macOS version (from 12 to 13, Intel MacBook Pro). So my assumption there is a compatibility issue over there with macOS. The experience while zooming with GPU is normally smooth, but now it is worse then zooming in CPU mode. Changing, rebooting and reinstalling didn't work.

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  15. Illustrator after 5 mins starts loading continuously

    Once opening my cloud file after 5 mins the cursor starts loading & doesn't stop. Making it impossible to save. The only way to stop the issue is to force quit on Mac & reopen, then it'll repeat after 5 mins again

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  16. 線幅プロファイルが付加されたパスに対するブレンドを指定すると表示に時間がかかる。

    Illustrator 26.3.1
    OS macOS10.15.7(Intel)/Windows10

    問題の説明:
    線幅プロファイルが指定されたパス同士をブレンドした場合、再描画に相当な負荷がかかります。アクティビティモニターで確認するとCPU負荷が90%を超え、その状態が数秒続きます。その間Illustrator上ではレインボーカーソルが回り続けます。
    なお、ver.25.4.1ではこの様な表示パフォーマンスの問題はありませんでした。

    再現手順:
    1.直線をペンツールで2つ作成し、それぞれに線幅プロファイルを指定する。
    2.そのパスに対してブレンドを指定しステップ数255とする。
    3.意図通りの表示となるが、描画完了までに数秒かかりレインボーカーソルで待たされる。

    実際の結果:
    微調整の為にアンカーポイントを移動したり線の設定などを変更するたびに数秒待たされる。

    期待された結果:
    プロファイルを付加したパス同士のブレンドに対するパスポイントの調整でも以前のバージョンのようにスムーズに編集できる。

    回避方法:
    パフォーマンスの問題のようですから、再描画が完了するまで待つか以前のバージョン(2021)を利用するしか無いようです。

    ※添付のベンチマーク用データではシンボルの編集終了から通常の編集画面に戻るまでに1分近くを要します。

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  17. Animated zoom not working in latest version 27.2 for Mac

    Animated zoom is not working on Macbook Pro (Intel). I have checked the "Animated zoom" option under GPU in Performance. Restarted the app too.

    I tried it on another Macbook Pro (M1) and it just doesn't work.

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  18. illustrator v25.2.1 color profile keeps changing to emulate adobe illustrator 6.0

    illustrator v25.2.1 color profile keeps changing to emulate adobe illustrator 6.0 once I set it to our teams color profile. Especially if I switch from AI to PS. Even after changing the profile in Bridge and synchronizing them.

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  19. Illustrator Nonstop crashing

    Illustrator crashes often throughout the day. Mac Studio M1 Ventura 13.2 128 GB Ram 4TB HD, Illustrator 27.X.

    Happens often after pasting artwork from other files and then moving the pasted artwork.

    This is happening on multiple Mac Studio's with designers working on different files.

    Files are local on their desktops.

    We reset preferences files, cache etc.

    This is a really critical issue.

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  20. Illustrator is freezing

    It's been 2 weeks that illustrator keeps freezing. I have updated, uninstalled/reinstalled the app, and still does the same thing. I'm working on a file and once I want to save, the app freezes and I can't do anything about it, no button works or anything and I'm unable to save as every time I save that's when it happens.
    I see my page/work but can't touch anything, the only way to get out is to Force quit from the task manager.
    Really need this to be resolved as I use illustrator everyday for work and can't save any of…

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