62 votesCompleted (Comments Open) · AdminRama (Mgr, Software Quality Engineering, Adobe Illustrator) responded
This issue (entire M1 McBook system freezes) is fixed for AI 25.0.1 and 25.1
This fix takes effect in a day’s time, if you still face this entire system freeze then please follow the steps to update
1). Backup your preferences and launch Illustrator with fresh preferences
2). Quit and re-launch Illustrator once again
3). Use Illustrator in your workflow
If you see AI crash and entire system is not freezing then please create a new issue.
An error occurred while saving the commentAnonymous commented
Same thing here. So frustrating. It was working fine on my Macbook Pro 2016 and I decided to upgrade for a Macbook Air 2020 M1 and it's crashing the whole system.