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    Nikolas Karampelas commented  · 

    I have switched to affinity designer too, it just works. Especially with heavy files.
    The problem is the rest of the industry doesn't seem to follow and I still need illustrator to open downloaded stock graphics...

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    Nikolas Karampelas commented  · 

    This thread is still going and illustrator still only see 1 core? Superb... Even TV sets and smart fridges now have multicore SoCs, yet illustrator still can't utilize more than 1 core...

    Since the last time I wrote here I have moved from a 6 core to an 8core system, everything is running faster except illustrator...

    Unbelievable.

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    Nikolas Karampelas commented  · 

    he means it's impossible with the pile of old code that illustrator is...
    really adobe with what the programs cost to use and with a never ending money maker like the subscription model should have already rewritten the program from the ground up to be a modern application with fresh code.

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    Nikolas Karampelas commented  · 

    Is that so? I guess then it is illustrator related, but honestly I could live with local save then lan backup if I could get other more significant problems of illustrator shorted out.

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    Nikolas Karampelas commented  · 

    Always work on the local disk, even if you have an HDD is always faster.
    Working over a network is very likely to keep you at a 100Mbit rate (if for example you use for LAN the modem/router of your ISP).
    Even if you have an ethernet hub at 1Gbps, it need to be good enough to deliver this 1Gbps on every port at doublex rate.

    This is not an illustrator problem.

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    Nikolas Karampelas commented  · 

    I know what you mean, just returned my macbook late 2009 to OSX Snow Leopard and CS6 just because it is no longer usable with the newer OS and apps. I have lost something I have gained my machine back...

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    Nikolas Karampelas commented  · 

    Filip there is no OS limitation, Windows and OSX both provide the means for multithreading.
    OSX have grand central dispatch and Windows have the same tech with a name that I don't recall.

    Actually a lot of competitive apps already have multithreading and use at least 50% of my 6 core system, while most of the time they go as high as 80-100% usage (in pdf export for example).

    The only limitation is adobe software, they need to restart and write from scratch getting rid of that behemoth from the nineties that they still develop.

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    Nikolas Karampelas commented  · 

    Yes please, rewrite the whole program if you have to. It is not like it is cheap or free. We need tools that work with our hardware, we can't afford both adobe suite and upgrading our systems every year because illustrator fail to utilize more cores.

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    Nikolas Karampelas commented  · 

    Yeah I could love as well to have access to even ancient versions, I have a frozen in time macbook 2009 that I want to keep in isolation without internet with OSX 10.6 but it only run the very first CC version that is no longer available.

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