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30+ Must-Have Free Illustrator Scripts

posted by: Iaroslav Lazunov, in Freebies / Free Scripts/ Comments: 0

Adobe Illustrator has plenty of tools and features, but advanced users will always need more. Therefore, developers create scripts and plug-ins to help solve various problems and accelerate time-consuming processes. Today we have prepared an overview of the best free Illustrator scripts on the market. The list is systematized and is divided into several groups according to functionality. Groups include working with paths and points, different types of distribution of shapes, generating objects, working with Layers panel, text object and so on.

Scripts Installation and running

You can install scripts into Illustrator’s Scriptfolder, which is in the following example location (the actual location will depend on your installation of Illustrator and language):

Windows: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe IllustratorCC 2014\Presets\en_GB\Scripts

Mac OS: Applications/Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CC 2014\Presets\en_GB\Scripts

In this case, to run the script go to File> Scripts> …

You can also put the script in any other convenient location on your hard drive. In this case, to run the script go to File> Scripts> Other Script … (Cmd / Ctrl + F12).

It is very convenient to start often used scripts with the help of the Script Bay plug-in. This free plug-in gives access to the list of scripts from the panel which can always be placed in a convenient spot for you.

Now look at the list of scripts which are separated by functionality:

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