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Name Adobe Illustrator
Version 3.0 / 3.2
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  application/postscript
Apple Uniform Type Identifier:  com.adobe.illustrator-image
PUID:  fmt/418
Family  
Classification Image (Vector)
Disclosure  
Description The documents (files) created by Adobe Illustrator are PostScript language documents. A PostScript language document description that minimally conforms to the Document Structuring Conventions has two main parts: a prolog and a script. The prolog encapsulates information needed by other programs to interpret the file. The script describes the graphic elements on the page. Version 3 includes graph creation.
Orientation  
Byte order  
Related file formats Has lower priority than Adobe Illustrator (4.0)
Has priority over Encapsulated PostScript File Format (1.2)
Has priority over Encapsulated PostScript File Format (3)
Has priority over Encapsulated PostScript File Format (2.0)
Has priority over PostScript (2.0)
Has priority over PostScript (3.0)
Technical Environment  
Released  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated
Supported by Adobe Systems Incorporated
Source Georgia Tech Research Institute / Georgia Tech Research Institute
Source date 11 Jun 2012
Source description http://mercator.elte.hu/~saman/hu/okt/AI7FileFormat.pdf Adobe has classified Illustrator versions 3.0 and 3.2 as the same file format. Version 3 includes graph creation.
Last updated 19 Jul 2013
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