Adobe® Illustrator® CS5 software provides precision and power with sophisticated drawing tools, expressive natural brushes, a host of time-savers, and integration with Adobe CS Live online services.* CS Live services are complimentary for a limited time.
Perspective Drawing NEW
Draw shapes and scenes in accurate 1-,2-, or 3-point linear perspective to create the look of realistic depth and distance
Beautiful Strokes NEW
Create vector objects precisely on the file's pixel grid for delivering pixel-aligned raster artwork
Bristle Brush NEW
Paint with vectors that resemble natural-media brush strokes, controlling bristle characteristics and paint opacity.
Shape Builder tool NEW
Intuitively combine, edit, and fill shapes directly on your artboard without accessing multiple tools and panels
Roundtrip editing with Flash Catalyst new
Edit artwork in Illustrator while maintaining structure and interactivity added using Adobe Flash® Catalyst™.
Drawing enhancements NEW
Work faster with everyday tools. Join paths with a keystroke, draw behind, and draw inside
Integration with Adobe CS Review NEW
Create and share an online review of your artwork and view comments using Adobe CS Review, one of the new CS Live online services.*
Resolution-independent effects NEW
Apply raster effects, such as drop shadows, blurs, and textures, that maintain a consistent appearance across media.
Multiple artboard enhancements enhanced
Work on up to 100 artboards of varying sizes in one file, organized and viewed the way you want.