Learn about new features and enhancements in the February 2021 release of Illustrator on desktop (version 25.2).
Illustrator now lets you collaborate seamlessly with your team members through the new Invite to Edit option. Use this option to send email invitations to people with whom you want to collaborate. Your collaborators can access the shared cloud documents directly from the Illustrator app, Creative Cloud Desktop, and Creative Cloud Website. You can either use Illustrator on the desktop or the iPad to send invitations. Similarly, collaborator can use any device to edit the shared documents.
For more details, see Share access and edit Illustrator cloud documents.
The Snap to glyph feature has been enhanced to support Japanese glyphs and fonts as well. To enable this feature for Japanese, go to Preferences > Type > Language Options and select the Show East Asian Options check box. Two new Japanese-specific snapping guides–Embox and Embox Center–will be available along with the existing snapping guides.
For more details, see Snap to Japanese glyph.
You will now receive a system compatibility report dialog on launching the Illustrator app if your GPU drivers are outdated. Follow the fix link in this report to quickly update the drivers. To export this report in a text file, click Export Report. To view this dialog again, choose Help > System Compatibility Report.