You can convert multiple AI files to EPS or PDF files in Adobe Illustrator by recording and applying an action as follows:

  1. Create a new folder named "AI Files," and then place the files you want to convert in that folder.
  2. Create a second new folder named "Converted Files."
  3. In Illustrator, open one of the files you want to convert.
  4. Choose New Action from the Actions panel (CS3), (CS4) or palette (CS2) menu.
  5. Name the new action, and click Record.
  6. Choose File > Save As.
  7. Choose either EPS or PDF from the Format menu (Mac OS) or the Save As Type menu (Windows).
  8. Name the file, and then save it in the Converted Files folder.
  9. Choose Stop Recording from the Actions panel (CS3), (CS4)  or palette (CS2) menu.
  10. Select the action in the Actions panel (CS3), (CS4) or palette (CS2) menu.
  11. Choose Batch from the Actions panel (CS3), (CS4) or palette (CS2) menu.
  12. In the Source section, verify that Override Action "Open" Commands and Include All Subdirectories are deselected, and then click Choose.
  13. Navigate to the AI Files folder, and then click Choose (Mac OS) or OK (Windows).
  14. In the Destination section, choose Folder from the menu, verify that Override Action "Save" Commands and Override Action "Export" Commands are deselected, and then click Choose.
  15. Navigate to the Converted Files folder, and then click Choose (Mac OS) or OK (Windows).
  16. Click OK.

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