We heard you! We've been working hard at fixing the issues you reported to us. Here's a list of issues we fixed in the latest release of Illustrator.
fixed issues

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Illustrator 2020 (version 24.2.1)

Illustrator 2020 (version 24.2)

  • Text disappears when typing continuously without space
  • Illustrator crashes when computer is in sleep mode
  • Illustrator throws an error message: Can't finish previewing 
  • Selecting a color with Eyedropper and applying it on the text doesn't work

Illustrator 2020 (version 24.1.3)

Stability fixes

Illustrator 2020 (version 24.1.2)

This release provides you an improved product stability and performance, with the fix of 25+ customer-reported stability issues and enhanced document recovery processes.

Fixed issues at a glance:

Illustrator 2020 (version 24.1.1 [Windows only])

Stability fixes

Illustrator 2020 (version 24.1)

Illustrator 2020 (version 24.0.3 | macOS only)

Stability fixes

Illustrator 2020 (version 24.0.2)

  • [Windows only] While saving as PDF, the 'Use Artboard' option is not selected
  • Cannot add an anchor point with the Option key when using the Delete Anchor Point tool
  • [macOS 10.15] Illustrator Home screen is unclear when third-party plugins are installed
  • To reset your preferences, a new Reset Preferences option is provided in the General tab of the Preferences dialog. For more details, see Reset Preferences.

Illustrator 2020 (version 24.0.1)

In this release, we fixed some stability issues to offer you a better product stability.

Here is the list of issues we addressed:

Illustrator 2020 (version 24.0)

  • Typography disappears when the text is added on a curved path
  • Gradient sliders disappears while working
  • Illustrator crashes when using the Eye-Dropper tool
  • [macOS only] Cannot print on postscript printer or save as PS file when the Lao MN.ttc font is used

Previous releases

Illustrator 2019 (version 23.1)


  • The 'Horizontal Align Center' option does not align text with the center of object if text has tracking applied on it
  • Illustrator throws an error message while printing if the Myanmar MN regular font is used
  • Cannot move paragraph indent markers back to 0 in Tab panel
  • Ctrl+Home and Ctrl+End do not work while typing text
  • Composite Font dialog should be resizable
  • Add a character panel flyout option to enable or disable the font preview

Drawing tools

File input/output


  • B5 paper size is incorrect on new document dialog
  • Default location of newly-created document is not in the center of the visible canvas area

CC Libraries

  • Add color to Creative Cloud library should be turned off by default


  • Expanding appearance for stroke with Scatter brush results into extra bounding box in Outline Mode


  • Actions to export to EPS are non-functional

Illustrator 2019 (version 23.0.6)


File Import & Export

Documents & Artboards

Drawing & Editing Tools


Copy & Paste



User Interface

Gradients & Colors


Illustrator 2019 (version 23.0.4 | macOS only)

Bug fixes

Illustrator 2019 (version 23.0.3)

  • Japanese fonts displayed with English names in the Find More tab 

Illustrator 2019 (version 23.0.2)

  • Crash and rendering issues with few Japanese CID fonts
  • Illustrator crashes when the action is being recorded on Transparency panel
  • Illustrator pastes tiff in Adobe XD even when SVG is available in clipboard
  • "Find Extension on Exchange" link in Illustrator does not auto sign on the webpage
  • In-menu font preview preference is not honored 
  • 20 crashes fixed from the submitted crash reports

Illustrator 2019 (version 23.0.1)

Illustrator 2019 (version 23.0)

Illustrator 2018 (version 22.1)

Illustrator 2018 (version 22.0.1)