Illustrator patch version 19.0.1 fixes critical bugs that cause errors or crashes in Illustrator CC 2015 (version 19.0.0, June 2015).

Important: If you have installed Illustrator CC 2015, and an update is available in the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop app, choose to click Update to receive several crucial / critical bug fixes.

Save for Web dialog

Illustrator CC 2015 crashed when using the Save for Web dialog. This bug has been fixed.

SVG or SVGZ files

If the SVG or SVGZ files were saved with the Multiple Artboards option checked, when the files were opened the next time, they appeared blank. This bug has been fixed.

Legacy documents

Illustrator CC 2015 crashes on attempting to save legacy documents. This bug has been fixed.

Delays in opening files

Some files take a long while to open. Once this fix (version 19.0.1) is applied, copy and save the contents of the file into a new file. Continue working on the new file.

GPU Errors and Crashes

The following errors have been fixed for GPU-related issues:

Mac errors:

  • A crash occurs on creating a path using the Bristle brush, Lasso tool, and tools that draw an empty path for annotation.
  • Pressure-sensitive brushes do not respond as expected in GPU mode
  • On pressing the Up or Down arrows, while drawing an object (polygons like stars), the number of sides drawn increases unexpectedly quickly.
  • Artboard or Bleed Lines are not visible if canvas color is set to white.
  • A fallback to CPU rendering occurs if an OpenGL error is detected. Users are notified with a dialog box.

Windows errors:

  • A fallback to CPU rendering occurs if an OpenGL error is detected. Users are notified with a dialog box.

Files from Adobe Line CC

Users could not change the resolution of files created in Adobe Line CC and then sent to Illustrator. This issue has now been fixed.

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