Adobe Illustrator stores its preferences file in the following locations:

Note: If you can't find the AIPrefs file in the following locations, enable Windows to show hidden files and folders. For instructions, refer to your Windows documentation. For Mac OS, the name of the preferences file is Adobe Illustrator Prefs.

Illustrator CC

Mac OS

Local

/Users//Library/Preferences/Adobe Illustrator 17 Settings/en_US*/Adobe Illustrator Prefs

Synced

/Users//Library/Preferences/Adobe Illustrator 17 Settings/en_US*/Adobe Illustrator Cloud Prefs

Windows 8.1 | Windows 8 | Windows 7 | Windows Vista

Local:

Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator 17 Settings\en_US*\x64*\Adobe Illustrator Prefs

Synced:

Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator 17 Settings\en_US*\x64*\Adobe Illustrator Cloud Prefs  

Illustrator CS6

Mac OS

/Users//Library/Preferences/Adobe Illustrator CS6 Settings/en_US*/Adobe Illustrator Prefs

Windows 8.1 | Windows 8 | Windows 7 | Windows Vista

Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CS6 Settings\en_US*\x64*\Adobe Illustrator Prefs

Windows XP | Windows 2000

Documents and Settings\\Application Data\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CS6 Settings/ Adobe Illustrator Prefs

Illustrator CS5

Mac OS

/Users//Library/Preferences/Adobe Illustrator CS5 Settings/en_US*/

Windows 7 | Windows Vista

Users\\AppData/Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CS5 Settings\en_US*\AIPrefs

Windows XP | Windows 2000

Documents and Settings\\Application Data\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CS5 Settings/AIPrefs

Illustrator CS4

Mac OS

/Users//Library/Preferences/Adobe Illustrator CS4 Settings/en_US*/

Windows 7 | Windows Vista

Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CS4 Settings\AIPrefs

Windows XP | Windows 2000

Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CS4 Settings\AIPrefs

Illustrator CS3

Mac OS

/Users/username/Library/Preferences/Adobe Illustrator CS3 Settings/

Windows 7 | Windows Vista

Users\\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CS3 Settings\AIPrefs

Windows XP | Windows 2000

Documents and Settings\\Application Data\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CS3 Settings\AIPrefs





 

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