Learn about new features and enhancements in the October 2020 release of Illustrator on the desktop (version 25.0).
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We've improved the recoloring feature to help you explore different color variations for your artwork. You can now pick a color palette from any artwork or images using Color Theme Picker and apply them in your designs. You can also use color variations instantly using predefined colors from color library or create your own colors using the color wheel.
For more details, see Recolor your artwork.
The following enhancements are made to Illustrator cloud documents:
For more details, see Work with Illustrator cloud documents.
You can now use the Snap to Glyph feature to snap your artwork components precisely with the text or glyph bounds. Simply choose a snapping line option and you'll see the guides when you move objects around the text. Follow these guides to snap your objects. You can also drag and snap a shape precisely with the anchor points on the text.
The following enhancements are made to the text alignment in Illustrator:
Align text vertically to the top, middle, or bottom of a text frame. For more details, see Smart ways to align your text.
The Character panel in Illustrator now lets you set the actual font height reference. It is useful when you want to align your objects precisely with the text. For more details, see Vary your font height.
You can now align objects precisely with the visual glyph bounds. For more details, see Align to glyph bounds.