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Illustrator 2021 (version 25.1)

Illustrator 2021 (version 25.0.1)

  • [macOS only] Text fields in third-party plug-ins do not work after using a built-in Illustrator text field
  • [macOS only] Illustrator hangs on launch with old Wacom drivers 
  • [macOS only] Illustrator crashes on launch if coolType font is present
  • Incorrect URL for the Help icon in Recolor dialog
  • Display of GPU out of memory error dialog when creating a new document
  • Crash and stability issues

Illustrator 2021 (version 25.0)

Previous releases

Stability fixes

  • 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

Stability fixes

Stability fixes

Stability fixes

  • [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.

  • 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

Text

  • 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
User-interface

Drawing tools

File input/output

Documents

  • 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

Brushes

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

Actions

  • Actions to export to EPS are non-functional

Performance

File Import & Export

Documents & Artboards

Drawing & Editing Tools

Effects

Copy & Paste

Brushes

Type

User Interface

Gradients & Colors

Scripting

Bug fixes

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

  • 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