AI File Extension

Adobe Illustrator File Type

Extension .ai
Developer Adobe
Popularity 5.0 (2257 Votes)
Mime Type application/postscript
Default Program Adobe Illustrator
Category Common File Types
Format Binary
Updated 12/1/2021

What is a AI File Extension?

AI file extension is created by Adobe, also known as Adobe Illustrator File. AI has been classified as Common File Types. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open AI files in Adobe Illustrator program.

Free AI File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .AI (Adobe Illustrator File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to AI, merge, split and compare the AI files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

AI Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Adobe Illustrator File .AI File Extensions while opening the .AI files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open AI Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Adobe Illustrator File on your system such as Adobe Illustrator.
  2. Associate default Adobe Adobe Illustrator program for *.ai (Adobe Illustrator File) files.

    Associate AI Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.AI (e.g example.ai) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Adobe Adobe Illustrator program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .ai files.

    Associate AI Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.AI (e.g example.ai) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Adobe Adobe Illustrator program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Adobe Illustrator extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for AI File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the AI files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open AI File on Windows

Software License Developer
Autodesk 3ds Max image. Autodesk 3ds Max 2020 for Windows  Open autodesk website. Commercial Autodesk
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
ACD Systems Canvas image. ACD Systems Canvas X 2019 for Windows  Open acd systems website. Commercial ACD Systems
Adobe Character Animator image. Adobe Character Animator 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite image. Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2020 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Adobe Dimension image. Adobe Dimension CC 2018 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Craft Edge Easy Cut Studio image. Craft Edge Easy Cut Studio 4 for Windows  Open craft edge website. Commercial Craft Edge
Adobe Fireworks image. Adobe Fireworks CS6 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe Flash image. Adobe Flash CC for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
AutoDesSys formZ image. AutoDesSys formZ 7 for Windows  Open autodessys website. Commercial AutoDesSys
Adobe FreeHand image. Adobe FreeHand 11 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
GIMP image. GIMP 2.10 for Windows  Open gimp website. Freeware GIMP
Adobe Illustrator image. Adobe Illustrator 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe InDesign image. Adobe InDesign 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Inkscape image. Inkscape 0.92 for Windows  Open inkscape website. Open Source Inkscape
Corel Painter image. Corel Painter 2021 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Corel PaintShop Pro image. Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans image. Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans 5 for Windows  Open okino computer graphics website. Commercial Okino Computer Graphics
Quark QuarkXPress image. Quark QuarkXPress 2020 for Windows  Open quark website. Commercial Quark
Adobe Reader image. Adobe Reader DC 2018 for Windows  Open adobe website. Freeware Adobe
Scribus image. Scribus 1 for Windows  Open scribus website. Open Source Scribus
Dassault Systemes SolidWorks image. Dassault Systemes SolidWorks 2019 for Windows  Open dassault systemes website. Commercial Dassault Systemes
IMSI TurboCAD image. IMSI TurboCAD PRO PLATINUM 2018 for Windows  Open imsi website. Commercial IMSI
XnSoft XnViewMP image. XnSoft XnViewMP 0.93 for Windows  Open xnsoft website. Freeware XnSoft

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen AI File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Autodesk 3ds Max image. Autodesk 3ds Max 2020 for MacOs  Open autodesk website. Commercial Autodesk
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
vhf interservice Cenon image. vhf interservice Cenon 4 for MacOs  Open vhf interservice website. Freeware vhf interservice
Adobe Character Animator image. Adobe Character Animator 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite image. Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2020 for MacOs  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Adobe Dimension image. Adobe Dimension CC 2018 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Google Drive image. Google Drive 2020 for MacOs  Open google website. Freeware Google
Craft Edge Easy Cut Studio image. Craft Edge Easy Cut Studio 4 for MacOs  Open craft edge website. Commercial Craft Edge
Adobe Fireworks image. Adobe Fireworks CS6 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe Flash image. Adobe Flash CC for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
AutoDesSys formZ image. AutoDesSys formZ 7 for MacOs  Open autodessys website. Commercial AutoDesSys
Adobe FreeHand image. Adobe FreeHand 11 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
GIMP image. GIMP 2.10 for MacOs  Open gimp website. Freeware GIMP
Adobe Illustrator image. Adobe Illustrator 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe InDesign image. Adobe InDesign 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Inkscape image. Inkscape 0.92 for MacOs  Open inkscape website. Open Source Inkscape
Corel Painter image. Corel Painter 2021 for MacOs  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Corel PaintShop Pro image. Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 for MacOs  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Apple Preview image. Apple Preview 10 for MacOs  Open apple website. Bundled Apple
Quark QuarkXPress image. Quark QuarkXPress 2020 for MacOs  Open quark website. Commercial Quark
Adobe Reader image. Adobe Reader DC 2018 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Freeware Adobe
Scribus image. Scribus 1 for MacOs  Open scribus website. Open Source Scribus
Dassault Systemes SolidWorks image. Dassault Systemes SolidWorks 2019 for MacOs  Open dassault systemes website. Commercial Dassault Systemes
IMSI TurboCAD for Mac image. IMSI TurboCAD for Mac DELUXE V10 for MacOs  Open imsi website. Commercial IMSI
XnSoft XnViewMP image. XnSoft XnViewMP 0.93 for MacOs  Open xnsoft website. Freeware XnSoft

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen AI file on Linux

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Linux  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
vhf interservice Cenon image. vhf interservice Cenon 4 for Linux  Open vhf interservice website. Freeware vhf interservice
GIMP image. GIMP 2.10 for Linux  Open gimp website. Freeware GIMP
Inkscape image. Inkscape 0.92 for Linux  Open inkscape website. Open Source Inkscape
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for Linux  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe Reader image. Adobe Reader DC 2018 for Linux  Open adobe website. Freeware Adobe
Scribus image. Scribus 1 for Linux  Open scribus website. Open Source Scribus
XnSoft XnViewMP image. XnSoft XnViewMP 0.93 for Linux  Open xnsoft website. Freeware XnSoft

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen AI file on Web

Software License Developer
Google Drive image. Google Drive 2020 for Web  Open google website. Freeware Google
MIT App Inventor image. MIT App Inventor 000 for Web  Open mit app inventor website. Free MIT App Inventor
Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans image. Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans 5 for Web  Open okino computer graphics website. Commercial Okino Computer Graphics

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen AI file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen AI file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

AI file extension icon image.About AI - Adobe Illustrator File

FileProInfo is to help you understand about the Adobe Illustrator File with *.AI suffix, and provide the complete detail as how to open, edit, convert, merge, split and compare it with other related software programs, software download links and free online apps and tools.

Our professional team members at FileProInfo have been individually researched and verified the details for AI. We want to be 100% accurate and publish the information about file formats, tools, apps and software programs that we have tested and validated.

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Updated 12/1/2021




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