Adobe Illustrator equivalent for Ubuntu

NoOp glgxg at
Wed Jul 20 03:07:02 UTC 2011

On 07/19/2011 07:56 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 07/18/2011 11:38 PM, Paul Sladen wrote:
>> On Mon, 18 Jul 2011, Kipton Moravec wrote:
>>> I had just found Inkscape bit it does not export or import .IA format.
>> Since Adobe Illustrator version 9, the '.ai' file-format has been
>> based on PDF.
>> You should be able to export as PDF in both directions without
>> significant problems.
> Nice catch.
> I renamed the .ai test files to .pdf and of course they opened just fine
> in Adobe Reader and Evince.
> I then opened one of my .svgs from Inkscape & exported it to .pdf.
> Reopened the svg/pdf in Inkscape and I can edit etc. I then renamed that
> .pdf to .ai and it opens in Inkscape w/o issue & I can edit. I can't
> test w/AI as I do not have it.

One added note for Kipton; you may find this of use:

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