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Adobe Illustrator 3

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Illustrator_3.sit (405.44 KB)
MD5: 7f769083201aa7e9c7da65ae3b5da88c
For System 6.x - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
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illustrator_301.sit (2.11 MB)
MD5: 7356e73dcb8a386459037606ecde6247
For System 6.x - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
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illustrator_32.sit (910.66 KB)
MD5: 492f0d67e7e029c5df98cbd9ba677150
For System 6.x - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de (1.55 MB)
MD5: 69cb4a868b584f90816c8c4006defa5f
For System 6.x - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
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AI_D1-3.2.img_.sit (969.64 KB)
MD5: 7234d5200483411e75fa899c3d17fedb
For System 6.x - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
This app works with: Basilisk II,

    Adobe Illustrator was first developed for the Apple Macintosh in 1986 (shipping in January 1987) as a commercialization of Adobe's in-house font development software and PostScript file format. Adobe Illustrator is the companion product of Adobe Photoshop. Photoshop is primarily geared toward digital photo manipulation and photorealistic styles of computer illustration, while Illustrator provides results in the typesetting and logo graphic areas of design. Early magazine ads (featured in graphic design trade magazines such as Communication Arts) referred to the product as "the Adobe Illustrator". Illustrator 88 was released in 1988 and introduced many new tools and features.

    Although, during its first decade, Adobe developed Illustrator primarily for Macintosh, it sporadically supported other platforms. In the early 1990s, Adobe released versions of Illustrator for NeXT, Silicon Graphics IRIX, and Sun Solaris platforms, but they were discontinued due to poor market acceptance. The first version of Illustrator for Windows, version 2.0, was released in early 1989 and flopped. The next Windows version, version 4.0, was widely criticized as being too similar to Illustrator 1.1 instead of the Macintosh 3.0 version, and certainly not the equal of Windows' most popular illustration package CorelDraw. (Note that there were no versions 2.0 or 4.0 for the Macintosh - although the second release for the Mac was titled Illustrator 88 - the year of its release.) Version 4 was, however the first version of Illustrator to support editing in preview mode, which did not appear in a Macintosh version until 5.0 in 1993.

- excerpt adapted from Wikipedia: History of Adobe Illustrator, versions 1 - 5

Architecture: 68k

Systems 6 - 8


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by EM SPACE - 2017, October 24 - 3:43am

This was THE version of illustrator that I liked most! Clean, simple and with no bloat! Bought it at an Apple expo in New York way back when. I loved it so much so that I resisted all the other updates and used it up until OS9.22 and YES it worked on my old PB. Today, the only comparable (no bloat, simple, effective & efficient) software on the market to do pure vector is Intaglio. A must if you are a serious vector designer.

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by TataMisia - 2010, November 30 - 3:40pm

It's only app + prefs file. I will try upload full version.