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Illustrator CS6 highlights interface overhaul and new capabilities

At a Glance

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Price when rated: 599

Pros

  • Gorgeous, low-contrast greyscale interface
  • Image Trace feature is usable and efficient
  • Pattern creation tools are excellent and intuitive
  • Gradient Strokes is a phenomenal feature
  • 64-bit coding delivers performance gains
  • New panel options help curb unnecessary clicking

Cons

  • Some basic tools remain too rudimentary
  • Image Trace can't ignore specific colors
  • Glitches affect Patterns and Gradient Strokes
  • Interface is bigger, squeezing the canvas size
  • Outline mode still not anti-aliased
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