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30+ Must-Have Free Illustrator Scripts - Astute Graphics. Adobe Illustrator has plenty of tools and features, but advanced users will always need more. Therefore, developers create scripts and plug-ins to help solve various problems and accelerate time-consuming processes. Today we have prepared an overview of the best free Illustrator scripts on the market. The list is systematized and is divided into several groups according to functionality. Groups include working with paths and points, different types of distribution of shapes, generating objects, working with Layers panel, text object and so on. Scripts Installation and running You can install scripts into Illustrator’s Scriptfolder, which is in the following example location (the actual location will depend on your installation of Illustrator and language): Windows: C:Program FilesAdobeAdobe IllustratorCC 2014Presetsen_GBScripts Mac OS: Applications/AdobeAdobe Illustrator CC 2014Presetsen_GBScripts In this case, to run the script go to File> Scripts> … Arc Twister by John Wundes.

Windows 10 has a secret screen recording tool -- here's how to use it. Windows 10 has not even been released yet, but that's a perfect reason to start unearthing a few secrets. Over the coming weeks and months there will undoubtedly be an endless stream of tips, tricks, and tweaks to try out, but how's this for starters? Windows 10 has a secret screen recording tool that can be used to capture on-screen activity as a video file. Taking a static screenshot is very simple. You can either hit the Print Screen key, use the Snipping Tool, or turn to one of the countless screen capture tools out there -- many of which are free.

When it comes to capturing video, however, it's something of a different story. Before you splash out on a dedicated tool such as Camtasia, you might want to try out Windows 10's hidden tool. It's designed for gamers really, but anyone can use it. The Game bar is a toolbar which Microsoft meant for gamers to use to capture screenshots of their high scores, as well as video footage of their gaming skills. Photo Friday: Monitor Calibration Tool. Covervault - Free PSD Mockups for Books and More! Free Vector Art & Graphics. 20 Best Websites For Finding Free Vector Art. Photoshop ICO Plugin. This plugin allows you to save files in the Windows .ico format, suitable for desktop icons and website favicons. The file should be one of the following resolutions: 16x16, 32x32 or 64x64.

Download the plugin from If Photoshop is open, close it. Extract the downloaded file (e.g. unzip it in Windows) and move the plugin file to your Photoshop Plug-Ins folder, under File Formats. Note: The plugin file will will have a name that begins with ICOFormat. Start Photoshop. All Facebook Image Dimensions: Timeline, Posts, Ads [Infographic] 90 Beautiful Polygonal Vector Packs - In this new inspiration roundup you will find all kinds of awesome polygonal vector files. From backgrounds to banners and all the way to polygon hearts!

We also have animals and bicycles! Have you spotted some polygonal vectors that are a must-have for designers? They’re all over right now – don’t forget to share them with us! Polygonal Speech Bubble Vector Abstract Polygonal Background Vectors These backgrounds are perfect for a poster of any kind of event with the rainbow of colors to choose from. 20 Free High-Res Geometric Polygon Backgrounds These hot and trendy backgrounds can be used in all kind of projects due to the variety of colours.

Geometric Colorful Abstract Background That warm, colorful glow on this background gives it a very cool look, also I really like the colour harmony. 7 Colorful Polygonal Backgrounds Any color scheme you’ll need in this pack! Free Diamond Polygonal Vector Background This one has an awesome warm color scheme that would be the perfect backdrop for summer. Textures | Selected Webdesign | Directory and Gallery | Inspiring Websites. Mesh Tormentor Adobe Illustrator Plug-in - Complete Guide - Freebies. Today I’m publishing a complete guide to Mesh Tormentor plugin which caused a burst of enthusiastic feedbacks of illustrators from all over the world.

This guide is written and illustrated by YemZ, the author of the plugin. You can download the plugin by clicking the Download button on this page. Installation of the plugin is conducted by copying a file to the directory YemZMeshTormentor.aip \ Plug-ins \ Extensions \, located as applicable by Adobe Illustrator (eg C: \ Program Files \ Adobe \ Adobe Illustrator CS2 \ Plug-ins \ Extensions \). At the same time Adobe Illustrator itself should not be running. You can read about work with Mesh Tormentor if you use the following links: Contents Show axis and / or corner nodes of the mesh Move the corner node Convert knots into vertexes Convert vertexes into knots Smooth mesh nodes Mesh colors shift Reflection of mesh colors Mesh colors rotation Color cloning into another mesh Sew meshes together Cut the mesh into two Create mesh grid for Brush Guides 1 / 3. 10 Free and Extremely Useful Illustrator Scripts. Illustrator has a plethora of tools at you disposal.

Even with all these tools, there is always going to be something missing. This is where scripts and plug-ins come in to help. With scripts and plug-ins you can perform tasks that Illustrator cannot complete on it’s own. There are a great deal of resources out there and in this post you will find 10 free and useful scripts for Illustrator! Scripts? Illustrator supports scripting from AppleScript, Visual Basic, JavaScript, and ExtendScript. When activated, these scripts perform operations within Illustrator or may involve other programs such as word processing, spreadsheet and database programs. Installing Scripts Download the desired script to your hard drive. Close All Paths / Close All Selected Paths Go to Download (download will start automatically) I draw with the pencil and brush tool all the time and sometimes forget to close my paths. Divide Text Frame Created by John Wundes Go to Download This script is simple but powerful.