21 Amazing & Creative Plugins for Adobe Illustrator

Astute Graphics

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Astute Graphics

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Astute Graphics is a premium pack of Adobe Illustrator plugins that can enable creators and designers to supercharge their daily workflow and discover brand-new tools for manipulating images in totally new ways. Packing 21 addons (including several free ones) in four main categories of design, this premium plugin pack enables thousands of designers around the world to better express themselves, quicken the project turnaround, and dramatically reduce the cost of projects of all sizes.

Today in early 2024, Astute Graphics has managed to reach over 200 thousand designers & illustrators from all four corners of the world, including large brands such as Google, Adidas, Nvidia, Discord, Apple, Lego, and others.

The list of available plugins in the Astute Graphics pack is separated into four categories:
  • CORE – FindReplace, Phantasm, Reform, VectorFirstAid, and VectirScribe
  • DRAW – ColliderScribe, DynamicSketch, InkFlow, InkScribe, and SubScribe
  • EFFECTS – Randomino, Stipplism, Stylism, Texturino, and WidthScribe
  • PRE-PRESS – InkQuest and Rasterino
  • Free plugins – AstuteBuddy, Autosaviour, DirectPrefs, and MirrorMe
To access these plugins users first must visit the official Astute Graphics website and create a free account, which unlocks instant access to a 7-day FREE trial of the entire plugin set and a streamlined way to download and integrate this plugin pack into a local version of Adobe Illustrator.

In addition to plugins, Astute Graphics also offers all of their premium users access to an incredible set of learning resources such as tutorials, training courses, videos, 2-10 minute tips, webinars, and more. All premium users also get access to technical and customer support, as well as free updates for as long their premium subscription is active.

In addition to a subscription license for individual designers, Astute Graphics also offers an upgraded subscription offering for businesses and enterprises. This version unlocks access to many exclusive benefits such as the ability to revoke and reassign usage licenses, team leader and team owner admin access, a built-in tool for team management, premium technical support, additional training options, and more.

Plugins List

Instantly locate + modify objects

Instant color control + halftone

Shape + manipulate

Clean up vector documents

Editing, shapes, corners + measure

Precise alignment + selection

Intuitive vector sketching

Drawing + lettering in one tool

Precise path creation

Create accurate artwork

Randomize in Illustrator

Live stipple effect

Live effects made easy

Textures + opacity brush

Variable stroke width effects

Pre-press controls + checks

Image crop + editing

Keyboard shortcut panel

Autosave, backups + reminders

Nudge distance, angles + guides

Instant symmetry

Astute Graphics addon pack is compatible with several modern versions of Adobe Illustrator, including all releases between Creative Cloud Illustrator CC and Illustrator 2024, on both Windows and macOS. It also seamlessly detects all modern types of stylus devices such as Wacom, iPad Sidecar, MS Surface, and Xencelabs.

Note: 7 days trial version.

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