Adobe Illustrator and PDF Compatibility

adobe illustrator pdf compatibility

A question came up regarding how Adobe Illustrator and PDF files are related. After all, Illustrator files have a %PDF header and start out with XMP metadata syntax that suggests strongly that Illustrator files are PDF files. Also, Illustrator seems to default to saving files in a PDF-compatible mode. While in some cases Illustrator files […]

PDF Feature Exploration: Marked Content

Since June 1993, PDF has provided a rich and powerful format for portable document creation. From the moment PDF was introduced, until the PDF format was made into an open, worldwide standard by ISO in 2008 – the growth in PDF’s features and capabilities in its first fifteen years was rapid and revolutionary. The past […]