Unified Installer v1.1.8 important update

Last week, Astute Graphics was proud to release its wonderful new vector clean-up Adobe Illustrator plug-in VectorFirstAid. It's already received glowing feedback… I’ve had it 10 minutes and I already know it’s going to be fantastic. It instantly fixed all...

Say “Hello” to VectorFirstAid

VectorFirstAid is with us! As our 16th Adobe Illustrator plug-in, it's very easy to imagine that we have become blasé witnessing the creation of each amazing new vector new tool. And yet… we have remained like kids in a candy store, all wide-eyed and expectant of...

Illustrator CC2017 minor updates – January 2017

  At the beginning of January 2017, Adobe released a minor update to Illustrator CC2017 (to v21.0.1) followed less than a week later by a second "stability fix" Adobe release (now to v21.0.2). These have affected a small number of Astute...

InkScribe and DynamicSketch call for feedback

Following the creation of improved learning videos for Phantasm earlier in 2016 which was very well received by new and existing customers, we are looking to enhance the experience for DynamicSketch and InkScribe users in 2017. Please help us by providing quick...

Seeking a Navigator

In this special blog post, Astute Graphics founder Nicholas van der Walle opens up about how our unique company will thrive in the next 10 years… presenting a rare and exciting opportunity!   As founder of Astute Graphics, creating is what I do. Have always...

/AstuteAutoshowPanels – Customising Astute Graphics Panels

Automatically opening panels Major recent Astute Graphics product releases including Texturino and VectorScribe v3 adopted a new UX method; auto-opening the selected tool's panel. One example of this is PathScribe found in VectorScribe v3. This was implemented to...

What is the difference between VectorScribe and InkScribe?

Overall premiss of each product As an overview: InkScribe is about refined, accelerated and intuitive vector drawing creation. VectorScribe has a wider remit of vector editing, shapes, corners and measurements. For the purpose of this article, we'll be...

Using VectorScribe to show the way – by VisualMeaning

It's always great to receive feedback from designers as to how they make use of Astute Graphics' tools. So when we heard from Mark Nicoll at VisualMeaning, we just had to ask for a bigger glimpse into how they get the most from VectorScribe… At Visual...

VectorScribe v3 brings even more vector control

Improved tools, focused learning and amazing results are all the focus of VectorScribe v3 – the latest and greatest plug-in for Adobe Illustrator developed by Astute Graphics! For this release, we first talked to our many thousands of users to see what they liked and...

Welcome to DirectPrefs – FREE additional Illustrator control

As part of our celebrations of 10 years of plug-ins for Adobe Illustrator, Astute Graphics are pleased to announce the release of DirectPrefs. This is a new and completely FREE plug-in for Illustrator CS6 and CC (currently up to CC2015.3) that brings quick and clear...

End of Support for Adobe Illustrator CS5

The time has finally come for Astute Graphics to end support on all new releases for Adobe Illustrator CS5. Due to the ever-expanding set of Creative Cloud releases along with CS6, support has to cease for CS5 for practical reasons. And with the CC releases now coming...

We are ready for Mac OS Sierra

With the recent public release of Mac OS 10.12 "Sierra", we have been testing compatibility with our current plug-ins operating with Adobe Illustrator CC2015.3. The good news is that no issues solely relating to this upgrade have been found or reported....

Adobe Illustrator CC2015.3 now fully supported

On 21 June 2016, Adobe released the latest major round of updates for its Creative Cloud desktop apps. Within the updates was Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.3. Curious about what's new? Graphics.com have this covered… Here is all you need to know about updating...

Brexit and Astute Graphics

Today's news has been dominated by one story – Great Britain is out of the EU. I will not attempt to address the social or general economic ramifications here, nor represent the personal opinions of myself or any colleague, but I want to give you an update from...

New Grunge Pro Texture Pack for Texturino Customers

Astute Graphics has released a major new Pro Texture Pack free to Texturino customers. Grunge textures are a fantastic way to quickly introduce a real-world "edge" to your vector designs. This Pro Pack ensures a selection of 12 high quality professional...

Texturino v1.2 FREE upgrade

Texturino version 1.2 is now available as a free upgrade to all customers! Hot on the heels of our recent successful introduction of Texturino v1.1 comes a great new release bringing the following benefits to customers: New feature: "Convert Raster Art to...

Texturino just got better!

Texturino version 1.1 is now available as a free upgrade to all customers! Here's how you will benefit… Knockout opacity mode for instant "eroded" effects "Package" export of textures used in current document; will be placed by default in...

New Pro Texture Packs for Texturino Customers

Astute Graphics has just released two new Pro Texture Packs free to Texturino customers. For details of the contents and to download, customers need to sign-in into their Astute Graphics account (the same account used to purchase Texturino) and click on the new Pro...

Sale Extension

Since the launch of our fabulous Spend & Save Sale with up to 60% off, we have had an amazing response. So much so, we have needed to invest in a major new bit of server kit to cater for all the visitors. This change has now been completed with excellent results;...

It’s a Webinar Extravaganza!

Join us for an extra special Pop-Up Webinar featuring Illustrator plug-in Autosaviour Pro, new color-coding plus a treat for all! Tuesday, 16 December, 8am PDT, 11am EST, 4pm GMT, 5pm Mainland Europe Register now to attend for FREE! Note: there are limited spaces...

Shifting Vector Landscape

Highlight of AdobeMAX? Losing at the LEGO slot car racing challenge to our very own fresh-faced Stacey. Let's gloss over 3 years spent at university studying automotive engineering – nothing could compete with an excess of LEGO figures brandishing random...

Mac OS Yosemite – important information

Today, Apple released its latest operating system update, Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite. Being a free update for all Mac users, it very tempting to install without hesitation. But please be aware that Astute Graphics' plug-ins are as yet untested on this new system and...

Compatibility with Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 (October, v18.1)

On Monday, 6 October 2014, Adobe unleashed its latest round of updates to the Creative Cloud 2014. This included Illustrator version 18.1 with its focus on a great new alternative user interface for Windows 8 touch devices such as the Surface Pro range. This release...

Our team grows!

There has been an explosion of cool creative tools from Astute Graphics over the past couple of years. In the last few months alone we've released Stylism as well as developed both Autosaviour and CC2014 upgrades, making these freely available! Maintaining our...

Pop-up Webinar announcement – 24 June 2014

The next webinar will be Tuesday, 24 June at 5pm (Mainland Europe), 4pm (UK), 11am EST, 8am PDT Topic: Stylism – greater power to Effect Change Note: We are limiting this event to 100 attendees, so register now – it's FREE… Click here to...

We are now Illustrator CC 2014 ready!

In another great race, Astute Graphics has one again become fully compatible with the latest Adobe Illustrator release within days! We realise how critical our plug-ins and tools are to your creative workflow which is why it has been our absolute priority to bring you...

MacUser Magazine (UK) Reviews Stylism

Astute Graphics have a solid track record of appearing in the hallowed publication that is MacUser magazine (UK). Not many thriving IT magazines can claim to have been around since 1985. With the July 2014 issue brings the latest review of a new Astute Graphics...

Careers at Astute Graphics – are you the #1?

Adidas, Disney and Samsung come to us when they want the best creative tools. Do you want to join us to start an amazing career, receiving world-class training? Global Revolutionary, cutting-edge products Fast growing Supportive   Look at...

Autosaviour FAQ’s

Following Autosaviour's announcement in last week's special Pop-up Webinar, we received many questions which we wanted to present to you here along with the answers. If you haven't already protected yourself with the FREE Autosaviour plug-in for Adobe...

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