Autosaviour Autosaviour

Autosave, backups + reminders

  • FREE when you download the Astute Manager
  • Automatic file back-up
  • Save reminders
  • User defined settings


Autosaviour has its own panel, complete with 'last save' and 'next save' countdown clock, as well as additional preferences for you to customise your workflow. Delayed saves and failed attempts are highlighted red, grabbing your attention and prompting you to take action.

Autosaviour Panel

Multiple backups anywhere

Keep multiple backups and choose where you want to save them, so you never lose earlier versions again. Protect yourself against losing all artwork with corrupted files – simply revert to an earlier version!

Autosaviour allows multiple backups anywhere


Customise how each new Illustrator document will autosave by default and control how each document autosaves and backs-up individually.

Autosaviour settings

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Autosaviour is a completely free plugin. 

Don’t run the risk of losing your hard-earned artwork when the unexpected happens. Autosaviour is an integral part of a professional Illustrator workflow, ensuring a vital safety net of automatically saved artwork or timed reminders, along with optional backup versions, speeding up your workflow and reducing the common stresses when working with technology.
To install Autosaviour, simply start a trial and use the Astute Manager to install. No license key required and Autosaviour will continue to operate after the trial period expires for other Astute Graphics plugins.

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Autosaviour technical specifications


  • Native Illustrator plugin designed to be seamless

  • Autosave settings stored per document

  • Determine default behaviour for all new and new-to-Autosaviour documents

  • Autosave any open document, not just the current (frontmost) one.

  • Set time between saves

  • Panel displaying the current document's time since last save, time until the next save and the status. Optionally, it also has controls for toggling autosaving and backing up, and easy access to the settings through a button.

  • Annotations during saves and backups providing essential confirmation of the save process taking place.

  • Back up to a user-selectable folder (ideal for working in a network environment), and can keep up to 999 older versions.

  • Backup file naming options include sequential numbers or six different time-stamp formats.

  • Optionally ensure Autosaviour waits until you have completed a sequence of changes to your artwork (avoids save interference)

  • Ensure backups of previous save state is made before new save takes place:

    • Backup created uses your OS to reduce potential losses and “time out” for Illustrator

    • Customisable filename suffix

    • Backup will also take place manually saving artwork between autosave sessions

    • Backup file placed in same folder as originating artwork file

  • Remind option – instead of saving file

  • Disable autosaving

  • Treats backups as independent from autosaves, so you can have backups enabled even if autosaving/reminding is disabled.