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Version 2 release - September 3rd, 2020
All new user-interface with many improvements based on user feedback since the original v1 release.
Manage on single, targeted installations of Adobe Illustrator (eg. CC2019, 2020.2+, etc.).
Full information about each plugin within the Astute Manager.
Details of what's changed in each plugin update.
Direct access to bonus resources (Textures, Brushes and Graphic Styles) for subscription customers.
Direct access to billing and account pages, including secure payment.
All-new plugin licensing system providing added flexibility.
Internet connection error handling.
Support self-updating feature - August 3rd, 2020
Supports self-updating feature
Required update to access the new
Improved support for operating system language settings - January 22nd, 2020
Improved support for operating system language settings
Improved logging for support and image header redirection for latest news - October 23rd, 2019
Improved logging of details for when customers actively submit a report
Header image and link directs for future news and updates
Minor bug fixes
macOS and Windows compatibility and other enhancements - September 27th, 2019
macOS 10.15 Catalina and Windows 32 bit compatibility
compatible with macOS 10.15 Catalina
including the deployed plugins
Compatibility: improved compatibility with 32 bit variants of Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10
Enhancement: plugins which already have
in the Annual Service Plan can be downgraded to previous Annual Service Plan versions via the plugin entry's pull-down menu
Advanced > Force > ...
Enhancement: improved clarity on log submission process
General fixes to installation, licensing and activation processes
Initial Annual Service Plan release - September 14th, 2019
First non-beta Astute Manager release
New feature: licensing mechanism for the
Annual Service Plan
including suggested method of global installation and automatic activation for all Illustrator plugins
New feature: macOS menu bar and Windows tray icons altert to new versions
No longer possible to deploy pre-Annual Service Plan plugins – for legacy installations, please refer to the support article
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