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How should I upgrade from Illustrator 9?

by nowhereman71 / October 6, 2014 11:23 AM PDT

I was using Illustrator 9 in Classic environment on an old G4 desktop, but it has died (showing the "panic" screen) and I was thinking of finally upgrading Illustrator to something that will run on my MacBook, which uses OS 10.6.8.
Should I buy the upgrades on Amazon from Illustrator 9 to something close to Illustrator CC or just buy Illustrator CC as if I didn't already own an older version?

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Depends on whether you need to keep
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / October 6, 2014 12:11 PM PDT

your old work.
There is a distinct possibility that moving directly to Illustrator CC will leave your old work as incompatible with the new version.

Upgrading, albeit slowly, from 9 to CC might be the way to go in that case.

That said, a call to the publisher of Illustrator CC may well be in order here.


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Upgrading the illustrator
by vembutech / January 6, 2015 4:11 AM PST
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