106 – Adobe Illustrator

DOWN 11 places in 2020

Adobe Illustrator is the industry-standard vector graphics app lets you create logos, icons, sketches, typography, and complex illustrations.

Website: adobe.com/products/illustrator.html
Cost: Commercial. Free Trial
Availability: Download

Ranking on the 2020 sub-lists

Top 100 Tools for
Personal Learning:
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Workplace Learning: 67
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Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 106 2019: 95 2018: 72 2017: 95 2016: 107 2015: – 2014: –
2013: – 2012: – 2011: – 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected Adobe Illustrator as one of their top tools 

“Still the best tool to create vector graphics, buttons and icons.” Learning Technology Developer, USA, 202

“Full featured illustration app with longer tenure than Photoshop, great toolset. Widely recognized as the best. Use it frequently in my development work.” Matt Lang, USA, 2019

Quick Guide to Adobe Illustrator 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Adobe Illustrator for teaching, training, learning and development.

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