How to Back Save Newer Illustrator files to Open in Older Versions
You’ve probably seen one of these error messages before:
“The file was generated by a new version of Illustrator. Would you like to import this file? Some data loss may occur.”
“Can’t open the illustration. The file was generated by a newer version of Illustrator and cannot be opened. Please resave it in a format compatible with your version of Illustrator.”
This tutorial will show you how to avoid these dialogs so your artwork is actually useable and editable (and all of your brushes, pattern swatches and artwork don’t break apart).
You will learn:
- 00:22 What happens when you open a newer AI file in an older version of Illustrator
- 01:40 Best practices and how to save an Illustrator file as an older version so other users can open the file
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