Open AI file

The most common choise: Illustrator graphics document

How to open Illustrator graphics document .ai files

ai file icon Have you had trouble opening the ai file on your computer? What are ai files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is ai file?

ai extension is for years used for the default vector graphics format from Adobe Illustrator.

Illustrator graphics document description

AI file is a proprietary, vector graphics format used in Adobe Illustrator for years. These files are vector graphics documents used for graphics rich content. Often suitable for printing on PostScript printers.

Suggested software to open ai file

Adobe Illustrator

A powerful vector graphics editor from Adobe

Ai Viewer

A freeware viewer for Illustrator files

Adobe Illustrator for Mac

Mac version of Adobe's vector graphics editor

Adobe Creative Cloud

Latest, subscription based productivity suite from Adobe


A vector graphics editor

There are other AI filename extensions with the same .ai suffix

ai - Advantage Database Server data

An ai file extension is related to the Advantage Database Server and used for its data files.

ai - AIwin project

An ai file extension is related to the AIwin and used for its project files.

ai - Battlefield 2 artifical intelligence file

The ai file extension is related to the Battlefield 2 computer game. The *.ai file contains game scripts for AI.

ai - Mopac Internal chemical modeller output

An ai file extension is related to the Mopac Internal chemical modeller output file format.

ai - Progress database after image

Files with ai file extension might also be found as some sort of database from Progress programs.

ai - Rise of Nations game data

An ai file extension is related to the Rise of Nations computer game. An ai file stores game data.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

We can help you to open your file

Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.

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