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How to use an Ai (Adobe illustrator) file in the Silhouette Alta 3D software

Posted on 25th October 2018
1- Open Silhouette Studio software (business edition)  Click on the open folder.


2- Find your Ai file and open. I am using I love you vector valentine quote from designbundles.net


3-A new window will appear. This will let you import the design as a vector file. click on import.


4- It will take a short while to import. Once imported click on the trace icon.


5- Trace your design.


6- You now have an outline of the Ai image.


7- Delete the one you imported. with the trace file only, click on file - save as - save to hard drive.


8- Open the Silhouette Alta software. Click on the open file folder.


9- Select your silhouette studio file and open.


10- Depending on what you want to create, select the appropriate option to import your design as. I will be creating a stencil coaster, so i will import as a stencil.


11- Your design will be converted.


12- Click on 3D print. Select the quality you want to print, then click on the print icon.

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