Working with graphics could always turn stressful when the project is big, AI is one of the most commonly used vector files to create graphics. What if you deleted the illustrator files or miss on saving them after the project is done? Be it accidental deletion or app crash that lead to unsaved scenarios, you can still recover then using the best Deleted File recovery software.
Adobe illustrator is a professional designing, drawing platform that saves drawings in a vector graphic format with the .ai file extension. Vector graphic is described as a computer graphic that are drawn using a point and connected using a lines and curves to form shapes on Cartesian plane (x-axis, y-axis).
There may be several reasons that lead to adobe illustrator file missing. Most common of them are illustrator file getting crashed abruptly. The reasons behind the abrupt crash of adobe illustrator files are may be due to Software Crash, Outdated Software, Incompatible version, Software bugs and errors. If your file closes unexpected you will end up not saving a file and your hard work goes for a toss.
Yes, you can recover your deleted/lost, unsaved adobe illustrator files. Be it any format such as .ai, .eps, .pdf, .svg, that illustrator uses to save the files depending upon the features it does support, you can recover adobe illustrator files using below mentioned 3 methods.
This method is used to recover unsaved AI files lost after an application crash.
If you find the above steps difficult to perform, you can just Run Diagnostics that shows up when Adobe Illustrator is relaunched.
Follow the below mentions steps to recover illustrator files from back up. Generally, backup files are stored in "C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator (your Adobe Illustrator version) Settings\en_US\AIPrefs" path.
Lastly, rename the file and select the folder where the files need to be saved, and click on Save.
SFWare Deleted File Recovery software allows you to systematically scan and locate all AI files in Windows with its advanced scanning algorithms. If you prefer a simple way to find lost Adobe Illustrator files, just download SFWare Deleted File Recovery Application and follow below steps to get lost AI files back now:
Download and install SFWare Deleted File Recovery Application Launch the application on your computer and follow the steps given below-
It is always rewarding to keep regular backup of important AI files. Once you learn AI files are missing from the folder or the drive, avoid using the drive as it may lead to permanent data loss from the drive. Always make sure to close the application and Start afresh every time.