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Freepik's file formats

Freepik uses Adobe Illustrator CS6 to create the resources offered to our users. If you desire to modify any of our images, please make sure you are using a software and version which are compatible with this kind of files.

You will observe that some files do not include AI file, only EPS and JPG. Please do not worry for this, the files uploaded by our contributors do not inclide AI files but the EPS file will work in any vector edition software that meets the requirements specified before.

 

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    letsgopublishing

    Ridiculous you can't open vectors in previous versions of Illustrator.

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    sunrider5

    ALL designers need to include AI files that are backward compatible NOT just EPS files that cannot be opened in previous versions of Illustrator. As a paid subscriber, I resent being pushed into buying the latest very expensive version of Illustrator just to subscribe to Freepik. This is not a good business practice.

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    Dimatges

    Estoy de acuerdo con sunrider5 y con letsgopublishing! No es un buen sistema, porque siempre habran versiones más recientes de illustrator!!

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    bullquack

    Man, it really sucks as paying member not to be able to open most of these vector files in CS5

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    sunrider5

    Glad I'm not the only one who finds this irritating. I only wish more paying members would speak up so, maybe, they will change their policy. After several frustrating and vague email exchanges with Freepik customer service, I contacted one of the contributors directly and was told that they are only required to submit EPS files. From what I can tell, it appears that while Freepik inhouse designers may use Illustrator CS6 and provide both EPS and AI files, not all outside contributors use Illustrator, which probably explains why contributor designs only include EPS files.

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    dalilabug

    yes, this just sucked up over an hour to find out i can't open the files in an earlier version of .ai and some irritating new web browser i can't seem to get rid of. argh....deleting your service. would love to know when you change this!

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    picdude

    Please change it! We really need Illustrator Files, not eps... Your designs are great and i would really love to use them..

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    ukmaryanne

    I agree. At the very least it would be helpful to limit a search to .ai files so I don't waste time downloading 100 options to find one that I can open.

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    elena2016

    Please, change it!!!

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    ukmaryanne

    On thing that worked for me in the cheap, buggy weird little Mac only program I use called Intaglio, is to open the EPS file in Preview, then save it ad a PDF, then open the PDF in Intaglio. The file is editable as usual. I wonder if this might work for older versions of Illustrator? Just a thought....

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    elena2016

    thanks ukmaryanne. I will give it a try. For now I am using Inkscape but I lose effects, gradients, transparencies, layers and may be more. Can you keep these features with Intaglio?

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    ukmaryanne

    It depends. Some of those things I would lose when I opened an AI file in Intaglio as well, so it is hard to know. Previously I couldn't even open the EPS files but saving an EPS as a PDF THEN opening THAT in Intaglio is a new thing I've been doing.

    On the plus side I think Intaglio is under $100 so might be worth a try. It is buggy, and doesn't do everything that AI does for sure, but for the limited work *I* do it is fine.

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    elena2016

    Hi, I thought about this: What if users with C6 or higher volunteer to save files in an earlier version of illustrator? Of course, no big bulks of files, but if someone really needs one or two graphics we could easily help each other out. I myself have updated to C6 and start offering this service. Hope other users will follow.

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    sunrider5

    What a generous and kind offer, elena2016.

    I use Illustrator CS5 and found an easy, free online file conversion app at https://cloudconvert.com/. It has worked for almost all newer version Freepik ESP files that I can't open. Basically, all you have to do is upload the ESP file, convert it to a Vector PSD, and then download it to your computer. Once you open the PSD file in Illustrator, you can save it as an AI file if you want.

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    Dimatges

    Ya tengo el CS6, Y hace poco me salió un archivo que no pude utilizar con CS6 porque estaba en una versión más reciente!!! Siempre habrá este problema, probaré el convertor que comenta sunrider5.

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    jonatanyair

    I don't have any problem with Freepik resources, I use mostly with Inkscape.

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    heloy

    Hola sunrider5, podrías explicar como utilizas la herramienta, yo intente camiar el archivo con terminación ESP a imagen PSD y me manda un error, donde indica el archivo ESP esta vacio.

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    advantedgebc

    I use the Creative Cloud suite of Adobe programs, and would happy to save files that open in previous versions of Illustrator if anyone needs a hand!

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    elena2016

    advantedgebc, this is really very kind, altruistic and helpful. Thank you. I hope not to have to disturb you, but if I cannot open some files I will come back to you.

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    sunrider5

    Heloy, I've never tried converting an EPS file to a PSD file in cloudconvert. I always convert the EPS file to a Vector PDF file and open it in Illustrator. I hope this helps.

    Heloy, nunca he intentado convertir un archivo EPS a un archivo PSD en cloudconvert. Siempre convertir el archivo EPS a un archivo PDF vectorial y luego abrirlo en Illustrator. Espero que esto ayude.

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