what would be the advancement of Photoshop compare to Illustrator?

March 28, 2010 10:39pm CST
since 1 year that i have been using photoshop as my personal software for editing photos or such images, i am wondering on how would i cope up with the Illustrator..what can you say about it??..:)
5 responses
• Malaysia
26 May 10
the main difference between the two are that Photoshop edits in pixels, and Illustrator is with vector graphics. Photoshop is very resource hungry when it comes to doing large output formats..ie: larger than 8"x10" at 300dpi or more. but when it comes to 'photo editing' there is nothing that compares to Photoshop, yet.. Illustrator deals with vectors that are lighter. vectors are basically the 'outlines' of your artwork which you move and edit around. vector graphics are way much lighter, and do not demand as much resources as Photoshop. Illustrator is also good when dealing with 'Graphics', whilst Photoshop will be the best for editing photographs or live images..
@nixiecole (360)
• Philippines
29 Apr 10
Photoshop and Illustrator are different from each other. Photoshop is used primarily for rasterized images (a.k.a images which are pixelized and real) while Illustrator helps you create vector images or the images that no matter how high you zoom-in, it would not be pixelated. Graphic artists use Photoshop to edit real life images while Illustrator is mostly used to convert real images to vector images, or create illustrations like cartoons.
• Philippines
30 Mar 10
I am also using photoshop in my entire life and i already being trained here with so many handouts and tutorials. For me, photoshop can do great than illustrator. The only thing is Illustrator crates vector graphics and vector text that is being used by engineers and in some math subjects. So if you are on designing and exploring the 3d Images be used with photoshop. You can cope up with the illustrator if you want to explore the different types of vectors.
@dorannmwin (36651)
• United States
29 Mar 10
I just got illustrator the other day and I haven't had the opportunity to get it installed and to play with it yet. However, from what I have heard from other people, there is quite a bit of a learning curve when it comes to learning to use illustrator. I can't wait to be able to find the time in the day to try it out and see for myself what the learning curve involved with it really is. I hope that you have a good experience with it as well.
@Sir_bobby88 (8241)
• Singapore
29 Mar 10
Well i am using photoshop recently i found it not to user friendly yea .