for Adobe Illustrator

Automate Illustrator link preparation for perfect results

Reduce link size • Optimize resolution • Convert colors • Convert formats and much more…

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Adobe Illustrator CS5 – 2024

macOS 10.9 – 14 (Sonoma)

ArtOptimizer 3 Is Here

ArtOptimizer 3 is a major upgrade where everything is either new or dramatically improved. Highlights of the new features:

By upgrading, you also ensure access to further new features and improvements
that will continue to be added in free updates.

It can take hours - and even days - to optimize, resize and replace Illustrator image links manually. ArtOptimizer will do it in a fraction of that time freeing you from tedious repetitive tasks.

ArtOptimizer will perform the following main operations for you:

For in-depth details on these and many other options, please see below.

Reduce link size,
Optimize resolution

ArtOptimizer will automatically reduce the image resolution, scale the images in Photoshop according to their dimensions in the Illustrator document and the target resolution specified, and reimport them to Illustrator at 100%.

LinkOptimizer for InDesign: edit images screenshot

Convert colors and more

Automatically perform image adjustments:
-convert colors to CMYK, RGB and Grayscale
-assign ICC profile
-apply sharpening filters
-merge and delete layers, flatten image

Convert image formats

Automatically convert linked images into desired file formats (JPEG > TIFF, PNG > PSD etc.) with various conversion settings.

LinkOptimizer for InDesign: convert image formats screenshot

Backup and rename images

With ArtOptimizer, your files are always safe: you can either backup original images, or work with their copies. You can also optimize links for external use, such as web design, without relinking them back to Illustrator at all.

Run Photoshop Actions​

Run selected Photoshop Actions on each image during processing.

Batch processing

Process multiple Illustrator files with one click.

"Using Output Factory is straightforward... The time savings are huge. If you find yourself repeatedly exporting InDesign files in various formats, you owe it to yourself to install the free trial and see just how much time you’ll save using Output Factory."
InDesign Magazine
August 2018
"With Output Factory, I've got our magazine production down to six minutes from three hours. It was insane how fast it was. I load all my InDesign docs into Output Factory, press play, go grab a coffee and come back to my entire magazine."
Jeff Middleton
Graphic Designer, Toronto, Canada


for Adobe Illustrator
$ 119
One-time payment


to ArtOptimizer 3 from earlier versions
$ 60 One-time payment
  • All-new ArtOptimizer 3
  • All features are either new or vastly improved

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