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What is the difference between ait file and Ai file?

New Here ,
Nov 15, 2021 Nov 15, 2021

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just want to know how they works...

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Community Expert , Nov 16, 2021 Nov 16, 2021

When opening an ai-file and making edits saving will change the original file. 

When opening an ait-file and making edits a new ai-file is created when saving. 

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Community Expert , Nov 16, 2021 Nov 16, 2021

Another difference is artwork on the artboard.

A document based on a preset (.ai) cannot contain artwork and always gives an empty artboard.

A template (.ait) can contain artwork like a logo, textframes and so on.

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Nov 16, 2021 Nov 16, 2021

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When opening an ai-file and making edits saving will change the original file. 

When opening an ait-file and making edits a new ai-file is created when saving. 

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Nov 16, 2021 Nov 16, 2021

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Another difference is artwork on the artboard.

A document based on a preset (.ai) cannot contain artwork and always gives an empty artboard.

A template (.ait) can contain artwork like a logo, textframes and so on.

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New Here ,
Nov 28, 2021 Nov 28, 2021

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thanks for let me know

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Oct 03, 2023 Oct 03, 2023

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