How can I create .JPEG images in Adobe Illustrator?

Ajinkya Datalkar June 16, 2013
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How can I create .JPEG images in Adobe Illustrator, and will quality be maintained if I resize the image?

  1. macwitty
    June 18, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    Make sure you set it to right size, or bigger than you think you need, as you can only make it smaller after you got a jpg file without loosing quality

  2. Brian D
    June 17, 2013 at 10:20 pm

    In the file menu of illustrator there is an option to save as .jpeg or many other types of files. Make sure you save a copy for editing because when you save in that format you cant go back in and edit the layers.

  3. Oron Joffe
    June 17, 2013 at 9:19 am

    Illustrator works with vector images, which are scalable (i.e. they retain their quality regardless of the size). You can export images to JPEG format (File, Save As... change file type to JPEG and set size and quality), but no, JPEGs are bitmap so by definition will NOT retain their quality if you change their size.

    • Jan Fritsch
      June 17, 2013 at 4:57 pm

      Continuing this (correct) answer the way to go would obviously be to resize your graphics to the correct size within Illustrator and then exporting to JPEG.

  4. ha14
    June 16, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    jpegs don't support transparency

    How to Add an Image in Illustrator
    http://www.wikihow.com/Add-an-Image-in-Illustrator

    I think you have to play with Resample Image in case of resizing image
    http://photoshop-tutorials.wonderhowto.com/how-to/resample-image-print-size-photoshop-cs3-260331/

    Resample Image Illustrator
    http://tag.wonderhowto.com/resample-image-illustrator/

    What you should know before placing images in Photoshop and Illustrator - See more http://adobephotoshopsecrets.blogspot.fr/2011/06/what-you-should-know-before-placing.html