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Silhouette Connect™ plug-in overview


The Silhouette Connect™ plug-in allows you to send jobs to a Silhouette cutting machine directly from Adobe Illustrator® or CorelDRAW®.

Silhouette Connect includes the ability to add registration marks for "print & cut" jobs that work with the Silhouette machine's registration mark sensor.

Compatible Vector Programs:

  • Adobe Illustrator®* CS4 – CS6, CC, CC2014, CC2015, CC2017, CC2018, CC2019, CC2020, CC2021, CC2022
  • CorelDRAW®** X4 - X8, 2017 - 2021 (PC only)

    Does not support illegal copies of Illustrator
    ** Full version only. Does not support "Home and Student", "Essentials" edition, or illegal copies of CorelDRAW

Compatible OS Versions:

  • Mac  OSX 10.7 and higher
  • PC  Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10

Compatible Cutting Units:

  • Silhouette Cameo® 1
  • Silhouette Cameo® 2
  • Silhouette Cameo® 3
  • Silhouette Cameo® 4
  • Silhouette Cameo® 4 Plus
  • Silhouette Cameo® 4 Pro
  • Silhouette Portrait®
  • Silhouette Portrait® 2
  • Silhouette Portrait® 3
  • Silhouette Curio™
  • Silhouette SD™
  • Original Silhouette
  • Graphtec Craft ROBO™ (CC100 - CC300 series only)

Click here to purchase a Silhouette Connect plug-in license key.

The license allows the user to utilize the plug-in on up to three different computers. Once installed, the Silhouette Connect plug-in is accessed inside the Adobe Illustrator or CorelDRAW programs. Proper installation of the plug-in requires Adobe Illustrator or CorelDRAW to be installed on the computer before installing Connect. Purchase of the Silhouette Connect plug-in does not include the Adobe Illustrator or CorelDRAW software.

Click here to download the Silhouette Connect program.

You will be prompted to apply your license key during the installation process.

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