Silhouette Connect® plug-in overview


The Silhouette Connect® plug-in allows users to send projects to the Silhouette electronic cutting tool directly from Adobe Illustrator® or CorelDRAW®. The plug-in does not currently work with any other vector imaging programs aside from those listed in the Compatibility section below.

The Silhouette Connect® plug-in includes the ability to add registration marks for print & cut jobs, which work with the Silhouette machine's registration mark sensor.

The Silhouette Connect® plug-in is offered at a cost of $39.99. The license allows the user to utilize the plug-in on up to three different computers. Once installed, the plug-in is accessed directly from the major vector imaging program in question.

The plug-in requires Adobe Illustrator® or CorelDRAW® to be installed on the computer in question. Purchase of the Silhouette Connect™ plug-in does not include the Adobe Illustrator® or CorelDRAW® software.


Compatible Vector Programs:

Adobe Illustrator®* CS4 – CS6, CC, CC2014, CC2015, CC2017, CC2018 CorelDRAW®** X4 - X8, and 2017

* 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® - OS X 10.6.8 and higher PC - Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10

Compatible Cutting Units:

Silhouette CAMEO® (Original) Silhouette CAMEO® 2 Silhouette CAMEO® 3 Silhouette Portrait® Silhouette Portrait® 2 Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette SD original Silhouette Graphtec Craft ROBO (CC100 - CC300 series only)