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® (CS4 – CS6, CC, CC2014, CC2015; does not support illegal copies of Illustrator) or CorelDRAW® (X4 - X7 - Full version only; does not support "Home and Student","Essentials" edition, or illegal copies of 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, C2015 (Does not support illegal copies of Illustrator)
CorelDRAW® X4 - X7 (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 (Available late September)
Graphtec Craft ROBO (CC100 - CC300 series only)