How to Change the Language in Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign can be installed in English, French, Mexican, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and other languages. Many artists, designers, students, and other professionals use their preferred language in Adobe programs so that they are able to work seamlessly in their creative projects. how-to-change-the-language-in-adobe-illustrator-featured-header

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How to Change the Language in Adobe Illustrator

If you want to change the language of your Adobe Illustrator, there are some settings that you need to change to accomplish that. Below are simple steps that you can follow if you need to change the language in Adobe Illustrator.

  • Step 1: Open Illustrator

    Open the Illustrator. Check the language of the Adobe Illustrator program installed on your computer.

  • Step 2: Go to Program Files

    Then, head to Program Files > Adobe > Adobe Illustrator CC. Click the folder Support Files > Contents > Windows > AMT, and right-click the white space in the folder to check the Properties.

  • Step 3: Modify the Code in the InstalledLanguages

    Click the application.xml in the AMT folder, click Open with > Notepad and you will see the notepad with the codes of the application. Search for the InstalledLanguages located at the bottom part, change the code to your preferred language code (For example, en_GB for British English), click Save, and open your Illustrator.


Can you change the language in Illustrator?

Choose Apps in the sidebar, select a language from the Default install language list, and tap Done to apply the change you made.

How to change the language on Illustrator CS6?

Go to Program Files\Adobe\, search Adobe Illustrator CS6, go to Support Files\Contents\Windows, and rename whatever language file your software is (For example, en_US or en_GB).

How to change the language in Illustrator MAC?

If you need to change the language in Illustrator MAC, uninstall your current version of Illustrator, run CleanerTool, change Adobe Application Manager to your preferred language, and download and re-install Illustrator.