batch convert .ai files

Posted on 2007-10-20
Last Modified: 2013-11-19
What would the best way to convert a couple hundred .ai files to jpg, png it doesn't really matter any of the major file types.  The dpi doesn't matter either just wanting a screenshot of the file...thanks
Question by:chadaort
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    by:Alan Henderson
    Do you have access to Illustrator, Fireworks, Photoshop or Coreldraw?
    Any of those should be able to convert them either by choosing Save As, or Save for Web.

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    yeah I am not familiar with creating actions to do this but I do have over two hundred to do.
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    by:Alan Henderson
    Sorry, missed the "batch" bit.
    This should do it:
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    Actions would be your best way to do it.
    Here is a complete guide on creating actions:
    The guide describes how to do it in Photoshop but if you're using Illustrator it's pretty much the same.

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