The Silhouette Connect™ plug-in allows users to send projects to the Silhouette electronic cutting tool directly from Adobe Illustrator® or CorelDRAW® and includes the ability to add registration marks for “print & cut” jobs that work with the Silhouette machine’s registration mark sensor.
The Silhouette Connect™ plug-in license key 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 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.
The Silhouette Connect™ plug-in license can be purchased here https://www.silhouetteamerica.com/shop/software-and-download-cards/silhouette-connect-items
Once the license is purchased, the plug-in can be downloaded here https://www.silhouetteamerica.com/software#silhouette-connect
The license key should be applied during the installation process, when prompted.
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 10.7 and higher
- PC – Windows 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)
Watch this video to see how Silhouette Connect™ Plug-in works.