Andrew's Vector Plugins - Illustrator Plugins for CS5 CS4 CS3 etc

BEST Illustrator plugins / Plug-ins CS5 CS4 CS3 inc. perspective, zigzag, stars, hearts, spirals, polygons PC & MAC

Unless stated, all the Illustrator plugins on this page are only for Adobe Illustrator CS5 CS4 CS3 and below PC and Mac. All the Illustrator plugins are by


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Creation : Stained glass, windmill, duplications and more V1

Five plugins for Adobe ® Illustrator ® CS5 CS4 CS3 CS2 CS 10. PC and MAC OS X.

1. duplication plugin tool for tabular artwork

2. round duplication tool for stunning windmill duplications

3. windmill / circular plugin effect tool

4. duplicator tool for variant table (row / column) & windmills

5. filter for stained glass - like effects.

color path buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Color Path : Table, Edge, Spiral, Color Effects V2

Six Illustrator plugins including

1. grid plugin tool for 1000s of stunning grid and tabular artworks

2. line tool for wow line and artwork

3. sharp edge tool for basic to extreme edge effects

4. spiral tool for basic spirals, rectangular-spirals, poly-spirals

5. random color tool to randomize path colors in 1000s of different ways

6. negative / invert plugin tool for color manipulation of selected paths.


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Two Powerful Gradient Plugins for Illustrator V3.

The set includes two gradient themed Illustrator plugins

1. Gradient combination plugin tool

2. Plugin to modify selected gradients in many ways such as applying slanting, scaling of gradient, rotation, jitter of color stops, position of color stops, matrix, color channel of gradients, grayscale, blurring and sharpening

multi tool

buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Multi toolbox: Grid, Mesh, windmill, Paint and others V4

Toolkit for CS5 CS4 CS3 CS2 CS 10. Set includes two tools (13 tools in one + bonus point manipulation tool).

1. grid tool

2. paint Illustrator plugin tool

3. generation tool

4. circular plugin and windmill tool

5. random path noise tool

6. edge tool

7. drag tool

8. warping paths plugin tool

and many more


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Zigzag Toolbox : Borders, Dividers etc V5.

Superb zigzag plugin for Illustrator to create millions of zigzag path designs in unique styles

perspective grid

buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Perspective Grid plugin V6.

1. 1pt plugin tool

2. 2pt perspective grid plugin. Note that this is not linked to perspective feature in AI. Use the tool to create amazing grid designs with perspective (which can then be used for alignment)

vector wand

buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Vectorwand: Paint On Effects Toolbox V7.

Toolbox to paint on selected effects includes 19 tools with multiple options.

1. modify scaling by painting scaling on

2. rotation paint plugin

3. opacity

4. point dragging and distortion

5. Paint on colors

6. stroke width

7. color intensity

8. color to mesh, warping on any of the selected items.

and many more

symbol paint

buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Symbol painting tool : paint with shapes, images, text V8.

Plugin to paint with symbols, spray and splatter and more (symbols can be made up of anything in Illustrator)

symbol texture

buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Background / extreme textures tool V9

Background and texture generator plugin for Illustrator (using symbols)

symbol tools

buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Shapes / symbols (Manipulate symbols) V10

Toolkit similar to V4 but instead of using paths etc, the plugin uses symbols in many unique ways


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Headline / Banner tool V11.

Banner tool for AI CS5 CS4 CS3 CS2 CS 10. Create hi-impact banner artworks, layers / animations in Illustrator using the headline plugin. More details about the symbols headline banner tool for use in Illustrator CS5 CS4 etc


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Shape FX Creation and Warp tool V12

1. Illustrator plugin to generate a vast range of unique and unusual shapes in seconds

2. Unique path warping plugin tool


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Spiral Tool V13

Use the spiral plugin for Illustrator to create a vast range of unique spiral designs Free spiral plugin for CC 2017 MAC


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Star Cauldron tool / star creation extreme V14

Use the star plugin for Illustrator to create millions of unique star designs in seconds


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Heart plugin V15

Use the heart plugin for Illustrator to create a vast range of hearts


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Mesh (and Warp) tool / Paint and gradient mesh effects V16

1. Gradient mesh manipulation to create unique color designs

2. Warp mesh Illustrator plugin for all kinds of extreme path warping and more


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Pattern / swatch Manipulation tool for AI V17

Use the pattern plugin to manipulate paths with patterns and create unique combinations


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Scaling / contour-like effects V18

A powerful scaling Illustrator plugin for all kinds of zoom effects


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Points Manipulation effects (warping / distortion) V19

1. Distortion plugin for Illustrator (packed with many warping and distortion settings)

2. Corner point manipulation tool (manipulate path points in many different weird & basic ways)

3. Path splitting effect for 100s of unique shapes (pie slicing plugin effect for zooms and dynamic artwork) + Split tool for drawn / hand drawn / scratchy / scribbled effects.

random touch

buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Random touch : Spray, Pyramid, noise plugin etc V20

1. background design generator plugin tool

2. spray particle effect

3. pyramid filter

4. path noise effect filter.


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Layers (Transform, Scale, Rotate) V21.

Layer plugins to apply a variety of unusual transformations on Illustrator paths in layers


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Star Burst tool : amazing star effects V22

Use the star plugin to create all kinds of unique Illustrator starburst designs


buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Zoom Lines Effect Manga Themed / bursts and blasts V23

Plugin for focus / effects lines / zoom lines for all kinds of amazing op art and Manga themed work

lattice connect

buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Connect tool : grid / lattice / connections / structures V#24

Illustrator plugin to create 1000s of unique grids and lattice designs and structures

rain tool

buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Rain tool / spray and tangles V25

Line and rain and orbital spray plugin for Illustrator

line tool

buy $3.49 (approx £2.73) -- Line Toolbox for CS5 CS4 ONLY V26 - Multi-line Curves Line tools for CS5 CS4 ONLY

Line set includes 13 AI tools in one - truly awesome creative artwork effects and all using lines and curve strokes.


They are for CS5 CS4 CS3 CS2 CS 10 (in most cases but some require features that we included in later versions such as scribble). They can be used in millions of ways to create truly awesome effects, as well as being great timesavers in all manner of tasks. They are available for both PC and MAC (in the same package).


You can find many tutorials about Illustrator related products


1. List of plugins / plug-in directory / filter list of best tools (and scripts and books) around for Illustrator

2. Dynamic symbols for Illustrator

3. Symbol stipplism plugin for Illustrator

4. Curvature tool and manipulation of curves in Illustrator

5. Blob brush tool for amazing filled strokes in Illustrator

6. tutorials on how to use the Illustrator plugins in CS5 CS4 etc

Other resources

You can use our Illustrator plugins with tools such as


1. arch and curved Illustrator symbols

2. embellished art nouveau symbols

3. check and checkerboard symbols

and many other shapes and fonts etc

Free samplers / tryouts

You can find all our Free plugin samplers / demo tryout for CS5 CS4 CS3 CS2 etc

Installation of the AIP files

They are easy to install by simply adding the AIP file to the Illustrator plugins folder.

Illustrator plugins testimonials

testimonial tools for graphicxtras from D J Newman

Youtube Video tutorials

Illustrator plugins video (

[Youtube] Watch video about the Illustrator mesh tool