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Illustrator script to export open documents to 24-bit PNG files.

#Export Open Documents as PNGs

Script for exporting all open Illustrator documents to 24-bit PNG files with transparency.

##Installation Save the file to /Applications/Adobe Illustrator CS6/Presets/YOUR_LOCALE/Scripts, restart Illustrator.

##Usage Open the documents you want to export. Run the script from the script menu (File->Scripts->ExportDocsAsPNGs). You'll get prompted to select an output folder.

Tested with Illustrator CS6 on OSX 10.8.2.

##License

Copyright (c) 2013 Magnus Dahlstrand

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

function main() {
if (app.documents.length) {
var outputDir = Folder.selectDialog('Select output folder.', '~');
if (outputDir) {
for (var i = 0; i < app.documents.length; i++) {
doc = app.documents[i];
// Activate the current document
// Without this line, the contents of the document having focus
// when you execute the script will be the output for all files
doc.activate();
// Any changes? If not, it'll save it after exporting
var wasSaved = doc.saved;
try {
// Export PNG
doc.exportFile(
new File(outputDir + '/' + doc.name.split('.')[0] + '.png'),
ExportType.PNG24,
new ExportOptionsPNG24()
);
}
catch(e) {
alert('Export of file "' + doc.name + '" failed.\n' + e.message);
return;
}
try {
// Save the document, so you can close it directly afterwards
if(wasSaved) {
doc.save();
}
}
catch(e) {
}
}
alert('Success!\nPNGs saved to ' + outputDir);
}
}
}
main();
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