Adobe Illustrator is widely used to create designs. When it comes to creating shapes to add them to design and different fonts, you can not use the same again and again. So rounding the corners of the shape can make a huge difference while styling those shapes in any design.
You can also watch the below video to learn how to round corners in Adobe Illustrator.
Any shape that is created using the shape tool can be used to round its corner. Just not the shape, you can round any font as well.
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If you are new or don’t know how to round corners, then you are in the right place. In this tutorial, you will learn a quick way to round corners in Adobe Illustrator.
So Let’s start.
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How to Round Corners in Adobe Illustrator 2022
Select the shape, you want to round its corner by the Direct Selection Tool. You will see little circles appear within the boundary of the shape. Click on any circular handle and drag to the inside of the shape until you get enough rounded corners, leave when you are done.
Step 1: Select the shape that you want to use to round the corners by using the Direct Selection Tool.
You will see little circular handles appear in the shape as you selected it using the Direct Selection Tool.
Note: Make sure to click inside of the shape to see little corners.
Step 2: Click on any circular handle and then drag it to the center of the shape or depending on the roundness you need for the shape you have selected.
You can round as much as you want.
Step 3: Leave the circular handle when you achieve the round corner according to your choice.
How to Round Text Corners in Illustrator
Step 1: If you want to round corners of text, right-click on the text and Create Outlines.
Note: If you have multiple characters then ungroup them as well.
Step 2: Then select the text using the Direct Selection Tool and circular handles will appear.
Step 3: Click on the circular handles and drag to the inside of the text. You will see the corner will start rounding.
Note: Click any one corner to select and then drag it to, if you want any one corner to be round.
The text corners will be rounded.
You have learned to round the corner in Adobe Illustrator.
In this tutorial, you have learned to round corners in Adobe Illustrator. You can round the corners of any shape including rectangles, triangles, squares, etc, and the text as well. You can create a new font style by rounding the corners.
Have More Questions?
If you have any questions related to rounding corners of any shape, text, or object, then ask in the comment section below. We have also answered some most frequently asked questions below.
How to Round One Corner in Illustrator
To round any one corner, click once on the circular handle using the Direct Selection Tool. It will be selected, and then click and drag it to round only one corner. Read the complete detailed guide here:
Live Corners in Illustrator
Select two shapes, like two rectangles, and you will see the “live corner” widget appears under the properties.
You can use it to round the corners in different styles if you click on Corners and then select any style of roundness.
Illustrator Corner Options
When you select the shape using the Direct Selection tool, corner options appear on the shape.
All Done! Enjoy.