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Does anybody know of software that can batch convert .ai into another format? Preferably png or pdf?

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You can use GhostScript for batch output .ai to various formats, i.e. transparent PNG:

gs -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pngalpha -r300 -sOutputFile=out.png

Where -r300 is dpi resolution.

For available devices with which you can convert .ai format, reference documentation.

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