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Acrobat  by Adobe

Current Features:




Acrobat Standard Edition

Use Adobe Acrobat XI Standard software to create and share PDF documents. Convert paper documents into searchable PDF files or fillable forms or combine multiple file types into a single PDF file.

New and Improved:

  • Edit text in a PDF: Fix a typo, change a font, or add a paragraph to your PDF as easily as you do in other applications using a new point-and-click interface.
  • Approve with electronic signatures: Keep projects moving. E-sign your approval right on the PDF. No need to print, fax, or mail the document.
  • Merge multiple files into one PDF: Make sure they don't miss a thing. Combine documents, spreadsheets, emails, and more in an organised PDF.
  • Integrate with SharePoint: With Acrobat, it's simple and convenient for you to retrieve, open, and save PDFs stored on your company's SharePoint server.
  • Edit images in a PDF: Resize, replace, and adjust images in your PDF with no need to track down the original file or graphic.
  • Apply PDF passwords and permissions: Get expert protection without being an expert. Add copy and edit protection to any PDF — even right from Microsoft Office applications in Windows.
  • Convert HTML pages to PDF: Save web pages as PDF files to archive web content, review the pages offline, or print them more reliably.
  • Convert Word, Excel, or PowerPoint to PDF: Right from your Office application in Windows, you can create PDFs, start a shared review, restrict PDF edits, and more.
  • Get others to sign documents: Get the green light faster. Send PDFs to others for signature approval, and track them online using the Adobe EchoSign service.*
  • Convert PDF files to Word: Save your PDF as a Microsoft Word document and take your fonts, formatting, and layouts with you.
  • Convert PDF files to Excel: Turn your PDF or just part of it into an editable Excel spreadsheet you can use for data analysis right away.
  • Conform to ISO PDF standards: Create PDF documents that comply with standards managed by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
  • Store and access files on Acrobat.com: Use Acrobat.com to store your files in the cloud for free, accessing them from Acrobat or Reader on your desktop or mobile device.*

* Requires an active account with the Adobe EchoSign online service. Free and paid subscriptions are available.

Main Features Include:

  • Convert or Scan to PDF: convert or scan to PDF using Adobe Acrobat XI software. Use enhanced OCR capabilities to make scanned text searchable and check and fix errors
  • PDF File Conversion: create PDF documents from within any application that prints including conversion from Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher and Access and from Firefox and Lotus Notes without leaving the authoring application
  • Scanning to PDF: scan and convert paper documents and forms to PDF. Make scanned text searchable automatically using OCR then check and fix suspected errors. Search and reuse document content
  • HTML to PDF: capture web pages as PDF files
    from within Internet Explorer or Firefox, keeping links intact. Convert a portion of the page by selecting the content
  • e-mail to PDF: handle e-mail-based communication and simplify e-mail search and retrieval. Archive e-mails or e-mail folders from Microsoft Outlook or IBM Lotus Notes
  • Export and Edit PDF Documents: edit PDF documents and export PDFs to Word or Excel files
  • PDF to Excel: reuse content by converting PDF document data to Excel file formats. Select a portion of a PDF page and export it to an editable format
  • PDF to Word: export PDF files to Word documents with improved preservation of formatting and layouts. Relative positioning of tables, images, multi-column text, page, paragraph and font attributes are preserved
  • Editing PDF Files: edit PDF documents without returning to the original source files. Make simple changes to text directly within PDF files and remove, reorder and rotate pages
  • SharePoint Integration: work with PDF files in Microsoft SharePoint. Access SharePoint from any Acrobat Open or Save dialogue box. Open PDF files from SharePoint for viewing. Check them out for editing and then check them back in
  • Combine Files from Multiple Applications: create and deliver PDF files that are simple to send, open, view and navigate
  • Document Merge: combine content from multiple sources including documents, spreadsheets e-mails, web pages, scanned paper and images, into one compact PDF file that can be shared and viewed
  • Attaching Native Files: attach source files to any PDF document in their original, native formats
  • Adding Navigation: add bookmarks, links, headers, footers and numbering to documents, save settings and apply them to other documents
  • Streamline Online Document Reviews: use shared online document reviews and commenting tools
  • PDF Commenting: review and mark-up PDF files using a complete set of commenting tools including sticky note and highlighter tools, lines and stamps. Compile all documents into a single PDF document
  • Commenting Tool Pane: access mark-up tools and view comments from a unified tool pane. View all comments in a searchable list that can be filtered and sorted by page, author and date
  • Managing Shared Reviews: shared document reviews allow participants to see and build on comments. Track progress and participation, add reviewers and e-mail updates or reminders
  • Fillable PDF Forms: create, distribute and track interactive PDF forms that look like paper forms
  • Form Wizard: create fillable PDF forms from paper or existing electronic files. Convert static fields to fillable fields using the Form Wizard
  • Adobe Reader Support: enable Adobe Reader users to fill and save forms regardless of platform or operating system
  • Distribution and Tracking: distribute forms, track status and compile results. Use services at Acrobat.com to distribute and collect forms
  • Analysing Data: compile form data in a single document or view, filter responses and export data to a spreadsheet for analysis
  • Protect PDF Files and Content: use PDF password protection, digital signatures and sanitisation to protect sensitive information and build electronic processes
  • Digital Signatures: sign and certify PDF documents using digital identifications. Enable recipients to validate document authenticity and integrity using certified documents
  • Passwords and Permissions: use passwords to control access to PDF documents. Apply permissions to restrict printing, copying or altering. Save passwords and permissions as security policies that can be applied to new PDF files
  • Sanitisation: find and delete hidden information including metadata, annotations, attachments, form fields, layers and bookmarks
  • View, Search and Share PDF Files: view, search and print PDF files using the free Adobe Reader software. Share PDF files across file formats, platforms, browsers and devices
  • Reading Mode: mximise the screen for optimal reading and presentation of PDF files using Reading Mode. Menus and panels disappear and a transparent floating toolbar helps to navigate PDF files
  • Online File Sharing: use services at Acrobat.com to store and share large files. Upload documents to online Workspaces and alert individuals and teams inside and outside an organisation
  • Quick Tools: access the tools from PDF document editing tools to the most-often used comment and mark-up tools by adding them to the Quick Tools area.
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Acrobat XI Pro Edition

Adobe Acrobat XI Pro software lets you deliver professional PDF communications. Create and edit PDF files with rich media included, share information more securely, and gather feedback more efficiently.

New and Improved:

  • Edit text and images
    Make minor changes in PDFs as easily as you do in other applications using a new point-and-click interface.
  • Convert PDF files to PowerPoint:
    Get a head start on new projects by saving a PDF file as a fully editable PowerPoint presentation.
  • Create new PDF and web forms: Customise professional templates or design from scratch with the Adobe FormsCentral desktop app included in Acrobat XI Pro.
  • Standardise routine PDF tasks: Make it easy to create PDFs consistently. Guide people through the correct series of steps with Actions.
  • Edit images in a PDF: Resize, replace, and adjust images in your PDF with no need to track down the original file or graphic.
  • Collect form responses with FormsCentral: Easily collect responses by moving your PDF or web forms online with the Adobe FormsCentral online service.*
  • Approve with electronic signatures: Keep projects moving. E-sign your approval right on the PDF. No need to print, fax, or mail the document.
  • Get others to sign documents: Get the green light faster. Send PDFs to others for signature approval, and track them online using the Adobe EchoSign service.*
  • Apply PDF passwords and permissions: Get expert protection without being an expert. Add copy and edit protection to any PDF — even right from Microsoft Office applications in Windows.
  • Merge multiple files into one PDF: Make sure they don't miss a thing. Combine documents, spreadsheets, emails, and more in an organised PDF.
  • Integrate with SharePoint: With Acrobat, it's simple and convenient for you to retrieve, open, and save PDFs stored on your company's SharePoint server.
  • Convert HTML pages to PDF: Save web pages as PDF files to archive web content, review the pages offline, or print them more reliably.
  • Convert Word, Excel, or PowerPoint to PDF: Right from your Office application in Windows, you can create PDFs, start a shared review, restrict PDF edits, and more.
  • Combine files in a PDF Portfolio: Share your work in a PDF Portfolio that presents materials professionally with an interactive impact.
  • Meet PDF accessibility standards: Acrobat XI helps you create and verify PDFs that meet accessibility standards, so people with disabilities can interact with your PDFs.
  • Conform to ISO PDF standards: Create and validate PDF documents that comply with standards managed by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
  • Convert PDF files to Word: Save your PDF as a Microsoft Word document and take your fonts, formatting, and layouts with you.
  • Convert PDF files to Excel: Turn your PDF or just part of it into an editable Excel spreadsheet you can use for data analysis right away.
  • Store and access files on Acrobat.com: Use Acrobat.com to store your files in the cloud for free, accessing them from Acrobat or Reader on your desktop or mobile device.*

* Requires an active account with an Adobe online service. Free and paid subscriptions are available.

Main Features Include:

Convert or scan to PDF
No matter what type of content you need to convert or scan to PDF - paper documents, email, photos, spreadsheets, websites, Adobe Flash Player compatible video, and more - do it quickly and confidently with Adobe Acrobat XI software. Create and share PDF files that can be viewed on mobile devices and smart phones.

  • PDF file conversion
    Create PDF documents from any application that prints, including one-button conversion from Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, and Access, as well as Firefox and Lotus Notes - without ever leaving your authoring application.
  • Scanning to PDF
    Scan and convert paper documents and forms to PDF. Make scanned text searchable automatically with OCR, then check and fix suspected errors. Text can be exported for reuse in other applications.
  • HTML to PDF
    From within Internet Explorer or Firefox, capture web pages as PDF files, keeping all links intact. Convert only a portion of the page by selecting just the content you want.
  • Email to PDF
    Handle email-based communication more efficiently and simplify email search and retrieval. Archive emails or email folders from Microsoft Outlook or IBM Lotus Notes with one-button ease.

Export and edit PDF files
Edit PDF files and quickly export PDF to Word or Excel documents. Spend less time rekeying information and more time reusing content. Use Acrobat XI to reduce errors, improve productivity and finish projects faster.

  • PDF to Word
    Save PDF files as Word documents with improved preservation of formatting and layouts. Relative positioning of tables, images, and even multicolumn text is preserved, as well as page, paragraph, and font attributes.
  • PDF to Excel
    Expedite reuse of content by converting PDF document data to Excel file formats. Even select a portion of a PDF page and export it to an editable format.
  • Editing PDF files
    Quickly and edit PDF documents without going back to the original source files. Save time by making simple changes to text and images directly within PDF files. Remove, reorder and rotate PDF pages.
  • Printing preparation
    Reduce errors and delays at the printer. Preview, preflight, correct, and prepare PDF files for high-end print production and digital publishing.

Combine files from multiple applications
create and deliver professional-looking PDF files that are simple to send, open, view and navigate.

  • PDF Portfolio assembly
    Quickly assemble a wide range of file types - including audio, video, and rich media content - into a polished, organised PDF Portfolio using the new PDF Portfolio Wizard.
  • PDF Portfolio customisation
    Customise PDF Portfolios with included layouts, visual themes and colour palettes. Add corporate logos and colours to reflect branding. Import custom PDF Portfolio layouts and themes developed by third-party developers and designers.
  • Rich media
    insert audio, Flash Player compatible video, and interactive media into PDF files for playback in Adobe Reader X or Reader 9.
  • Attaching native files
    attach files to any PDF document in their original, native formats
  • Adding navigation
    Add bookmarks, links, headers, footers and numbering; save settings and apply them to other documents

Increase productivity and process consistency
simplify complex projects, prepare and present high-quality content

  • Action Wizard
    Automate routine, multi-step tasks into a guided Action. Create, manage, execute, and share a sequence of frequently used steps that can be applied to a single PDF or batches of files.
  • Quick Tools
    Access the tools from PDF document editing tools to most-often used comment and mark-up tools by adding them to the Quick Tools area.
  • Version comparison
    identify differences between two versions of a PDF file by having Acrobat analyse files and highlight changes to text and images.
  • Integration with Microsoft Sharepoint
    Work with PDF files in Microsoft SharePoint. Access SharePoint from any Acrobat Open or Save dialogue box. Open PDF files from SharePoint for viewing. Edit and check them in (Windows only).

Streamline online document reviews
Gather feedback efficiently and accelerate approvals. Use shared online document reviews and PDF comments

  • Commenting tools
    Review and mark up PDF files using a complete set of familiar commenting tools including sticky note and highlighter tools, lines and stamps.
  • Online document reviews
    shared document reviews enable participants to see and build on comments. Track progress and participation, add reviewers and e-mail updates or reminders.
  • Extending Reader functionality
    Enable Adobe Reader X or Reader 9 users to participate in shared reviews, fill and save forms, and digitally sign and approve PDF documents - regardless of platform or operating system.
  • Commenting tool pane
    Access mark-up tools and view comments from a single, unified tool pane. View all comments in a searchable list that can be filtered and sorted by page, author and date.

Collect data with fillable PDF forms
Create, distribute and track interactive PDF forms that look like paper forms

  • Form Wizard
    Create dynamic, fillable PDF forms from paper or existing electronic files. Automatically convert static fields to fillable ones with the Form Wizard.
  • Adobe Reader support
    Enable Adobe Reader users (Reader 9 or X only) to fill and save forms - regardless of platform or operating system.

  • Custom form design
    Create professional forms from out-of-the-box templates or design forms from scratch using Adobe LiveCycle Designer ES2 software, included as part of Acrobat XI Pro (Windows only).
  • Distribution and tracking
    Distribute forms, track status, and compile results to expedite more accurate information collection. Use services at Acrobat.com to distribute and collect forms.
  • Analysing data
    Streamline data reporting and analysis. Compile form data in a single document or view. Filter responses as required. Export data to a spreadsheet for analysis.

Protect PDF files and documents
Use PDF passwords, digital signatures and redaction to build electronic processes

  • Digital signatures
    Digitally sign PDF documents or add document timestamps. Add certified digital signatures to help recipients validate document authenticity and integrity.
  • Enabling Reader users to sign
    Enable Adobe Reader X or Reader 9 users to digitally sign PDF documents and forms or add document timestamps.
  • Passwords and permissions
    Use passwords to help control access to your PDF documents. Apply permissions to restrict printing, copying, or altering. Save passwords and permissions as security policies that can be easily applied to new PDF files.
  • Permanent information removal
    Use redaction tools to permanently delete sensitive information, including specific text and illustrations. Easily sanitise documents with one click, finding and deleting hidden information such as metadata, annotations, attachments, form fields, layers and bookmarks.

Comply with PDF and accessibility standards
Help ensure compliance with departmental, corporate or government standards and accessibility for people with disabilities.

  • Standards support
    Comply with ISO standards for creating and validating PDF documents, including PDF/A for archiving, PDF/E for engineering, and PDF/X for print production. Fix those that do not conform.
  • Accessible PDF files
    Check, adjust and validate documents to ensure accessibility for people with disabilities. Set high-contrast colours for better visibility and enable large-type display.
  • PAdES signatures
    Comply with PDF digital signature standards including ETSI PAdES (PDF Advanced Electronic Signatures) Parts 2, 3 and 4.

Read, search, and share PDF files
Enable anyone to view, search and print PDF files using free Adobe Reader software. Share PDF files with confidence, knowing colleagues and customers will be able to view your work exactly as intended across file formats, platforms, browsers and devices.

  • Optimised viewing mode
    Maximise the screen for optimal reading and presentation of PDF files with the new Reading Mode. Menus and panels disappear, and a transparent floating toolbar appears to navigate PDF files
  • Online file sharing
    Use services at Acrobat.com to easily send large files with confidence. Upload documents into online Workspaces at Acrobat.com to share files with individuals or teams

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