Adobe Acrobat X Pro software delivers professional PDF communications. Combine a range of file types into a polished, organized PDF Portfolio and apply professionally designed layouts, visual themes, and colour palettes. Acrobat X Pro's Action Wizard lets you automate routine, multi-step tasks into a guided Action and create, manage, execute, and share a sequence of frequently used steps that can be applied to a single PDF or batches of files. You can also easily convert existing forms to fillable PDF forms with intelligent form field recognition, or design them yourself using included templates. Plus, collect data quickly and export to spreadsheets for analysis, or track and manage responses. Adobe Acrobat X Pro enables you to provide team members with a complete set of comment and mark-up tools, so all can participate in shared document reviews, so you can see and build on each others' comments and track progress and participation.
Acrobat X Pro main features
Convert or scan to PDF
No matter what type of content you need to convert or scan to PDF — paper documents, email trails, photos, spreadsheets, websites, Adobe Flash Player compatible video and more — do it quickly and confidently with Adobe Acrobat® X 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
With a single click 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 documents
Easily edit PDF files and quickly export PDF to Word or Excel documents. Spend less time rekeying information and more time reusing content. Use Acrobat X 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 easily 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
No need to fill people’s inboxes with multiple emails and attachments. 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, organized PDF Portfolio using the new PDF Portfolio Wizard
- PDF Portfolio customization
Easily customize PDF Portfolios with included layouts, visual themes, and color palettes. Add corporate logos and colors to reflect your branding. Import custom PDF Portfolio layouts and themes developed by third-party developers and designers.
- Rich media
Quickly bring ideas to life through rich, interactive documents. Insert audio, Flash Player compatible video, and interactive media into PDF files, for seamless playback in Adobe Reader X or Reader 9.
- Attaching native files
Make sure source files are simple to locate, access, and archive. Attach them to any PDF document in their original, native formats, ensuring a more complete document of record.
- Adding navigation
Add bookmarks, links, headers, footers, and numbering so your audience can navigate documents quickly and easily. Save your settings and apply them to other documents in the future.
Increase productivity and process consistency
Use innovative productivity-enhancing software features to simplify complex projects, prepare and present high-quality content, and achieve better results.
- 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
Quickly access the tools you use most — from your favorite PDF document editing tools to your most-often used comment and markup tools — by adding them to the Quick Tools area.
- Version comparison
Eliminate confusion and improve version control. Easily identify differences between two versions of a PDF file by having Acrobat analyze both files and highlight changes to text and images.
- Integration with Microsoft Sharepoint
Work seamlessly with PDF files in Microsoft SharePoint. Access SharePoint from any Acrobat Open or Save dialog box. Open PDF files from SharePoint for viewing. Check them out for editing, and then check them back in.
Streamline online document reviews
Gather feedback efficiently, and accelerate approvals. Use shared online document reviews and PDF commenting tools to get — and keep — everyone on the same page from project start to finish.
- PDF commenting
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
Gain the feedback you need, faster, through easy-to-manage, shared document reviews that allow participants to see and build on one another’s comments. Easily track progress and participation, add reviewers, and email 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 markup 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
Easily create, distribute, and track user-friendly, interactive PDF forms that look like familiar paper forms – without asking IT for help.
- Form Wizard
Easily 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 X Pro.
- 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.
- Analyzing data
Streamline data reporting and analysis. Automatically compile form data in a single document or view. Filter responses as required. Easily export data to a spreadsheet for analysis.
Protect PDF files and content
Simple-to-use security features enable you to protect sensitive information. Use PDF passwords, digital signatures, and redaction to build electronic processes you can trust.
- 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 applied easily to new PDF files.
- Permanent information removal
Use redaction tools to permanently delete sensitive information, including specific text and illustrations. Easily sanitize 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, as well as 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 such as blindness or low vision. Set high-contrast colors 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.
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- Optimized viewing mode
Maximize your screen for optimal reading and presentation of PDF files with new Reading Mode. Menus and panels disappear, and a transparent floating toolbar helps you navigate PDF files more easily.
- Online file sharing
Use services at Acrobat.com to easily send large files with confidence. Upload documents into your online Workspaces at Acrobat.com to share files with individuals or teams inside and outside your organization.