Adobe Acrobat X coming soon

From the press release:Adobe Systems Incorporated today introduced the Adobe® Acrobat® X software family – Acrobat X, Reader® X, the Acrobat X Suite and new document exchange services at Acrobat.com – that empowers professionals to innovate and create higher quality content, driving tighter collaboration and productivity across teams in today’s dynamic business environments.

“In the latest release, Adobe has found a great balance between rich features and delivering an intuitive application with a modern, clean interface.”

“Companies today need to work with their customers and partners in multiple time zones, languages and cross-functional teams,” said Melissa Webster, analyst, IDC. “Seamless, fluid content creation and collaboration is critical to how organizations use, repurpose and share information – it is no longer a ‘nice to have’ – it is an imperative to success in today’s business world.”

Acrobat X delivers new guided Actions to simplify multi-step document preparation and publishing processes; completely new customization capabilities in PDF Portfolios unify multiple file types into a compelling presentation. New document services available at Acrobat.com give individuals the ability to collaborate more efficiently. Integration with Microsoft SharePoint enables consistency of PDF documents across the enterprise; re-use of content is now easier with higher quality export to Microsoft® Word and Microsoft® Excel.

New Acrobat X Highlighted Features

  • Automate routine, multi-step tasks with new guided Actions and easily share them with coworkers and collaborators, reducing the burden of training.
  • Change how users view, think and interact with content and its context with PDF Portfolios using new layouts, visual themes and color palettes.
  • Maximize the power of Adobe Photoshop® and Adobe Acrobat to easily create dynamic communications with the new Acrobat X Suite. Quickly capture, edit and combine digital content right from the desktop.
  • Increase productivity across the organization with new Microsoft® SharePoint integration. Check-in, check-out PDF files for reviewing and editing shared documents.
  • Streamline the process for large organizations to deploy, configure and manage updates and conform to ISO standards, in both Adobe Reader X and Acrobat X, including support for Microsoft SCCM and SCUP.
  • Display the most commonly used tools all in one pane with the updated user interface.

New in Adobe Reader X

  • Commenting is now available in Adobe Reader X, with Sticky Notes and Highlighter tools available to all users.
  • Expands PDF access to mobile devices with free Adobe Reader X for Android, Windows® Phone 7 and Blackberry Tablet OS.
  • Safer viewing of PDF files with new Protected Mode security capabilities in Reader X.

New Services via Acrobat.com

  • Adobe SendNow, a valuable new document exchange service at Acrobat.com, enables users to send and receive large files and track them with proof of receipt, avoiding e-mail gateway issues, complicated FTP servers, or the costs of expensive overnight mail.
  • Adobe CreatePDF for easily converting files to professional PDF documents from within Adobe Reader X or any Web browser.

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2 Comments on Adobe Acrobat X coming soon

  1. “Available” won’t be till next month, if I understand correctly.

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