Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional for Windows software enables business professionals to reliably create, combine, and control Adobe PDF documents for easy, more secure distribution, collaboration, and data collection. Protect sensitive information with passwords, permissions, and digital signatures. Enable users of Adobe Reader software (version 7.0 or 8) to participate in document reviews, fill and save forms, and digitally sign documents.
Create and optimize Adobe PDF documents
Create an Adobe PDF document from Microsoft Office, Outlook, Internet Explorer, or any application that prints. Easily convert and optimize documents, spreadsheets, e-mails, websites, and technical drawings into more secure Adobe PDF files that preserve the formatting and integrity of the original files. Share information with anyone using free Adobe Reader software.
Combine files from multiple applications
Easily assemble documents, spreadsheets, presentations, e-mails, web pages, forms, CAD drawings, and diagrams into a single Adobe PDF document. Present files in your preferred order, regardless of file type, paper size, or orientation. Embed multimedia, 3D designs, audio, and video for a richer experience.
Enhance and extend document collaboration
Accelerate feedback and approvals with robust tools for initiating, managing, and tracking document reviews. Enable Adobe Reader (version 7.0 or 8) users to participate in document reviews with commenting tools. Reviewers can use familiar commenting tools—including sticky notes, stamps, highlighter, pencil, strikethrough, callout, dimension lines, shapes, and clouds—for review and markup of Adobe PDF files. Merge feedback into a single PDF file to reconcile comments.
Streamline data collection with Adobe PDF forms
Automate manual entry and help reduce costly errors by managing information electronically with PDF forms. Easily create a wide range of electronic forms for distribution through e-mail or on the web. Enable users of free Adobe Reader (version 7.0 or 8) to fill and save forms (for ad-hoc forms distribution and data collection for up to 500 people.). Capture and consolidate inbound data into spreadsheets or back-end systems.
Apply advanced document security and controls
Control access to and use of Adobe PDF documents, assign digital rights, and maintain document integrity. Set document permissions to define whether a file can be printed or changed. Apply passwords to help restrict document access. Digitally sign and certify documents to validate they came from a trusted source. Create and reuse document control policies to precisely manage who can print, save, copy, or modify a document.
Top reasons to buy Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional
* Enable advanced features in Adobe Reader — Enable anyone using free Adobe Reader software (version 7.0 or 8) to participate in document reviews, fill and save electronic forms offline, and digitally sign documents.
* Combine and optimize documents — Combine documents, drawings, and rich media content into a single, polished Adobe PDF document. Optimize file size and arrange files in any order regardless of file type, dimensions, or orientation.
# Accelerate document reviews — Send documents for review and track which reviewers have contributed feedback. Compile comments into a single PDF document with one-button ease and sort them by author, date, or page.
# Save in Microsoft Word — Save Adobe PDF files as Microsoft Word documents, retaining the layout, fonts, formatting, and tables, to facilitate reuse of content.
# Create advanced forms — Design dynamic, interactive forms to collect and aggregate data through email or on the web with included Adobe LiveCycle Designer software.
# Easily create Adobe PDF documents — Create Adobe PDF documents with one-button ease from Microsoft Office applications. Windows users can also create Adobe PDF documents from Outlook, Internet Explorer, Project, Visio, Access, Publisher, AutoCAD, and Lotus Notes.
# Apply passwords and assign permissions — Restrict access to Adobe PDF documents using 128-bit encryption. Set document permissions to help restrict who can print, save, copy, or modify a document.
# Permanently remove sensitive information — Permanently remove metadata, hidden layers, and other concealed information, and use redaction tools to permanently delete sensitive text, illustrations, or other content.
# Archive papers and e-mails for easy search and retrieval — Scan paper documents with OCR technology to create compact, searchable Adobe PDF documents. Convert Microsoft Outlook e-mail archives to Adobe PDF to facilitate search and retrieval.
# Generate professional, print-ready files — Automate the preflight process and correct issues that might compromise print quality without creating a new Adobe PDF document.