Adobe® Acrobat® 8 Professional software enables business professionals to reliably create, combine, and control Adobe PDF documents for easy, more secure distribution, collaboration, and data collection.
Now works with Windows Vista and Office 2007.
New features in Acrobat 8.1 Professional
Combine multiple files into a PDF package
Combine multiple files into a searchable, sortable PDF package that maintains the individual security settings and digital signatures of each included PDF document.
Auto-recognize form fields
Automatically locate form fields in static PDF documents and convert them to interactive fields that can be filled electronically by anyone using Adobe Reader software.
Manage shared reviews
Easily conduct shared reviews—without IT assistance—that allow review participants to see one another's comments and track the status of the review.
Enable advanced features in Adobe Reader
Enable anyone using free Adobe Reader software to participate in document reviews, fill and save electronic forms offline, and digitally sign documents.
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 Microsoft Outlook e-mail in PDF
Configure Acrobat 8 Professional to automatically archive e-mail in Microsoft Outlook for easy search and retrieval. (Windows only)
Archive Lotus Notes e-mail
Convert e-mail in Lotus Notes to Adobe PDF to facilitate searching, archiving, and retrieval.
Save in Microsoft Word
Take advantage of improved functionality for saving Adobe PDF files as Microsoft Word documents, retaining the layout, fonts, formatting, and tables.
Enjoy improved performance and support for AutoCAD
More rapidly convert AutoCAD® drawing files into compact, accurate PDF documents, without the need for the native desktop application.
Take advantage of a new, intuitive user interface
Complete tasks more quickly with a streamlined user interface, new customizable toolbars, and a "Getting Started" page to visually direct you to commonly used features.
Improvements included in this update:
• Close a potential security vulnerability on Windows® XP computers that have Internet Explorer 7 installed (CVE-2007-5020); see the Adobe Security Bulletin (APSB07-1 concerning this issue
• Address several PDF forms-related issues
• Address issues that may arise with OCR text recognition for Japanese text
• Provide additional stability
Improvements in the 8.1.2 update include the following:
• Closes some potential security vulnerabilities
• Addresses several PDF forms-related issues
• Addresses several accessibility issues
• Provides additional stability