Create PDF documents from any application that prints, including one-button conversion in Windows from Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, and Access, as well as Firefox and Lotus Notes — without ever leaving your authoring application.
Convert PDF files with one-button ease in Windows® from Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook — without ever leaving your authoring application.
Scan and convert paper documents and forms to PDF. Make scanned text searchable automatically with OCR, and then check and fix suspected errors. Text can be exported for reuse in other applications.
Assemble a wide range of materials — including spreadsheets, web pages, videos, and more — into a single, polished PDF Portfolio for high impact. Easily customize PDF Portfolios to reflect your branding and style.
Automate routine, multistep tasks as a guided Action with the Acrobat Action Wizard. Create, manage, execute, and share a sequence of frequently used steps that can be applied to a single PDF or batches of files.
Gain the feedback you need more quickly through shared 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.
Easily collect data by creating fillable PDF forms from paper or existing electronic files with the Acrobat Form Wizard. Quickly distribute forms, track status, and analyze results.
Create professional forms from out-of-the-box templates or design forms from scratch using Adobe LiveCycle® Designer ES2 software for Windows, included as part of Acrobat X Pro.
Enable Adobe Reader 9 or X users to digitally sign PDF documents and forms or add document timestamps.
Use redaction tools to permanently delete sensitive information, including specific text and illustrations. Easily sanitize documents by finding and deleting hidden information with a single click.
Use passwords to help control access to your PDF documents. Set permissions to restrict printing, copying, or altering. Save passwords and permissions as security policies you can apply to new PDF files.
Create and validate PDF files that comply with a host of the latest industry standards, including PDF/X-1a, PDF/X-3, PDF/X-4, PDF/X-4p, PDF/X-5, PDF/A, PDF/E, Job Definition Format (JDF), XMP metadata, and XML.