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Adobe LiveCycle Designer

The premier development tool for creating Intelligent Documents

Adobe LiveCycle Designer

Adobe® LiveCycle® Designer software enables the creation of forms that combine high-fidelity presentation with XML data handling. The easy-to-use graphical interface of Adobe LiveCycle Designer enables users to quickly design forms, maintain form templates, define a form's business logic, makechanges, and preview forms before they are deployed as Adobe PDF files or HTML documents. Adobe LiveCycle Designer 8 is bundled with Acrobat 8 Professional for Windows.

  • Create dynamic XML form templates that can be rendered as PDF or HTML.
  • Support XML data and schema bindings.
  • Enhance document security with template designs for digital signatures.
  • Enable compliance with government accessibility requirements for online forms.

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Form-based process management with Adobe LiveCycle (SWF, 8.5M)

Learn how you can extend forms outside your organizational firewall and offline to capture, manage, process, and protect information with intelligent dynamic forms in this narrated web tour.

LiveCycle Designer 8 FAQ (PDF, 70K)

Get answers on Adobe LiveCycle Designer 8.0 including what’s new in this release.

Adobe LiveCycle Designer Developer Center

Get performance guidelines, documentation, tips, and downloads to help you develop interactive forms using Adobe LiveCycle Designer.

Try it out! Adobe LiveCycle Designer 8 is bundled with Acrobat 8 Professional for Windows

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Product tour (SWF, 3M)

This narrated web tour shows you the benefits that Adobe LiveCycle Designer and the Adobe Intelligent Document Platform can bring to your organization.

Datasheet (PDF, 791K)

Read this full-color guide to the key features, benefits, and system requirements of Adobe LiveCycle Designer.

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