Adobe Customization Wizard 8 is a free downloadable utility designed to help IT professionals take greater control of enterprise-wide deployments of Adobe Acrobat 8 and Adobe Reader 8. With it you can customize the Acrobat installer and application features prior to deployment. Providing a graphical interface to the Windows Installer for Acrobat, the Customization Wizard enables IT administrators to:
Modify the installer via a Transform File (or MST file) without altering the original package (MSI file)
Customize the look and feel of Acrobat or Reader before deployment to meet the unique needs of your user base.
Adobe Customization Wizard 8 works with the Adobe Acrobat 8 family:
Adobe Acrobat 3D Version 8
Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional
Adobe Acrobat 8 Standard
Adobe Acrobat 8 Elements
Adobe Reader 8
(An update to Customization Wizard 8 will add support for Acrobat 8 Elements when it becomes available in mid-2007.)
Optimize the behavior of the installer by including silent installation, preserialization, multilingual, and custom setup choices
Remove previous versions of Acrobat and Reader
Suppress the EULA, registration prompts, and the Getting Started window
Customize key application preferences turn off automatic updates, add and set default job options, and customize collaboration and security settings
Remove shortcuts from the desktop and the Start menu
Edit each Adobe Acrobat applicationﾒs registry and installer tables
Customize file attachment handling within PDF files, including specifying which file types you want to block
Preconfigure Acrobat Connect and disable it
And much more!
Save time and reduce the amount of editing needed to customize the Installer.
Take advantage of a more intuitive user interface to customize the Installer.
Manage and control the enterprise environment.
For all known issues, refer to the ReadMe file that is downloaded with this application.
For additional documentation, refer to the Help system that is installed with this application. Or see the Adobe Customization Wizard 8 Datasheet.
NOTE: Customization Wizard 8 functions only with the Acrobat 8 family of products. Adobe has similar tools available for Acrobat 7.0 products (InstallShield Tuner 7.0 for Adobe Acrobat), Acrobat 6.0 products (InstallShield Tuner 6.0 for Adobe Acrobat) and Adobe Acrobat 5.0 products (called Acrobat Enterprise Installation Tool or AEIT). Visit the IT solutions page for more information.
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Intel Pentium III or compatible 696MHz processor
Microsoft Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2
256MB of RAM
1,024x768 screen resolution
4MB of available hard-disk space
Adobe tests and supports the deployment of Acrobat 8 products to Windows clients that meet the minimum system requirements of those Acrobat products. For a list of system requirements for each of the Acrobat 8 products, choose the individual product from the Acrobat family page and then click "System requirements" in the sidebar at right.
The user interface for Adobe Customization Wizard 8 is in English only. However, Wizard can be used to customize any localized version of the applications. Languages tested and verified by Adobe include English, French, German, and Japanese. As an example, Adobe has tested customizing Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional Japanese on a localized system (Windows XP Professional Japanese), and then installing that application with modifications on a localized client (Windows 2000 Professional Japanese).
In order to install and run Wizard, you must be logged in with Administrator privileges.
After downloading a ".exe" file in Windows, double-click on the ".exe" file to access the file's contents.
Need help with downloading? See our Downloading Help documents.
After downloading the EXE file, double-click the file to install Customization Wizard 8. Wizard will lead you through the installation process.
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