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Adobe Reader 7.0.7 update release information (Windows and Mac OS)

What's covered

Installation options

Languages

Platforms

New features

Important bug fixes

This document contains information about new features and fixes in Adobe Reader 7.0.7 as well as the various options for installation.

Installation options

On Windows

There are three separate installers for Windows:

-- Full installers for all 15 languages are available on the Adobe website at www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html .

-- A patch installer (one for all 15 languages) that takes a user from Adobe Reader 7.0.5 to Adobe Reader 7.0.7 is available on the Adobe website at www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Windows .

-- A combo installer (one installer for English, French, German and Japanese) that takes a user from Reader 7.0.x to Reader 7.0.7 is available on the Adobe website at www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Windows .

On Mac OS

There are two separate installers for Mac OS:

-- Full installers for all 15 languages are available on the Adobe website at www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html .

-- A patch installer (one for all 15 languages) that takes a user from Adobe Reader 7.0.5 to Adobe Reader 7.0.7 is available on the Adobe website at www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=MacIntosh .

Languages

Adobe Reader 7.0.7 is available in the following languages for both Windows and Mac OS: English, French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Spanish, Finnish, Swedish, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, and Korean.

Note: The combo installer is only available in English, French, German and Japanese.

Platforms

Adobe Reader 7.0.7 is supported on the following Operating Systems:

On Windows

-- Microsoft Windows XP Professional or Home Edition (Service Pack 1 or 2)

-- Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

-- Windows 2003 Server or Windows NT (Service Pack 6 or 6a)

-- Windows 2000 (Service Pack 2)

Note: The support on Windows NT is very limited. See the Adobe Reader ReadMe for more details.

On Mac OS

-- Mac OS X v10.4

-- Mac OS X v10.3

-- Mac OS X v10.2.8

New Features

Additional support for 3D content:

Adobe Reader 7.0.7 allows you to view, annotate, and measure 3D models created in professional 3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) or 3D modeling programs. It works very closely with Acrobat 3D. To view a sample file, visit the Adobe website at www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/pdfs/3d_pdf_demo.pdf .

Forms improvement:

Static and dynamic forms that have been enabled by Adobe Server products to save data within Adobe Reader now work more efficiently.

Yahoo direct search text box (Windows only):

You can search the web directly from Adobe Reader by entering text in to the Search text box and clicking on the Yahoo icon. Results are provided by Yahoo and are returned in a separate browser window.

Important bug fixes

See the table below for a list of the most important bugs fixed in the 7.0.7 update.

Bug number
Description
1218887
Browser: Loading PDF files in a browser crashes the browser on exit if the Google toolbar is installed and visible.
1253239
In the Comments list, a long black bar appears next to the Comment.
1242453
Multimedia: Playback of Flash movies within Adobe Reader sticks at "buffering" if Flash 8 is installed.


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Last edited - 02/09/2006

 

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