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Adobe Acrobat, PDF Security, PDF Standards »

[18 Aug 2009 | 5 Comments | ]

Today a couple of PDFs landed on my desktop with an odd affliction that I have not previously encountered.

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader »

[22 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

“Extra, extra, read all about it – get your free PDF creator, free pdf converter, and free PDF reader!”
Check out the freebie low-down on free pdf creators we’ve listed over at 4xPDF — we’ve covered off the top eight that don’t include hideous watermarks, ordered according to the stats on Download.com.

Of course, it wasn’t always that way — there was a time when you actually had to pay $50 for a copy of Adobe Reader as well as $2,495 for a copy of Acrobat Distiller — wow, back in the good ol’ …

Adobe Acrobat, General News »

[12 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

In a not entirely unsurprising move, Foxit Software, makers of Foxit Reader and Foxit eSlick, has released Foxit Phantom, an all-in-one PDF application aimed at business users with PDF creation, viewing, editing, conversion and security functionality.

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader, General News »

[5 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

According to a report on Reuters, Adobe “has promised to patch the newest zero-day vulnerability in its popular Adobe Reader software no later than next Tuesday, potentially adding another update to the month’s busiest patch day for the second time in three months.”

Adobe Acrobat, PDF Conversion »

[6 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

Anyone who has tried export a PDF to excel knows that it’s not an easy process. Frequently it’s impossible to do it in usable way. Luckily for us, Rick Borstein from Acrobat for Legal Processionals has posted an article with some tips on how to export a PDF to excel using Adobe Acrobat.

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader »

[11 Mar 2009 | One Comment | ]

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Reader 9 and Acrobat 9.

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader »

[6 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

The official patch for the recently announced security flaw in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader is still roughly a week away, but in the mean time, a number of third parties have taken this opportunity to promote their own products, which aren’t affected by the security flaw.

Adobe Acrobat, PDF Metadata »

[13 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]

The Acrobat for Legal Processionals blog has posted a link to the video of their recent eSeminar which covered the very important topic of redaction and metadata removal

Acrobat 9, Adobe Acrobat, Featured »

[26 Jan 2009 | 83 Comments | ]

A few days ago I tested Adobe Reader 9 on Windows 7 and didn’t discover any major issues. Adobe Reader worked correctly despite the fact that Windows 7 is not yet a supported platform. Today I thought I’d try the same with Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro.

Acrobat 9, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader, Adobe Reader 9, Featured »

[20 Jan 2009 | 30 Comments | ]

Installing software on an unsupported operating system isn’t usually a good idea. In fact, it is quite often fraught with risk, as a lot of people found in 2006 when they tried to install software on Windows Vista that was originally been built for Windows XP and hadn’t been updated yet. Luckily — so far — it seems like it is going to be a far smoother transition from Windows Vista to Windows 7.

Acrobat Plug-in, Adobe Acrobat »

[20 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

Acrobat for Legal Professionals has published a video from an Acrobat plug-in developer which demonstrates how you can use the AutoInk plug-in and Acrobat to write directly on top of PDF documents.

Adobe Acrobat, General News »

[15 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

Just over a year ago on November 29, 2007, Adobe launched Ads for Adobe PDF. The concept was simple, online commercial publishers would be able to use an opt-in service to enable contextual ads within Adobe Acrobat, beside PDF content. Ads for the service would be powered by Yahoo! and the program would begin in beta mode.

Acrobat 9, Adobe Acrobat »

[14 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

I was about to write a post mocking Live Search for displaying a spam site as the number one search result for “acrobat 9 download”, until I did searches on Google and Yahoo for the same terms, at which point I decided to mock them all.

Acrobat 9, Adobe Acrobat, General News »

[13 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

Adobe will be holding four hour-long Acrobat related eSeminars over the next few weeks for legal professionals. It’s free to attend (virtually of course), but those of you who register now will automatically go into the running for a Samsung T220HD 22″ HDTV Widescreen Monitor.

Adobe Acrobat, PDF Security »

[11 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

In a recent series of blog posts, Didier Stevens has been demonstrating how to add digital signatures to a variety of file types. Last week he covered PDF: the tutorials is relatively straight-forward, simply going through the steps of how-to add a digital signature to a PDF, but for anyone who hasn’t done this before it could be quite useful.