Application Development: Adobe Reader Now Allows Electronic Signatures From iOS, Android
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As more and more business is being conducted on the go and on mobile devices, Adobe has released an update to its Adobe Reader mobile application to make it easier than ever for businesses to sign electronic documents on the go. Through integration between Adobe Reader and Adobe EchoSign eSignature service, users can gain real-time visibility into the signature process and status of contracts. This gives users the assurance that their signed documents have been received, and can be easily organized and managed. With the update, users can now electronically sign documents on their Apple iOS or Android mobile devices without having to leave Adobe Reader. Users can now simply draw their signature with their finger and can also send documents to be signed using the Adobe EchoSign service. The update also adds new capabilities that give users the ability to annotate and comment on PDF files, as well as fill out forms-capable PDF files. These new capabilities complement the wide range of features already available in Adobe Reader for mobileincluding viewing PDF Portfolios, password-protected PDF documents and Adobe LiveCycle rights-managed PDF files; and opening and viewing PDF files from email, on the Web or from any application that supports the "Open In" function. The highly intuitive user interface provides an efficient PDF viewing experience regardless of the device.