Adobe Acrobat XI: A Look Inside the New Product
Adobe Acrobat XI: Unraveling the Complexity of Working With Digital Documents
The introduction of Adobe Acrobat XI software with cloud services delivers a powerful new version of the industry-standard PDF software for creating, editing, sharing and securing PDF content across devices and platforms. With more information being generated, shared and consumed than ever before, Acrobat XI software rises to today’s document challenges with a streamlined approach to working in PDF. Acrobat XI software now features sophisticated online services, including Web contracting capabilities with Adobe EchoSign and online forms with Adobe FormsCentral. Acrobat XI additionally supports IT departments with compelling new capabilities that provide a lower cost of ownership and sound return on investment.
Adobe Systems has unveiled Adobe Acrobat XI software with cloud services, a powerful new solution that rises to today’s complex document challenges. The industry standard for PDF software will now feature complete PDF editing and export to Microsoft PowerPoint; touch-friendly capabilities on tablets; and newly integrated cloud services, including sophisticated Web contracting with Adobe EchoSign and forms creation, data collection and analysis with Adobe FormsCentral. Acrobat XI additionally supports IT departments with seamless Microsoft Office and SharePoint integration, easy deployment, applications virtualization, and robust application security to help provide a low cost of ownership and sound return on investment. Products included in this release are Acrobat XI Pro, Acrobat XI Standard, Adobe Reader XI and newly integrated documents services, Adobe FormsCentral and Adobe EchoSign. The mounting productivity inefficiencies and cost of document-based challenges are highlighted in a recent IDC white paper, sponsored by Adobe. For a company that has 1,000 employees, for example, the estimated addressable productivity cost is $15.9 million annually. According to IDC, addressing these time-wasters would be tantamount to hiring 213 new employees. This eWEEK slide show looks at some of the features in the new version of Acrobat.