Acrobat 8 Professional was released in November 2006 in versions for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. Acrobat Professional costs $449, while an upgrade from a previous version is priced at $159. Acrobat 8 Standard costs $299, with an upgrade priced at $99.
The Mac OS X version of Acrobat 8 Professional is a Universal Binary that will install on Intel and PowerPC-based Macintosh systems.
3eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat 8 – Getting Started
The Getting Started window provides users with a central starting point for all the things they can do in Acrobat 8. The window can be used to get more information about Adobe features; launch tasks such as creating a new PDF; or start an online meeting i
4eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat 8 – Tool Bar
Acrobat 8 features a refreshed tool bar that makes it pretty easy for end users to figure out menus on their own.
5eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat 8 – Converting to PDF
In Acrobat 8 Professional, users can take various proprietary-format documents and convert them into PDF files.
When users combine different documents, the files can either be merged together into one document or, in a new twist, assembled into a PDF package that groups the files together but keeps each as a distinct, individual document.
Adobes Acrobat Connect and Acrobat Connect Professional are new additions to the Adobe Acrobat line. These two products allow users to launch and participate in online meetings, which can be initiated directly from Acrobat 8 and Acrobat Reader 8. Acrobat
8eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Adobe Acrobat 8 – Forms
Forms are not new to Acrobat, but they are much easier to work with in Acrobat 8. Users can use tools to find common fields and format them to save time.
Once a PDF is created in Adobe Acrobat 8, it can be shared with reviewers via e-mail. PDF creators can give users of the free Adobe Reader 7.0 or later the ability to comment on the documents. Users with Acrobat 6.0 or later are automatically eligible to