Adobe Releases Acrobat 7

LAS VEGAS, NV -- Adobe announced Wednesday the release of Acrobat 7, the companyis PDF creation software family. Version 7 provides users the ability to assemble documents from multiple sources, create intelligent forms, and collaborate on projects inside and outside the firewall.

Adobe has three versions of the software, Professional, Standard, and LE.

  • Acrobat 7.0 Professional provides more advanced control over engineering and design documents for technical and creative workgroups that rely on specialized software, including computer-aided design applications and publishing solutions such as Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Acrobat 7.0 Standard is ideal for business professionals in organizations of all sizes, where the ability to effectively find, use and manage vital information -- from e-mails and Web pages to everyday application files -- is key to getting work done on time and budget.
  • Acrobat Elements is a license-only product that allows enterprises to put Adobe PDF creation capability on every desktop for more secure document distribution. Acrobat Elements is not available for the Mac platform.

Acrobat Reader 7, the client version of the software, offers users the ability to participate in document reviews, have Yahoo! Search capabilities fro within documents, and the ability to interact with 3D objects placed in a document.

Adobe also announced a public beta of Acrobat Reader for Linux.

Acrobat 7.0 Professional is priced at US$449, and Acrobat 7.0 Standard is priced at $229. Registered owners of some earlier versions can get a discount for upgrades.

You can find more information on the entire family of Acrobat products at Adobeis Web site.