Adobe Document Services

Adobe Acrobat Blog

Insights, trends, news and more.

January 15, 2013 /News, Views & Updates /

Adobe Acrobat XI SDK Now Available for Free Download for Windows & Mac OS

We are pleased to announce that the Adobe Acrobat XI SDK (Software Development Kit) for Windows and Mac OS is now available as a free download from the Acrobat Developer Center . The SDK is a set of tools and documentation that help developers automate, extend, integrate and interact with Acrobat and Adobe Reader software through JavaScript, AppleScript, plug-ins and Interapplication Communication. This overview is a great introduction to what the Acrobat SDK can do.

Categories: News, Views & Updates


  • By Jaber Ali - 4:07 AM on January 24, 2013   Reply

    I want to try this new Version

  • By D. Paul Dalton - 10:33 AM on January 27, 2013   Reply

    The “overview” link leads to “Sorry, this page is not available” — probably needs to be fixed.

    • By Acrobat - 5:25 PM on January 29, 2013   Reply

      Hi Paul, thanks for catching that! We’ve fixed the link.

  • By Nolan Saltzman - 7:11 PM on January 29, 2013   Reply

    I use Mac 10.7.5 & Lexmark X264dn. I would like to scan pages of books I wrote long ago (no longer have digital record) and convert (by OCR, I think? into Word documents so I can edit them. Does ADOBE have software that does this (cost matters).
    Thanks, Nolan Saltzman

    • By Acrobat - 11:02 AM on January 31, 2013   Reply

      Hi Nolan. The new Acrobat XI has OCR and MS Word conversion capabilities. You can visit our website to learn about these features & more:

Add a comment


eight − 2 =

+ nine = 15