The long awaited update to Acrobat X is finally here. Why should you update? No matter what your role in your institution; whether administrative, instructional, IT support, or student, there is something for everyone who uses Acrobat in education. Here are some compelling reasons:
Peace of mind: Acrobat is one of only three applications in the world that are “sandboxed”. This is a protected mode that dramatically reduces exposure from viruses and malware that may be lurking in files. Acrobat Professional X, Adobe Reader X, Google Chrome, and Microsoft Office 2010 are the only applications that offer this. This helps reduce the need for unscheduled security patches, and reduces the amount of time that you and your IT team spend on damage control in the field.
Microsoft Office 2010 64 bit support: Now Acrobat Pro X.1 supports MS office. Why is this important? Whether you use the 32 bit or 64 bit version of Office, the PDFMaker that is installed by Acrobat Pro X in the MS Office Application toolbar ribbon is the ONLY way you should be converting your Office docs into PDF. This will dramatically improve the richness of your PDFs ensuring that your documents and workflow efficiencies contain the most intelligence and are compliant with the latest PDF specifications.
Support for the latest browsers: View PDF documents directly in the most popular browsers for maximum viewing convenience and interactivity. Acrobat X.1 supports the latest versions of the most popular browsers. Supported browsers on Mac are Safari. Supported browsers on Windows are, IE, Firefox, and Google Chrome.
In conclusion: Acrobat X.1 can save you tine and money. How?
- More secure PDF viewing.
- Complete support for the Adobe Dynamic PDF environment
- Productivity gains when working with Microsoft Office Applications (Windows only).
- Easier deployment that lowers the total cost of ownership
For a detailed list of Acrobat support for PDFMaker and Web Browser support visit this link http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/333/333504.html
Get the latest Adobe updates at http://www.adobe.com/downloads/updates/
If you already own Acrobat Pro X, you definitely want to update to X.1. If you don’t own Acrobat Pro X, check out all the new features and get a free 30 day trial at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat.html
If you are using an older Adobe Reader, or a free or third party PDF reader, get peace of mind and compliance with the latest PDF specifications to take full advantage of Adobe Acrobat’s Dynamic PDF environment. Download the Free Adobe Reader X.1 at http://get.adobe.com/reader/
To learn more about Acrobat be sure to visit AcrobatUsers.com at http:// www.acrobatusers.com