Adobe Unveils Acrobat 9 Software


Acrobat 9 delivers native support for Adobe Flash® technology and the ability to unify a wide range of content in rich PDF Portfolios as well as other cool features. Read the full release here.

A trial version will be available for download. Click here to be notified of availability.

A New Release:

The native supoport for Flash in Acrobat and Reader 9 lets us support three important new capabilities in PDF; Native support for FLV and H.264 playback, native support for SWF playing in the new Rich Media Annotations, and Flash-based interfaces on top of PDF Packages which we are now calling PDF Portfolios in recognition of the new highly branded customizable experience they can provide.

In the coming weeks I’ll be posting information and examples on how to work with these new exciting technologies. Subscribe to this feed to stay up to date.

An image of what a PDF Portfolio can look like is below.

A New Look

I’ve overhauled the look of the site. I hope you enjoy it. It’s a little cleaner and easier to read I hope.

A New Direction

With the announcement of Acrobat 9, I’ve decided to take the PDF Developer Jnkie blog in a new direction. I’ll be focusing this blog on developing with Acrobat 9 and have created a new blog specifically for IT managers, power users and other IT professionals who work wit PDF technologies.The “IT Matters” blog is located here. Please visit and subscribe if you’re interested in deploying Acrobat and Reader or Security related stuff.