Acrobat history - release dates

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Hi, good Monday morning to ya. I was asked a few weeks ago about the history of Acrobat and to be honest, I rambled a bit and then moved on. I've since been sent a great list of release dates for the various Acrobat versions, interesting reading for the oldies amongst us....

PDF Version Product Name Code Name Release Date

PDF 1.0 Acrobat 1.0 Carousel June 15, 1993

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ACROBAT – you’re 16 years old this month!

PDF 1.1 Acrobat 2.0 ** November 1994
PDF 1.2 Acrobat 3.0 Amber November 1996
PDF 1.3 Acrobat 4.0 Stout April 1999
PDF 1.4 Acrobat 5.0 Brazil April 2001
Sub product: Approval – 8/27/2001 -> discontinued 9/30/2004

PDF 1.5 Acrobat 6.0 Newport May 27, 2003
Sub product: Elements 8/15/2003

PDF 1.6 Acrobat 7.0 Vegas December 2004
PDF 1.7 Acrobat 8 Atlas October 2006
PDF 1.7++ Acrobat 9 Nova June 25, 2008

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Acrobat 9 – you’ll be one year old next Thursday!

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