Adobe unveils next gen Acrobat XI
Adobe (www.adobe.com) has unveiled Adobe Acrobat XI software with cloud services for Mac OS X and Windows. It's due to ship in about a month.
It's a new solution that features: complete PDF editing and export to Microsoft PowerPoint; touch-friendly capabilities on tablets; and newly integrated cloud services, including Web contracting with Adobe EchoSign and forms creation, data collection and analysis with Adobe FormsCentral. Acrobat XI additionally supports IT departments with Microsoft Office and SharePoint integration, deployment, applications virtualization and application security.
Products included in this release are: Acrobat XI Pro, Acrobat XI Standard, Adobe Reader XI and newly integrated document services, Adobe FormsCentral and Adobe EchoSign. The list prices are:
° Acrobat XI Standard, US$299 ($139 upgrade);
° Acrobat XI Pro, $449 ($199 upgrade);
Pricing for education customers is available through the Adobe Education Store.
Pricing for government customers is available through the Adobe Government Store.
A free 30-day trial of Acrobat Pro will be available when the product ships; cloud service trials are also available for Adobe EchoSign and Adobe FormsCentral.
A Reader XI free download will be available at Adobe.com upon product ship.
Adobe EchoSign starts at $14.95/month. The Adobe FormsCentral subscription pricing starts at $14.99/month.