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Adobe Acrobat 6.0 Product Family

Adobe has segmented Acrobat into three distinctly separate products. Check out our in-depth learning center on the biggest release since 1.0.

The Planet PDF team gives you the quick wrap, explores the key new features -- including PDF creation, commenting & reviewing, file optimizing, document searching, adding stamps and text -- and explains feature by feature the differences between Professional and Standard versions.

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Planet PDF's take on Acrobat 6.0

By Karl De Abrew

Adobe has segmented Acrobat into three distinctly separate products, with successively greater features, benefits and prices. Acrobat 6.0 is a well and truly mature product, in fact, 'mature' is our Acrobat 6.0 one word summary. Planet PDF's Karl De Abrew gives you our take.

Acrobat 6.0: Standard vs Professional

By Dan Shea

With the advent of the slick new Acrobat product line for version 6.0, questions abound in forums and discussion lists throughout the PDF World. In this article, Planet PDF attempts to clarify the distinction between the two products and demystify the selection process for prospective users.

Acrobat 6 First Look - Introduction

By Richard Crocker

In our opinion, Adobe's new flagship product Acrobat 6 is the most significant release since version 1.0 came out almost 10 years ago.

Acrobat 6.0 First Look - Layers (OCGs)

By Richard Crocker

The new Layers functionality, technically known as Optional Content Groups, opens up a new world of exciting possibilities.

Acrobat 6 First Look - Creating PDFs

By Richard Crocker

The latest release has definitely improved the ease of PDF creation. Adobe's marketing calls this 'one button' or 'one step' PDF creation and in most cases it really is that easy.

Acrobat 6 First Look - Commenting & Reviewing

By Richard Crocker

Central to the concept of PDF as a ubiquitious electronic document is its continued development and support of collaboration tools that keep users round tripping documents in electronic form.

Acrobat 6 First Look - Headers & Footers

By Richard Crocker

Stamping text and images has arrived with Acrobat 6 (Standard and Professional).

Acrobat 6 First Look - PDF Optimizer

By Richard Crocker

Both Acrobat Standard and Professional include a menu item (File, Reduce File Size) for reducing the file size of the current document. Professional includes additional new optimization tools.

Acrobat 6 First Look - Search and Catalog

By Richard Crocker

Acrobat 6 now allows you to search multiple PDF documents, albeit somewhat more slowly, without first having to index them with Catalog. In addition, the search user interface has been redesigned to be, not surprisingly, more Web oriented in its look and feel.

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