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PDF software upgrades for education

Adobe Systems Incorporated today introduced Adobe® Acrobat® X Pro and Reader®  X.
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Adobe Systems Incorporated today introduced Adobe® Acrobat® X Pro and Reader® X, which offer educators, faculty, administration and students with more effective ways to collaborate. The company is also offering new curricula, learning resources and educational pricing for individuals and institutions.

Top Features include:

  • Educators can combine a wide range of content – even video and interactive media — in a single, fully customizable ePortfolio.
  • Curriculum development, grant writing, and other collaborative processes are supported by shared document reviews.
  • Help conserve resource and control costs with paperless workflows.
  • Commenting with Sticky Notes and Highlighter tools are now available to anyone who uses Reader X. Mobile access to PDF files is realized with free Adobe Reader X for Android, Windows® Phone 7 and Blackberry Tablet OS.



Allowing PDF highlighting and annotation

Question: Is it possible to enable others to highlight and make annotations to a PDF file that can be saved, without their purchasing the expensive full-version of Adobe Acrobat? I would like our teachers to be able to do this with the standard Adobe Reader software that is free. The IT Guy says: The latest (7.0)

Options for working with PDF files

Question: What alternatives are available for working with PDF files besides the full version of Adobe Acrobat? The IT Guy says: PDF (Portable Document File) is a popular file format because it preserves original formatting and allows the file to be viewed on different computer platforms using free reader

Converting Files to PDF

We’re working on a grant proposal that must be submitted online in PDF format. We have Acrobat Reader, but how do we create a PDF file ourselves? Adobe Acrobat is the commercial program of choice for creating and working with PDF files. However, if a software purchase does not fit into your budget, there are