Adobe Releases $449 Acrobat 8 Professional – Huh?

Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional software enables business professionals to reliably create, combine, and control Adobe PDF documents for easy, more secure distribution, collaboration, and data collection.
You can pre-order Acrobat 8 Professional at $449.00 — and the Standard Edition for $299.00
But with SO many Acrobat alternatives – Adobe’s prices seem a tad too high! (^_^)
PDF Alternatives:
    • Free! Microsoft Office 2007 Add-in: Save as PDF / XPS allows you to export and save to the PDF and XPS formats in eight 2007 Microsoft Office programs. It also allows you to send as e-mail attachment in the PDF and XPS formats in a subset of these programs
    • Free! PDFill PDF Tools allow you to Merge, Split, Reorder, Encrypt, Decrypt, Rotate, Crop, Reformat, Header, Footer, Watermark, Images to PDF, PDF to Images, Form Fields Delete/Flatten/List, and PostScript to PDF.
    • Free! PDFCreator easily creates PDFs from any Windows program.
    • Free! PrimoPDF Convert to PDF from any application by simply ‘printing’ to the PrimoPDF printer – this free program couldn’t be easier!
    • Free! PDF Online file conversion
    • Free! PDF Converter Online file conversion
Tired of using Adobe’s Reader?  Try Free Foxit Reader – a PDF document viewer and printer, with incredible small size (only 1.5 M download size), breezing-fast launch speed and amazingly rich feature set is compatible with PDF Standard 1.6.

About blakehandler

BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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3 Responses to Adobe Releases $449 Acrobat 8 Professional – Huh?

  1. Sandra says:

    Hola mi nombre is Sandra Bernal. Yo estoy trantando de buscar updates para Windows ME Service pack 1. He tenido tremendo dolor de cabeza  trantando de buscar por todas partes para conseguir updates pero creo que ya no lo hay para mi version. Me podrias ayudar. O dirijirme en la direcion corecta.

  2. karri says:

    The mentioned PDF alternatives are very useful. Thanks for your valuable information.

  3. Jordan says:

    I’d suggest Sumatra PDF if you feel Foxit is too bloated :)

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