Adobe Acrobat

PDF editing with e-signatures and document review tools

About Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat is PDF editing software that can be used to create, convert and share PDF documents. It can convert documents in Microsoft Office formats to PDFs, and vice versa. Adobe Acrobat offers tools for remote collaboration, such as commenting, progress tracking, e-signatures, and more. PDFs can be viewed, annotated, and signed using the free Acrobat Reader mobile app.

To prevent the unauthorized access of sensitive PDFs, users can password-protect files on Adobe Acrobat. Editing features include reorder, rotate, crop, and delete pages within PDFs. Using OCR, Adobe Acrobat can instantly extract text from scanned documents to make them editable and searchable. Users can send PDFs to multiple people for viewing or to collect comments. Additionally, to streamline the document review process, a side-by-side comparison and filtering tool can highlight differences between two PDF versions.


Key benefits of Adobe Acrobat

Global Adobe brand, trusted by Fortune 500 companies and 500K+ Acrobat customers around the world .
All-in-one PDF and e-signature solution. Acrobat Sign is Microsoft’s preferred e-signature solution – with the most comprehensive integrations with Microsoft apps.
Advanced web and mobile capabilities for anytime, any device access – enabled by Liquid Mode that turns PDFs into readable formats for smaller screens. Also, access Adobe Scan mobile app to easily scan documents into interactive PDFs using your phone.
Out-of-box integrations with key business apps including Microsoft 365, Google, Workday, and more.
Enhanced security features including password protect, Sandboxing and protected mode, asset setting and sharing restrictions, and Microsoft Information Protection support.
Comprehensive portfolio of digital solutions – Access to a wide range of solutions built to grow with your needs.
Transparent, all-inclusive pricing you can count on – no hidden fees or extra charges


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Overall rating

4,7 /5
(2 353)
Value for Money
4,3/5
Features
4,6/5
Ease of Use
4,6/5
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crystal
crystal
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  • Industry: Performing Arts
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Adobe Acrobat Review

Reviewed on 2022/12/22

Adobe Acrobat is surprisingly smooth, reliable, and a joy to work with for all your form editing,...

Adobe Acrobat is surprisingly smooth, reliable, and a joy to work with for all your form editing, converting, sharing, signing needs.

Pros

I liked most that when its needed the most..its easy to access and simple to conduct the tasks needed. No other software out there for this purpose, works as well as this. This is my number one, go to software for these tasks. I have tried many.

Cons

Not a thing I could possibly say bad about this software. Number one choice!

Alternatives Considered

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Reasons for Choosing Adobe Acrobat

The other ones failed to finish the tasks needed and were difficult to access and unreliable

Reasons for Switching to Adobe Acrobat

I chose this because i exhausted all other options with bad results. So when i used Adobe Acrobat I was pleasantly surprised
YS
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  • Industry: Pharmaceuticals
  • Company size: 501–1 000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Widely recognized for digital signature but editing features needs polishing

Reviewed on 2023/10/31

Overall I am satisfied with the software especially for the commonly accepted digital signature...

Overall I am satisfied with the software especially for the commonly accepted digital signature format, but for the pdf editing and reading functionality, there are better or comparable alternatives out there.

Pros

The digital signature functionality is widely used and recognized by our clients from overseas including India, USA and China. We no longer need to circulate hardcopies for pen signature followed by scanning the physical documents into our document management system - saving printing and paper costs and most importantly time spent on circulating physical documents.

Cons

The function for editing is not as polished. The experience is not smooth especially if you use it to fill up electronic forms. There is no fixed font size, only a 'enlarge' and 'reduce' toggle for the font. There is also no smart function to snap texts in place or auto alignment. These functionality are available in other free to use competitors.

Frank
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  • Industry: Architecture & Planning
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

As default software it could be better

Reviewed on 2020/03/26

You get what you pay for, and what you get works fine. But most of the software's capability is...

You get what you pay for, and what you get works fine. But most of the software's capability is only available if you pay for premium access.

Pros

Adobe Reader DC is ubiquitous, so it is always a program I use by default, even though I have PDF software I like better and use just as often. I keep it as default PDF software because there are certain websites I use often with interactive forms that do not support BlueBeam. Adobe is generic and for general access to PDFs it works well with little problem. If I want to manipulate the PDFs I flip to another software

Cons

Adobe DC is free, so of course the value for the money is commensurate with what I pay for it. But most of the features I want to use are only available in the cloud or behind the premum package paywall. The interface is set up to push you to use these added features, but without buying the professional package, they are useless to me, and I switch over to Bluebeam to do any serious manipulation of PDF material.

Wes
Wes
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 1 001–5 000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

PDF files are Ubiquitous , so it pays to be adept with Adobe Acrobat

Reviewed on 2022/12/12

Since PDF files are supported everywhere it's essential to dealing with documents. Once when I...

Since PDF files are supported everywhere it's essential to dealing with documents. Once when I bought a condo I had to send the Master Deed to my insurance agent but I only had a paper copy of the deed. Luckily our printer/scanner has a scan to PDF doc feature where it sends the produced doc to my e-mail address; a life saver. My day to day experience is typically just using Acrobat for reading documents, occasionally I'll encounter a document which is setup such that I can fill-in prepared form entries with just Acrobat Reader, PRO not required.

Pros

Standards are a good thing and PDF is the de facto standard for regular documents and Adobe Acrobat Reader is free and the pre-eminent PDF reader, it's use is a no brainer.

Cons

Adobe Acrobat Pro is needed for PDF creation or adhoc free editing. Acrobat Pro is too expensive for a casual user. Therefore typically only a few workers for whom document creating/editing is an essential part of their job have a Acrobat Pro license.

Brandy
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  • Industry: Arts & Crafts
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Monthly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

A must have 4 pdf & more

Reviewed on 2024/01/15

Pros

It's easy editing functions, simple design w great printing quality. Easily scan & convert stuff to pdf's. Great 4 printing thermal shipping labels, editing pdf's, scanning & converting & signing documents. Love it's ocr scan function u just scan & it accurately converts into readable, searchable editable text. Easily search w keywords

Cons

Pro version is a little bit pricier than alot of the others & a lot of it can b hard 2 learn

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Adobe Acrobat FAQs

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Adobe Acrobat offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$22,19/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Acrobat DC for Teams - Prices vary according to whether they are billed annually or monthly, as well as whether prepaid or not. Acrobat DC for Enterprise - Contact Adobe for pricing details.

Adobe Acrobat has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1 000, 1 001–5 000

Adobe Acrobat supports the following languages:

Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian

Adobe Acrobat supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Adobe Acrobat integrates with the following applications:

Dropbox Business, Google Chrome, Google Drive, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft SharePoint, OneDrive

Adobe Acrobat offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Phone Support, Chat

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