Tag: 8

Adobe Reader Touch Update

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Adobe Reader Touch, the free app on Windows 8 or Windows RT has been updated. The refresh enables users to fill and save PDF forms, select the color of highlight, as well as general updates to the service.

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Windows 8 Reader Review

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A short review of Windows 8’s built in PDF reader including an overview of the features contained within it.

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Adobe Releases PDF App for Windows 8 Mobile OS

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Adobe has finally created a PDF Reader PDF app for Windows 8 on mobile devices (Windows 8 was released in 2012). The free app has a range of basic functions for PDF.

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Foxit announces Adobe Acrobat Competitive Upgrade Program

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Foxit Corporation has announced its Adobe Acrobat Competitive Upgrade Program to provide an affordable and feature-rich alternative to expensive software upgrades. The Adobe Acrobat Competitive Upgrade program will allow Adobe’s existing users to purchase Foxit PhantomPDF for less than the cost of an Acrobat upgrade.

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Windows 8 will have its own PDF viewer

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Screenshots of a PDF viewer for Windows 8 called Modern Reader have been leaked onto the web. The sleek and minimalistic PDF viewer utilizes a new AppX application package type, indicating that the PDF viewer might be cross-device compatible with Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.

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This week in PDF: Updates and price-cuts for the new year

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This week in PDF, we note that Adobe has reduced the price of its premium Acrobat desktop software, Bluebeam has announced a major update to its flagship product and PDF Tools has updated its 3-Heights PDF programming tools.

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Adobe releases Acrobat 3D 8.0

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Adobe has announced the release of Acrobat 3D 8.0 terming it a major upgrade to the popular desktop application for 3D design and CAD users.

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Letter to the editor: Acrobat 8 the weakest upgrade in years

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Not everyone is impressed by Adobe’s latest Acrobat offering. In this letter to the editor, well-known electronic publishing consultant, analyst and author Thad McIlroy claims that, despite his enduring love for Acrobat, version 8 is the weakest upgrade in years.

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This week in PDF: Adobe CEO Chizen: Acrobat 8 coming in 2006

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This week in PDF sees a patent granted to a 3D design vendor and the launch of a new Web site designed to teach users about document and information security. If that weren’t enough, we have some official word from Adobe on its current position and the release of Acrobat 8.

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