Edit PDF files
With Adobe® Acrobat® XI Standard, you can make minor edits to text and images right in your PDF file without requiring the original document or graphic.
Fix a typo, change a font, or add a paragraph to your PDF as easily as you do in other applications using a new point-and-click interface.
Resize, replace, and adjust images in your PDF with no need to track down the original file or graphic.
Export from PDF files
Reduce the time you spend retyping information stuck in PDF files. Convert PDF files to editable Microsoft Office documents. And save fonts, formatting, and effort.
Save your PDF as a Microsoft Word document and take your fonts, formatting, and layouts with you.
Turn your PDF or just part of it into an editable Excel spreadsheet you can use for data analysis right away.
Create PDF files
Stop worrying about whether the files you send will look right on other people's screens. Turn documents into PDF files anyone can reliably view with free Adobe Reader®.
Right from your Office application in Windows, you can create PDFs, start a shared review, restrict PDF edits, and more.
Convert files to PDF from virtually any application that prints simply by selecting Adobe PDF as your printer.
When you need to turn a paper document or form into a digital file, just scan it to create a searchable PDF file you can edit.
Save web pages as PDF files to archive web content, review the pages offline, or print them more reliably.
Create and analyze forms
Cut the time you spend creating forms, rekeying data, and correcting errors. Distribute forms online, and then collect responses and analyze results in real time.
Type less, gather more. Quickly convert your paper, Word, or Excel forms to fillable PDF forms.
Compile returned forms into one PDF, or host forms using a network folder or Microsoft SharePoint server.
Merge and combine files
Communicate clearly with single PDF attachments. Put multiple files into a single, organized PDF that's easy to email and simple to search.
Make sure they don't miss a thing. Combine documents, spreadsheets, emails, and more in an organized PDF.
Simplify reviews and approvals
Stop sorting through paper and email trails. Automate review and approval cycles with Acrobat. Multiple reviewers can see and build on each other's comments so you can meet your deadline.
In shared reviews, people can annotate PDFs with familiar tools. And you can track progress and consolidate comments.
Save all PDF comments back to the original Microsoft Word document, and update text faster than ever.
Keep projects moving. E-sign your approval right on the PDF. No need to print, fax, or mail the document.
Get the green light faster. Send PDFs to others for signature approval, and track them online using the Adobe EchoSign service.*
With Acrobat, it's simple and convenient for you to retrieve, open, and save PDFs stored on your company's SharePoint server.
Use Acrobat.com to store your files in the cloud for free, accessing them from Acrobat or Reader on your desktop or mobile device.*
Protect PDF files
Acrobat XI makes it simple to keep your work more secure, no matter what application you're in.
Get expert protection without being an expert. Add copy and edit protection to any PDF — even right from Microsoft Office applications in Windows®.
With one click, find and delete sensitive information you can't see, including metadata, attachments, and stored form data.
Create standards-compliant PDF files
When creating compliant documents, you can't afford to miss a single step. Help everyone in your company follow multistep processes consistently with Acrobat XI. It's easier than you think.
Create PDF documents that comply with standards managed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Track multistep approvals of PDF documents using standards-compliant e-signatures.
Acrobat XI Standard system requirements
These system requirements are for Adobe® Acrobat® XI Standard software, v11.0. Because system requirements change with each software update, refer to the Release Notes for your software version for the latest information on supported operating systems and browsers.
- 1.3GHz or faster processor
- Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 3 for 32 bit or Service Pack 2 for 64 bit; Windows Server® 2003 R2 (32 bit and 64 bit); Windows Server 2008 or 2008 R2 (32 bit and 64 bit); Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit); Windows 8 (32 bit and 64 bit)
- 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
- 1.55GB of available hard-disk space
- 1024x768 screen resolution
- DVD-ROM drive
- Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, or 10; Firefox Extended Support Release; Chrome
- Video hardware acceleration (optional)
Note: For 64-bit versions of Windows Server 2003 R2 and Windows XP (with Service Pack 2), Microsoft Update KB930627 is required.