Support for PDF version 1. Version 6 was criticized for its performance. Adobe Acrobat 6 is slow to load and use. The Acrobat 6 plug-ins for web browsers were also criticized for suffering from bad performance and potentially rendering one's web browser non-responsive.
Adobe Elements 7. Finally, another edition of Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat 3D, was added to the set. Adobe Acrobat 3D included all of the functionality of Acrobat Professional 7. Also included is a version of the capture tool for installation on Unix systems. Last version to support Windows NT 4.
The Adobe Acrobat 8 set had a few changes. Acrobat 3D was now able to produce embedded PRC file format, a very compressed format for geometry and graphics which requires Reader 8. Acrobat Connect Professional formerly Macromedia Breeze was also added to the set. It allowed scalable interactive web conferencing and multiple personal meeting rooms for everyone part of an enterprise.
Support for version 9 ended June 26, ,  with the last available update being 9. Adobe Reader Extensions 6. Legacy PDFs will still be viewable, however they will open with the warning "This document enables Reader capabilities that are no longer enabled in this Reader version. Acrobat 9 however, only uses the single document interface scheme, wherein each PDF file is activated in an instance of Adobe Acrobat. Adobe ClearScan technology creates and embeds custom Type1-CID fonts to match the visual appearance of a scanned document after optical character recognition.
This product includes Adobe Presenter as well as the features of Acrobat 3D. Version 10 introduced Protected Mode, a sandbox that employed features and techniques previously in use by Google Chrome and Microsoft Office to help mitigate or prevent potentially malicious content from affecting users' files or settings in Windows XP , Windows Vista and Windows 7.
The graphical user interface for desktop systems is carried over from version LiveCycle Designer is no longer bundled but remains a standalone product. Acrobat XI was released to the market on October 15, DC It is also available for Mac OS X Beginning in this version, version numbers are now labeled by year of release, not by the number of the release.
As such, this has version number "15" instead of "12". Also, Adobe Acrobat DC is split into two tracks, continuous and classic. The classic track has updates released quarterly and does not provide new features in updates, whereas the continuous track has updates issued more frequently with updates performed silently and automatically. There is a heavy focus on the Adobe Document Cloud feature.
The multiple document interface is added back with release The current versions offers only basic PDF reading features, subsequent patches will bring more complex features to catch up with the more feature complete iOS and Android versions. The main features are: The changes include:
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