Compare versions of Acrobat Standard

Acrobat Standard DC includes Adobe Document Cloud services. Now it’s easy to access the PDF tools and files you need — from anywhere. 

Compare versions of Acrobat Pro

Acrobat Pro DC includes Adobe Document Cloud services. Now it’s easy to access the PDF tools and files you need — from anywhere.


Acrobat XI Pro

Acrobat XI Standard

Acrobat Pro 2017

Acrobat Standard 2017

BEST OPTION

Acrobat Pro DC

Acrobat Standard DC

Compatible with

Desktop software only

 

Microsoft Windows 7, 8, and 10

No longer supported

Desktop software only

 

IE 11; Firefox (ESR); or Chrome Windows 7 or higher or Mac OS X v10.10, or higher

Desktop software only

 

IE 11; Firefox (ESR); or Chrome Windows 7 or higher

Integrated desktop, mobile and online access

 

Microsoft Windows 7, 8, and 10 or Mac OS X v10.9, and v10.0

Integrated desktop, mobile and online access

 

Microsoft Windows 7, 8, and 10

Interact with PDFs

View, interact, and comment on PDF content from your computer, mobile device, or web browser


Store, manage, and share files online with instant access to files across devices



Track activity across desktop, mobile, and web for documents sent for viewing, reviewing, and signing


Access, edit, and store in your Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive accounts



Be more productive on the latest Windows touch-enabled devices including Surface Pro


Open PDFs are protected by Microsoft Information Protection solutions, including Azure Information Protection and Office 365.


Take advantage of MacBook Pro Touch bar support




Measure the distance, area, and perimeter of objects in PDFs




Create PDFs






















Recognize text in scans, and then preview and correct suspect errors with a side-by-side view



Automatically fix photos of documents to remove backgrounds and adjust perspective



Turn Adobe Photoshop (PSD), Illustrator (AI), or InDesign (INDD) files into PDFs from your desktop or mobile device



Create and export PDFs on your mobile device




Use one-click creation of rich PDFs and other Acrobat features within Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac


Prepare PDFs consistently with guided actions




Convert and validate PDFs for compliance with ISO standards like PDF/A and PDF/X




Create technical PDFs in Microsoft Project, Visio, or Autodesk AutoCAD




Create and validate PDFs to meet accessibility standards for people with disabilities




Edit PDFs







Convert PDFs to JPEG, TIFF, or PNG image formats




Insert, delete, rotate, and reorder pages in a PDF







Add bookmarks, headers, numbering, and watermarks




Permanently remove hidden sensitive information in PDFs




Redact to permanently remove visible information in PDFs




Add audio, video, and interactive objects to PDFs




Add Bates numbering to legal documents






Share and sign


Get real-time status and activity notifications for documents sent for viewing, comments, or signature



Add comments to PDFs with a full suite of commenting tools including text editing, highlighter, and sticky notes






Digitally sign, certify, and verify documents






Choose comments and export to Word



Mark PDFs with stamps, such as “approved” or “draft”




Enhance PDF forms by adding interactivity with JavaScript


Automatically optimize PDFs to reduce file size and customize settings




Preflight and prepare files for high-end print production





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