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Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat is a software application for creating PDF (Portable Document Format) files. PDF files have become a standard format for delivering documents containing text and graphics.

Acrobat is not a page layout program — it is designed to convert existing documents into PDF, as well as performing related tasks such as combining multiple PDF files into a single PDF.
(Note: Adobe's flagship page layout program is InDesign.)

The PDF Format

PDF documents:

Despite the runaway success of the PDF format, there are some criticisms. For example:

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