Thursday, June 05, 2008

Technology Review: Acrobat Gets Multimedia Makeover

Good snapshot of recent Adobe news; see the full article for more details

Acrobat 9.0, which is slated for public release in July, will offer far more, allowing users to distribute slickly formatted presentation packages, complete with Flash-based video and animation. A related set of online collaboration tools is aimed at giving Adobe a foothold in the growing market for hosted Web applications.

"One of the long-standing virtues of PDF was the ability to have a reliable presentation regardless of the platform," says Marion Melani, group marketing manager for Adobe's Acrobat team. "We're taking that history and extending it to include new mediums."

Technology Review: Acrobat Gets Multimedia Makeover

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