Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE) has unveiled Adobe Acrobat XI software with cloud services, a new document management solution.
The industry standard for PDF software will now feature complete PDF editing and export to Microsoft PowerPoint; touch-friendly capabilities on tablets; and newly integrated cloud services, including sophisticated Web contracting with Adobe EchoSign and forms creation, data collection and analysis with Adobe FormsCentral.
The company says Acrobat XI additionally supports IT departments with seamless Microsoft Office and SharePoint integration, easy deployment, applications virtualization and application security to help provide a low cost of ownership and better return on investment.
Products included in this release are: Acrobat XI Pro, Acrobat XI Standard, Adobe Reader XI and newly integrated document services, Adobe FormsCentral and Adobe EchoSign.
Acrobat XI Standard is expected to be US$299 ($139 upgrade) and Acrobat XI Pro will come for US$449 ($199 upgrade).
Acrobat XI and its associated products are scheduled to ship within 30 days, with availability through Adobe Authorized Resellers, the Adobe Store, Adobe Direct Sales and Adobe Creative Cloud. The company made this announcement today, Oct. 1.