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Adobe Launches Acrobat.com and Releases Acrobat 9 (With Flash)

extensive online apps, and pdfs with embedded Flash movies

     
7:45 am on Jun 2, 2008 (gmt 0)

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From TechCrunch [washingtonpost.com] at the Washington Post...

Adobe Launches Acrobat.com and Releases Acrobat 9 (With Flash)

Acrobat.com is a combination of three recently launched online services: Adobe Brio (online meetings), Adobe Buzzword (online word processor), and Adobe Share (online file sharing). Thus with the public beta launch of Acrobat.com, Adobe is taking on Google Docs, Microsoft Office Live Workspace, WebEx, and GoTo Meeting all at the same time.

Re Acrobat 9...

The big news here is that for the first time, Adobe's PDF-creating desktop software will support Flash.
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I played around with it a little bit and it seems to work well.

Buzzword seems to work really well, with a nice interface, much more like an application than a web site.

The ability to share your desktop will come in handy when trying to train others. If that stays free I will be very happy.

The most interesting thing I found is that they have google-analytics running on it (c;

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Acrobat.com says it doesn't support Opera :(
There's a lot of interesting stuff there though. I'm itching to try out the desktop sharing app.

Acrobat 9

The Flash support is nice, but that's not much incentive for me to upgrade from Acrobat 8. They aren't cheap upgrades.
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Acrobat.com says it doesn't support Opera
There's a lot of interesting stuff there though. I'm itching to try out the desktop sharing app.

I masked as Firefox but unfortunately they have run out of sign ups.

I know they are different departments but adobe does use opera rendering engine for its products.