Adobe Reader 9
Adobe Reader 9 software is a significant upgrade that transforms the process of creating and sharing electronic documents. Adobe Reader 9 delivers native support for Adobe Flash technology and the ability to unify a wide range of content in rich PDF Portfolios. It also offers access to real-time capabilities for conavigating a PDF document with colleagues.
Adobe Reader 9 adds new capabilities, better performance and stronger security. Here are parts of the enhanced features:
Packages, introduced in Adobe Reader 8, have been greatly enhanced and renamed. Portfolios provide easy navigation when you work with multiple PDF documents and other document types. They also enable you to work with a collection of materials such as drawings, e-mail messages, spreadsheets, and videos as a single file, which makes distribution, storage, retrieval, and collaboration easy for end users.
Improved launch speeds
Looking for faster launch speeds? Adobe has enhanced general performance and, in particular, has reduced launch times with Adobe Reader 9.
Adobe Reader 9 provides new digital signature functionality for an improved user experience. The new version also adds support for 256-bit AES encryption and new advanced security capabilities.
Native Adobe Flash support
Adobe Reader 9 can natively display rich media content, which you’ll notice immediately with Portfolios. Interested in viewing SWF and FLV files? Adobe Reader 9 is the answer.
Adobe Reader 9 includes easy access to Acrobat.com (beta), an exciting new set of online services from Adobe. With Acrobat.com, you can create PDF files online; create and coauthor documents with others; host live web meetings; upload and share PDF files and other types of documents and control who has access to them; and even embed a rich, interactive preview of your document in a web page.
But, that’s not all. Adobe Reader 9 offers a new PDF Standards Pane, improved CAD and geospatial functionality and accessibility enhancements.
The Adobe® Reader® 9 Spelling Dictionary Pack supports 32 languages and language variations and supplements the dictionary that comes with each version of Adobe Reader software. It enables Adobe Reader users to perform spell checks on items such as form fields and comments and to add and edit custom words to their user dictionaries for future reference.
As Adobe Reader is part of Adobe Acrobat Family, you may as well take a look at Adobe Acrobat.