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Product: Acrobat 4.05
Company: Adobe
Estimated Street Price: $249
Review By: Julien JAY

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Features
3: Advanced Features

4: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for Adobe Acrobat 4.05.

Final Comments

How It Grades
  Installation: 85%
Performance: 90%
Portability: 95%
Features: 95%
Ability to produce
great looking
PDF files: 95%
Printing features: 85%
Compatibility with
third party software
: 95%
Quality of the free
reader software: 90%
: 80%
Overall: 90%

Adobe Acrobat is the perfect companion for those of you that want to enter into the e-paper era. Creating a universal document has never been so easy and the quality of the document you produce is relative to the software you used to create the initial document. Acrobat contains tons of features that help you create high impact documents and is priced at a very competitive price. Graphic designers will use the software to preserve their project design and streamline it for reviews and approvals while marketing and sales managers will make brochures & presentations accessible worldwide. Many other ways of use can be considered making Adobe Acrobat the ultimate, state of the art e-paper creating solution. If you need to create e-documents that can be viewed by anybody go ahead and purchase Acrobat.



Specs & Package
Overall Score 90%
Version Reviewed Adobe Acrobat 4.05c (Update 2)
Release Date Available now!
In The Box? 1 Quick Starting Book,
1 Users' guide,
1 CD,
1 registration card.
The Good Points Good interface,
Tons of features to create high impact PDF files,
Advantages of the PDF file format to enter the e-paper world.
The Bad Points Free reader module is huge to download
Reviewers PC Setup Pentium 4 1.5 Ghz
Intel D850GB Motherboard
Windows Millennium Edition
384 MB PC800 RDRAM w/ECC
DirectX 8
17" Sony Trinitron Monitor
Hercules 3D Prophet II Ultra 64Mb AGP 4x Graphics Card
Sound Blaster Live! Platinum 5.1
Adaptec 19160 Ultra SCSI card
Bewan Gazel 128 USB
Pinnacle Studio DV Plus
Pinnacle Studio PCTV USB

Microsoft TrackBall Explorer
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro

DVD Pioneer 105s (16/40x)
Yamaha CRW2100E
PC Required

Minimum System

Windows 95/98/Me, NT 4.0 with Service Pack 3 or Windows 2000
Pentium 133Mhz or higher
32Mb of RAM
75Mb of free hard disk space
Quad speed or higher CD-Rom Drive
SVGA 256 colors monitor
Microsoft Compatible mouse

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