Adobe Acrobat Reader is documentation software created by adobe systems. Adobe Reader 9 can be use for read, create, manage and print files in Portable Document Format. Portable Document Format means PDF extension computer files. Expect adobe reader 9 all family software by adobe systems are available for free download for users on adobe website.
Adobe reader can only read and print PDF files it can’t use for create a PDF files. You can just take a view of PDF files in adobe reader you can’t create new file or edit PDF files in adobe reader 9. Mostly adobe reader is using for present information just like a paper publication.
Adobe Reader is best software for print and read PDF files. Now days there are also many other softwares available in online market for read and write PDF files. Foxit reader is a top listed competitor of adobe reader.
Foxit reader is very light software as compare to Adobe Acrobat Reader 9 you can download its trail version just for free. Foxit Company also launched pfd writer software named as Foxit PDF Creator. You can edit any PDF file in Foxit Writer very easily and if you are using PDF creator then you can also make new PDF files.
Adobe Reader Latest Versions:
Adobe Reader 9 (Available for free download)
Adobe Reader 9.1 (Available for free download)
Adobe Reader 9.2 (Available for free download)
Adobe Reader 9.3 (Available for free download)
Adobe Reader 9.4 (Available for free download)
Adobe Reader Old Versions:
Adobe Reader 1.0
In 1993 adobe released first version of adobe reader. It was not initially free software that time adobe reader version 1.0 priced was $50 per user.
Adobe Reader 2.0
Adobe reader 2.0 was first released in 1994 for windows and Macintosh.
Adobe Reader 3.0
Acrobat 3.0 was released in 1996 for Windows 95. First time for give option to view PDF files in browser and first time support form filling.
Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0
Adobe Acrobat reader 4.0 was released April 1999 with following features.
- PDF version 1.3 (and prior) supported. Introduced Distiller Server 4.0 and Acrobat Business Tools 4.0
Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0
Adobe Acrobat 5.0 as released May 2001 with following extra features. It was last version for Windows 95.
- PDF version 1.4 (and prior) supported and Acrobat 5.0. PDF Writer removed from Macintosh application.
- supported the Adobe LiveCycle Reader Extensions
- Last version to support Win 95.