There’s an Acrobat DC
for everyone.

Which Adobe Acrobat DC product is right for you? Compare the editions and learn about the extra benefits you get when you subscribe.

Acrobat Standard DC Acrobat Pro DC
Perpetual Subscription Perpetual Subscription
Interact with PDFs
View, interact and comment on PDF content from your computer or mobile device X X X X
NEW Work on touch-enabled devices X X X X
NEW Store and share files online with instant access to recently viewed files X X X X
NEW Send, track and confirm delivery of important documents electronically X X
Create PDF files
Create PDFs from any application that prints X X X X
Create, protect and send PDFs in popular Office apps for Windows X X X X
Combine multiple documents in one PDF file X X X X
Convert web pages to interactive PDFs, complete with links X X X X
Prevent others from copying or editing sensitive information in PDFs X X X X
Turn scanned documents into searchable PDFs with selectable text X X X X
NEW Recognize text in scans, and then preview and fix suspected errors with a side-by-side view X X X X
NEW Automatically fix document photos to remove backgrounds and adjust perspective X X X X
Create and export PDFs on your mobile device X X
NEW Create high-quality PDFs in Microsoft Word for Mac X X
Prepare PDFs consistently with guided Actions X X
Convert or validate PDFs for compliance with ISO standards like PDF/A or PDF/X X X
Create and validate PDFs to meet accessibility standards for people with disabilities X X
Edit PDFs
NEW Edit text and images in a PDF with full-page paragraph reflow X X X X
NEW Turn PDFs into editable Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint files with improved formatting accuracy X X X X
Convert PDFs to JPEG, TIFF or PNG image formats X X X X
Insert, delete and organize pages in a PDF X X X X
Add bookmarks, headers, numbering or watermarks X X X X
NEW Edit text and organize pages in a PDF on your iPad X
NEW Turn scanned paper documents into instantly editable PDFs X X
Automatically optimize PDFs to reduce file size, or customize settings first X X
Add audio, video and interactive objects to your PDFs X X
Redact to permanently remove sensitive information in PDFs X X
Preflight and prepare files for high-end print production X X
Add Bates numbering to legal documents X X
Sign and collect
NEW Fill, sign and send forms fast from your computer or mobile device with smart autofill X X X X
NEW Collect e-signatures from others and track responses in real time X X
Turn paper or Word docs into fillable PDF forms X X X X
Add comments to PDFs with a highlighter, sticky notes and more X X X X
Collect comments from others in one PDF file X X X X
Mark PDFs with stamps, such as "approved" or "draft" X X X X
Work with certificate signatures X X X X
Compare two versions of a document to see what's changed X X
Deploy and manage across the organization
Safeguard systems and data with application security and sandboxing technology X X X X
Customize features and settings with the Customization Wizard and Enterprise Toolkit X X X X
Deploy and update with Microsoft SCCM/SCUP and Apple Remote Desktop X X X X
Use virtualization tools, including Microsoft App-V* and UE-V, or Citrix XenApp X X X X

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