New document-compare features. Collaboration features use Adobe's web site for meeting rooms. Cons The interface still isn't as clear as it could be. Some OCR functions require complex workarounds and produce middling results. Bottom Line Acrobat 9 is a major upgrade with compelling new features for creating media-rich PDF files. This article, which was a preview of the beta version, has been updated to a of the shipping product.
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