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MacRumors
Aug 29, 2011, 01:02 PM
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Adobe is expanding (http://blogs.adobe.com/acrobat/2011/08/create-pdf-on-ios.html) its suite of iOS apps with CreatePDF (http://appshopper.com/business/adobe®-createpdf), a universal app that takes files in a number of different formats and converts them to PDFs. This ensures that formatting and document layouts are preserved when passing them on to coworkers or clients. The app uses Adobe's online PDF creation service (https://www.acrobat.com/createpdf/en/home.html) to do the heavy lifting.

Some apps, including the iWork apps from Apple, already include PDF export functionality, but CreatePDF accepts a wide variety of formats including several Adobe products:
- MS Word (docx, doc), Excel (xlsx, xls), PowerPoint (pptx, ppt)
- Adobe Illustrator (ai), Photoshop (psd) and InDesign (indd)
- Images - JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF, TIFF
- RTF, Text and WordPerfect
- OpenOffice and StarOffice documentsTlo9Nla_1Zk
Adobe CreatePDF is available as a universal app for iPhone and iPad for $9.99 (http://appshopper.com/business/adobe®-createpdf) on the App Store. [iTunes (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/adobe-createpdf/id456561495?mt=8)]

Article Link: Adobe's PDF Creation Service Comes to iOS (http://www.macrumors.com/2011/08/29/adobes-pdf-creation-service-comes-to-ios/)



PaulieORF
Aug 29, 2011, 01:15 PM
FYI, this app is not compatible with the Verizon iPhone 4 running iOS 4.2.10, as it requires iOS 4.3 or later.

sevimli
Aug 29, 2011, 01:44 PM
Finally!

lazyrighteye
Aug 29, 2011, 02:41 PM
$9.99 U.S. is surprising.
Remove that first 9 and I might be inclined.

ModestForumName
Aug 29, 2011, 02:45 PM
Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 5_0 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/534.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Mobile/9A5302b)

Yeah price might be too high for a feature that should come standard with a mobile safari update.

kycophpd
Aug 29, 2011, 03:21 PM
You mean no one rejoiced as she said we could?

FloatingBones
Aug 29, 2011, 03:31 PM
The Readdle PDF converter (http://readdle.com/products/pdfconverter/) seems to handle all of the formats except the proprietary Adobe ones (which I don't need anyway). Is there any other advantage this tool has over its less-expensive competitors?

accessoriesguy
Aug 29, 2011, 03:39 PM
if it allows you to make those click-able/writable PDF's i'd be sold, they are a pain to make on illustrator or whatever program makes them, plus it would be a cheaper alternative :D

bluez3
Aug 29, 2011, 04:37 PM
Can it make a PDF from safari, if not this app is there any out there that do?

Arelunde
Aug 29, 2011, 06:27 PM
I imagine the fact the Vz iPhone4's iOS4.2.10 isn't good enough for this app means we can't use it on this device until iOS5 is released. As far as I can tell, there isn't any plan to go to 4.3+ between now and then (??)

isoMorpheus
Aug 29, 2011, 07:37 PM
Only those who would "rejoice" would find this at all useful, lest they see the 10 bucks as charity for a doomed company.

FloatingBones
Aug 29, 2011, 09:38 PM
Can it make a PDF from safari, if not this app is there any out there that do?

There may be a way, but it's not specified on the product's website.

This can definitely be done with Readdle's PDF Creator.

Andy Ihnatko recommended Readdle PDF Creator on Episode 259 of MacBreak weekly. That was good enough for me. :)

thegman1234
Aug 30, 2011, 09:11 AM
I didn't know Arby's bought Adobe.

HearingSilence
Aug 30, 2011, 03:40 PM
File -> Print -> Save as PDF

AmpSkillz
Oct 18, 2011, 07:22 AM
The Readdle PDF converter (http://readdle.com/products/pdfconverter/) seems to handle all of the formats except the proprietary Adobe ones (which I don't need anyway). Is there any other advantage this tool has over its less-expensive competitors?

Adobe's app works on all iOS devices, unlike Readdle's app