PDF

Category
Page Layout Files
Common?
Yes
File Description
Cross-platform document created by Adobe Acrobat or a program with the Acrobat plug-in; commonly used for e-mail attachments or for saving publications in a standard format for viewing on mulitple computers; usually created from another document instead of from scratch. May contain text, images, forms, annotations, outlines, and other data; preserves fonts and formatting electronically across multiple platforms; appears on the screen as it will when printed on paper. .
Program(s) that open pdf files: Adobe Reader to view (free)
Adobe Acrobat to edit (commercial) Brava! Reader Foxit Reader or PDF Editor