Adobe announced the feature on a blog, what it calls "the most comprehensive set of PDF tools right in the browser."
Google Chrome now lets you edit PDFs directly in browser, as Adobe has released its extension for Chrome. The extension will allow users to view, convert, compress, and sign PDFs on the browser without switching applications. Earlier, Adobe was offering this service separately on its website, but now having the service as a browser extension makes it much more useful.
After installing the extension on the browser, users can share files with others to collect all feedback in one place. The software giant, Adobe, announced the feature on a blog, what it calls "the most comprehensive set of PDF tools right in the browser." For years, users have been looking for a simple free tool for PDF management online. With this extension, opening PDFs using Adobe Acrobat for Chrome works just like an online PDF editor. Users will be able to fill and sign a file or mark up a PDF with comments, highlights, and drawings.
The free access also lets users download and print the documents as well.Apart from this, users with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC subscription will get additional tools, which include converting a PDF to a Microsoft Word document from the browser, converting Web pages into PDF, preserving the layout, formatting, and links of captured pages.The Fill and Sign tool in the Adobe Acrobat extension will allow users to fill in forms and add signatures free of cost without leaving the browser.