Once installed, you can create PDF files using the PDF Converter print driver, which works from virtually any Windows application; from the macros installed as a separate group in the menu bar of Microsoft and WordPerfect Office applications; or from within the PDF Converter program itself. Previous tools, such as text and object touch-up, are supplemented by new extras like on-screen measurement and callouts. Measurement is particularly useful if you are working with scaled drawings, and callouts are handy when marking up a document for peer review. Comments in callouts can now be attached to any point within a page and the callout can be dragged to any position while still maintaining a link to its insertion point. Here, though, it strikes through text you delete and adds any you type as a note to the document, thereby leaving the original content available. The ultimate markup is redaction.
It acts as the standard medium for a whole host of tasks - document exchange, collaboration and review, print production, form handling, archiving and so on. Adobe would naturally like you to use its own Acrobat applications to take full advantage of the format, but there is an alternative: