PDF files - any computer can open, with the proper "reader" software. All copies printed, worldwide, will look the same. That can't be said for any other form of text file.
ADOBE PDF- $$$ - If you need to create forms to
be returned, You will then need to pony up $$$ for the Adobe product.
ADOBE Reader - used to view PDF's and is necessary for PDF forms that are filled out by you and returned to the sender only. it's free, but it's a large program, consuming a lot of your computers resources with many very rarely used features that are necessary in the "Real world".
Much smaller, "Lightweight" programs can display
99.999% of the PDF's that you are going to encounter. I use
FOXIT on my newer machines, or let the Google Chrome browser
open them natively. On my windows 98 machine, which still works like
new, I use an older version of
"Newer isn't always better" Occasionally, updating a software program causes it to not work as well. Now what to do? Get your old program back at http://www.oldversion.com/
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