How To Open a PDF file

Ok, readers this is a very common file type, one that is created by Adobe systems uber popular and successful program Acrobat. It stands for [P]ortable [D]ocument [F]ormat file types or *.pdf.

Acrobat is a word processing and formatting program. If you just want to view the files created by Adobe Acrobat you can download the free Adobe Reader X from adobes web site here . This geek recommends that you do not install the McAfee free scanning tool. If you already have anti-virus it might cause issues. Or this free tool is going to ask you to upgrade to a paid version to do anything worthwhile.

Once your download and insall Acrobat Reader, you can open and print these files. If you ever find the need to edit one of these PDF files, that is going to require some additional (expensive) software. Adobe Acrobat retails for around $75 to $100.