I just want to inform my readers here that Adobe Acrobat 8.1 Professional and Standard update has been released as mentioned here
What is new in Adobe 8.1
Adobe Acrobat 8.1 Professional and Standard update – English, French, German, and Japanese
The Adobe® Acrobat® 8.1 Professional and Standard update addresses several known issues in Acrobat 8 Professional and Standard software. Adobe recommends that all Acrobat 8 Standard and Professional users apply this update.
Improvements in Adobe Acrobat 8.1 Standard and Professional include the following:
» Support for Microsoft® Windows Vista™ (32-bit and 64-bit versions)
» Support for Microsoft Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 (32-bit and 64-bit versions)
» Support (including one-button PDF file creation) for Microsoft Office 2007
» Additional stability improvements
This multilingual update can be applied to English, French, German, and Japanese versions of Acrobat 8 Professional or Standard. For more information, see the technical document describing the Acrobat 8.1 update in the Support Knowledge base.
Acrobat 8.1 Standard for Windows requires the following:
» Intel Pentium III processor or equivalent
» Microsoft Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4; Windows Server 2003 (32-bit or 64-bit editions) with Service Pack 1; Windows XP Professional, Home, Tablet PC, or 64-bit Editions with Service Pack 2; or Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, or Enterprise (32-bit or 64-bit editions)
» Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or 7
» 256MB of RAM (512MB recommended)
» 490MB of available hard-disk space; cache for optional installation files (recommended) requires an additional 280MB of hard-disk space
» 1,024×768 screen resolution
» CD-ROM drive, if installing from a CD
» Internet or phone connection required for product activation
Adobe has released an update for Acrobat 8 Professional and Standard, which provides support for Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007.
Where it is compatible?
In an official statement of adobe, an Adobe representative stated,
“Adobe shipped Acrobat 8 in November of last when the final versions of Vista and Office 2007 were not yet available. As a result, while the initial shipping version of Acrobat 8 could be installed and run on Vista and Office 2007, it did not fully support them.”
The firm also revealed that Adobe Reader 8.1 is also now available to home users. The free Adobe Reader 8.1 is Vista-compatible and is available for download here.