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What is PDF?


Last Reviewed: Tue, Apr 27, 2021

PDF stands for "Portable Document Format" which is a format created by the Adobe company and supported by their free Acrobat Reader. (Other companies also produce software that can create and read PDF files.)

PDF is also the format that lawyers use electronic filing.

See also, Where can I download Acrobat Reader?



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