Microsoft and Adobe are extending their close partnership this week with the integration of Adobe PDF services in Office 365. Adobe PDF services will be available from the ribbon within the web versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Business users of Office 365 can convert documents into PDF files while preserving font options, formatting, layouts, and password protection.
PDF integration follows the news of Microsoft's plans to redesign its Office web applications to be more modern and much faster to use. Microsoft is beginning to test a simplified tape for Office.com and its Office desktop applications, and Office on the web will now include comment avatars and dedicated colors for participants who are also viewing and editing the same document.
Adobe worked with Microsoft on PDF integration, following the preference of the company's electronic signature solution for the use of Office 365. Microsoft and Adobe have worked increasingly closely in recent years, and one more partnership The company began at the time that both companies came together to improve Photoshop on touchscreens in 2014. Adobe is also integrating its PDF services in OneDrive and SharePoint, along with greater integration into Microsoft Dynamics 365.