Editor: Adobe PDF iFilter is designed for end users or administrators who wish to index Adobe PDF documents using Microsoft indexing clients. This allows the user to easily search for text within Adobe PDF documents.
Key benefits: • Integrates with existing operating systems and tools on your computer or within your Company • Provides an easy solution to search within Adobe PDF documents located on your computer, company network, and company intranet • Greatly increases your ability to accurately locate information
Adobe currently bundles a 32-bit PDF iFilter with Adobe Acrobat 9 as well as free Adobe Reader 9 software. It uses the Microsoft iFilter interface and allows third-party indexing tools to Extract text from Adobe PDF files.
In response to customer requests, Adobe is releasing Adobe PDF iFilter 9 for 64-bit platforms, which will allow searching PDF files on Microsoft Windows 64-bit platforms for applications such as Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and Microsoft SQL Server 2005.