Adobe Acrobat Pro

Adobe Acrobat Pro allows you to view, create, manipulate, print, and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). It is included in the Adobe Creative Suite and is also available as a stand-alone product. Through Connection (formerly GovConnection), faculty and staff may purchase a perpetual license, one that does not expire but is also not updated.

Purchase a Perpetual License for Adobe Acrobat Pro

  1. Go to HuskyBuy and login with your NetID and NetID password.
  2. Then click Login.
  3. In the Technology section, click on the Connection icon.
  4. Once inside the Connection store or “punchout,” search for Adobe Acrobat Pro.   You can purchase with a KFS number.
  5. Once purchased, you will get a message from Connection and then Adobe explaining how to install and license the software.
  Note: The person that purchases the license is listed as the administrator on the Adobe Licensing Website (LWS). The administrator can manage licenses at this site. The software is licensed during installation by serial number. For more information, see

Open Source Alternatives

For-Purchase Alternatives

Below is a list of alternatives to Adobe Acrobat for purchase. Please note: ITS does not endorse or support these applications.

To better understand the options and to see what is the best fit for you, please visit the the best Adobe Acrobat alternatives guide to review the information and make your selection.



Power PDF from Nuance


PDF-XChange Editor

Sejda Cloud