Adobe has introduced Adobe Acrobat Business Tools software, a new application that is part of Adobe's ePaper Solutions.

ePaper Solutions are designed to help managers integrate their paper and digital workflows. The software is available as a download from Adobe's Web site.

With Adobe Business Tools users can complete and save electronic forms, review and annotate documents, and capture and download fully-formatted Web pages. The Business Tools suite includes the Web capture tool from Acrobat 4.0, this lets users convert live Web pages into Adobe PDF files, preserving the graphics, fonts, colours and active hyperlinks. The suite also supports digital signatures. The software is available for both Mac and Windows platforms. It costs £50.

Adobe has also announced its launch of nine online stores in Europe. These will offer European customers Adobe's Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat. The Adobe online European stores will serve the UK, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, Sweden and Switzerland in four European languages.