To view or print an Adobe Acrobat file, you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software. Many computers will have this software already, but if you need it, you can get it free from Adobe through this link:
Adobe Acrobat format is commonly used to distribute documents to different computers, since the free reader software is available for many different computer operating systems. Acrobat format also allows formatting text on a page-by-page basis. Unlike HTML, Acrobat gives the creator control over exactly how the page and any text and graphics will be formatted.