Learn more about Adobe SendNow

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What is Adobe SendNow?

  • How does Adobe SendNow work?
    • With Adobe SendNow, you can easily send large files to others. When you click “Send Now”, you upload your file to our secure server. We then notify your recipient that it's ready to download. Your recipient can click on a link within the email to download the file.
    • Adobe SendNow subscribers can access their previously sent files at any time by logging into the service. Any sent file can then be deleted and recipients will no longer be able to download it. At the free subscription level, all sent files are stored for 7 days. With a premium subscription, sent files are stored for a number of days that is configurable by the sender.
  • What types of files does Adobe SendNow support?
    • Adobe SendNow supports a broad range of file types from CAD files to ZIP files to Microsoft Office documents. Adobe SendNow supports audio and video in PDF documents as well as native audio and video files. You cannot use Adobe SendNow to send the following file types: font formats (TTF, DFONT, OTF); archive formats (TGZ, RAR 7Z, SIT, JAR, WAR, CAB); system files and executable formats (EXE, DLL, JS, VB, BAT, CMD, COM, CPL, SH, CSH, TCSH, KSH, BASH, ZSH, INF, HTA, HLP, INS, ISP, VB, JSE, LNK, MS, PIF, SCR, SHS, WS); web files (CHM, CRT); database files (MDB); or raster image files (PCD, SCT).
  • How many files can I send with Adobe SendNow?
    • There is no restriction on the number of files you can send. However, with a Basic or Plus account, the size of any file must not exceed 2GB, and you cannot exceed a storage limit of 5GB and 20GB, respectively. For free accounts, the size of any file must not exceed 100MB and the storage limit is 500MB.
  • How many files can I convert to PDF with Adobe SendNow?
    • Using the Convert to PDF feature, Adobe SendNow allows you to convert an unlimited number of files to PDF.
  • What file formats can I convert to PDF?
    • You can convert the following file types: text (TXT, PS, RTF); Adobe Creative Suite® (InDesign®, Photoshop®, and Illustrator®); Microsoft Office (DOC, XLS, PPT); Microsoft Office 2010 and 2007 (DOCX, PPTX, XLSX); Microsoft Publisher 2003 and 2007 (PUB); Open Office (ODT, ODP, ODS, ODG, ODF); Star Office (SWX, SXI, SXC, SXD, STW); WordPerfect (WPD); and images (BMP, GIF, JPEG, TIFF, PNG).
  • Is there a limit on how big a file I can convert to PDF with Adobe SendNow?
    • There is a 100MB limit per file.
  • Do file recipients need to also have an Adobe SendNow account?
    • For files that require sign in to access, recipients will need an Adobe SendNow account and can simply sign up for a free account. For files that do not require sign in, recipients do not need to sign up for an Adobe SendNow account to access them.
  • How do I purchase Adobe SendNow?
    • You may purchase a subscription to Adobe SendNow through the Adobe Store. Simply choose an annual or monthly subscription, add it to your shopping cart, and check out. Your credit card will be charged automatically, either annually or monthly, based on the type of subscription you purchased.
  • Are my files secure with Adobe SendNow?
    • Yes. You can set permissions and select who has access to view and download your files. When you use Adobe SendNow, your information is protected by server authentication and data encryption through a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection. In addition, you can use application-level features to further limit the accessibility of your content.
  • What kind of support is included with Adobe SendNow offerings?
    • Paid subscribers can contact Support by chat and phone for one-on-one assistance. Support agents are available 24x7. Support options available to all users include online product Help, knowledgebase documents, and moderated forums.

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