Acrobat enterprise offers a user-based licensing model where you purchase licenses equal to the number of users who need to use Acrobat.
Adobe does not permit automation of a licensed copy of Adobe Acrobat enterprise offerings through automated scripts or RPA, except in cases where a customer is using Acrobat Pro’s Action Wizard (see more below). In all other instances, automation is prohibited. If you are interested in automating Acrobat or a document workflow, you will need to license a separate Document Cloud offering depending on your use case.
Adobe provides offers for enterprises seeking to run strictly large-scale on-premise automated document workflows. For automation not permitted under a user license, contact your Adobe representative.
You can automate the use of Acrobat if the following three conditions are met:
You must purchase named-user licensing of Acrobat to deploy it in a virtualized environment like Windows Virtual Desktop or Citrix. For more information, see Acrobat Virtualization Guide. The supported types of virtualization are:
Adobe Document Services provide APIs to automate PDF creation, manipulation, content extraction, and document generation in any application to build document workflows for invoice and report creation, content processing and republishing, data analysis, and more. The following APIs are available:
PDF Services API includes access to PDF Extract API and Document Generation API operations. You can use these APIs today with a free trial that includes 1,000 document transactions for up to 6 months.