I am really confused by the SDK licensing based on the forum posts and the license terms on the Acrobat website.
I wish to build plug-in that will be implemented with Acrobat Pro DC version only and not with Adobe Reader.
Are there any cost attached to the SDK? To my understanding, if we are not planning to have the plugin for Adobe Reader, there is no need for RIKLA program. However, do we need to pay or get approval for plugins for Acrobat Pro DC?
Are there any restrictions in distributing plug-in made using the SDK for users with Acrobat Pro DC only ?
If the plug-in is not for the Adobe Acrobat Reader, then you are free to go and develop and release the plug-in as per your requirements.
There is no license from Adobe required.
Thank you for your quick reply. How about DRM usage? Will that be free as well or do we have to pay Adobe?
For Acrobat Pro plugins, you can do whatever you want at no cost…since your customers/users will each have to install Acrobat on their machines to use your plugin.