How can I embed multimedia (video and audio files) into a PDF that could be viewable offline? I am trying to make a PDF document for people to download before they hike a trail. In the document there will be the usual text and images, but also, I want it to provide video and audio. How can I do this so it may be completely viewable offline? Or is is this not possible?
You can add multimedia objects.
To embedd mutlimedia in a PDf using Acrobat you need to refer to :
See the "Working with Digital Media in PDF Documents" --->>> "Integrating media into documents" starting on page 125 through 130.
On Page 126 these are the basic steps:
➤To embed a movie or sound file in a document
1.Open a document and change to the page on which you wish to place a screen annotation.
2.Display the Tools pane.
3.Select either the Video tool or the Sound tool from the Interactive Objects panel on Tools pane, as appropriate.
4.Marquee-select the desired movie screen area for your sound.
5.In the Add Movie or Add Sound dialog box, click the Browse button and browse for your media file.
6.From the toolbar, select the Hand tool, and click the screen annotation. The media file will play. This is the default behavior of a new screen annotation.
Select the Object tool on the Editing toolbar and double click on your screen annotation to bring up the Multimedia Properties dialog box. The dialog box has three tabs, Settings, Appearance and Actions. See Acrobat help for detailed descriptions of these tabs.
You can get all the SDK cocumentation that you need from here:
Totally possible @Kekai_Means_Ocean ,
You can go with @ls_rbls excellent suggestions or the resource below.
The key thing is to have the media file on your computer and not to link to a URL.
This is outdated, "Acrobat 6 compatible" relies on the Flash Player…
This tuto is up to date: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/rich-media.html
Thank you for clarifying JR!