Install Forms Designer

Designer is a point-and-click graphical form design tool that simplifies the creation of XDP and PDF form templates. You can design a form template, define its logic, and meet strict legislative requirements. An XDP and PDF form serve as a Document of Record template in an Adaptive Form. These forms templates are different from Adaptive Form templates.


You require the following software and minimum hardware to install and configure Designer:

  • Microsoft® Windows® 2016 Server, Microsoft® Windows® 2019 Server, or Microsoft® Windows® 10
  • 1 GB of RAM for 32-bit or 2 GB of RAM for 64-bit OS
  • 16-GB disk space for 32-bit or 20-GB disk space for 64-bit OS
  • Graphics memory - 128 MB of GPU (256 MB recommended)
  • 2.35 GB of available hard-disk space
  • 1024 X 768 pixels or greater monitor resolution
  • Video hardware acceleration (optional)
  • Acrobat Pro DC, Acrobat Standard DC, or Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.
  • Administrative privileges to install Designer.

Install Designer

To install Designer, perform the following steps:

  1. Download Designer from Software Distribution.

  2. Double-click setup.exe to run the installer.

  3. Proceed and provide your details on the Personalization screen.

  4. If you accept the license agreement, click Next to proceed.

  5. (Optional) change the default installation path to install Designer at a location of your choice. Click Next.

  6. Click Back to change any preferences. To install Designer, click Install.

  7. Click Finish when the installation completes.

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