One of the most frequent questions we’re getting is what’s new, what’s different, what’s changed between the Adobe Acrobat X (Acrobat 10) and previous versions? Or more simply put, what are the major new features in Acrobat X (Pro or Standard), versus Acrobat 9, 8, or even 7? Adobe calls it “the most compelling release yet” and these kinds of answers can help decide about upgrading…
So far the early reviews have been very positive… PC Magazine calls it “massively improved” and “faster and more powerful than ever,” with “finally a lucid, up-to-date interface” and “terrific corporate and automation features, including high-quality exports to Word and Excel documents.” Their review concludes that Acrobat X is “the most powerful, flexible, and best-designed PDF software ever written,” and “a giant step forward, and an essential upgrade for anyone who creates or manages PDFs.”
Acrobat X isn't bundled with Creative Suites, so you'll need to buy it separatetly if required.
As to the specifics of what’s new, see the chart below for Adobe Acrobat X Pro: