A contract is an arrangement with specific terms, enacted between two or more entities, in which there is a promise to perform something in return for valuable consideration or benefit. Using X-Author for Contracts you can manage the entire process of a contract life cycle. X-Author for Contracts lets you create new contracts, edit existing ones, insert clauses, insert fields, and much more. After you have checked out your document using the contract option, you are ready to begin the negotiation.