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Adobe Acrobat Reader20.009.20067

21 June 2020

View PDF documents.

Overview

Adobe Acrobat Reader allows users to view PDF documents. You may not know what a PDF file is, but you've probably come across one at some point. PDF files are used by companies and even the IRS to distribute documentation and other pieces of information about their products, and Adobe Acrobat Reader is the essential interpreter. Acrobat integrates directly with your Web browser, so if you come across a PDF document on the Web, you can view it directly from within your Netscape or Internet Explorer browser window. Acrobat also makes printing much more practical, by guaranteeing that the printout will look exactly like it does on your screen.

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software is the free global standard for reliably viewing, printing, and commenting on PDF documents.

And now, it's connected to the Adobe Document Cloud − making it easier than ever to work across computers and mobile devices.

It's the only PDF viewer that can open and interact with all types of PDF content, including forms and multimedia.

How do I get Adobe Reader on my Mac?

  • Go to MacUpdate to download the Adobe Reader.
  • Click the green "Download" button.
  • Open the file from your downloads folder and go through the installation process.
  • Once you have gone through the installation process you can launch the app from your "Applications" folder.

What's new in Adobe Acrobat Reader

Version 20.009.20067:

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC update v20.009.20067

CEF Infra
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257 Reviews of Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Edac2
07 September 2019
Version: 19.012.20036

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The full name of this dog is Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Yes, the infamous and detested Acrobat DC. So I installed it as a test to see how it compares to DC Pro, and it's just as bad. The program opens with an index of all the PDFs opened on your Mac since the Age of Dinosaurs. The viewer window is dominated by a big, red "Convert" button which apparently installs a 30-day trial of Acrobat DC Pro, and an optional "Sign In" on the top right. The Save As window is especially confusing, with a couple of online options you might not even have. To save normally requires pressing a second, "Other" button. Like Pitbull, I immediately deleted it using the free AppCleaner app (a must-have, 5-star utility).
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Derekcurrie
12 April 2020
Version: 20.006.20042
v20.006.20042 is from March 18th. If you use Adobe‘s auto-update, you probably already have this version.
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jgmcontracts
03 March 2020
Version: 20.006.20034
Never Download anything free or otherwise from Softonic and F&*k Adobe Reader from here.
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Edac2
07 September 2019
Version: 19.012.20036
The full name of this dog is Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Yes, the infamous and detested Acrobat DC. So I installed it as a test to see how it compares to DC Pro, and it's just as bad. The program opens with an index of all the PDFs opened on your Mac since the Age of Dinosaurs. The viewer window is dominated by a big, red "Convert" button which apparently installs a 30-day trial of Acrobat DC Pro, and an optional "Sign In" on the top right. The Save As window is especially confusing, with a couple of online options you might not even have. To save normally requires pressing a second, "Other" button. Like Pitbull, I immediately deleted it using the free AppCleaner app (a must-have, 5-star utility).
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anonymous-tapir-4712
15 July 2019
Version: 19.012.20034
Only ever install this briefly for something critical that doesn't work properly in Preview - use it, then delete it.
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Derekcurrie
10 April 2019
Version: 19.010.20098
Security update v19.010.20099 was released today. It patches two CVE security holes, one important and one critical. Be Sure To Update! Read the gory details here: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb19-19.html
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catbrotz
25 February 2019
Version: 19.010.20098
It automatically launched with every restart of the mac; and I could only "force-quit" out of it with the Activity Monitor.
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TallTed
29 January 2019
Version: 19.010.20069
New Reader v19 installer demands macOS 10.11, but this page claims it works with 10.9 and later. Still a good thing I don't let MUD auto-install such updates!
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scanphot
12 January 2019
Version: 19.010.20064
When the update was installed it took away the possibility to view panoramas running Quick Time 7. Now I have to waste time reinstalling the previous version that worked fine. Also have to tell my customers why they can't view the panoramas. Have now disabled Macupdates. What a waste of time!
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TallTed
10 October 2018
Version: 19.008.20071
Reader v19 installer demands macOS 10.11, but this page claims it works with 10.4.11 and later. Good thing I don't let MUD auto-install such updates!
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HandyMac
15 June 2018
Version: 18.011.20040
As we know, Adobe Reader is buggy, insecure bloatware; I keep an old version around for just one task: to determine which fonts are embedded in a PDF. Preview doesn't give this information, neither do Skim or PDFpen. Does anybody know of a free PDF viewer which can show this information? Also helpful would be a PDF viewer which allows wildcard searches; so far as I can tell from Adobe's chaotic website, Reader does not, nor do Preview or Skim.
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fput
16 November 2017
Version: 18.009.20044
This is the new flash as this german news article correctly states: https://www.heise.de/security/meldung/Patchday-Adobe-Acrobat-und-Reader-sind-das-neue-Flash-3890424.html This update alone closes 62 CVE security vulnerabilites. That is a good thing. But if your code is that broken, the best advice is: do not use this software.
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higherterrain-com
13 September 2017
Version: 17.012.20098
Don't use the DC version of Adobe but rather the 11.0.22 version since I don't do subscriptions. If you want the 11.02 version look here and don't download off of the link provided by MU. Go here https://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/ReleaseNotes/11/11.0.22.html#elevenzerozerotwentytwo
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Derekcurrie
07 August 2017
Version: 17.009.20058
*AHEM* Version 17.009.20058 of Adobe Acrobat Reader is INSECURE. It was released April 4, 2017. This means MU is WAY behind reporting Reader updates. August 8th 2017 Adobe will have released a SECURITY PATCHED new version of both Acrobat and Reader that patches major security holes! BE CERTAIN TO UPDATE August 8th ! ! ! Adobe posts Security Bulletins here: https://helpx.adobe.com/security.html
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bbitg
20 April 2017
Version: 17.009.20044
For your information: only the last two Current Versions (DC Version 2017 and DV Version 2015) are getting security Updates. Don´t stick with older Versions because of heavy security holes. If you don´t need it, delete the App. See: http://supportdownloads.adobe.com/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Macintosh
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Dana-Sutton
03 November 2016
Version: 15.020.20042
I still have a copy of an old version of AR somewhere on my HD. Don't know why. It's been years since I encountered a PDF document that Preview couldn't open and handle perfectly well.
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Derekcurrie
11 October 2016
Version: 15.020.20039
This is a massive security fix version. UPDATE NOW. There are 71 CVE security patches. The Security Bulletin is here: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb16-33.html
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higherterrain-com
11 October 2016
Version: 15.020.20039
It would be nice if MacUpoate distinguished between Adobe Reader DC and Adobe Reader since the one they have today Oct 11 2016 is the DC version.
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StrictlyBagel
12 July 2016
Version: 15.016.20045
Still doesn’t validate and generate barcodes properly. Stick with version 11 instead.
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Sjha
03 June 2016
Version: 15.016.20041
I love this from the description - "Acrobat integrates directly with your Web browser, so if you come across a PDF document on the Web,you can view it directly from within your Netscape or Internet Explorer browser window. "
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Fra
12 January 2016
Version: 15.010.20056
I really like the screenshot !
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B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
19 November 2015
Version: 15.009.20077
I don't care for the DC version of Adobe Reader. It clutters up the interface with stuff most of us don't need or want. It's just one more naked ploy to get people to pay for Adobe cloud services. I don't know if they're just too greedy or too stupid, but, as with their Creative Cloud, they're driving people to look for alternatives to Adobe software. And the so-called classic path version is much the same, not really classic at all. In order to install the last version of the old Adobe Reader app listed above you need to get the full install of version 11.001 at http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=5540. As with the stand-alone versions of the CS 6 apps and Lightroom, they don't make the location easy to find, no doubt on purpose. At Adobe it's Creative Cloud everywhere, all the time. Adobe is now run by the marketing department. Customer service, of every kind, is buried deep.
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NanKi
10 August 2015
Version: 15.008.20082
The app crashes several times a day. I'm using 11-inch MacBook Air with OS X 10.9. Fix the issue please!
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Harv
14 July 2015
Version: 15.008.20082
Is this intended to replace Adobe Reader 11.x or otherwise supplement it? I ask because Adobe Reader 11.x is no longer found on MU.
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WowzaBaluga
25 June 2015
Version: 11.0.11
Terribly inefficient. Runs the dedicated graphics card on my 2012 MacBook Pro running by itself.
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joris-3
14 May 2015
Version: 11.0.11
Crashes immediately when i try to put a remark on the PDF. (Yosemite 10.10.3 and Adobe PDF 11.0.11)
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Sean-Smith
12 May 2015
Version: 11.0.11
Adobe Reader 11.0.11 drops support for Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7: http://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/ReleaseNotes/index.html#x Adobe Reader 11 never supported Mac OS X 10.5.
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Dolphinboy2u
10 December 2014
Version: 11.0.10
It's irritating that the Adobe Reader plugin is installed by default when you install Adobe Reader, which overrides the intrinsic Safari PDF reader when viewing PDFs on the web. For those who want to remove the Adobe Reader plugin (there are two files), go here: Macintosh HD / Library / Internet Plug-Ins and perhaps here as well: Macintosh HD / System / Library / Internet Plug-Ins
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Wts
09 December 2014
Version: 11.0.10
And what does the Adobe Reader do better than Apple's built in Preview ? Although in this world of terabyte drives why should i waste 269 MB ?
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3.5
y-jensencharles
30 October 2014
Version: 11.0.09
Not my type, i like highlights the sentence while reading. But old Adobe, good body!
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y-jensencharles
30 October 2014
Version: 11.0.09
Not my type, i like highlights the sentence while reading. But old Adobe, good body!
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jack2001
07 October 2014
Version: 11.0.09
la ritengo ottima, non ne ho trovate altre a questo livello
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Aapple
17 September 2014
Version: 11.0.09
The download link for 11.0.09 is not a standard adobe download link and the installer does not behave like an Abobe installer. The adobe web site is still on 11.0.07. Is this a legitimate upgrade or an infected one?
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1.5
cernus
14 April 2014
Version: 11.0.06
Two weeks ago I left my Windows PC when I received my brand new MBP. When I wanted to open a PDF, I naturally went on Adobe website and installed the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Even with a tiny PDF (10 pages) it is difficult to scroll and navigate through the document (with the magic mouse it is almost impossible). On my Windows PC everything is fine but on my MBP, it is just awful. Fans a running at the maximum speed (it seems o) and the pages are jumping. Then I installed PDF Reader Pro and everything went back to normal. Strange. On the Adobe forum, some people are complaining for more than 6 months and I can see that nothing has been done so far. Is it because of the MBP retina 2013? Thanks to MacUpdate I am going now to try Skim.
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Philosopherdog
16 January 2014
Version: 11.0.06
Why on earth would any sane person ever install this on a Mac? Preview is such an incredibly beautiful pdf reader, built right in. Nothing Adobe has ever done could come close. Not a chance.
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JoeT8820
14 January 2014
Version: 11.0.06
For anyone that cares, (I'm looking at you Enterprise people) the version number remains the same. The actual 11.0.0.4 has a creation date of Sept. 5, 2013 and the just-released 11.0.0.4 is dated Dec. 20, 2013. At least that is the case for the version downloaded from Adobe's enterprise site.
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Rutterp83
02 January 2014
Version: 11.0.04
List of problems: - Buggy; occasionally crashes on 10.9.1. - Bloated (306 MB versus Preview at 37 MB). - Poor performance; long load time and laggy scrolling. – Non-Apple Installer, non-native interface. – Force installs Adobe Reader Internet Plug-in for viewing PDFs within Safari, replacing the native viewer. The user can only remove Adobe's plug-in by deleting it from his or her library. Sadly, still necessary to interact with some PDF files.
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Yarpyarp
08 June 2013
Version: 11.0.03
Would like an option to enable/disable web plugin
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Robio
16 January 2013
Version: 11.0.01
When installed Adobe Reader takes over all PDF functions, including opening PDFs within browsers, even Safari. It's slower than Preview, doesn't have the ease of annotations like Preview. It's a bloatware dinosaur. Run for your life.
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Scifi
10 January 2013
Version: 11.0.01
. Caution to the Intel® 32-bit users here that need the PDF™ NPAPI (browser plugin) version of this 11.0.01 update: Adobe® has apparently eliminated (or “forgot”) the 32-bit chunk of the code — it is only 64-bit in this 11.0.01 package. But they did provide the 32-bit chunk for the Non-NPAPI plugin here (it should therefore work in both modes). [FYI Firefox needs the NPAPI version; Firefox is still built for both Intel® bit-modes, even the Nightly official builds… The previous Adobe® PDF NPAPI plugin (for 11.0.0) did have both chunks, so this 11.0.01 build would seem a regression… I have tried every–which–way to login with my id at adobe.com so I could report this, but they use URLs that won’t pass my thick DNS filters (ergo no browser can successfully log me in here, and no I am not going to change the filters ‘just’ for them)… Maybe if someone really cared about this apparent regression, s/he might go file a bugreport with them about this… ] .
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2.5
Molamola
05 November 2012
Version: 11.0.0
Always defaults to the first Printer in the alphabet (which on my mac is the one which is usually not available) even if another default printer is set. THIS SUCKS BIG TIME. Please, adobe, use the system print dialogue like you did until Reader 9 instead messing everything up with your own one. Your print settings on Mac are simply a mess!
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Caslon
16 October 2012
Version: 11.0.0
In the default installation, Adobe's PDF browser plugin is installed. Choose "Customize" in the "Installation Type" screen to turn this off.
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Cerniuk (Captcha H8r)
22 September 2012
Version: 10.1.4
Adobe, would it really be so bad to name the disk image something non geek-speak? The disk image and the volume name is "AdbeRdr1014_en_US" which is not exactly something you can find the next day in Spotlight using, oh, I dont' know "Adobe" or "Acrobat". If your servers are so limited that they cannot handle a file name like "Adobe Acrobat 10.4.1.dmg" then maybe it is time to consider upgrading to Mac OS X Server.
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Kobalt
13 September 2012
Version: 10.1.4
Hmmm, interesting how the Updater is a larger file than the Reader itself by about 35MB.
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0.5
Salrman
24 May 2012
Version: 10.1.3
I agree with previous posts regarding the updater - I have not been able to get the updater to work since buying this product a year ago. I've spent hours on the phone with Adobe, created new administrator accounts, and it still doesn't work. They don't seem to have an answer. So as much as I'd like to comment on the functionality of each new version, I can't get there from here!
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J-w-
11 April 2012
Version: 10.1.3
I can hardly believe it....it seems like they finally fixed the problem where, if you tried to open an FDF file on the Mac, it would endlessly flip back and forth between Safari and Acrobat. This has been a problem for years...now the FDF file actually opens!
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0.5
jessica@jessicawilliams-com
29 February 2012
Version: 10.1.2
Slowed my Mac Pro to a crawl running Lion 10.7.3. How could it take up so much space??? For WHAT? I looked for an uninstaller. None. I did a manual uninstall using EasyFind and AppCleaner. Things are zippy again (knock knock). I'll stick to Preview and Skim. The Behemoth Adobe Built. Never again.
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StrictlyBagel
25 February 2012
Version: 10.1.2
From the installer: "Installing this software requires 415.8 MB of space." Adobe, are you out of your mind??????
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Otterblue
30 January 2012
Version: 10.1.2
What's the use of Reader when you have Preview?
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Leesa
12 January 2012
Version: 10.1.2
I tried to update this twice by Updating from inside the Client. It D/Ls a file that opens as a dmg file (I think it was dmg) that starts to update and then hangs. After a half hour of hanging I quit and rebooted and tried again. Same thing.
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MAchintrucbidule459
12 January 2012
Version: 10.1.2
Pure gold : "you can view it directly from within your Netscape or Internet Explorer browser window"
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Pfackelmann
11 January 2012
Version: 10.1.2
Before this showed up on MacUpdate I got a message about the security problem and update. I went to the Adobe site and got „Version 10.1.0“! Here I got version 10.1.2 dated „14. September 2011“. Kind of chaotic. Trying to contact Adobe one is pushed around in circles. Perhaps Mr Adobe will read this. Peter
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Dp-G4-450guy
14 September 2011
Version: 10.1.1
Sheeesh, who wrote the "What's new" comments from Adobe? It makes it look like they BROKE things for the new version. Awful grammar. Seems to work ok in Snow Lion.
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Vkubalkova
04 August 2011
Version: 10.1.0
Does not work with Lion! Very embarassing if you have a lot of pdfs. The only thing is to read pdf with safari or preview but it crashes preview. :(
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Molamola
27 April 2011
Version: 10.0.3
I returned to 9.4.x because of the horrible new, non standard printer settings. No reliable way to print duplex. Sometimes the second page is printed empty, then simply no duplex at all, adobes settings and the system wide settings simply seem to fight each other... - the new print dialogue works fine in the windows version, but is a mess on mac osx. feels like they just used windows code and abandoned any effort of porting it halfways in the process.
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Xenophile
24 April 2011
Version: 10.0.3
Slow and ponderous on a 2.33 GHz Core 2 Duo Mini. Integrated ads nag me all the time. It's been years since I tried Reader, so I thought I'd give it another chance. What a stupid waste of time. Skim operates on such a higher plane, if Adobe developers care, they must be embarrased by Reader's profound inferiority. It did open the few PDFs I tried, and it didn't crash, so I suppose it's not entirely worthless.
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Xenophile
24 April 2011
Version: 10.0.3
Slow and ponderous on a 2.33 GHz Core 2 Duo Mini. Integrated ads nag me all the time. It's been years since I tried Reader, so I thought I'd give it another chance. What a stupid waste of time. Skim operates on such a higher plane, if Adobe developers care, they must be embarrased by Reader's profound inferiority. It did open the few PDFs I tried, and it didn't crash, so I suppose it's not entirely worthless.
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Grandpa-John
22 April 2011
Version: 10.0.3
I had only one use for Reader 9. It was to print out booklets and Reader 9 had a very handy Print window that would let you set up your booklet so it would print properly. Now with Reader 10 I just don't get it! Reader 10 has done away with the ability to set up and print booklets. So I have absolutely no use for it. I guess I for one will stick with Reader 9 for booklet printing, but I'll continue to use Preview for reading PDF files.
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OSX-FTW!
21 April 2011
Version: 10.0.3
I wouldn't download this on a bet. Plenty of other ways to view a .pdf that don't involve getting tangled up with this.
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Poikkeus
16 December 2010
Version: 10.0.0
Adobe has high standards - and that's why Adobe Reader is such a disappointment; the good news is that they've shown considerable interest in improving their products - at least the paid ones, anyway. Reader, currently, is sluggish, has a large footprint, and is very difficult to configure. I'll use VLC or Preview to view PDFs because it's faster and easier to use. Reader needs a makeover to move it into real competition.
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Hdms
10 December 2010
Version: 10.0.0
I've had to uninstall Reader X and re-install v9.4.1 as Reader X overrides my printer presets: it persists in printing in colour when the preset (for economic reasons) is black and white printing. Reverting to v9 fixes that. Plus, attempting to make any changes in the convoluted Reader X printing prefs results in a 'no pages selected to print' error. Plus, having the v9 simple search box right there just seems easier to use - for me, the new UI isn't intuitive.
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R-schlemmer
21 November 2010
Version: 10.0.0
iMac Mac OS X v. 10.6.5 3.06 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo "Check for Updates" under "Help" with Adobe Reader 9.4.1 active. "Adobe Reader is already up to date" Why? When clearly it isn't.
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Whiterock
20 November 2010
Version: 10.0.0
Reader 10 doesn't handle fonts well at all. Opening a well-made pdf file (e.g. "Property List Programming Guide" from Apple) has the text looking like a ransom note made from cutout letters. The pdf shows perfectly in Reader 9. The Reader X view of the pdf is difficult to read. I'm junking Reader X and waiting for Adobe to do what they should have done before releasing this version.
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Ilgaz
20 November 2010
Version: 10.0.0
funny is, there is a complete psycho on macupdate hunts for posts mentioning ppc and abuses the rating system. Drop PPC support? Flne. Where is coretext api support? OpenCL? parallel processing? Graphics acceleration? I have a weird guess that this version has much more copied/pasted/outsourced Bangalore code in it. I wouldn't jump to it on production machines.
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spam-20
20 November 2010
Version: 10.0.0
Reader 9.x was already over 150 MB but Version 10.0 takes an incredible 300MB of disk space. I really don't want to waste so much space... Sure, Skim and Preview are smaller because they use the System's PDF-View but I don't see the reason why Adobe Reader doubled in size. I don't know but I guess Reader 7 and 8 were even smaller and they could show pdfs just as well...
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John-Sawyer-CJS
20 November 2010
Version: 10.0.0
Intel only for Adobe Reader X? There's no PPC version on Adobe's website.
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Ilmolto
20 November 2010
Version: 10.0.0
Do I need to uninstall 9.4.1 before installing this? I don't want to end up with two Adobe Readers on my system.
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joel-nelson
19 November 2010
Version: 9.4.1
Adobe Reader X came out within the last couple days, or at least I was able to download it from Adobe's website last night (Nov. 18).
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Timmyb
18 November 2010
Version: 9.4.1
All of you folks who smugly proclaim Adobe Reader to be a security risk; be advised that Apple Preview has multiple 0day exploits.
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Texspleen
17 November 2010
Version: 9.4.1
Don't waste your time. Use Preview.
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Sean-Smith
17 November 2010
Version: 9.4.1
Adobe Reader 9.4.1 is not Intel-only, contrary to what it says under "Platform" above. When giving information about updates, MacUpdate's right-hand column doesn't know what it's left-hand column is doing.
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Pepelepugh
16 November 2010
Version: 9.4.1
Adobe Reader is like inviting a middle aged street bum to live in your household rent free. It contributes absolutely nothing of value and consumes as much of your resources as it likes. It may seem like a grand idea to start with but ultimately you will guaranteed, come to regret your choice.
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Big-Mac-XXL
01 September 2010
Version: 9.3.4
Pro: - Hitting cmd-d shows what fonts are used in a PDF, essential for typophiles (Preview can't do that) Con: - Extremely terrible and nearly unusable PDF display, much inferior than Preview (all Adobe Products also InDesign have this massive bug aka "feature") For daily PDF use Preview, Skim or Papers are my favourites.
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Vince730
22 August 2010
Version: 9.3.4
Not necessary for the Mac. For most general PDF needs, Preview is fine. And while preview does have the disadvantage of having to download all PDFs to use it, I will accept that in exchange for not having to deal with the bloated, security hole ridden software that is Adobe Acrobat. That being said - There are some uses for it. Preview can't handle locked/protected PDFs and caused major problems when I tried to access an online textbook. Turns out I needed Adobe Reader to open the PDF directly in the browser for it to work. I still have it installed for times like that, but Preview is my default PDF reader.
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Ilgaz
21 August 2010
Version: 9.3.4
It is ridicolous that they abandoned PowerPC users with "Adobe Air" (no 2.x or 1.x secure version) but they still insist opening that GIANT SECURITY HOLE once you run their application. How? It installs Adobe air insecure version again. Trust me, they will soon be banned by corporate 100.000 seat networks or governments. They are pushing admins too far. BTW; I am not a fan of OS X preview either. It is also funny that mac developers haven't figured our market either. They have access to Quartz PDF rendering free, just add couple of corporate features, sell for $10. Should we tell these as users?
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Gazman
20 August 2010
Version: 9.3.4
The related links is to the 9.3.3 updater not the 9.3.3 full version.
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Mark-Everitt
20 August 2010
Version: 9.3.4
The description is misleading in my opinion. The Adobe reader is hardly "essential" given that OS X comes with Preview. Sure, Preview lacks a couple of the newer features but even so I've never found the need to install the Adobe reader. Of course, Safari handles PDF files in the browser natively too, so for most (I guess most stick with Safari) this is a non-issue too. In addition, Netscape... IE!? Adobe probably needs to start paying attention and come up with a better description for mac users.
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DevTools-Inc-
19 August 2010
Version: 9.3.4
Adobe releases full versions of Acrobat products only every three months ("quarterly"). See here http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/837/cpsid_83708.html for more information. So do not hope, that you will find a full installer in near future. *grrr*
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Px9-855
19 August 2010
Version: 9.3.4
Adobe wants us to use Acrobat Reader on a Mac using their own installer (which now finally works)? If that isn't app redundancy I don't know what is... :D
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Harv
19 August 2010
Version: 9.3.4
Not sure what portends, but this updater ran flawlessly for me. I just hope it's sign that Adobe has (finally) developed an installer that works.
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Kaz219
01 July 2010
Version: 9.3.3
Doesn't work for me. Download the updater (AdbeRdrUpd933_all_i386.dmg), open it, it asks me to “choose the copy of AdobeReader to update” but, after navigating to it, I can't select my Adobe Reader, it's dimmed.
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Revco
30 June 2010
Version: 9.3.3
What a dumbass updater. I don't have the Safari PDFViewer Plugin installed so I get an error message with the updater. The Repair Setup window it throws up is behind the Updater window and it won't let me select it to Cancel/Continue with the Plugin issue. And the Cancel button on the installer window is greyed out. Honestly, Adobe, you're a lost cause.
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Jo*
30 June 2010
Version: 9.3.3
Just a remark: Adobe doesn't get their Downloadpage-sh*t together. On their webpage they still provide 9.3.0 as of today while announcing 9.3.3 here at MU. Just downloaded their package, installed it only to find out that I replaced 9.3.2 with 9.3.0 instead of 9.3.3. Well done, Adobe.
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Bonobo
29 June 2010
Version: 9.3.3
FUNNY how the description doesn't mention Safari, and sure it was to be expected that Adobe wouldn't mention that Safari shows PDF files *natively*, i.e. w/o any plugin from Adobe. Yeah I know about all the bells and whistles of PDF and that some features won't work in Safari (or Preview). But still ... funny. I guess they're still not over Steve's dissing of Flash :-D
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DevTools-Inc-
29 June 2010
Version: 9.3.3
@Adobe: All your updaters for the Mac-platform require too much work. Please provide only full packages, so we do not need a thousand updaters, to update Acrobat (Reader) to the latest version. THX
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Donmontalvo
26 May 2010
Version: 9.3.2
I love how the Adobe dev group creates packages in a fashion that covers their tracks. If you crack open most (well written) installers, you'll see the directory structure and all the payload in the correct folders. This makes it possible, and much easier, to see what the installer is doing. Of course, as a job protection method, Adobe dev group creates a package that opens up and shows you nothing in terms of payload and target. But, if you check the postinstall and postupgrade scripts you'll notice a line designed to toss up a modal dialog box for the user: display dialog mymsg buttons {"OK"} default button 1 with icon 1 Of course Adobe management is just beginning to understand how incompetent their dev group staff are. The lack of proper management (READ: managers who *understand* packaging guidelines as defined by Apple) is the root cause of the renegade fashion of development at Adobe. Thankfully Adobe is listening. Let's hope they purge their staff of this incompetence at all necessary levels of development. Don Montalvo, TX
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Mr-K
30 April 2010
Version: 9.3.2
Like many other people here, I have been unable to update my software, on the 3 macs that I have with Snow Leopard "FAIL" but not just to the extent of the update, I am left with a box frozen on my screen about repairing setup for an Adobe Safari plugin I don't want... no opportunity to get rid of this until I restart. I loved old Adobe products, Photoshop was my bread and butter - but now their hero product is left standing among a layer of Adobe detritus, I am counting the overpriced releases of Photoshop until it also falls. Its, not the features, its not the ludicrous price, its the laziness and lack of care and attention to their products that leaves me always looking elsewhere.
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Frankeed
14 April 2010
Version: 9.3.2
Tried installing it twice. It stalled both times and I ended up killing the install process using force quit. Ironically, it claims to have updated itself -- at least according to the version numbers that appear on the startup screen. The PDF browser plugin can cause issues in Safari (PDFs displaying a black screen rather than contents), so I wouldn't recommend using it if you can avoid it.
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Donmontalvo
14 April 2010
Version: 9.3.2
Adobe Reader is nearly irrelevant, except for a few documents that have forms that require Adobe Reader. So we're forced to deploy to our client environments. What a horrible updater. Fails every time, on multiple systems, including one vanilla install of Snow Leopard 10.6.3. Who's managing the development of these installers at Adobe? C'mon..... Don Montalvo, TX
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Jimw
14 April 2010
Version: 9.3.2
Installer hangs on install unless you have previous installed the Safari Adobe Plug-In which I do not personally recommend that you do. This seems like a poorly tested update and I would therefore suggest ignoring it.
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Scifi
18 February 2010
Version: 9.3.1
. For those with the Reader installed on Case-SENsitive partitions and receiving the error popups when the Updater is run: This is an OLD BUG, the people at Adobe seem to have not heeded previous bug-reports. Please try the Renaming Steps found in this post, made by Techtronic: http://forums.adobe.com/message/2160596#2160596 (I called-up Terminal and placed symlinks with ‘ln' in related ways. This needs to be done whenever a Major Update is installed.) Also please file a proper bug-report here: https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/mmform/index.cfm?name=wishform&product=49 PLEASE submit a bug-report as the sheer number of them ought to raise concerns how wide-spread this problem is. Thanks. .
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Joedoelv
18 February 2010
Version: 9.3.1
What's wrong with this update? It's failing with message: ditto: can't get real path for source Looks like Adobe just forgot that there is possibility to use case-sensitive HFS. Lame.
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Chrischram
17 February 2010
Version: 9.3.1
I dutifully downloaded this latest version. Then it occurred to me that I NEVER use Adobe Reader anymore. I once needed it to fill out tax forms, but that was years ago. So in the dumper it goes. If I need it again I'll know where to find it, but for now it's one less piece of bugware on my system.
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Hoot4wvu
17 February 2010
Version: 9.3.1
this version of Adobe Reader I find impressively fast. I am still using Tiger on a Mac PPC so that is the version 9.3.1 I'm judging.
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Donmontalvo
14 January 2010
Version: 9.3.0
On first launch, I get "Type your password to allow Adobe Reader to make changes." Why???!!! What changes????!!!!! Geez, Adobe, can you guys get your heads out of the sand?!?!?!?! Don Montalvo, TX
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Ilgaz
13 January 2010
Version: 9.3.0
So, I (we) know Adobe Reader has very serious security issues lately, we trust to Adobe and we set Adobe updater "check for updates weekly" adding it to startup... Guess what Adobe updater (V6) says? "There are no updates available". If some miracle happens and some high level suit from Adobe is reading this: Please fire entire Mac team or you will end up being like GM car company. Too big to dissolve but, something will happen and you will pay for your mistakes.
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Donmontalvo
12 January 2010
Version: 9.3.0
Who at the Adobe development group is responsible for this??? "WHAT'S NEW Version 9.3.0: Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated." Don Montalvo, TX
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Rubaiyat
29 November 2009
Version: 9.2
Adobe is a bureaucratic shocker on this, with poorly named upgrades and lack of real documentation. I remember in OS9 DLing an Adobe PS Printer Driver, every link on the web and stage of archive had a different obscure name. Then when I finally got to the installer it was brilliantly named "USA"! You have to wonder at the minds behind this. You will have to step through every single update one by one to get to the latest.
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Pengman
14 October 2009
Version: 9.2
I don't know what all the fuss is about. Downloaded with Speed Download in about 1 minute, same time to unstuff and upgraded without a hitch. OS 10.6.1 2.8 GHZ Intel Core 2 Duo 4 GB 667 MHz DDR 2 SDRAM
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Sanchai
14 October 2009
Version: 9.2
Adobe Acrobat Pro 9.2 update fail to upgrade 9.1.3 to 9.2 properly. Same failure as mentioned above. The error dialog read "Update failed. The patch has failed because the application has been modified since it was originally installed (for example, plug-ins may have been disabled). Please go to the Adobe support website for more information regarding how to re-enable disabled components prior to installing the patch. Or, you can install and reinstall the application, and then reinstall the patch." Adobe Reader update to 9.2 run fine. I have seen this failure in many places around the net. Caome on Adobe here you go again. New update that work please!
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Alex808
14 October 2009
Version: 9.2
I can never work out why Adobe Reader updates are so dog slow. 6.9 - 7.4KB/sec 4 hours to download this when I could normally get it in 4 minutes and the sad thing is there's no alternate mirrors. Every site directs straight to Adobe. Eve through Adobe update it's the same speed. :/ Camera RAW 5.5 downloaded less than 2 minutes. Whats with this....
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