Adobe Acrobat Reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader
20.006.20034

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Adobe Acrobat Reader free download for Mac

Adobe Acrobat Reader

20.006.20034
22 February 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.

What's new in Adobe Acrobat Reader

Version 20.006.20034:
  • This update provides new features, security mitigations, feature enhancements, and bug fixes.

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Edac2
07 September 2019

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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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Version 19.012.20036
Edac2
07 September 2019
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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Version 19.012.20036
Only ever install this briefly for something critical that doesn't work properly in Preview - use it, then delete it.
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Version 19.012.20034
Derekcurrie
10 April 2019
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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Version 19.010.20098
2 answer(s)
Aetnaria
Aetnaria
13 April 2019
That... talks about the flash player, not the acrobat reader?
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Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
13 April 2019
Sorry! After caffeine therapy... Here's the correct URL:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/acrobat/apsb19-17.html
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catbrotz
25 February 2019
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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Version 19.010.20098
TallTed
29 January 2019
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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Version 19.010.20069
scanphot
12 January 2019
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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Version 19.010.20064
TallTed
10 October 2018
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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Version 19.008.20071
HandyMac
15 June 2018
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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Version 18.011.20040
1 answer(s)
anonymous-skink-4656
anonymous-skink-4656
11 September 2018
Use pdffonts.
pdffonts is part of the poppler package which is easiest to install via homebrew. Basically, you go to the homebrew website and copy and paste the one-line installation script. At that point, you will have a proper package manager for OS X.
Then you can install pdffonts using:
brew install poppler
stackoverflo(dot)com/questions/32420994/os-x-pdf-get-font-information
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fput
16 November 2017
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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Version 18.009.20044
higherterrain-com
13 September 2017
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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Version 17.012.20098
1 answer(s)
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
13 September 2017
There is no subscription for Adobe Acrobat Reader, including Reader DC.
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Derekcurrie
07 August 2017
*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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Version 17.009.20058
1 answer(s)
Albabe
Albabe
07 August 2017
...and strangely it doesn't show within the Ap when I try to update if from within. Adobe is as bad as Microsoft. Sheeesh...
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bbitg
20 April 2017
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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Version 17.009.20044
Dana-Sutton
03 November 2016
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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Version 15.020.20042
Derekcurrie
11 October 2016
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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Version 15.020.20039
higherterrain-com
11 October 2016
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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Version 15.020.20039
gryphonent
12 July 2016
Still doesn’t validate and generate barcodes properly. Stick with version 11 instead.
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Version 15.016.20045
Sjha
03 June 2016
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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Version 15.016.20041
1 answer(s)
DevTools-Inc-
DevTools-Inc-
03 June 2016
Btw, v15.016.20045 is available:
ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/mac/AcrobatDC/
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Fra
12 January 2016
I really like the screenshot !
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Version 15.010.20056
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
19 November 2015
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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Version 15.009.20077
NanKi
10 August 2015
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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Version 15.008.20082
Harv
14 July 2015
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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Version 15.008.20082
2 answer(s)
HunterBob
HunterBob
16 July 2015
No. It is a version of the Document Cloud series, pay Adobe monthly for the use of their program(s). Check it out here https://acrobat.adobe.com/us/en/pricing/pricing-compare-versions.html#
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Harv
Harv
18 July 2015
Many thanks, HunterBob. Now I understand (and found the link for v11.0.12).
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WowzaBaluga
25 June 2015
Terribly inefficient. Runs the dedicated graphics card on my 2012 MacBook Pro running by itself.
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Version 11.0.11
joris-3
14 May 2015
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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Version 11.0.11
Sean-Smith
12 May 2015
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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Version 11.0.11
1 answer(s)
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
13 May 2015
@ Sean Smith: Thanks for the info. I can't remember when MacUpdate got the compatibility facts so wrong. Obviously no one proofs this stuff. Even with all the ad revenue from their obnoxious new site design, they can't afford a fact checker? More like, they don't care.
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Dolphinboy2u
10 December 2014
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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Version 11.0.10
Wts
09 December 2014
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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Version 11.0.10
1 answer(s)
Nick-Collingridge
Nick-Collingridge
10 December 2014
Filling in forms for one - Preview is very limited in this regard and there are many forms that it will not fill in at all.
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y-jensencharles
30 October 2014
Not my type, i like highlights the sentence while reading. But old Adobe, good body!
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Version 11.0.09
y-jensencharles
30 October 2014
Not my type, i like highlights the sentence while reading. But old Adobe, good body!
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Version 11.0.09
jack2001
07 October 2014
la ritengo ottima, non ne ho trovate altre a questo livello
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Version 11.0.09
Aapple
17 September 2014
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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Version 11.0.09
cernus
14 April 2014
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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Version 11.0.06
3 answer(s)
Xenophile
Xenophile
03 June 2014
Another VERY good PDF reader to check out is Skim. It's the top rated on "similar software" above, for good reason. You'll likely find that it's better than anything on Windows ;)
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gtrsteve
gtrsteve
13 October 2015
I mainly use Preview which comes the Mac.
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Chris-Habig
Chris-Habig
13 October 2015
OS X already includes an application called Preview that does 90% of everything you'll ever need to do with a PDF file, quickly and easily.
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Philosopherdog
16 January 2014
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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Version 11.0.06
1 answer(s)
Lpeting
Lpeting
17 January 2014
Because Preview can't handle all of Adobe's propriety PDF extras, and some of us have to deal with those kind of documents (for work, in my case).
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JoeT8820
14 January 2014
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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Version 11.0.06
Rutterp83
02 January 2014
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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Version 11.0.04
Yarpyarp
08 June 2013
Would like an option to enable/disable web plugin
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Version 11.0.03
2 answer(s)
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
13 May 2014
I keep it around, but disabled. I let OS X/Safari handle PDFs on the Internet instead. IOW: No PDF plugins installed. I've tried an alternative PDF plugin as well with annoying results. There may be some feature or other that Adobe's plugin offers to those working with PDFs, but I've found not using it preferable.
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Dolphinboy2u
Dolphinboy2u
10 December 2014
I agree, it is 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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Robio
16 January 2013
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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Version 11.0.01
3 answer(s)
Dp-G4-450guy
Dp-G4-450guy
22 February 2013
A preference that's easily set not to happen.
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sjk
sjk
14 May 2013
Nowadays it's probably best to suggest that most OS X users not install this unless they have specific reasons to. Maybe it's mostly Windows users who "mistakenly" install it when Preview or some less boated, intrusive third-party alternative might actually better serve their PDF needs on OS X?
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B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
10 September 2013
@ Dp-G4-450guy: Where, exactly, is this preference you speak of? It's not in Adobe Reader. And Adobe's own instructions via the link in Reader preferences under Internet says that you have to move the AdobePDFViewer.plugin and the AdobePDFViewerNPAPI.plugin out of the Internet Plugins folder in your user/Library folder - which is not all that easy to get to in OS X 10.7 - 8 because the user Library is hidden by default. This, in fact, has been the method I've used for years to disable the Adobe Reader plug-in, which is installed by default by the Adobe Reader and Acrobat installers. In the latest Reader installer, if you take care you will notice a Customize button in the Installation Type section of the installer. Click on this and you can uncheck Browser Plug-in. This is not a preference in the standard sense of the word, but is an installer option that you can easily miss. If you do, fixing it is a nuisance and a half. And even if you don't install the plug-in with this version of Reader it may be there from an earlier installation. That said, I like Adobe Reader for PDFs. Preview has its advantages, but which app is better is entirely a matter of opinion. However, I don't like Reader in my web browser.
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Scifi
10 January 2013
. 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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Version 11.0.01
Molamola
05 November 2012
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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Version 11.0.0
Caslon
16 October 2012
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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Version 11.0.0
Cerniuk (Hates Captcha)
22 September 2012
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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Version 10.1.4
2 answer(s)
Aargl
Aargl
15 October 2012
Well said! ;-D
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bbw7
bbw7
15 May 2013
It must really be SO BAD to name the disk as you suggest, because they are still naming it the same way... :-(
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Kobalt
13 September 2012
Hmmm, interesting how the Updater is a larger file than the Reader itself by about 35MB.
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Version 10.1.4
1 answer(s)
Kobalt
Kobalt
17 October 2012
Ah, that'd explain it. Thanks, TGBX.
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Salrman
24 May 2012
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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Version 10.1.3
J-w-
11 April 2012
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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Version 10.1.3
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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Version 10.1.2
2 answer(s)
Younkint
Younkint
12 April 2012
Installed AR 10.1.3 on several 10.7.3 machines and am not seeing any performance issues whatsoever. A co-worker maintains nearly 100 10.7.3 machines and also reports no issues, no problems.
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jessica@jessicawilliams-com
jessica@jessicawilliams-com
12 April 2012
Aren't you the lucky one? I like Gryphonent's comment - the one about it taking up 415.8 MB of disk space - "Adobe, are you out of your mind??????" Behold, biggest fattest stupidest slowest most unpredictable piece of bloatware ever "built". And the files that it generates in every conceivable nook and cranny of your Mac probably amount to another 415.8 MB. But let's look at the bright side. With Adobe out there, we never have to worry about a dystopian sci-fi vision like "The Rise of the Machines" coming true. No terminators in our future. No need for John Conner. Thanks, at least, for that, Adobe. And for your piece de resistance, Flash. Yep. We're safe.
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gryphonent
25 February 2012
From the installer: "Installing this software requires 415.8 MB of space." Adobe, are you out of your mind??????
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Version 10.1.2
2 answer(s)
Younkint
Younkint
10 April 2012
Wow! Now that's a chunk of space!
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Doug-Engelbart
Doug-Engelbart
03 September 2012
Yay, but remember that Apple's simple pic viewer "iPhoto" requires 1463.5 MB. °_° So Apple is out of its mind even more. Sad but true.
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Otterblue
30 January 2012
What's the use of Reader when you have Preview?
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Version 10.1.2
4 answer(s)
Jqk18
Jqk18
14 February 2012
It reads some files that Preview doesn't.
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Diaa
Diaa
11 April 2012
Can you mention the files that Preview doesn't open?
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Jqk18
Jqk18
12 April 2012
You'll know them when you try to open them...
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Jqk18
Jqk18
12 April 2012
I should clarify -- Some PDF files don't open in Preview, and some others do open but with some of the text and graphics either missing or incorrectly displayed. So it's a good idea to have Adobe Reader installed, even if it's just for every once in a while.
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Leesa
12 January 2012
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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Version 10.1.2
MAchintrucbidule459
12 January 2012
Pure gold : "you can view it directly from within your Netscape or Internet Explorer browser window"
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Version 10.1.2
Pfackelmann
11 January 2012
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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Version 10.1.2
Dp-G4-450guy
14 September 2011
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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Version 10.1.1
1 answer(s)
Jynto
Jynto
12 January 2012
Snow Lion? Is that what they're calling 10.8?
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Vkubalkova
04 August 2011
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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Version 10.1.0
1 answer(s)
Dgerzeeboy
Dgerzeeboy
14 September 2011
Also works smoothly for me 10.7.1
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Molamola
27 April 2011
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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Version 10.0.3
Xenophile
24 April 2011
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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Version 10.0.3
Xenophile
24 April 2011
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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Version 10.0.3
Grandpa-John
22 April 2011
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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Version 10.0.3
OSX-FTW!
21 April 2011
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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Version 10.0.3
1 answer(s)
Danco
Danco
22 April 2011
Very occasionally, about once in six months, I get a pdf that won't show occasions.
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Poikkeus
16 December 2010
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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Version 10.0.0
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Ilgaz
Ilgaz
18 March 2011
On a fully maintained, updated, checked business desktop PC running Windows 7, this specific version showed "Verdana: Font not found" which is something like not being able to find Helvetica on OS X. Impossible. Now, here is my point posting this comment to OS X download site: Noticed some OS X users talk about "font problems" on OS X? This is what happens when you drop PPC support. There must be a huge amount of copy/paste windows code in this major version. PPC, being a very different processor somehow prevented these kinds of idiotic, outsourcing companies to these kind of lame actions. If someone told me Adobe READER, some software leaving Adobe's door in final/stable version showed font problems, I would tell him/her to check the operating system integrity. These days, it is supposed to be "normal".
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Hdms
10 December 2010
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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Version 10.0.0
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Molamola
Molamola
27 April 2011
I also 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 - the new print dialogue works fine in the windows version, but is a mess on mac osx. simply feels like they just used windows code and abandoned any effort of porting it halfways in the process.
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R-schlemmer
21 November 2010
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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Version 10.0.0
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-M-S-
-M-S-
21 November 2010
It's probably only looking for 9.x updates.
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Version 10.0.0
Tsarkon
Tsarkon
22 November 2010
I believe that Adobe "protects" PowerPC users from making an upgrade mistake. Because if they do, they can't launch Adobe Reader anymore since it requires an Intel processor to launch.
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Version 10.0.0
Ilgaz
Ilgaz
23 November 2010
Don't blame them for one thing they do right :) "Check for updates" does check for security updates in that specific major version (9.x). What should everyone question is: What the heck "Adobe Updater" in Utilities do? :) What kind of programming magic required to ship an update to Adobe Updater that actually removes it safely?
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Version 10.0.0
Whiterock
20 November 2010
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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Version 10.0.0
Ilgaz
20 November 2010
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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Version 10.0.0
spam-20
20 November 2010
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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Version 10.0.0
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spam-20
spam-20
20 November 2010
Oh and Reader 10 doesn't even have PPC support. I don't get it...
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Version 10.0.0
Ilgaz
Ilgaz
20 November 2010
My bet is they even add MORE unrelated/potentially exploitable frameworks like Air 2.x, cloud (abused as usual) and 2x duplicated flash. If you admin lot of macs, there should be a shaved off version at "enterprise" area of their reader site. One day US Govt. will end up sponsoring xpdf to make it universally runnable/compilable as Adobe will really go out of business. One day, one company or a developer team like GIMP will truly harness power of cloud/grid computing. Apple doesn't set up huge datacenters just to show off you know.
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Version 10.0.0
DevTools-Inc-
DevTools-Inc-
21 November 2010
Use HFS Compression! Here is an example: sudo ditto --arch i386 --arch x86_64 --rsrc --extattr --qtn --acl --nocache --hfsCompression If you need further details: http://developer.apple.com/library/mac/#documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man1/ditto.1.html
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Version 10.0.0
John-Sawyer-CJS
20 November 2010
Intel only for Adobe Reader X? There's no PPC version on Adobe's website.
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Version 10.0.0
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SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
20 November 2010
Yes, Intel only.
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Version 10.0.0
Ilgaz
Ilgaz
20 November 2010
office reader application, Intel only. You gotta see a newspaper office to see amount of ppc macs there, today...
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Version 10.0.0
John-Sawyer-CJS
John-Sawyer-CJS
20 November 2010
Judging by the negative "votes" here for comments in which PPC is mentioned, apparently some doofus here has something against the older processor.
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Version 10.0.0
Ilmolto
20 November 2010
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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Version 10.0.0
joel-nelson
19 November 2010
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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Version 9.4.1
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Mikaelf
Mikaelf
20 November 2010
X = 10, already the Romans knew that...
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Version 10.0.0
joel-nelson
joel-nelson
20 November 2010
Well duh. I posted that when 9.4.1 was still listed here as current as a comment that 10.0 was now available.
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Version 10.0.0
Timmyb
18 November 2010
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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Version 9.4.1
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DevTools-Inc-
DevTools-Inc-
20 November 2010
Yeah, and every major OS on this planet has at least 1000 undiscovered security holes. But that does not mean, that you should not use your computer for certain tasks.
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Version 10.0.0
Ilgaz
Ilgaz
20 November 2010
apple can fix the issues easily, adobe can't unless they delete entire code and start from beginning. Of course their high level must give up jets and they must hire local professional developers, not interns from Bangalore/India.
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Version 10.0.0
Timmyb
Timmyb
20 November 2010
Not sure what you mean by "Apple can fix the issues easily ." They just released a major security update that missed the Preview 0day. Not that they are known for fixing flaws fast.
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Version 10.0.0
Leoofborg
Leoofborg
20 November 2010
TimmyB, way to start baseless replies with a baseless comment. Where are your links to so-called 0day 'sploits in Preview? Really? Post the links then. Preview does not consider embedded Flash NOR Javascript. THOSE are the main attack surfaces. The other being the loading of corrupt embedded font or other PDF data. Adobe blundered in a major way when Acrobat ceased to be a document viewer. But hey, they wanted to make it a (air quotes) plat-form. They opened themselves up to cross site scripting, abuse of embedded javascript & Flash, and a whole can o' worms. Apple decided NOT to take that route. And we're all better for it. They can update based on risk assessment. They DO NOT have to 'react' to every little 'sploit that is (so-called) 'seen in the wild. Leave reacting to scare tactics to Microsoft and Adobe. I don't know about the rest of you, but I *like* how Apple has been judiciously updating Mac OSX (and its components). I do NOT want slipshod patching every week 'like those other guys.' The other thing I take issue with is 'how easy' or 'how hard' it is to update applications. Have ANY of you ever compiled ANYTHING from source? Feh.
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Version 10.0.0
Ilgaz
Ilgaz
23 November 2010
TIMMYB by "Apple can fix issues easily", I meant exactly what LEOFFBORG explained. If it sounds like "Apple fanboy", you can easily read it as "xpdf can fix issues easily" or anything that carries "do one thing and do it good" philosophy of Unix. In fact, even sadly, Microsoft Word Viewer can be given as example as it is incapable of running "scripts" inside .doc files. Even MS knows what kind of a crazy door it opens.
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Version 10.0.0
Texspleen
17 November 2010
Don't waste your time. Use Preview.
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Version 9.4.1
Sean-Smith
17 November 2010
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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Version 9.4.1
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Regular-Warren
Regular-Warren
17 November 2010
The information in the "Platform" field is not a generalization about the application itself; it is a description of the file that downloads when a user clicks the "Download Now" link.
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Version 9.4.1
John-Sawyer-CJS
John-Sawyer-CJS
17 November 2010
To get the PPC version, click on the link under the "Related Links" header.
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Version 9.4.1
John-Sawyer-CJS
John-Sawyer-CJS
17 November 2010
And of course to get the full Adobe Reader app (instead of just the dumb updater), get onto Adobe's website and download it from there.
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Version 9.4.1
Pepelepugh
16 November 2010
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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Version 9.4.1
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Donmontalvo
Donmontalvo
16 November 2010
And it's mommy didn't potty train it, so it leaves cr@p everywhere. Don Montalvo, TX
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Version 9.4.1
Big-Mac-XXL
01 September 2010
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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Version 9.3.4
Vince730
22 August 2010
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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Version 9.3.4
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Pmcarrion
Pmcarrion
05 October 2010
Preview doesn't require you to download the PDF. It will display just fine in any Mac browser.
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Version 9.4
Veggiedude
Veggiedude
16 November 2010
I used Preview today on a locked PDF. The work around is to open it up in Preview, do a save-as, and then open the new document you just made to make the annotations.
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Version 9.4.1
Ilgaz
21 August 2010
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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Version 9.3.4
Gazman
20 August 2010
The related links is to the 9.3.3 updater not the 9.3.3 full version.
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Version 9.3.4
Mark-Everitt
20 August 2010
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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Version 9.3.4
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SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
20 August 2010
It's marketing babble. The non-anally retentive among us ignore it.
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Version 9.3.4
Mark-Everitt
Mark-Everitt
20 August 2010
I reserve the right to be anally retentive! Plus, to be fair, a novice user coming across macupdate (as I once was) would be forgiven for believing this drivel and being drawn in by it.
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Version 9.3.4
DevTools-Inc-
19 August 2010
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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Version 9.3.4
Px9-855
19 August 2010
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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Version 9.3.4
Harv
19 August 2010
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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Version 9.3.4
Kaz219
01 July 2010
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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Version 9.3.3
Revco
30 June 2010
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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Version 9.3.3
Jo*
30 June 2010
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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Version 9.3.3
Bonobo
29 June 2010
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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Version 9.3.3
DevTools-Inc-
29 June 2010
@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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Version 9.3.3
Donmontalvo
26 May 2010
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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Version 9.3.2
Mr-K
30 April 2010
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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Version 9.3.2
Frankeed
14 April 2010
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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Version 9.3.2
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Septimus
Septimus
16 April 2010
Exactly the same here, installer hangs on trying to repair the PDF Viewer plugin for Safari but I can't click any of the buttons in the screen that pops up and a Force quit is needed. Acrobat Pro is updated to 9.3.2 and works so it seems.
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Version 9.3.2
Donmontalvo
14 April 2010
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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Version 9.3.2
Jimw
14 April 2010
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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Version 9.3.2
Scifi
18 February 2010
. 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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Version 9.3.1
Joedoelv
18 February 2010
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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Version 9.3.1
Chrischram
17 February 2010
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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Version 9.3.1
Hoot4wvu
17 February 2010
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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Version 9.3.1
Donmontalvo
14 January 2010
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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Version 9.3.0
2 answer(s)
Ilgaz
Ilgaz
15 January 2010
It is related to "Adobe Updater" which it installs along with it or Adobe Air Framework. There is also a plugin installation/update process. We all flame Adobe but, asking your password is way much better than a SUID (check Wiki) binary which will do these things without asking it.
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Version 9.3.0
Donmontalvo
Donmontalvo
15 January 2010
Of course, the point is why does Adobe not EXPLAIN what it is doing during the install? If it needs to write to the Local domain on the Mac OS X computer (which of course requires admin rights), it should tell the end user why. I cancelled the install because of this vague dialog box. Adobe products are no longer absolutely needed, so why bother. Don Montalvo, TX
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Version 9.3.0
Ilgaz
13 January 2010
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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Version 9.3.0
Donmontalvo
12 January 2010
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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Version 9.3.0
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Zoidbert
Zoidbert
13 January 2010
They didn't note the changes because they're embarrassed about lack of 64-bit support, still.
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Version 9.3.0
Ilgaz
Ilgaz
14 January 2010
@FONTCUBERTA with current Apple scheme, if they add 64bit, they will have to ship an entire new tree of this gigantic monster and/or drop 10.4 and possibly PowerPC compatibility. If you are talking about design software, it makes sense but it doesn't really make sense for a "reader" to have 64bit version. Companies like Adobe doesn't work like "I shipped 10.6, now throw away all your working PowerPC machines and buy new Intel hardware". Reader code is closed/secret but there is an open example for you: See the latest GIMP 64bit, it runs on 10.6/Intel _only_.
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Version 9.3.0
Rubaiyat
29 November 2009
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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Version 9.2
Pengman
14 October 2009
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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Version 9.2
Sanchai
14 October 2009
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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Version 9.2
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Subsea
Subsea
14 October 2009
Check to see whether you've disabled any of the Reader plug-ins within the Adobe Reader Info pane you get when you press Command-i. I had disabled the Updater.acroplugin and was got the same error message until I re-enabled it.
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Version 9.2
Zx81
Zx81
28 October 2009
Reader failed to upgrade from within the app. It also fails to have access to the web via URLs although the EFS plugin is checked (but is marked as "non active" when I have a look at preferences...) Strange...
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Version 9.2
Alex808
14 October 2009
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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Version 9.2
dvh
13 October 2009
The PDF viewer plug-in still does not appear be be compatible with Safari running in the 64-bit mode - so if you want to use Adobe Reader to view PDFs within Safari - relaunch Safari running in the 32-bit mode.
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Version 9.2
Alamak
13 October 2009
Adobe application are no well-behaved Mac OS X citizens any more. Even the Adobe Reader is a clumsy, memory-consuming dinosaur compared to Apple's Preview. In my opinion, a Mac OS X version of Adobe Reader is completely superfluous.
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Version 9.2
1 answer(s)
Teoric
Teoric
14 October 2009
Preview has its issues, too, and sometimes disagrees with other viewers such as Adobe Reader and XPDF/Poppler (including derivatives). For instance on my computers, it messes up the fonts of nearly all PDFs generated by MS Word (Windows) - and other viewers do not. It can therefore be handy to have ‘the standard' application available (and, yes: I know that PDF is supposed to be viewer independent). Even if we don't take the ‘standard' issue too seriously, Adobe reader is probably the easiest to install ‘alternative' PDF viewer for the Mac. So it is far from superfluous. Still, I agree it would not harm if usability were improved and maccified.
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Version 9.2