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Adobe Acrobat is part and parcel of the suite of application software that is developed by Adobe Inc. Adobe Reader complements the Adobe Inc. family with services such as file hosting and enterprise content management.


It was created with simple and intuitive interphase that makes it easier to create, manipulate hyperlinks, view, and print and manage files and documents in Portable Document Format (PDF). Adobe Reader is available for use on different desktops and mobile platforms. It is a freeware software, meaning its product key is readily available. It enables opening a wide range of formats, such as forms, tables, and multimedia as well as viewing, printing, and noting of PDF files.


Adobe Reader is available on Windows and macOS operating systems only. Also, it allows users to create, convert, edit, digitally sign, encrypt, publish and export files and documents. Users who need more Adobe Reader features have to subscribe to premium services at $14.99 per month. The subscription allows one to compare two PDF versions, and reviews all differences, it turns scanned documents into editable, searchable PDFs, it has advanced mobile editing features. Lastly, it validates and fixes PDFs for ISO and accessibility standards.

Adobe reader download free

Installing Adobe reader from google chrome

  1. Close all and any previous versions of the program and any other browser or tab displaying a pdf
  2. Click on download the Adobe Reader. It will open the author’s page Adobe.
  3. Click install and click on save. It saves the software installation wizard.
  4. Click on the .exe. The downloaded file appears on the screen at the bottom of the browser’s window.
  5. Install the program, give it time then run the PDF reader. A progress bar will be displayed on the screen, to enable the user to follow the installation progress.
  6. Once the installation is complete, click on finish.


Adobe Reader download for mac

Using safari: you need to Mac OS X 10.9 to run Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. If lower version, download previous versions of Adobe Reader.

  1. Open the Adobe Acrobat Reader download page, then click Install.
  2. Locate the .dmg file then Double click (if you cannot locate it, use the safari downloads window, click Finder>(user name)>downloads)

Double click the instruction Install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for installation to start.


  1. The dialogue box on the screen will request you to open the file. If you are sure, click Open.
  2. You are then required to enter your credentials. .
  3. A dialogue box will appear on the screen. Click on Finish.

Adobe Reader download for Windows 10

Using windows explorer.

Before installing Adobe Acrobat Reader DC on your windows, your system should meet the system requirements. The operating windows should be seven or later. If not, install earlier versions of Adobe Reader.

  1. Close any browser or tabs that are displaying a pdf. Close all versions of the reader.
  2. Open the Adobe Acrobat Reader download page and click on the install command.
  3. A file download message will appear on the screen at the bottom of the browser. Click the run command.
  4. A confirmation dialogue box will be displayed on your screen. Click on the finish command.