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Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

A comprehensive PDF solution to view, print, annotate, as well as create, edit, convert, digitally sign, encrypt, export and publish PDF files

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+PDF Creation and EditingCreate and edit PDFs, including changing formats, and converting PDFs to images
+Electronic SigningAdd and manage eSignatures
+Document ManagementOrganize, combine, and reorder pages
+Export to Microsoft OfficeConvert PDFs to Word, Excel, or PowerPoint
+RedactionRemove sensitive information
+Accessibility ComplianceValidate and improve document accessibility
+Compare VersionsCompare two document versions visually
+Metadata RemovalSanitize documents by removing metadata, URLs, and comments
-Subscription CostMonthly or annual subscription compared to similar apps. No option for a permanent license.
-Limited Standard VersionThe Standard version has restricted features. Full editing, OCR, redaction, and document comparison require the Pro version.
-Interface and FunctionalityThe interface may be difficult to learn for new users. Redaction tools lack a simple whiteout option.
-Content EditingEditing text within PDFs can be tricky and may not always maintain formatting.
-Inconsistent Conversion QualityConverting PDFs to other formats may result in a loss of style and content.
-Limited Accessibility ToolsMay not meet the needs of all users with disabilities.

Platform

Social

       

System Requirements

Version ↓
#MinimumRecommended
1Mac OS X v. 10.4.11 or 10.5
2PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel processors
3256 MB512 MB
41.42 GB
51024x768
#Minimum
1Microsoft Windows XP Home, Professional, or Tablet PC Edition with Service Pack 2 or 3 (32 bit and 64 bit); Windows Server 2003 (with Service Pack 2 for 64 bit); or Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise with or without Service Pack 1(32 bit and 64 bit)
21.3-GHz processor or higher
3512 MB
42.5GB
51024x768
6Internet Explorer 6.0, Firefox (ESR), or Chrome
#MinimumRecommended
1Mac OS X v10.5.8 or Mac OS X v10.6.4
2Intel processor
3512 MB1 GB
41.2 GB
51024x768
6Safari 4 for Mac OS X v10.5.8; Safari 4 or 5.0.x for Mac OS X v10.6.4
#MinimumRecommended
1Microsoft Windows XP Home, Professional, or Tablet PC Edition with Service Pack 3 (32 bit) or Service Pack 2 (64 bit); Windows Server 2003 (32 bit and 64 bit; Service Pack 2 required for 64 bit); Windows Server 2008 or 2008 R2 (32 bit and 64 bit); Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise with Service Pack 2 (32 bit and 64 bit); Windows 7 Starter, Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, or Enterprise (32 bit and 64 bit)
21.3 GHz or faster processor
3512 MB1 GB
41.9 GB
51024x768
6Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or 8; Firefox 3.5 or 3.6
7Video hardware acceleration
#Minimum
1Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X v10.7.4, Mac OS X v10.8, Mac OS X v10.9.2, Mac OS X v10.10, or Mac OS X v10.11
2Intel processor
31 GB
41.5 GB
51024x768
6Safari 5.1 for Mac OS X v10.6.8; Safari 5.2 or 6 for Mac OS X v10.7.4 or Mac OS X v10.8; Safari 7.0 for Mac OS X v10.9
#MinimumRecommended
1Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 3 for 32 bit or Service Pack 2 for 64 bit; Windows Server 2003 R2 (32 bit and 64 bit); Windows Server 2008 or 2008 R2 (32 bit and 64 bit); Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit); Windows 8 (32 bit and 64 bit); or Windows 10 (32 bit and 64 bit)
21.3 GHz or faster processor
3512 MB1 GB
41.85 GB
51024x768
6Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, or 10; Firefox Extended Support Release; or Chrome
7Video hardware acceleration
#Minimum
1macOS v10.15, macOS v11*, macOS v12, macOS v13, or macOS v14 (Sonoma)
2Intel processor; M1, M2 Apple Silicon processor
32GB
42.75GB
51024x768
#MinimumRecommended
1Windows 11 (64 bit), Windows 10 version 1809 or later (32 bit and 64 bit), Windows 8, 8.1 (32 bit and 64 bit)†, Windows 7 SP1 (32 bit and 64 bit), or Windows Server - 2008 R2 (64 bit), 2012 (64 bit), 2012 R2 (64 bit)†, 2016 (64 bit), or 2019 (64 bit)Windows 11 (64 bit), Windows 10 (64 bit) version 1809 or later, Windows Server 2016 (64 bit), or Windows Server 2019 (64 bit)
2Intel® or AMD processor; 1.5GHz or faster processor
32GB
44.5GB
51024x768
6Video hardware acceleration

Ratings

3.95 
 5

CNET
3.5 
 5
based on 169 reviews
CNET
4.0 
 5
based on professional's opinion
FileHippo
7.0 
 10
based on 302 reviews
FileHorse
8.2 
 10
based on 65 reviews
FileHorse
9.0 
 10
based on 4 reviews
Malavida
8.0 
 10
based on 121 reviews
Malavida
9.0 
 10
based on 9 reviews
Softonic
6.0 
 10
based on 1719 reviews
Softpedia
4.0 
 5
based on 1062 reviews
TechRadar
4.0 
 5
based on professional's opinion
TechSpot
4.4 
 5
based on 1850 reviews

Developer

Adobe Inc

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Initial Release

15 June 1993

Repository

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC being a proprietary software, its source code is not publicly hosted.

License

Proprietary, Commercial

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Notes

Adobe Acrobat and Acrobat Reader will no longer support 32-bit operating systems, including product and security updates. See this.