Adobe Reader DC is the famous free Office application software to create, edit and open Portable Document Format ( PDF ), where DC stands for Document Cloud. Adobe Reader is the bench mark for all pdf suites.
Adobe Reader was launched primarily as share ware as ‘ Adobe Acrobat Reader ‘ in 1993. After Some time the name was changed to ‘ Adobe Reader ‘ and it was distributed as free ware. During a period of 23 years it underwent a lot of changes. In 2015 Adobe again renamed their product to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC where DC stands for Document Cloud. In this version users can view the document in any device and can save it to cloud so that after some time they can edit in another device.
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is the successor of Adobe Reader 11. Acrobat has two versions one is classic and other is continuous. This post is about Acrobat Reader DC continuous track 15.016.20045. This is free version where Acrobat PRO is not a free version.
Adobe is world famous software developer which mainly develops multimedia and creative software’s. Their Products range from Acrobat, Photoshop, Premier, Dreamweaver, After effects etc. Adobe provides most of the applications to use in CC called as Creative Cloud where you can buy a product or all products for a period of month to Life time.
● Box and One Drive connectors in Acrobat.
● Many variations in user interface.
● Multiple document interface is added.
● Much needed Document Cloud for users.
● Modern interface for Scan app.
● New and improved commenting experience.
● Improved OCR accuracy for Asian languages.
● Full read aloud options.
● Thumbnail previews on 64-bit machines.
● Easily change the color, font or size.
● New and improved commenting experience.
● PDF Maker for PowerPoint 2016 on Mac OS.
● Visit Adobe for complete features.
Operating System : Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit), 2012 (64-bit), or 2012 R2 (64-bit); Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit), or Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit).
CPU Type : 1.5GHz or faster processor.
Memory : 1 GB RAM recommended.
Graphics : 1024 x 768 pixel or higher resolution with at least 256 colors.
Installation Space : At least 450 MB
Pointing Device : MS-Mouse compliant device
Browser : Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10 or 11; Firefox (ESR)
After Downloading the file save it to the desired folder.Open the download file and click Run.You will be shown the default installation location i.e C:\Program files (x86) \ Adobe \ Acrobat Reader DC \. Click on ‘ Change Destination folder ‘ to choose to install in other drives. We recommend you to install other than C:\ drive.
In the next window you can choose the location by clicking the icon right to the ‘Look in’ or clicking in the drop down menu or editing the location in Folder name column.
In the ‘ Ready to install ‘ window click ‘ Install ‘ to begin the installation. It will take couple of seconds to finish.
Click on the ‘ Finish ‘ button to finish the installation. After that open the Acrobat Reader from start menu or from desktop shortcut.
You will be shown License Agreement. If you time and patience read through it or just click on the ‘ Accept ‘ button.
We clarify you that this is the modified and updated version of Adobe Reader 11. Adobe Acrobat Pro and this version are different products and the features are different in both versions. Pro is not a free software while Acrobat Reader DC is a free ware. Just read what adobe says about it
” Acrobat DC with Adobe Document Cloud is the complete PDF solution for working anywhere with your most important documents. All-new Acrobat DC is re imagined with a simple user experience. The new Tool Center offers quick access to the tools you use most, while elegant new tool experiences work consistently across desktop, web, and mobile – including touch enabled devices. ”
In Today we use different device in work, home and in public places. when we encounter with pdf files Acrobat Reader DC version allows us to store that files in Dropbox or One drive which is very useful so that we can later review that documents. The maximum space is 5GB and for pro the limit is 20 GB. The other features especially targeted for smart phone users are highly appreciable. At last Acrobat Reader DC is only the updated version of Adobe Reader 11. If you are using reader it will be good if you update to Acrobat Reader DC.
● Can save files in cloud.
● Very Easy to use.
● Extensions are available.
● Can open and save documents for any MS Office format files.
● User friendly.
● Absolute free.
● Does not have support as Acrobat pro.
● For advanced options you should go for pro or Acrobat Standard.
● Acrobat Reader Pro
● Acrobat XI Pro
● Acrobat Standard DC
Acrobat Reader DC supports multiple languages. Acrobat Reader DC is so flexible and easy to use, but if you are a newbie you have to learn some operations and features in Acrobat
● Contact their Support forum for support and queries.
● Learn Adobe Acrobat DC completely with Lynda.
● Learn Adobe Acrobat DC with certification from Udemy
● See official tutorials by Adobe.