Adobe Digital Editions

Adobe Digital Editions

Average User Rating:
1.9
out of 29 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0
  • Total Downloads:
    171,624
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 02, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    5.62MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    295
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #7 in eBooks

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Results 1–7 of 7

1 stars

"Awful, horrible, garbage."

April 26, 2014  |  By HTRC

 |  Version: Adobe Digital Editions 2.0

Pros

Sometimes you can actually read and move to another page - amazing!!!

Cons

Complete garbage ware. Either this was developed by chimpanzees, or they purposely set out to design the world's worst e-reader software.

Summary

It's so bad, you should actually consider not buying or reading a particular book if it's available only in Adobe Digital Editions.

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1 stars

"Garbage - Worse than useless."

May 02, 2013  |  By jjhardesty

 |  Version: Adobe Digital Editions 2.0

Pros

Installing and then deleting gives you something to do

Cons

Buggy, refuses to open ASCM files

Summary

Version 1.7 was OK, not the greatest, not user friendly, difficult to use initially, but it shines when compared to version 2.0. This latest version offers nothing to recommend it. Never opened an ascm file for me: error messages say my device is 'not registered' (when I've been using it with v1.7 for about 2 years) or there is a missing or corrupt file, when my procedure was the same as it had been with the earlier version. Always some reason why it is unable to do the job it was supposed to do. Atotal waste.

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2 stars

"Slow to respond"

April 05, 2013  |  By wedgehog

 |  Version: Adobe Digital Editions 2.0

Pros

Functional

Cons

Unpleasant reading experience

Summary

viewer for DRM protected books

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4 stars

"Simple and useful"

March 18, 2013  |  By Solun1

 |  Version: Adobe Digital Editions 2.0

Pros

Simplicity of use (imediatelly understood UI)

Cons

Better on larger screens (not that great on my 18,5 inch display)
You have to have an Adobe account (free)

Summary

Fast, easy and free way to view your ebooks on PC

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1 stars

"Major flaw:Broken for more than one user on a computer"

January 19, 2013  |  By MarkTwainWasRight

 |  Version: Adobe Digital Editions 2.0

Pros

Looks nice.

Cons

Not very robust.

Summary

If you have multiple users on the same computer, ADE will not recognize plugged in eBook readers; eBook bookshelves disappear. (no permutation of plugging and restarting the program fixes this.)

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2 stars

"Too many limitations."

December 11, 2012  |  By 7LaVerne

 |  Version: Adobe Digital Editions 2.0

Pros

None that justify using this program rather than Calibre.

Cons

Customizable options are few. NG for PDF.

Summary

Following another posting's recommendation, I tried Calibre. Infinitely superior.

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2 stars

"A good epub reader but still no good for pdf"

October 17, 2012  |  By Bubbecus

 |  Version: Adobe Digital Editions 2.0

Pros

I like the new theme. For epub there is good flipping of the 'view' pages.

Cons

Even the manual is in epub and not pdf. Shame adobe!!
Even the C-Net screen view is out of date

Summary

May as well stay with Calibre.

Updated on Oct 17, 2012

C-Net. Can't even select the version (2) for this review.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0
Version 2.0 includes support for accessibility.
General
Publisher Adobe Systems
Publisher web site http://www.adobe.com/
Release Date October 02, 2012
Date Added October 02, 2012
Version 2.0
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory eBooks
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 5.62MB
File Name ADE_2.0_Installer.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 171,624
Downloads Last Week 295
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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