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Editors' Review


Reliable and useful, Adobe Reader for Mac proves to be an essential application for reading, printing, and commenting on PDF files.


Good functionality: With Adobe Reader for Mac, you can do more than just view PDF files -- you can edit them as well, adding text and placing check marks and initials. It also lets you submit forms created with fillable form fields. This is especially helpful since nowadays many forms that you download from the Internet require you to use it to fill in the blanks.

Supports signatures: With this app you can add your signature onto files. This is an especially useful feature when you need to fill in and return a form or sign a document, but you don't have a working printer close by. You can choose to either type your signature, import a picture of your signature, or draw it using a mouse or trackpad.

Streamlined interface: Although the amount of features is impressive for a free application, the interface is clearly laid out and easy to navigate.

Reliable: It opens and displays files of all sizes, even large ones with many detailed images, quickly and smoothly. We have not experienced any technical glitches. Also, updates are released regularly.


Some advanced features require subscription: Adobe Reader doesn't have a paid version. Instead, if you want to take advantage of some of the more advanced features, you must sign up for a monthly subscription that starts at $1.99 a month. Two of these advanced features are emailing files directly from the application, and converting PDF files to other formats, including to Word.

Bottom Line

Adobe Reader proves to be the most functional, free PDF reader and editor available. Admittedly, Preview for Mac does share some of the features available on Adobe Reader, but not all of them. Besides, most fillable forms that you download from the Internet were originally created using other Adobe products and therefore must be filled out using Adobe Reader. This is a must-have application for all Mac users.

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1 stars


November 22, 2015  |  By BigCatSue

 |  Version: Adobe Reader 11.0.12




Waste of space.

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1 stars

"I'd rate it 0 starts if I had the option"

August 10, 2015  |  By dacomfort

 |  Version: Adobe Reader 11.0.12


Still looking for one


Blurred text, harder to navigate


Wish I could find version 10.0 to reinstall

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 11.0.12
This update provides system requirement enhancements, mitigation for security issues, improved overall stability, bug fixes, and feature enhancements.
Publisher Adobe Systems
Publisher web site
Release Date July 16, 2015
Date Added July 16, 2015
Version 11.0.12
Category Business Software
Subcategory Document Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.10/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 145.82MB
File Name AdbeRdrUpd11012.dmg
Total Downloads 4,663,679
Downloads Last Week 11,490
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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