Distribute and Install the free Acrobat Reader DC software app in volume - Offline Installer

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Jan 27, 2020

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Learn how to distribute the free Acrobat Reader DC software app in volume.


Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software is the free, trusted global standard for viewing, printing, signing, sharing, and annotating PDFs. It's the only PDF viewer that can open and interact with all types of PDF content – including forms and multimedia.


Adobe Reader DC is free and available for volume distribution. A Distribution License Agreement is required for:


  • Corporations and organizations that want to distribute Acrobat Reader or the Acrobat Reader mobile app on a company intranet site or local network.
  •  Commercial vendors that want to bundle Acrobat Reader or the Acrobat Reader mobile app on physical media such as a CD or DVD, on OEM hardware such as computers and mobile devices, or with OEM hardware such as scanners.


Individuals interested in the software for personal use can download it free without applying for a Distribution License.


It's easy to deploy, customize, and update Acrobat Reader in your organization. You can control enterprise-wide deployment — and help reduce IT costs — using various tools and methods, including the Adobe Customization wizard or Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). For more information about enterprise deployment, visit the IT resources page.



Apply for a desktop license:


The application for a volume distribution license will take just a few minutes and is required to determine how you intend to use Reader. After you complete the short online form, we’ll send you an email with a link to the installers.


Note: You do not need to apply for a Reader Distribution License if you prefer to direct users from your website to Adobe.com to download Reader.

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