Why does my Adobe Acrobat take up so much space

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Jan 27, 2016

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I was doing some system cleanup and noticed acrobat is over 6 gigs! That seems crazy to me. Anyone else experiencing this?

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Why does my Adobe Acrobat take up so much space

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I was doing some system cleanup and noticed acrobat is over 6 gigs! That seems crazy to me. Anyone else experiencing this?

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Jan 27, 2016 3
Adobe Employee ,
Jan 28, 2016

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Hi ,

Please go through the following forum thread.

How much disk space does your Acrobat installation take?

Regards

Sukrit Dhingra

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Jan 28, 2016

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Yes but this doesn't solve my other issue with duplicate programs. I asked

for help getting rid of previous versions of adobe programs with cc and cc

2015. This article says its bulky at 3 gigs but mine is double. This is

terrible customer service.

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Jan 28, 2016 1
Community Beginner ,
Oct 31, 2016

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Well, lucky you.

My Adobe Acrobat DC is 11,0 GB!

THIS IS CRAZY!!!

I just had to uninstall a bunch of programs to make Photoshop even able to startup. I have a 256 GB SSD and only about 7GB free space left after the cleanup. I did go through all temp. files, trash-bin etc. etc... Even put all photos and personal files on an external drive + cloud.

Just don't understand the sizes of programs nowadays...

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Oct 31, 2016 1
Community Beginner ,
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I have precisely the same situation.  Acrobat DC is bigger than a CAD (3d, assemblies etc) program.

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Adobe Employee ,
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Hi all,

Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

The issue is known to Adobe and is not related to Acrobat. It is how the operating system is calculating the installer size. If that is causing more trouble I would suggest to reach out to Microsoft.
Acrobat DC has roughly 2.7 GB size on the machine.

-Tariq

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Mine shows as 22.8 GB, Any chance it litters the system with files in places such as program data? I rather not uninstall and reinstall it, since I do not want to risk losing the licence. I purchased DC when the PC was new, and it was pre-installed.

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Jan 17, 2019 1
Adobe Employee ,
Jan 21, 2019

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You can download and run AcroSize.exe tool from

AcroSize.exe - Google Drive

It will accurately calculate the space taken by various Acrobat components.

If you still have concerns, collect and send me AcroSize.log file from User Temp folder.

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Then why is my Acrobat DC at 7.10 GB?

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Mar 31, 2019 1
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Mar 31, 2019

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Are you looking in the Windows Control panel? It has been said that this gives incorrect information, and we have told you how to get the right answer.

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2,7 is still way too effin much! What the hell!?

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I am sorry, but this is really a lame push off answer and the type that does nothing but irratiate the user of the product... Adobe- acrobat has been plagued by this for YEARS

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I have experience a 2.3 gb space which was used by adobe acrobat 

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