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Why has the Acrobat DC Pro Icon has changed from red to black?

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Yesterday, the Adobe Acrobat DC Pro icon in my Mac desktop dock and in all pdfs in Finder has changed from red to black. Was this supposed to happen? 

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Correct answer by Bevi_Chagnon___PubCom | Adobe Community Professional

It's a design change throughout Adobe's programs, not just Acrobat.

Poorly tested by the GUI design team; on Windows, the icon's black square melds into the default black background color of the Windows Task Bar. The Acrobat icon, especially, is nearly invisible on a high-resolution monitor.  Just what users need: an invisible user interface!

 

This screen cap shows (from left to right), the new icons for Acrobat, InDesign, and Photoshop, and the previous icon for Photoshop on the far right.

New icons for Adobe programs don't work well enough in Window's task bar.New icons for Adobe programs don't work well enough in Window's task bar.

Good example of what NOT to do to a user interface!

 

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Why has the Acrobat DC Pro Icon has changed from red to black?

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Yesterday, the Adobe Acrobat DC Pro icon in my Mac desktop dock and in all pdfs in Finder has changed from red to black. Was this supposed to happen? 

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Correct answer by Bevi_Chagnon___PubCom | Adobe Community Professional

It's a design change throughout Adobe's programs, not just Acrobat.

Poorly tested by the GUI design team; on Windows, the icon's black square melds into the default black background color of the Windows Task Bar. The Acrobat icon, especially, is nearly invisible on a high-resolution monitor.  Just what users need: an invisible user interface!

 

This screen cap shows (from left to right), the new icons for Acrobat, InDesign, and Photoshop, and the previous icon for Photoshop on the far right.

New icons for Adobe programs don't work well enough in Window's task bar.New icons for Adobe programs don't work well enough in Window's task bar.

Good example of what NOT to do to a user interface!

 

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This is the actual version.

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It's a design change throughout Adobe's programs, not just Acrobat.

Poorly tested by the GUI design team; on Windows, the icon's black square melds into the default black background color of the Windows Task Bar. The Acrobat icon, especially, is nearly invisible on a high-resolution monitor.  Just what users need: an invisible user interface!

 

This screen cap shows (from left to right), the new icons for Acrobat, InDesign, and Photoshop, and the previous icon for Photoshop on the far right.

New icons for Adobe programs don't work well enough in Window's task bar.New icons for Adobe programs don't work well enough in Window's task bar.

Good example of what NOT to do to a user interface!

 

Bevi Chagnon | Designer & Technologist for Accessible InDesign + PDFs | Books @ www.PubCom.com/books — NEW! Accessible InDesign + PDF

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Thanks for the explanation! I wasn't sure if I had done something to change
it or if I was in a different version of Acrobat.

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Thanks for the response!

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Thanks for your information

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#ACROBATbacktoBurgundy   - so much easier to identify AdobeAcrobat when it was Burgundy. 😞

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Glad to see I'm not the only one who immediately disliked the decision!

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New hex code for the icon:  #NONONO

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