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    As an aspiring lawyer, being able to read legal documents from your phone will be very helpful. Instead of spending 10 hours per day chained to your computer, you can keep up with your responsibilities from your phone.
    img by Sharon
    1 year ago
  • img Expert
    1. Need to sign that lease or contract? Easily make your document legal and binding with the swipe of a finger
    2. Annotate and review where needed! Highlight, note, and make comments on PDFs using sticky notes and drawing tools.
    3. Multiple ways to view document files and PDFs: Single Page, Continuous Scroll, or Reading Mode.
  • Jun 21, 2022

    By Michael H
    It's fine. There are a lot of PDF file reading software available for free or low, low cost. So far this has been fitting a need. But I wanted to edit something and that's where the "Free Trial" offer pops up. Nope. I'll look around and see what else I can find. I'm tired of being tricked into free trials and then being billed even when I cancel in time. Then it's a whole other hassle to get customer service and refund. All for a so-called free trial.
  • Apr 14, 2022

    By Michael Jackisch
    I use this app frequently for reviewing construction documents and drawings. It's always served me well, as it is significantly more stable than viewing with a browser, especially with large files. I would like to see the ability to add folders built into the app. This is a feature that is available on the iOS version of the app, and allows files to be organized in app. Little disappointing that simple feature is not available on Android.
  • May 12, 2022

    By Derek Messenger
    Obviously, the leader in pdf's. However, "liquid mode" is a pain, and now I cannot easily find a way for it to NOT open in said mode. 1. Users cannot easily move to specific pages. I was trying to quickly get to page 87, and it was significantly more difficult. There is no point to this madness. 2. The extra load time cancels any added benefit.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader Review Dec 20, 2021

    By Evil Stewy
    I have been a user of Adobe Acrobat Reader and their family of products for literally decades. Several Adobe products have become the de-facto standard in many areas. Such as (***.PDF) being a common identifier for documents that crossed platforms and allowed people to share documents. Just as Xerox became the commonplace word embraced for all by a copy machine. Adobe has been the word for documents or attachments and such. Adobe Acrobat Reader used to be a free product! The Adobe family of products is now so vast that much or their applications are by subscription service only. Some Adobe applications will offer you a free install but all of the desirable features are only available through a subscription. It is like being given free addicting drugs then once hooked, and unable or undesirable to change, they start selling you a product that once was free. Don’t get me wrong, I like their products but I am questioning if maybe another providers product may be more suitable going forward.
  • Super handy app May 1, 2020

    By TheMacDuffs
    Love this app... works wonders on an iPhone and makes so much more so much easier and obtainable via your iPhone vs having to use the computer. Can access most everything right on our phones now and even upload and forward or send most all needed documents. Can’t begin to count how many times this app have been a complete life saver! Thank you adobe! No complaints here, do wish more features where available throughout each app instead of having to open multiple apps and somewhat bounce back and forth between them, however despite that small inconvenience you have still absolutely completely saved our butts hugely several times! We’d be up s*~! Creek with out you so once again thank you for all the simplicity and conveniences you’ve brought to and made available on iPhone.
  • Jun 3, 2022

    By William Hunt
    This app needs to be updated for compatibility!! I've been using it for a very long time and have occasionally received this message, but in the last few days I can't open Adobe without it closing immediately. I cleared the cache and data but that didn't fix it.... I'm at a loss for what to do because as a software developer this is frustrating since we're taught to fix our issues and help the end user. We're also taught to make sure we keep up with technology as well.
  • Very powerful, missing critical annotation feature Sep 6, 2019

    By DrOverbuild
    This app has been great when it comes to storing, reading, and annotating documents. I’ve been using it with the Apple Pencil and I’ve noticed the drawing features are lacking support for the pencil in one key area: it takes the touch of the palm of my hand or my fingers as drawing touches. I must have the option to ignore all drawing events with my hand and just accept them from the Apple Pencil, with the exception of scrolling. I want to be able to use two of my fingers to navigate the document and the Apple Pencil strictly for drawing. Because I don’t have the option for this extended Apple Pencil support it’s difficult for tasks such as writing notes over presentation slide PDFs during the presentation. I can’t rest the palm of my hand on my iPad and write normally because it listens to finger touch events. EDIT: I have learned a day later that once you start using Apple Pencil in drawing mode, it ignores other touches, but you have to start with the pencil. Still, it would be nice to be able to scroll without leaving draw mode.
  • May 14, 2022

    By Craig Servis
    It is a little annoying when you use only the free version, but still fully functional. The paid version makes it easier to edit, save, transfer and porbably more, but I use the free version. And I definitely recommend it if you're needing i effort PDF files. It also has additional apps on the play store that can increase productivity. For example 'Fill n Sign' make it very easy to add signatures to a online document.
  • Jun 21, 2022

    By Michael H
    It's fine. There are a lot of PDF file reading software available for free or low, low cost. So far this has been fitting a need. But I wanted to edit something and that's where the "Free Trial" offer pops up. Nope. I'll look around and see what else I can find. I'm tired of being tricked into free trials and then being billed even when I cancel in time. Then it's a whole other hassle to get customer service and refund. All for a so-called free trial.
  • Apr 14, 2022

    By Michael Jackisch
    I use this app frequently for reviewing construction documents and drawings. It's always served me well, as it is significantly more stable than viewing with a browser, especially with large files. I would like to see the ability to add folders built into the app. This is a feature that is available on the iOS version of the app, and allows files to be organized in app. Little disappointing that simple feature is not available on Android.
  • May 12, 2022

    By Derek Messenger
    Obviously, the leader in pdf's. However, "liquid mode" is a pain, and now I cannot easily find a way for it to NOT open in said mode. 1. Users cannot easily move to specific pages. I was trying to quickly get to page 87, and it was significantly more difficult. There is no point to this madness. 2. The extra load time cancels any added benefit.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader Review Dec 20, 2021

    By Evil Stewy
    I have been a user of Adobe Acrobat Reader and their family of products for literally decades. Several Adobe products have become the de-facto standard in many areas. Such as (***.PDF) being a common identifier for documents that crossed platforms and allowed people to share documents. Just as Xerox became the commonplace word embraced for all by a copy machine. Adobe has been the word for documents or attachments and such. Adobe Acrobat Reader used to be a free product! The Adobe family of products is now so vast that much or their applications are by subscription service only. Some Adobe applications will offer you a free install but all of the desirable features are only available through a subscription. It is like being given free addicting drugs then once hooked, and unable or undesirable to change, they start selling you a product that once was free. Don’t get me wrong, I like their products but I am questioning if maybe another providers product may be more suitable going forward.
  • Super handy app May 1, 2020

    By TheMacDuffs
    Love this app... works wonders on an iPhone and makes so much more so much easier and obtainable via your iPhone vs having to use the computer. Can access most everything right on our phones now and even upload and forward or send most all needed documents. Can’t begin to count how many times this app have been a complete life saver! Thank you adobe! No complaints here, do wish more features where available throughout each app instead of having to open multiple apps and somewhat bounce back and forth between them, however despite that small inconvenience you have still absolutely completely saved our butts hugely several times! We’d be up s*~! Creek with out you so once again thank you for all the simplicity and conveniences you’ve brought to and made available on iPhone.
  • Jun 3, 2022

    By William Hunt
    This app needs to be updated for compatibility!! I've been using it for a very long time and have occasionally received this message, but in the last few days I can't open Adobe without it closing immediately. I cleared the cache and data but that didn't fix it.... I'm at a loss for what to do because as a software developer this is frustrating since we're taught to fix our issues and help the end user. We're also taught to make sure we keep up with technology as well.
  • Very powerful, missing critical annotation feature Sep 6, 2019

    By DrOverbuild
    This app has been great when it comes to storing, reading, and annotating documents. I’ve been using it with the Apple Pencil and I’ve noticed the drawing features are lacking support for the pencil in one key area: it takes the touch of the palm of my hand or my fingers as drawing touches. I must have the option to ignore all drawing events with my hand and just accept them from the Apple Pencil, with the exception of scrolling. I want to be able to use two of my fingers to navigate the document and the Apple Pencil strictly for drawing. Because I don’t have the option for this extended Apple Pencil support it’s difficult for tasks such as writing notes over presentation slide PDFs during the presentation. I can’t rest the palm of my hand on my iPad and write normally because it listens to finger touch events. EDIT: I have learned a day later that once you start using Apple Pencil in drawing mode, it ignores other touches, but you have to start with the pencil. Still, it would be nice to be able to scroll without leaving draw mode.
  • May 14, 2022

    By Craig Servis
    It is a little annoying when you use only the free version, but still fully functional. The paid version makes it easier to edit, save, transfer and porbably more, but I use the free version. And I definitely recommend it if you're needing i effort PDF files. It also has additional apps on the play store that can increase productivity. For example 'Fill n Sign' make it very easy to add signatures to a online document.
  • Good app for my studies Apr 11, 2021

    By VictoriaSilvis
    I don’t do lengthy reviews and only do when I enjoy a good app, or software. After using Adobe acrobat reader actually I wanna get all three Adobe apps, and including this. The only con is why $52 for individuals per month? I know it’s fair but why per month? I won’t complain. I think other companies alike Adobe needs to rely on yearly subscriptions at lower prices. Because I’ve been hearing complaints from people on the media using Adobe apps, so what you could improve is include more colors in Adobe reader, and make the monthly payments for individuals maybe like $25 per year. That’s just my feedback and I ain’t gonna complain, and people just don’t like when people feels their money is robbed, and I’ve notice the prices are getting better. The one for individuals per month probably alright for people who has enough money, and were able to pay per month. It would been helpful if you made an affordable yearly subscription for individuals.
  • May 18, 2022

    By Jo Ann Turner
    It's all about the upgrading to a pay service. I thought when I first got an email and opened it about this new app from Adobe Acrobat telling me that they had added all kinds of features. I thought finally this will be so much easier now to send and receive PDF's that u can edit and sign and that's way cool. Then when I went to use it. Bamm the first thing they hit u with is a subscription for premium. Cause low and behold the app doesn't do very much unless you upgrade to premium. Sucks
  • Latest updates killed me Oct 17, 2018

    By Camscannerfanatic
    I use this app primarily for work purposes. I save all my service receipts to this app and also fill out and submit safety and order forms daily. The recent update changed alot of things. First of all, the new design I don't like. That I can get used to but it's made it more difficult to use in my opinion. Some of the buttons are not labeled now, they only have icons so I have to guess what they do until I press them and find out if I'm right or wrong. More importantly, there are functions/operations that changed. For example, sharing a file through email no longer takes the file name and automatically makes it the subject line of the email. Also, when you sort by name,files with letters now follow files with numbers. I have to scroll through a hundred files (which have dates) to get to my template (which starts with letters). So I had to through a random zero at the beginning so it's at the top. There is more I could write but I think you get my point. I realize it may sound like nitpicking but when you use the app as much as I do it becomes very annoying. I am disappointed you made such a big change and it doesn't seem to be for the better. Let's get some of this fixed so I can change this back to 5 stars.
  • If you care about backing up your documents, steer clear! Dec 31, 2021

    By Hooker pilot
    I paid $10 for this app probably 6 years ago or more. I remember when the newest $10 version came out a few years back and I didn’t have access to it, that was a pretty big kick in the junk but I kept using it because I liked some of its features and it’s what I had been using for years. The most annoying part about using this app was that when I changed IPads, I had to find some creative way to transfer all of the documents that I used in the app to the newest device because they aren’t saved in the cloud anywhere. Well, I knew I should have changed after that but I didn’t because it’s what I had been using and I have a hard time changing. The worst case scenario just happened and I changed my iPad passcode after years of using the same one (again, don’t like change) and I forgot that passcode. I had to restore my iPad from my iCloud backup today and the worst thing happened. All my most important documents were lost, many of them for good. It will be very difficult, in some cases impossible, to get those again. Don’t use this app if you want your important documents to be secure and safe unless you’re manually backing them up every time you bring a new one in.
  • Jun 23, 2022

    By Carlos Hernandez
    Edit ability is so clunky and annoying. The boxes where you input the words are not able to be moved around, only stretched, which is not helpful at all. Then the app crashes out of nowhere when you're making edits and makes you lose all of your progress.
  • Jun 8, 2022

    By Rev Tom Mortensen
    When I go to open my password protected pdf it starts to open and then I receive a message that some features are not supported and doesn't open. Before updating it opened fine. I did this on 2 androids to test and was able to create same issue. Before update it opened, since then it won't. Other than that it has been extremely great!
  • What happened Mar 11, 2019

    By jior design
    As a subscriber of the Adobe creative cloud I am very displeased to see the industry standard for PDF software become practically unusable! In fact Adobe Acrobat no longer works on my iPhone XS! When I choose to download or simply view a pdf file, Adobe Acrobat nor the Adobe Creative Cloud app appear in the list of apps to choose from in the iOS share to/open menu! I tried a workaround by saving the PDF file to "files" both locally and via iCloud drive then attempted to open the saved PDF file via Adobe Acrobat which incredibly failed to open with a message stating "File type unsupported"... This is unacceptable! Can't open the very file format Adobe Acrobat is meant to not only open but create and manage! Wow just wow! Not sure what is going on but Adobe is slacking with other apps as well! I'm contemplating canceling my CC subscription since $50 a month is a price only worth paying for the best and I am literally seeing more and more apps that offer more! The mobile apps are terrible besides a select few! Out of all, I never thought Acrobat would ever lose the crown but here I am having to find an alternative in order to save the PDF I need! Verbal apologies won't change the fact that I'm dishing out money for software that isn't working properly!
  • Mar 15, 2022

    By Myra Weber
    I've purchased this app many timesover the years and pay one price and own it till the next version came out. During the year you would receive updates which were fixes to the bugs that were in the program (NO CHARGE) I first purchased adobe was in 1993 and every year or so. Now it's a constant money grabber every month if not more often. And it broke down in many parts. I don't know about anyone else but I can't afford this but can't do without it. Somebody make a pdf app for one price for all.
  • Only a basic reader Oct 26, 2020

    By dtnel72
    This is only a basic reader and not much more. I find that it lacks the ability to select multiple PDF files that you may have stored in your cloud account and then transfer them simultaneously to the device. A good example would be I have about 35 files I want to transfer to my device from my iCloud account and I have to go through and manually transfer each one of them one at a time. I have Google searched trying to find a way to batch move files but I cannot seem to find that I know the option used to be there before and be very easy. If it’s something that I have to pay for and I will continue using my dropbox account in the same manner it just will only take one extra step and stead of 35 extra steps. To sum it up basically you get a basic reader with Adobe acrobat reader and that’s about all you’re going to get. You can Open, read and share files but in my opinion I don’t see a whole lot more unless they’re not really advertising their products.
  • !!!horrible update!!! Oct 3, 2018

    By necessarynickname?
    Zero stars if that were possible. I’ve never written a review before for any app, but this update is so awful that I had to comment. I have an iPad Air 2, which is not old enough to be the problem (I think). A handful of user comments after the last update are positive, but I echo the vast majority—the app freezes at the home page and I can’t access any files. At least I can open the app to see a home page with a recent files list; apparently some folks just see a spinning circle with the opening icon and never get to the home page. At first I thought my files had been deleted, as some folks complained, but since I can still see some recent file names listed on the home page, I can’t tell whether some or all files have actually been deleted. Either way, I can’t even sign in or sign up because that link on the home page doesn’t work either. Bottom line, fix it or I’m done (as are many others probably), obviously, because I can’t even access my files. Now I’m glad that I saved at least some files in other formats/apps.
  • Apr 2, 2022

    By Monica Reinhart
    It's a shame to have to need something like this so I can print pdf files. This says it's for all files, but many downloads from websites are not able to be opened with this app. All I wanted to do is be able to print to a wireless printer. I can't decrease font size to print less pages. I tried edit, but apparently the extras all cost money. It's 2022 and reading,editing and printing pdf's should be as standard as automatic door locks on a car. I'll be looking for something else.
  • Mar 17, 2022

    By Cameron Juresich
    Great but inconsistent This app is great. It has cloud integration so I can view all my files across different platforms without having to switch apps. However navigation through this app is a little strange. Sometimes when I'm using Dropbox and look at a pdf when I press back it will go back multiple directories. Because this only happens sometimes, the app is unpredictable.
  • img Community
    As an aspiring lawyer, being able to read legal documents from your phone will be very helpful. Instead of spending 10 hours per day chained to your computer, you can keep up with your responsibilities from your phone.
    img by Sharon
    1 year ago
  • img Expert
    1. Need to sign that lease or contract? Easily make your document legal and binding with the swipe of a finger
    2. Annotate and review where needed! Highlight, note, and make comments on PDFs using sticky notes and drawing tools.
    3. Multiple ways to view document files and PDFs: Single Page, Continuous Scroll, or Reading Mode.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader Review Dec 20, 2021

    By Evil Stewy
    I have been a user of Adobe Acrobat Reader and their family of products for literally decades. Several Adobe products have become the de-facto standard in many areas. Such as (***.PDF) being a common identifier for documents that crossed platforms and allowed people to share documents. Just as Xerox became the commonplace word embraced for all by a copy machine. Adobe has been the word for documents or attachments and such. Adobe Acrobat Reader used to be a free product! The Adobe family of products is now so vast that much or their applications are by subscription service only. Some Adobe applications will offer you a free install but all of the desirable features are only available through a subscription. It is like being given free addicting drugs then once hooked, and unable or undesirable to change, they start selling you a product that once was free. Don’t get me wrong, I like their products but I am questioning if maybe another providers product may be more suitable going forward.
  • Super handy app May 1, 2020

    By TheMacDuffs
    Love this app... works wonders on an iPhone and makes so much more so much easier and obtainable via your iPhone vs having to use the computer. Can access most everything right on our phones now and even upload and forward or send most all needed documents. Can’t begin to count how many times this app have been a complete life saver! Thank you adobe! No complaints here, do wish more features where available throughout each app instead of having to open multiple apps and somewhat bounce back and forth between them, however despite that small inconvenience you have still absolutely completely saved our butts hugely several times! We’d be up s*~! Creek with out you so once again thank you for all the simplicity and conveniences you’ve brought to and made available on iPhone.
  • Jan 16, 2022

    By Biv Queen
    A pro and con is that your phone will automatically download the file with or without your permission to enable you to open it and see it. Which depending on the file or your preface, that may not be a bad thing... Or a good thing lol. I hate that my Android even needs it to open a simple pdf file. I haven't ran into any ads or problems other than that.
  • Feb 5, 2022

    By Trevin Joseph Poscich
    So this app has been life changing for me. It opened me up to a treasure trove of abilities that I have been lacking as a techie. As if being able to create, publish and get access to a collection of content, templates and stock images making for awesome content. But you get access to a wide arrange of other Adobe apps like creative cloud... Well worth the subscription. Thanks 👍👍👍
  • May 16, 2022

    By Nancy R
    By far, the most user-friendly and consistent .pdf reader I've ever used for Android. Easy user interface for 'non-techies,' like myself. Makes it simple to download, share, edit, and save .pdf's. The only .pdf reader app I've used that downloads and opens files consistently and without pop-ups or ads! Doesn't cause my phone to freeze or become slow or 'glitchy.' It's now my default .pdf reader for my Android S21.
  • Couldn’t live without Jan 22, 2019

    By Jilimac77
    This is a paid subscription however it has paid for itself several times over. It’s every important document saver with adobe cloud. It’s a must for anyone that is a multi tasker from a busy Mom to an executive. The best app that is also a must have is Adobe Scan app. That is the most convenient app I’ve ever downloaded. It can save business cards to your favorite pictures your kids have made and can print and edit better than any program. So yes I pay every month for the apps but it comes with a lot of Adobes Apps. Would most definitely recommend you won’t be disappointed. If I had one ding I wish they would put down the monthly payment. Maybe they will read this and make the change!!
  • I used to love this app before the most recent update Oct 4, 2018

    By Too much travel
    I have loved using the Adobe Acrobat app for many years. It has improved over time and has many wonderful features that the desktop edition has. Using the app has been easy, almost instinctive, until now. Nothing is easy to do anymore. The typeface is light and difficult to read for those of us who no longer have 20/20 vision. I’m still trying to figure out how to move a group of files (used to be really easy). I know that the performance is supposed to be improved but scrolling through lists of files and folders seems slower. May be I’ll update this review after using the new update for a while.
  • Awesome job and User Friend Nov 11, 2020

    By APTMSAND
    To Adobe and all your employees, You have been able to create The most user-friendly software I have ever seen and used. I am simply a end-user one person but I am very lucky to have run across such a program that makes my job so much easier to be able to sort quotes and deliver a professional looking quote.I upload a template for whatever I need like a survey on the store lighting refrigeration or a repair for SERVICE Quote sheet. So I like to thank you for all your hard work and I appreciate each and every employee for contributing to such a great platform to work off of!!! Michael Sandlin
  • Super versatile document scanning from mobile devices Dec 18, 2020

    By tigherj
    This app is incredibly useful if you need to capture small documents to save or share using a mobile phone or tablet, and the OCR (optical character recognition) is super helpful when you just want to access the text. For example, snapping a photo of a postal tracking number (have you tried entering these accurately by hand? Doable but tedious. Using this app, you can snap the receipt and run the scan and grab the tracking number from the pdf that's produced and then just drop this into google, to get your tracking information. Hundreds of other uses as well.
  • WHAT A WONDERFUL App. Nov 2, 2020

    By Danger bot radiation
    HELLO AND GOODAFTERNOON Ladies and Gentleman, how are you doing today so far on your side? NOW THE MAIN Reason why I am writing this particular review is to definitely let you know, that this particular app is a very very beautiful, wonderful and a very very helpful app. This particular app is so helpful, because i can definitely scan all of “My Receipts,” and store all of those scanned documents online in “Thy ICloud.” Meaning i can scan all of “My Receipts,” and store here inside of this particular app. I can definitely use this particular app to scan and transform any type of documents into a “PDF File.” Thank you so much for reading my review.
  • Apr 14, 2022

    By Michael Jackisch
    I use this app frequently for reviewing construction documents and drawings. It's always served me well, as it is significantly more stable than viewing with a browser, especially with large files. I would like to see the ability to add folders built into the app. This is a feature that is available on the iOS version of the app, and allows files to be organized in app. Little disappointing that simple feature is not available on Android.
  • May 12, 2022

    By Derek Messenger
    Obviously, the leader in pdf's. However, "liquid mode" is a pain, and now I cannot easily find a way for it to NOT open in said mode. 1. Users cannot easily move to specific pages. I was trying to quickly get to page 87, and it was significantly more difficult. There is no point to this madness. 2. The extra load time cancels any added benefit.
  • Very powerful, missing critical annotation feature Sep 6, 2019

    By DrOverbuild
    This app has been great when it comes to storing, reading, and annotating documents. I’ve been using it with the Apple Pencil and I’ve noticed the drawing features are lacking support for the pencil in one key area: it takes the touch of the palm of my hand or my fingers as drawing touches. I must have the option to ignore all drawing events with my hand and just accept them from the Apple Pencil, with the exception of scrolling. I want to be able to use two of my fingers to navigate the document and the Apple Pencil strictly for drawing. Because I don’t have the option for this extended Apple Pencil support it’s difficult for tasks such as writing notes over presentation slide PDFs during the presentation. I can’t rest the palm of my hand on my iPad and write normally because it listens to finger touch events. EDIT: I have learned a day later that once you start using Apple Pencil in drawing mode, it ignores other touches, but you have to start with the pencil. Still, it would be nice to be able to scroll without leaving draw mode.
  • May 14, 2022

    By Craig Servis
    It is a little annoying when you use only the free version, but still fully functional. The paid version makes it easier to edit, save, transfer and porbably more, but I use the free version. And I definitely recommend it if you're needing i effort PDF files. It also has additional apps on the play store that can increase productivity. For example 'Fill n Sign' make it very easy to add signatures to a online document.
  • Good app for my studies Apr 11, 2021

    By VictoriaSilvis
    I don’t do lengthy reviews and only do when I enjoy a good app, or software. After using Adobe acrobat reader actually I wanna get all three Adobe apps, and including this. The only con is why $52 for individuals per month? I know it’s fair but why per month? I won’t complain. I think other companies alike Adobe needs to rely on yearly subscriptions at lower prices. Because I’ve been hearing complaints from people on the media using Adobe apps, so what you could improve is include more colors in Adobe reader, and make the monthly payments for individuals maybe like $25 per year. That’s just my feedback and I ain’t gonna complain, and people just don’t like when people feels their money is robbed, and I’ve notice the prices are getting better. The one for individuals per month probably alright for people who has enough money, and were able to pay per month. It would been helpful if you made an affordable yearly subscription for individuals.
  • Adobe Acrobat Premium is worth the subscription! Apr 18, 2022

    By PsychicSoul
    I have used Acrobat, on my desktop computer, for many, many years, both professionally as an employee and personally, as a published writer. PCs have forced most users to update their Adobe Acrobat program to the “DC” version, but I don’t like the DC version so I’m still using Acrobat X. On my iOS devices, however, I LOVE the Adobe Acrobat app, and because the fee for the Premium subscription is worth every penny, I upgraded to the additional level of functionality. It has several more options, mostly the ability to edit, organize, format and share with other document-editing apps for iOS 15+. Worth mentioning is its built-in user guide, AND availability on all my devices (please note: a premium version for OS platforms must be purchased separately.). I highly recommend this app with premium subscription for anyone who values a well written document, formatted for easy reading.
  • Need auto-save as you work Feb 8, 2020

    By G.G.Lórien
    Update: delete and reinstall app fixed the launch issue; back to 4 stars. Update: from 4 to 1 star. 2-2-20 app update results in app crashing on my iPad while it’s working on launching, then it just sits in the background stuck on th3 splash screen before I flick it closed. Utterly useless to me right now... Unlike Office and Google, this will not save changes as your filling in forms or annotating; will save changes only when you back out of the document to the larger document list. I have a fillable PDF I type into during a group study, and lost 1 1/2 hrs worth of work when the app crashed. I lost all that work because the info in the lecture was coming fast and furious and I didn’t have time to back out to the documents list so this particular group study PDF could save. Thought about giving it three stars because of this issue, but other than that I like the app.
  • Finally , I find the best PDF files app that suit me Feb 23, 2019

    By Tomshz
    I had tried a few different PDF files and Acrobat is the best so far . It has all the features and functionalities in helping me creating , editing PDF files ; it has very simple interface and tools in guiding me to finish my works. with the Scan file app , it add more useful functions in creating PDF files ; the Acrobat cloud allows me to access my files from everywhere ; and upload to cloud to store my files securely . and Sharing the files easily to anyone . On the other hand , I find the app a bit of confusing in some area . the default language is English (UK) ; the app i was downloaded for my iphone , I can not use the app to edit or fill the files . and it require Window or Mac Version of the app to edit or fill my files. Why can the app tell me before I purchase it ? lastly , I cannt download the finished the files to my iphone or my icloud
  • Mostly Satisfied withLittle Issues Sep 19, 2020

    By memko35
    I like Adobe and use it for most of my readings and note taking needs. However, lately I came across an issue. I have a document which I could read and make changes in the beginning. However, Adobe is losing the pages of my document. The pages get blank and receive an error message that “some of the properties of document is not supported this version of Adobe acrobat”. Reuploading the same document fixes the issue; however, after taking some notes and highlighting lines, the same error pops up and my pages disappear. This issue does not happen on all the documents. So, it’s document specific issue. However, if there is an unsupported thing on the document, the app should not show everything perfect. After you work on it getting and error message is something undesirable.
  • Jun 16, 2022

    By Daniel Kordik
    Great PDF viewer at its core, very fast and very stable. But it's so aggressive in trying to get the user to sign in that it might as well be a MSFT product, you can't even click the share button without signing in first. Also the nagging popups. "Have you tried liquid mode? Have you? No really, have you? How about today? What about now?" Very irritating.
  • Jun 21, 2022

    By Michael H
    It's fine. There are a lot of PDF file reading software available for free or low, low cost. So far this has been fitting a need. But I wanted to edit something and that's where the "Free Trial" offer pops up. Nope. I'll look around and see what else I can find. I'm tired of being tricked into free trials and then being billed even when I cancel in time. Then it's a whole other hassle to get customer service and refund. All for a so-called free trial.
  • Jun 3, 2022

    By William Hunt
    This app needs to be updated for compatibility!! I've been using it for a very long time and have occasionally received this message, but in the last few days I can't open Adobe without it closing immediately. I cleared the cache and data but that didn't fix it.... I'm at a loss for what to do because as a software developer this is frustrating since we're taught to fix our issues and help the end user. We're also taught to make sure we keep up with technology as well.
  • May 18, 2022

    By Jo Ann Turner
    It's all about the upgrading to a pay service. I thought when I first got an email and opened it about this new app from Adobe Acrobat telling me that they had added all kinds of features. I thought finally this will be so much easier now to send and receive PDF's that u can edit and sign and that's way cool. Then when I went to use it. Bamm the first thing they hit u with is a subscription for premium. Cause low and behold the app doesn't do very much unless you upgrade to premium. Sucks
  • App can’t create a pdf with images Oct 12, 2021

    By 👍's up
    Coming from desktop I was expecting to be able to create PDF’s out of multiple images. This doesn’t seem to be the case. After attempting to create the file it gives an error and crashes. It can’t access the photos app but can access the files app. Some images it will let you select while others are arbitrarily greyed out despite being the exact same file type. I then learned that this is a simple process in the files app. As a result this app serves little purpose for my workflow on iPad OS. On PC it gets the job done. Not being able to create PDF’s with multiple file types is a huge let down. Not to mention the process of combining a large number of files is slow as there doesn’t seem to be a way to mass select. Overall, the app isn’t trash, but it doesn’t do the things I need it to do that it’s PC counterpart can do faster and with ease. Hopefully these issues are remedied in a future update.
  • Feb 26, 2022

    By Bill Jay
    I've used this app for several years. It's good to save user's manuals but it has become ridiculously slow at doing searches within documents. I also find it annoying that every tine I open the app it opens to the home screen but then switches to a screen to compress files (it waits just long enough before switching to fool you into acting on the current screen; this other screen is also something I've never used.) Just annoying.
  • The Apps Limitations Are Inconvenient Oct 12, 2021

    By DrPb2Au
    This app works OK to get work done, but it doesn’t include some features that would make it much more convenient to use. One thing that slows me down using this app is that it doesn’t have a multiple file selection when adding files to an existing file in the page organizer. Also the thumbnails in page organizer did not show the notes I had written in with the stylus. I included the notes to help me identify which pages to move or delete etc and all those labels were just a waste of my time. I realize that I am accustomed to using the Adobe DC Pro program on my computer. As far as I can tell there is not Adobe DC Pro app for the iPad. It would be great if there were, so I can take advantage of the convenience features that are available to me on the computer.
  • New update hindrance to annotation Oct 2, 2018

    By Mr.Culbertson
    For users annotating PDFs the pen tool’s thickness has been scaled up with no smaller option, making it impossible to write small annotations in margins with Apple pencil. Further, comments and drawings are not saved automatically. Previously users could go between local copies of their documents and have all annotations saved. Now we have no choice but to save in the cloud to retain changes, and see two copies show up in our library? Lastly, tools have an added step and have been miniaturized and placed on the top pane, after tapping the blue pen icon in the bottom right. This update totally baffles me; why make an update that reduces functionality save the addition of cloud improvements? If this isn’t fixed I’ll be using a third party app. I had loved Adobe Reader for its clean UI and superior aesthetic when annotating documents. Why this update?
  • Just a feedback on one of your feature Apr 16, 2019

    By Name is taken so whatever
    Hi developing team, I realize that a feature in this app is that while reading through a pdf file, a click on the top panel (where the time and date is) will send the user back to the first page. I understand the convenience this feature provided, but at the same time would like to point out that a sloppy user like myself often touches the top bar accidentally quite often. For instance, when I read intently, I hold the top and bottom side of my iPad together, or have my elbow over. This accidental touches send me back to the first page. It’s an exasperation to try to find my way back. As you can see, when reading a document hundred pages long, worse with an added deadline, a few of this trips certainly translates into frustration. I wonder if you have a switch somewhere to turn this feature off. If not I know your engineers will take this feedback and come up with something way smarter than we expected. As I enjoy using your app and plan to use it in the long term, your consideration of this feedback will tremendously improve my experience. Thanks for providing this useful app, as well as taking this feedback into consideration.
  • I can make it work Jun 20, 2022

    By Synology Fan 00000
    But I miss the functionality in the desktop version. Here I can select text to edit, but not the background. This means if there is a line I am deleting and there are background lines to show something was deleted, then I am out of luck. This same issue applies with watermarks or logos in the background. There is no way to move or delete them. When I add a line, I need to be able to realign the background. I also don’t see a way to copy and paste logos. Ideally I could select a section and everything in that section would be able to be moved, cut, or copied. Also the copy and paste doesn’t copy color, font, or font size. This means I have to manually fix pastes each time. Sometimes that is not even possible. If the document happens to have 12.8 font in gray for example, there is no way to enter a decimal in font size, and gray is not one of the available color swatches. Also renaming a document is not possible from the document page, you have to exit and go to the main page for that option. For simple edits, this works well. These missing features meant this software didn’t work for me.
  • Overall good but need a few improvements Dec 26, 2017

    By Kwlman2345
    The app itself is good for iPad user but still need a few major improvements. I am a student and I frequently use it to mark up my PDF using Apple Pencil. The app doesn’t have palm rejection that is seen in OneNote, which is definitely a bummer. Also, what what really makes a difference b/w a good and a great app for student is being able to scroll with finger and write/highlight with Apple Pencil. I find myself being slowed down my task whenever I want to switch b/w scroll and write/highlight. OneNote somehow has this feature figured out. Lastly, whenever you try to add a text in your PDF, we can’t type directly onto the PDF since we are brought to another window. It will be way more convenient if we can do that. Thank you again! Keep working at it :)
  • Latest updates killed me Oct 17, 2018

    By Camscannerfanatic
    I use this app primarily for work purposes. I save all my service receipts to this app and also fill out and submit safety and order forms daily. The recent update changed alot of things. First of all, the new design I don't like. That I can get used to but it's made it more difficult to use in my opinion. Some of the buttons are not labeled now, they only have icons so I have to guess what they do until I press them and find out if I'm right or wrong. More importantly, there are functions/operations that changed. For example, sharing a file through email no longer takes the file name and automatically makes it the subject line of the email. Also, when you sort by name,files with letters now follow files with numbers. I have to scroll through a hundred files (which have dates) to get to my template (which starts with letters). So I had to through a random zero at the beginning so it's at the top. There is more I could write but I think you get my point. I realize it may sound like nitpicking but when you use the app as much as I do it becomes very annoying. I am disappointed you made such a big change and it doesn't seem to be for the better. Let's get some of this fixed so I can change this back to 5 stars.
  • Jun 8, 2022

    By Rev Tom Mortensen
    When I go to open my password protected pdf it starts to open and then I receive a message that some features are not supported and doesn't open. Before updating it opened fine. I did this on 2 androids to test and was able to create same issue. Before update it opened, since then it won't. Other than that it has been extremely great!
  • Mar 15, 2022

    By Myra Weber
    I've purchased this app many timesover the years and pay one price and own it till the next version came out. During the year you would receive updates which were fixes to the bugs that were in the program (NO CHARGE) I first purchased adobe was in 1993 and every year or so. Now it's a constant money grabber every month if not more often. And it broke down in many parts. I don't know about anyone else but I can't afford this but can't do without it. Somebody make a pdf app for one price for all.
  • Only a basic reader Oct 26, 2020

    By dtnel72
    This is only a basic reader and not much more. I find that it lacks the ability to select multiple PDF files that you may have stored in your cloud account and then transfer them simultaneously to the device. A good example would be I have about 35 files I want to transfer to my device from my iCloud account and I have to go through and manually transfer each one of them one at a time. I have Google searched trying to find a way to batch move files but I cannot seem to find that I know the option used to be there before and be very easy. If it’s something that I have to pay for and I will continue using my dropbox account in the same manner it just will only take one extra step and stead of 35 extra steps. To sum it up basically you get a basic reader with Adobe acrobat reader and that’s about all you’re going to get. You can Open, read and share files but in my opinion I don’t see a whole lot more unless they’re not really advertising their products.
  • Apr 2, 2022

    By Monica Reinhart
    It's a shame to have to need something like this so I can print pdf files. This says it's for all files, but many downloads from websites are not able to be opened with this app. All I wanted to do is be able to print to a wireless printer. I can't decrease font size to print less pages. I tried edit, but apparently the extras all cost money. It's 2022 and reading,editing and printing pdf's should be as standard as automatic door locks on a car. I'll be looking for something else.
  • Mar 17, 2022

    By Cameron Juresich
    Great but inconsistent This app is great. It has cloud integration so I can view all my files across different platforms without having to switch apps. However navigation through this app is a little strange. Sometimes when I'm using Dropbox and look at a pdf when I press back it will go back multiple directories. Because this only happens sometimes, the app is unpredictable.
  • Being Over-Charged through duplicate accounts Apr 8, 2021

    By boxipip
    I have subscribed using various emails; since changing to another phone, I have not been able to use the Premium features on my first, and preferred, account. The trouble is- I now am paying for the Adobe Scan , the PDF converter, and the first account, with my best files, though free, I can’t use to the full, lest I also add another PAID subscription to it. I’m already paying for 2 of the aforementioned services under emails I had used subsequent to my first account. I’m up to about 30 dollars per month, with scattered files. I can’t just go away and come back like I was wanting to( the device I.D. has to be forgotten for 120 days( or something to that effect), I have no personal assistance that I know if except all the reading material. So now I’m trapped. With the past single premium subscription, I had full functionality. Now I just feel not in control and just bewildered about what to do.
  • Basic features don’t work Nov 16, 2021

    By Chehlehbeh
    I’m hoping a future app update fixes these items as I’d really like to be on my iPad as much as possible and not have to revert by default to the desktop app. Certain features never work, most importantly the ability to upload a .png file. It seems only .jpg is supported. Also the scaling is all out of whack when trying to re-size an image which is very annoying having to settle for an image that doesn’t quite look right. Save issues are a consistent problem with the native iOS files app, not so much with the Dropbox app (again needing to find another solution that involves a work-around). Navigation to find most tools is over-simplified & not readily available on a sidebar like the desktop app. If I have to revert back to the desktop version then this the app does me no good, by default. Would it kill the developer to make the iPad version consistent with the UI and/or layout of the desktop app? But oh well… It’s not like I need/want to adapt since basic features renders it incapable for real world mobile use. I tried to like it…I really did. Please don’t respond to me with a frown emoji or try to apologize, for as much as I pay monthly for the full adobe creative cloud suite, just let me know when it’s fixed.
  • Issues with sharing pdf files Oct 12, 2018

    By Kalon Williamson
    I’m not sure what to rate it because I know that nobody’s perfect and updates often times have bugs that need to be worked out. I’m not sure how many others are experiencing the same issue I’m having with sharing pdf’s, but whenever I fill-in some information on a pdf. and while I’m in the process of sharing that file........whatever information I fill-in the pdf with will normally look extremely out of place as far as where I originally placed it. Aside from that, there’s no way of knowing if I’m sharing a “flattened copy” or one that can be edited like the options we had prior to the update. I love using Adobe for what it’s previously been able to for various things. Thank you for this app but if at all possible, can someone check into this matter as soon as possible please? Thank you in advance. 🕎 Shalom
  • What’s wrong with the search option? Dec 11, 2020

    By 22Dweb22
    This was my go-to app for use with my Native American language pdf’s. I could search by typing words or parts of words, and it would highlight anything with those combinations. The past few months it just brings me to a page with zero highlights, so I have to search the whole page for the entry it wants to show me. Other times it will tell me the item is not found, even though it’s right on the page. I retype the exact same thing and then it highlights. Basically, search results are very inconsistent, and I’ve been using this app for 6 years. It even does this on my PC now. It brings up entries I didn’t even type in, so I have to switch to “case sensitive”. It’s been pretty frustrating to use this app when it used to work so well up until mid year.
  • If you care about backing up your documents, steer clear! Dec 31, 2021

    By Hooker pilot
    I paid $10 for this app probably 6 years ago or more. I remember when the newest $10 version came out a few years back and I didn’t have access to it, that was a pretty big kick in the junk but I kept using it because I liked some of its features and it’s what I had been using for years. The most annoying part about using this app was that when I changed IPads, I had to find some creative way to transfer all of the documents that I used in the app to the newest device because they aren’t saved in the cloud anywhere. Well, I knew I should have changed after that but I didn’t because it’s what I had been using and I have a hard time changing. The worst case scenario just happened and I changed my iPad passcode after years of using the same one (again, don’t like change) and I forgot that passcode. I had to restore my iPad from my iCloud backup today and the worst thing happened. All my most important documents were lost, many of them for good. It will be very difficult, in some cases impossible, to get those again. Don’t use this app if you want your important documents to be secure and safe unless you’re manually backing them up every time you bring a new one in.
  • Jun 23, 2022

    By Carlos Hernandez
    Edit ability is so clunky and annoying. The boxes where you input the words are not able to be moved around, only stretched, which is not helpful at all. Then the app crashes out of nowhere when you're making edits and makes you lose all of your progress.
  • What happened Mar 11, 2019

    By jior design
    As a subscriber of the Adobe creative cloud I am very displeased to see the industry standard for PDF software become practically unusable! In fact Adobe Acrobat no longer works on my iPhone XS! When I choose to download or simply view a pdf file, Adobe Acrobat nor the Adobe Creative Cloud app appear in the list of apps to choose from in the iOS share to/open menu! I tried a workaround by saving the PDF file to "files" both locally and via iCloud drive then attempted to open the saved PDF file via Adobe Acrobat which incredibly failed to open with a message stating "File type unsupported"... This is unacceptable! Can't open the very file format Adobe Acrobat is meant to not only open but create and manage! Wow just wow! Not sure what is going on but Adobe is slacking with other apps as well! I'm contemplating canceling my CC subscription since $50 a month is a price only worth paying for the best and I am literally seeing more and more apps that offer more! The mobile apps are terrible besides a select few! Out of all, I never thought Acrobat would ever lose the crown but here I am having to find an alternative in order to save the PDF I need! Verbal apologies won't change the fact that I'm dishing out money for software that isn't working properly!
  • !!!horrible update!!! Oct 3, 2018

    By necessarynickname?
    Zero stars if that were possible. I’ve never written a review before for any app, but this update is so awful that I had to comment. I have an iPad Air 2, which is not old enough to be the problem (I think). A handful of user comments after the last update are positive, but I echo the vast majority—the app freezes at the home page and I can’t access any files. At least I can open the app to see a home page with a recent files list; apparently some folks just see a spinning circle with the opening icon and never get to the home page. At first I thought my files had been deleted, as some folks complained, but since I can still see some recent file names listed on the home page, I can’t tell whether some or all files have actually been deleted. Either way, I can’t even sign in or sign up because that link on the home page doesn’t work either. Bottom line, fix it or I’m done (as are many others probably), obviously, because I can’t even access my files. Now I’m glad that I saved at least some files in other formats/apps.
  • Feb 4, 2022

    By William
    Constantly has popups trying to foist "liquid mode" on the user. Liquid mode is a process by which Adobe aggregates your PDF, a format popularized for it preservation of formatting, and ruins the formatting while disabling the ability to instantly zoom in on content...and that's best case scenario. It frequently does not finish processing. The only constant is the popup. Liquid mode appears designed to actively punish users with a spotty internet connection.
  • This app used to be wonderful, but now... Oct 28, 2018

    By GRIFFINSTE1N
    ...it’s terrible. It was extremely user friendly, from its organization (folders first, then separate files - this made so much sense, why would you change it?! I don’t want to have to put a number before my folders so they display before files) to its editable features (highlighting...the new colors and transparency options are terrible, seriously). If I tapped the screen while on a document, the superfluous information would go away until the screen was tapped again. Brilliant. Now, every time you scroll that information is displayed, what if I just want to read the raw document!? And seriously, it’s a PDF reader, why are you trying to fit some new mold with the design? And for the life of me, how can I delete the STUPID “Welcome” document out of my files? And why will this update not “find” text when I search through documents that the previous version would? Please revert this “improved update” to the way it was when it was useful and simple. Will definitely be switching apps if this isn’t changed.
  • Jun 11, 2022

    By Lord Valkyre
    Falsely advertised as free! I just wanted to edit a document. Something that would have taken 5 seconds to do. A service that's FREE everywhere else. But they wanted me to subscribe monthly or yearly for a STUPID amount of money for what it is. I guess I wasted the amount of time I could have just done it on my PC with an actually free program. Would be nice to do it on my phone. It could save me a whole 60 seconds. Not worth $100. Not even worth $1. Lol But Adobe did waste my time though.
  • Hate the new user interface. Oct 27, 2018

    By dvd587
    I loved the old user interface, everything was where it needed to be and within reach. This new UI is horrible, clunky and annoying. I especially hate being asked constantly to sign in/up for something just to use a PDF viewer. That’s all I need this app to do, look at PDFs. Not link it to social media so I can share things in the cloud with people who don’t need to see what I’m looking at. Why did you need to move the bookmarks button behind a menu at the top of the screen? It was perfect at the bottom right corner. Why do you feel the need to have me fill and sign every PDF? In case you didn’t know a manual for something doesn’t need to be filled out. Finding the right chapter in a manual or using the search function is more important than filling out non-existent fields. I especially dislike when I go to send someone something over airdrop it brings up a blank screen and reminds me I should log in for no reason, and then hit another greyed out button to bring up the native iOS transfer menu. Guess I’ll go find a new PDF viewer.
  • So incredibly frustrating Jun 17, 2022

    By LordOfRebels
    Let me start by saying, adobe makes the toolset so easy to use. They are great as a PDF READER. Filling out and saving a PDF however is an altogether different story. I can download and print a PDF all day, every day no issue. But if you have to make a change to a PDF, fill out a form, CREATE a PDF, or anything where you have to save when you’re done, Adobe falls flat on its face. Any file Adobe saves is completely blank. Gone. Spent an hour crafting a form? Great! Want to save or print? Here’s a white page. What’s worse is if you download a form, fill it out, save, then the original form is gone and cannot be recovered. I deal with government offices on a daily basis and have to fill out forms daily, usually with repeated information on identical forms. I wanted to be able to save a PDF as a template but any time i make an edit, I lose the original scan! Completely and utterly unacceptable considering EDITING PDFs IS THE WHOLE POINT OF THE PROGRAM! You had one job and you failed. Would give zero stars if i could.
  • Jul 2, 2022

    By Ben
    I've used this app almost daily for years in my career, but after a recent update Ive chosen to move on. All PDFs will only show headers and page numbers now. It's not the PDF file itself because I can open them just fine in other viewer apps and on my PC. Adobe did something wrong with the latest update and the app is completely useless now. Farewell Adobe.

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