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Adobe Acrobat Reader for PDF

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Adobe Acrobat Reader for PDF
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Adobe Acrobat Reader is the free global standard for reliably viewing, signing, and commenting on PDF documents. VIEW PDFs • Quickly open and view PDF documents. • Search, scroll, and zoom in and out. • Choose Single Page or Continuous scroll mode. ANNOTATE PDFs • Make comments on PDFs using sticky notes and drawing tools. • Highlight and mark up text with annotation tools. • View and respond to annotations in the comments list. • Use Apple Pencil with iPad Pro for exceptional commenting precision. WORK WITH OTHERS AND SHARE PDFs • Quickly access documents shared for viewing, review, or signature. • Collaborate with others by adding your comments to PDFs sent to you for review. • Receive activity notifications for files you’ve shared for viewing and review. • Track pending actions on documents shared with you. • Easily share PDFs with others by creating a links you can send by email. WORK WITH SCANNED DOCUMENTS • Easily access scanned PDFs that you’ve captured using the free Adobe Scan app. • Open your scans in Acrobat Reader to fill in, sign, review, and share. FILL AND SIGN FORMS • Quickly fill out PDF forms by typing text into fields. • Use your finger or Apple Pencil to e-sign any PDF document. STORE AND PRINT FILES • Sign in to your free Adobe Document Cloud account to store access files across devices. • Connect to your Dropbox account and access other storage providers including iCloud Drive, Box, Microsoft OneDrive, and Google Drive. • Print documents from your device. IN-APP PURCHASE For even more PDF power, subscribe to Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, Adobe PDF Pack, or Adobe Export PDF. Subscriptions work across desktop, web, and mobile. ACROBAT PRO DC • Organize and edit (iPad only) PDFs. • Create PDF files from documents or images. • Export PDFs to Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint. • Combine files into one PDF. • Send documents to others for review. ADOBE PDF PACK • Create PDF files from documents or images. • Export PDFs to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or RTF. • Organize and combine files. • Send documents to others for review. EXPORT PDF • Export PDFs to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or RTF. IN-APP PURCHASE DETAILS • An Acrobat Pro DC subscription is US$24.99/month (includes Acrobat Pro DC software plus PDF Pack). • A PDF Pack subscription is US$9.99/month (includes Export PDF). • An Export PDF subscription is US$23.99/year. • Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. • Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Terms & Conditions: Your use of this application is governed by the Adobe General Terms of Use (https://www.adobe.com/legal/terms-linkfree.html and the Adobe Privacy Policy (https://www.adobe.com/privacy/policy-linkfree.html).
Unbelievable
by WolfPacker 2.0 on 2019/07/16 22:42
You expect me to pay. $10/month just for the privilege of reordering pages?
Adobe
by Nickname4679 on 2019/07/16 19:38
It told me I already had an account so when I clicked on the reset password link in my email, safari told me it was an invalid address. It’s done that twice now. I have an iPhone 6. It shouldn’t be a production to reset my password. I don’t even see why we need a log in anyway and we can’t just use the app as faceless consumers. My guess is because our data is valuable. I don’t see why adobe needs my birthdate. Anyway if I find a solution, I will change my rating.
Adobe got greedy and ruined a good thing.
by KCgraphix on 2019/07/16 17:05
It cost money to do anything other than read your Pdfs anymore. This would make sense if this was Adobe Acrobat Professional but for the basic reader? This is why we can’t have nice things anymore.
Password potect documents
by Leechie112127 on 2019/07/16 08:53
Hello Don’t seem to be able to do this??
Quick and practical
by Jacqx1 on 2019/07/16 08:09
Often time I receive documents that I need to quickly review or scan specific topics that require my attention. The software provides me tools that enable me to accomplish my work successfully and timely.
Great app
by Blutodeel on 2019/07/16 05:09
The app works great
Doesn’t Work
by hwd b on 2019/07/15 23:27
This app tries to make me pay again when I attempt to use it.
Gets error message when trying to view PDFs created Acrobat DC for Mac or Windows.
by Bill-9000000 on 2019/07/15 16:18
This app is useless. I can’t view PDFs on my iPad that were created or edited on a Mac or MS Windows using Acrobat DC.
Unable to highlight
by Bobaholic05 on 2019/07/14 03:00
There’s an option to highlight on the app but I’m unable to do so
Acrobat
by conversesexy on 2019/07/13 23:50
Find the linked and now I understand
Highlights and other annotations aren’t saving
by guestguestguest2019 on 2019/07/12 17:28
Regardless of what PDF file I try to annotate, if I am signed in or not, as soon as I click “done” to leave the file and go back in, all my highlights and comments are gone. It’s really frustrating. I have tried deleting the app, turning my ipad on and off, nothing works. I really need this app to be able to work with all my research files and documents but it’s just a waste of time losing all my progress every time I exit the file.
So difficult to use
by Cesaralvarez1985 on 2019/07/12 17:03
After the last major update making any type of edits is difficult and hard to figure out how to make any quick changes.
Can’t read or sign forms
by that1chikk on 2019/07/12 16:10
I can’t read or sign forms on my tablet or computer. I tried clearing my cache, reinstalling the apps, redoing forms, etc nothing works. I also checked to ensure my payment was made, that’s not it either 😡 there’s no support to fix this and I have forms that need to be processed, so I’m stuck with signing hard copy forms because this isn’t working.
Bueno
by wrecio on 2019/07/12 14:11
Bueno bueno
Not worth an upgrade
by simon4275 on 2019/07/11 22:50
I purchased 23$ to be able to export pdf files and it says the file is to big....
Cul-de-sac
by Walt-gil on 2019/07/11 14:40
Tried to save work; got into an unresponsive feckless loop. Can’t get back to my work, don’t want to do that again.
Obnoxious trash
by Sofia Jensen on 2019/07/11 12:42
DO NOT ASK ME TO SIGN IN AND HAVE A TINY, ALMOST INVISIBLE “X” IN THE TOP CORNER SO THAT I CAN BARELY SEE HOW TO EXIT YOUR BS LOGIN SCREEN. WHY SHOULD I SIGN IN? YOU ARE WORTHLESS TRASH. YOUR APP IS GARBAGE AND DOESN’T STAY ON MY PHONE WHEN I ENABLE OFFLOADING APPS DESPITE HOW FREQUENTLY I USE IT. IF I EVER SEE YOUR RETARDED LOGIN SCREEN AGAIN YOU WILL REGRET IT.
Absolute garbage
by GAC793 on 2019/07/10 22:11
Adobe why would you get rid of the functionality of the old app? This app is absolutely terrible and I will cancel my DC subscription. What were the developers thinking.
Very handy
by M-Style-Bass on 2019/07/10 13:46
Runs on my older iOS 10 iPad and current iOS iPhone with any problems at all. Never a crash or any problems of any kind. I transfer pdf's into it via iTunes.
Still love this app!!!
by Not EasyRider on 2019/07/10 04:30
This is still my go to app. All my files in one place. Whether I’m using Word or google doc. Everything goes to the same place. Can’t do better than that. Will always use this app!!
Cannot open the last page viewed
by Walkpast on 2019/07/09 20:22
How to open the last page viewed? It seems like every time I open the file, the app always open the 1st page. This is very bad for working with a long textbook.
Great app business or home
by bunniebummer on 2019/07/09 00:56
I’ve used the adobe software and applications for years and have always been satisfied with all of their amazing products. The fillable forms created are simply a must have in today’s high tech environment.
From Lithuania
by ArūnasJ on 2019/07/08 19:25
Works great
Love this app!
by Picto411 on 2019/07/08 06:05
This app is so helpful!
Bugged software
by Night falcon on 2019/07/08 00:04
Requires you to log in with Facebook or Google. After logging in with either app the app fails to load documents. Worst app I have ever not been able to use. Don’t waste your space or time downloading.
Poorly designed but good product
by nelson.wp on 2019/07/07 01:19
Constantly force closing. Cannot move files without force closing.
Useless
by Chase&Stella on 2019/07/06 21:03
Downloaded this app and still cannot edit my PDF files. There is nothing at all happening when I go into a file. Not even a bar pops up to give me a selection. I think unless you subscribe, you are just SOL.
Review
by Pattleaux on 2019/07/05 21:19
Enjoy it. Very user friendly.
Too much Adobe
by ….- on 2019/07/05 05:37
I’m resenting more and more how tied apps are to the interwebs. I want to open a pdf and I have to sign in? I’ll start looking for a reader that stands alone. Screw Adobe’s prying into my computer usage.
Retired Co Owner
by Feindia on 2019/07/04 21:33
I would like to see it do a little more w/o cost.
Issue: two black sidebar appears (iphone XS MaX)
by Ryker880 on 2019/07/04 20:26
There is always two side bars appear during reading a pdf in landscape mode,which is quite disgusting. Hoping a fix update.
Need to add bookmark. Please add bookmark function as old version.
by nyana3 on 2019/07/04 14:28
Need to add bookmark. Please add bookmark function as old version.
Crashed and lost all my work
by surferboy on 2019/07/04 13:10
Terrible compatibility with iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. Crashes and looses all my work, over an hour of notes from a lecture.
App keeps crashing
by julepanicolette on 2019/07/04 02:43
Seriously guys, you have to fix this! The app works great, but every 20 minutes it crashes and opens up in a different page you left off.
Can’t find a way to cancel never used
by affam2004 on 2019/07/03 22:54
Never used not what I needed
Better than most pdf reader apps
by DforDNA on 2019/07/03 10:29
It is one of the most greatest pdf apps i used but it kinda let me down in an absent feature that would satisfy most users like me if it was present =it can’t open multiple documents at the same time If you guys improve this it would be perfect
Double page
by jcwimsey on 2019/07/03 01:37
I wish Acrobatic Reader for iPad did double layout instead of just single page.
Can’t even log in
by House of Nan-king on 2019/07/03 00:43
I can’t even use the app because when I try to log in via Facebook (since everything has to be linked to an account these days) it gets stuck in a loop within the login page when it goes back to the app. I’ve tried refreshing the app and even redownloading it and still experience the same issue. It just won’t let you log in. Acrobat is broken Until this loop issue gets fixed, and is pretty much pointless to download.
Good but
by turtleturing on 2019/07/02 19:48
Dark mode shows white lines on top
Scan feature moved to separate app
by jc_iii on 2019/07/02 05:52
Update 2019-7-1: Accidental drag and drop while trying to scroll has become the dominant annoyance since I updated a few weeks ago. Finally figured out how to undo & it's confusing. In short, the old swipe-left menu with the 3 choices was truly adequate & more usable IMO. === Original review circa May 2019: So now if I want to scan, I have to load a separate app, sign in, agree to terms of use, then do a lot of fiddling around to get the document opened in the reader app. Previously one could scan in the reader app. Also the color pop-up in the highlight menu is weird. Used to be a straightforward color popup showing color as they appear in the doc; now it’s a box at the bottom of the screen with mysterious things, and the color selections seem darker than the actual colors. More: sliding finger up & down to scroll can accidentally drag and drop. And there's no apparent way to drag an item back out of a folder back to the top, assuming you can find the dragged item & where it got moved to. Kind of sloppy. Wish I hadn’t updated. On the plus side you can now share an item without having to open it, handy for password-protected documents. Update: You can move only one at a time.
Great app - needs an update fix
by CD-GVL on 2019/07/01 19:46
Great app. Not sure why all PDFs downloaded via mobile Gmail cannot be copied directly to the Acrobat library on my IPhone or IPad. I sometimes have to first save them to another PDF app like IBooks and then re-save them from that 1st app to Acrobat. I hope future updates to Acrobat will fix this. Thanks
What is the problem??
by BJone$32 on 2019/07/01 16:18
I have been using this app for quite a while now but recently every time I try to search within a pdf the app shuts down. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the program as well as using a different device and still get the same result. Please fix this!!
Problem with attaching Pdf to email
by LisaB-S on 2019/07/01 02:37
Pdf attachment not available; only whole pages seen as part of text in emails
PROSECUTE GRAND THEFT AUTO; TAKE IT TO WASHINGTON
by ANNA LEE SUPER on 2019/06/30 18:14
GRAND THEFT AUTO
Didn’t work
by 31leo on 2019/06/30 14:00
Downloaded and paid to save document and it didn’t work!
Gr8
by Javed Farooqi on 2019/06/30 09:17
Lovely designed
PDF
by King Yisra'EL on 2019/06/30 05:26
Works Great!!
Tool menu
by machineman2000 on 2019/06/30 04:29
Where’s the tools menu to rotate pages, etc.?
Acrobat
by Frequent Highway Rider on 2019/06/27 18:45
Such a great tool for converting files to PDF and for filling out digital forms (eliminates having to print and then scan completed form). You can’t afford to be without it. It is free. Very user friendly!!!
Absolute trash
by JT Smith on 2019/06/26 16:12
This app is absolute trash. Whenever you open any file it freezs your device.
Well done adobe
by Ben Meek on 2019/06/25 10:29
I have tried many iOS apps and this one from adobe feel very much at home on iOS
Cost
by Just Kimberly on 2019/06/24 04:21
The Adobe and Acrobat programs are too expensive for mobile devices and the ones who do not offer to allow a full year subscription paid up front are mostly a pain in the you know what.
I am unable to view nor convert my downloads.
by ##notfree? on 2019/06/23 19:28
I am unable to view nor convert my downloads. I guess you get what you don’t pay for... free?
Not too crazy about this one
by Robby Henson on 2019/06/23 15:12
From my phone, I cannot access my file that has to have adobe to be opened.
Reading a PDF book is really bad
by nutella_98 on 2019/06/23 12:50
Did anyone at Adobe thought that someone might actually try to use this app to read a PDF book? If so, did you know that browsers have already implemented sepia and gray backgrounds for reading? Have you actually tried reading a few pages using the bright white or absolute black background? Did you try this at night, too, in dark? How was your experience? Because mine sucked. If you want to destroy your eyeseight, keep using this app with the white or black background to read a book.
Can’t open certain pdfs
by Hernace on 2019/06/20 20:50
This app cannot open certain PDFs with editable textual input portions. Yes, the company which designed this functionality does not know how to enable it on mobile devices. Desktop only
Still doesn’t support iPhone XS Max landscape.
by Kengor2012 on 2019/06/20 03:11
Why do you like the grey stripes so much??
Search results in pdf not as good as Android version
by AndroidIOSuser on 2019/06/20 01:04
I do a lot reading and searching texts in pdf and using the Android version of Adobe reader on my phone and the IOS version my Ipad, I find that the search results of the Android version is just far superior to the IOS version. Just wondering how come the same feature in the Android version cannot be incorporated into the IOS version. Displaying search texts in snippets of the pdf pages displayed separately is far more useful and efficient that what is being currently done for the IOS version.
So convenient and a must have
by Angel Reante on 2019/06/19 23:19
I use my phone a lot while on the go and also run a business. I’m so happy to have this app. Makes life so much easier
注释需要访问二级菜单太过繁琐
by Sun.Nine on 2019/06/19 06:48
建议直接把文档分享按钮🔘放到二级菜单,把注释拿出来。
Read the privacy laws!
by Ashleyez Mac on 2019/06/18 10:02
It says that adobe owns you if you agree to their terms and conditions. Completely insane and interesting. I’d like to know how it was done.
Not user friendly at all.
by Jsupp104 on 2019/06/17 17:02
Frustrating to use
Needs 2 page viewing (like book spreads)
by JangoSnow on 2019/06/17 10:11
It’s ok. I’d love to be able to view PDFs as spreads like on my desktop. Adobe has to stop half-assing their iPad apps and bring all desktop features on here.
Like no Other.
by Buckwy on 2019/06/17 05:02
Can't live without it.
Went from best to the worst
by Dj kang on 2019/06/17 04:48
New update or whatever they did . Made this app a useless .
Understand?
by Charita21 on 2019/06/16 00:15
I don’t understand why I am getting all the photos. If I delete them will they they delete my original my original album?
Waste of time
by Ima6d9r on 2019/06/15 23:50
Cannot save to the cloud
Printing?
by Ninjabarbie808 on 2019/06/15 19:05
I can’t get printing to work right
Nice App
by Massoud Bromand on 2019/06/15 17:35
This app solved my problems
Have you read the Privacy Policy?
by VATransplant540 on 2019/06/15 11:46
I have always been satisfied with the practical functionality of Adobe in terms of creating and saving PDFs on my iPad. But, late to the party, I just read the Privacy Policy. Pretty awful. I may have to use Adobe for work, but I'll look for alternatives for personal use.
Hang Freezes
by I-use-Linux on 2019/06/15 01:24
Frequently when opening a document for the first time in a while the app freezes, can’t scroll the document. Then after a short while sitting there while frozen the app crashes back to the main icon screen. Restarting and opening up previously opened document app seems to work normally. It didn’t do this originality when installed, earlier version.
Very hard to use
by Schultz248 on 2019/06/15 00:05
It won’t save filled out pdf as a pdf. Ended up printing and filling out the forms on my own. You would think in 2019 this would not be a difficult task.
All but 5 of my PDFs have vanished with this last update
by gideonsj on 2019/06/14 22:14
They are all gone except for 5 random PDFs. I then logged out and deleted the app, downloaded a fresh copy and logged back in, same thing.
Apple IPad version is lousy
by Apple is a scam on 2019/06/14 21:53
Does not work as well as my Note 8 version. You can edit and fill in super fast and easy. I have a Apple Pencil and it never works on this app. Not sure if this is Apple or Adobe issue. App is great for just viewing but that can be done on anything.
Kim
by Grrrrrr.....grrrrrr on 2019/06/14 13:49
The update is horrible!!!!!!! Looking for a new reader app. You ruined the app with update.
Bob
by the1bobfred on 2019/06/13 18:33
I just need a lot more instruction. The app is great and the best I have ever used for the my needs.
Terrible update
by Smileyleg on 2019/06/13 03:06
The most recent update has created havoc for my job. I use the signature function and now the app doesn’t save the signature collected on my forms. This is frustrating and makes this app useless to me!
Great app
by Obee1kanobee on 2019/06/12 17:00
This app is great and easy to use!
Reader
by patioD on 2019/06/12 16:41
It’s good.
Not as good as it was
by Nysbest on 2019/06/12 01:21
In the past I could use the app creating pdf files by editing and forwarding to emails. Now I can’t use as a pdf now wants me to purchase the app for me to be able to send. So Un happy
Latest Update Has Destroyed this App
by Update was terrible on 2019/06/12 00:12
I have been a paid subscriber of this app for years. I have suggested to over a dozen friends of mine to use this app and been an advocate for it for years. Now I’m taking grief from all of them. The latest update has ruined the app. If you you use Adobe as a primary app for PDF storage and have over a hundred files on it you can’t access them anymore. It won’t load more than 20 + files then it freezes. It loads in alphabetical order so A&B may load , forget C thru Z. It won’t load them. You use to be able to choose any letter but not any more. They are essentially gone. For a paid App this unacceptable. The app is now useless and it buried years of work. I never dreamed a reputable company like adobe would do something like this and let you hang. Steer Clear of this App unless you only have 10 PDF files................ Please Fix the App..................
Do u really consider that scrolling?
by iPad Air I on 2019/06/11 09:35
Guys, like for real? What happened? Scrolling struggles, randomly crashes! What’s wrong with ur app developers?
DO NOT UPDATE!!! v4.6 no network connection
by RobertValenzuela on 2019/06/11 07:21
Solved this issue! Deleted VPN AdBløck and installed Luna VPN adblocker. No more banner even though Adobe Reader does not have ads, AdBløck was outdated. Adobe Developers: No worries about troubleshooting. Please disregard the adobe.com/go/appstoresupport entry. Using iPhone XS Plus and iOS 12.3.1.
Did not work on cellular LTE, but now it does
by CarlosYanez on 2019/06/11 03:38
It showed a banner with no network connection at the bottom rendering the app inoperable when in cellular LTE right after updating. 12 hours later the banner disappeared and files were again retrievable. Go figure. Was never a problem while connected to WiFi, by the way. Five stars.
Review
by BrianGloria on 2019/06/11 00:28
This is a wonderful app.. I’m blue to do things on here I couldn’t afford to do.. Thank u very much
Interface
by Fringewood on 2019/06/10 21:35
If you insist on putting in a source panel on the main page, at least have the decency to make it capable of being toggled off to the side. Adobe overthinks another wonderful app.
🤨🙄🙄
by AJM12345 on 2019/06/10 14:34
downloaded this app just for it to tell me i can’t do anything without a membership. literally just want to make a pdf copy of my resume so i can apply for a job but go off
storminorman123
by storminorman123 on 2019/06/10 14:25
Every since this app updated late last year (2018) I cant open any pdf documents from my browser or even view any pdf’s that I save to my Adobe files. The only document I can open is an old pdf document that was in my Adobe files before it updated last year. If it wasn’t for that old pdf document I would just totally delete the Adobe app from my phone, it’s completely worthless to me. Can’t open and view any pdf documents that I save or just try to view online. I usually just keep the app off unless I need to see the old document that’s saved from a long time ago.
Horror
by peter2965 on 2019/06/09 23:07
I don’t even know why I tried this App. I will get another App
Buyer beware
by NanaHermanson on 2019/06/09 15:43
Signed up for a month to month plan. When I canceled they charged a cancelation fee of $32. I thought I would give adobe a shot to handle some of my pdf editing needs, wish I never did. Apps for iPhone and iPad barely functional anyway. At $16 a month and with a $32 cancelation fee, totally not worth it. Make a better product, be clear about hidden charges, make it a reasonable price.
Need measuring tool!
by mommyauri on 2019/06/09 04:43
Need to be able to see printer guidelines, margins, measurements. Needs rulers and measuring tools.
Excellent
by linnkhine on 2019/06/09 00:39
I like it
Search Feature No Longer Works
by gweniekay on 2019/06/08 17:43
The search feature was extremely important to me and since it no longer works, I am looking for a new PDF reader app.
i cannot find mac version
by jennyB615 on 2019/06/08 14:49
i cannot find mac version
what. happened.
by capncuddles420 on 2019/06/06 22:50
acrobat went from being an ugly but highly, highly functional app to a now basically aesthetic and utterly useless app. despite being “subscribed” to acrobat dc and getting all the other paid perks through my cc subscription, i cant find the buttons or tools anywhere. cant rearrange pages or edit documents at all. this is garbage. i understand giving acrobat “reader” to free users, but subscribers shouldnt have to hunt down basic functions after UI updates.
Errors moving files or trying to create a new folder
by voxlive on 2019/06/06 11:38
Update for 6/6/19 Adobe contacted me, worked on things in the backend and asked me to log out and log back in. That worked! Now I can create folders and move files around again without an error message. Update for 5/27/19 I’ve only used 1.2 Gb of space. Update for Dylan 5/19/19: The files I’m working with are in adobe’s document cloud. I can’t drop any files in there without errors, I can’t move any files in or out of folders inside of adobe’s document cloud in adobe acrobat, and I can’t create any new folders from within adobe’s document cloud in adobe acrobat without getting a red error at the bottom of the screen. My original files came from Apple’s “Files” and used to work just fine. Previous Review: ‘With the latest update I get errors each time I move files or folders or try to create a new folder. Can’t even do basic things.
Love it!
by valcam1 on 2019/06/05 22:10
It took some time to convince our boss that we needed this, but now that we have access, everyone says how much easier it makes everything. I know for me it helps to be able to organize, combine, edit and all around manipulate the files. It’s pretty easy to use too.
Adobe pdf
by 102151 on 2019/06/05 19:00
Not good
Horrible
by cmark1680 on 2019/06/04 16:58
Not user friendly
Couldn’t live without
by Jilimac77 on 2019/01/22 15:30
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!!
LOVED THIS APP BUT ....
by PMRNANA on 2018/10/07 11:09
My question to the developers - WHY would you deliberately destroy a wonderful APP that worked so easily and smoothly! Now I have the displeasure of moving all my documents to another APP. The person responsible for this NEW design should be fired!!! UPDATE - Since this latest update it has reorganized my files and folders! Tried today to move all the numerical files which are now at the top to a Alphabetical folder! Nightmare! I was moving them to a folder beginning with letter “O” but it does not come up like before with just folders one could easily scroll through and select! Instead I must scroll through all documents & folders but unfortunately it is so slow I gave up on moving because it was moving so slowly through all the documents I was unable to get to the folder I had created. I gave up and will find another app to move my PDF files to! I have had this app for years and the recent update caused quite a scare when I was unable to find any of my documents! I was very impressed with the Support Team that answered my email and resolved the issue so quickly! I am not as happy with it as before this newest update! I loved it the way it was and am in hopes that they will improve on this version to make the display a little more easy to navigate and easier to read! The text is a bit small but I am in hopes there are still improvements coming! I give a FIVE STAR RATING to the Support Team that so quickly resolved!!!
Latest updates killed me
by Camscannerfanatic on 2018/10/17 00:04
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.
What happened
by jior design on 2019/03/11 08:46
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!!!
by necessarynickname? on 2018/10/03 20:55
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.
Finally , I find the best PDF files app that suit me
by Tomshz on 2019/02/23 23:14
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
Hate the new user interface.
by dvd587 on 2018/10/27 18:40
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.
This app used to be wonderful, but now...
by GRIFFINSTE1N on 2018/10/28 20:42
...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.
Why did you destroy a great program?
by Brains1959 on 2018/11/17 11:24
This is the worst downgrade of a five star program ever. Sure programs have changed and no longer worked for certain devices or operating systems. But this no longer is not good for anyone. If you do not use it - do not download. Very very difficult to edit. Now I struggle to edit forms or to fill in forms. Used to be tap and add writing, drawing, or text. Now I must click and click and click to stumble into adding text. Also I must email a copy to myself to save unsigned version. Before I easily would make a duplicate of a file then have customer sign the duplicate. Now you do not have duplicate function. It is harder to email a copy to customer it tries to get them to view or share a cloud version. I can’t imagine how it appears to a customer. New version is also uglier on screen with less color than old version. They are also trying to force us to use their cloud service. Please fire the idiot who did this - the CEO if need be. Then bring back a version similar to the old one.
Fast, smooth but could be better (after update: bad)
by YinghaoS on 2018/11/27 01:05
This app is very fast, clear and smooth. But there are still some features missing: 1. Bookmarks can't be created 2. It's better to have a webpage like top bank to switch between opened books quickly 3. Can't show the list of past comments made Also an annoying little bug: when you switch to other app and back (even after you go to the home screen), the zoom in disappeared and the file return to its original size. So I need to zoom in again to kill the white margins. (the zoom in will stay if you zoomed in 120% or above though) (A comment: although it's been 2 years, those features are still missing. But I'm still stick to it because it's elegant, and robust to things it promised to do.) =============== After the update, which is a radical new design, a lot of things changed. First of all it can’t open, after many tries it finally opened. Then it can finally show past comments which is good, and do global search. That is the only two things pleasing. All else feels bad. The app is slower to scroll documents, it’s harder to make comment or edit file, you need to click more buttons, it’s very annoying that when you scroll up, the file title will show up, it’s not a web browser! It’s harder to view bookmarks, again you need do more clicking. A comment said who design the new version should be fired, lol, I am also surprised since it’s Adobe who made it.
New update hindrance to annotation
by Mr.Culbertson on 2018/10/02 20:53
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?
Why?
by vhdave on 2017/12/17 17:32
Update: Adobe! Thanks for listening to me. It’s fixed on my end. And it’s users like me who forget that every little thing on software takes a human touch. And it needs to be perfect or people like me will complain. Thanks for updating this, it great! 👍 Why is it every time I open a document in the adobe app it walks me through a 4 step getting started menu? This happens at least once a week, then I need to find the document I’m using out of the long list. I understand the getting started menu when you update the app or when it’s brand new... but I am seeing this all the time. It’s an unnecessary extra step.
Issues with sharing pdf files
by Kalon Williamson on 2018/10/12 18:34
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
Good app but useful feature removed.
by FLLH122318 on 2018/10/11 11:54
Useful app. Would have given 5 stars but once they changed it so that you need to download a separate app to use the scan feature it makes it more annoying to use because I use mostly to mark up scanned paperwork or photos. You now have to scan in the other app then wait for it to load into the cloud then use the scan app to open in adobe. 90% of the time i have to load it twice because it doesn’t work the first time when pushing the open in adobe app. Wish they would bring back the scan feature in this app it makes no sense. The scan app alone is good for some people but when need to scan and edit it makes it more difficult. Overall you can still accomplish the same task but it’s now more difficult.
Overall good but need a few improvements
by Kwlman2345 on 2017/12/26 03:01
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 :)
Just a feedback on one of your feature
by Name is taken so whatever on 2019/04/16 04:05
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.
Note Taking Function Seriously Lacking
by j1524 on 2018/10/10 02:41
Many of my professors use PDFs for their lecture slides. I was hoping to use this app on my iPad to directly take notes on the slides with my stylus, but the note taking functions are lacking and pretty impractical. There are no multitouch functions, like using 2 fingers to scroll while in the note taking mode. You are stuck on the screen you have when you enter into note taking mode, and have to exit every time you wish to scroll. Most infuriating however is there is NO ERASER. Why is there no eraser? The only way I can erase is by hitting the undo button over and over. And if there is something I wrote early on in my notes that I would like to erase or edit, I can’t find a simple way to do so. These are simple, essential functions to taking notes. I can’t imagine they would be too difficult to implement.
Edits to PDF on Box do not save (Fixed with Restart)
by Mikedelic on 2017/08/31 15:12
Edits made to PDF on Box used to save back to Box when file is closed. But now they are not. This appears to be specifically happening on iPad. Update: Restarting the iPad appears to have resolved the issue. This should be communicated during app updates. Normally, a restart is not required. Many of my colleagues are having this same issue, so the fact that a restart is required in order to regain full functionality is maybe something you can include in your app update notes. I think many of us take for granted the fact that we use devices every day that do not have be booted up or restarted. So if a restart must be performed, it would help to be notified of this.
Useful but lacking
by Blue8haze on 2018/01/22 17:24
I use this a lot to mark up PDFs but there a few UI improvements needed. Needs an erase tool to remove free hand marks, needs a setting to only recognize Apple Pencil to avoid stray marks, needs the ability to choose thickness and color before starting to draw (this is available on my Note 8 but not iPad version). Saving back to google drive should be as easy as saving back to Dropbox. I think there needs to be a Pro version and Reader version just like on desktops. There is no reason why the iPad Pro can’t handle a pro version. Update: since updating to latest version I’ve been receiving a message that my document is read only whenever I try to comment on it. If I close and reopen everything is fine for a few minutes. Reduced 1 star because of this.
Not a fan of the latest update!
by Jillsjingles on 2018/10/09 17:56
I’ve used Adobe Acrobat reader for a few years. Most of my time is spent in the evening or at night. The night reading mode is always on, but with the new update, is not available. They’re response is to go to your settings and turn it on the device. If you use your tablet for anything else, that doesn’t work. In order to use the app now with night reading mode, I need to go through a four-step process, only to repeat the process when I’m finished. That is frustrating. Another issue is that pages don’t load correctly, or can’t be reformatted in reading mode that could be prior to updating the app. I hope to see fixes for these issues soon. Normally, I thoroughly enjoy using this app over my other options.
Seems to be glitching
by nokaboy on 2018/08/16 14:26
I’ve used adobe acrobat reader for years to read knitting pattern PDFs but lately it’s been having this annoying glitch. When the page loads it doesn’t seem to completely finish. Most of the pdf is there but there are a few extra large stretched letters and a few gaps in the script. It’s frustrating because missing a line when you are knitting mean having to go back and fix it when you realize the error. I’ve tried checking for updates to fix the problem several times. I’ve also closed and reopened the app as well as just restarting my phone. I even tried it on my tablet to see if it’s my phone and it’s doing it on there as well. Fix this problem and the app would be a full 5 stars again.
Not sure of the need for the new update
by Stetofire on 2018/10/27 20:07
I really like this app and it being free is a super bonus, but this version brought some design changes that didn't seem necessary. Honestly, the UI of the previous update was spectacular. Sure, there are always improvements that can be made with applications, but I was very satisfied with it and you guys changed it a lot. The one nitpick I have that really prompted this review was the 'Bookmarks' button. I used it all the time because I have some open source textbook PDFs that I got for class, but now it's hidden in a menu and replaced by options I've never used once. If there was an opportunity to configure the toolbar myself, I'd be fine with the other changes.
Useful but can be improved
by KatherinePierce7 on 2018/10/18 08:18
I really like this application because of how lightweight and useful it is. I mostly need this application to annotate PDFs with my Apple Pencil and take notes on them, but I think accessing the annotation menu is not as intuitive and simple as it could be. You have to touch the edit icon, and then comment, whereas instead of that you could just have a more accessible button to show the options for different annotation tools. Also I can’t find any option to erase the text that I write with pencil, I have to use the undo button which doesn’t do what I want exactly, because I might want to partially erase something or erase something not in the reverse order of writing it.
I used to love this app before the most recent update
by Too much travel on 2018/10/04 22:35
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.
This app was great before this latest update.
by V.R.U.S.P. on 2018/11/10 07:45
I never write reviews but felt like I just had to in this case. I use the app to grade papers and it was really helpful and easy to use. Then they monkeyed around with it, and now it’s counterintuitive and cumbersome. What used to take two actions, now takes three or four. I used to be able to add comments to the papers by tapping the screen where I wanted the comment to be, then selecting text and typing it in. Now I have to tap the pencil icon, select comment, select type, then tap the screen where the comment should go (but don’t hold your finger on the screen too long or it doesn’t come up) then type the comment. Then I have to tap post. If I want to edit the comment, I tap it and a dialogue box comes up, but the edit choice is hidden in a menu accessed by tapping an ellipse. Once I’ve made my edits, if I tap anywhere but directly on the “post” button, the edits I’ve made disappear and I have to recreate them. The same goes for navigating to my files. It used to open up in the main folder of my Dropbox where I keep the papers. Now it opens up in some folder of recent files and I have to tap “Locations” which is not prominently displayed, to get to my Outlook folder. It Byzantine, and just complicates my job.
Google Account Integration
by Craigwd_2000 on 2019/04/24 18:43
For one have two different personal Google Accounts and currently the app only allows me to add one account and there doesn’t appear to actually be any other way in the app’s main user interface to selectively add another Google account to import more PDF files from and I really wish I could do so too. Add this feature and I will definitely give this app four out of five stars too. It would also really be nice to be able to sort my documents alphabetically like the Default used to be in previous Mobile Adobe Reader stable maintenance release versions of this particular app too. Also the aforementioned account adding wizard should allow a second chance to link your Facebook account to this app too.
Apple Software Glitch
by Mattmorg2 on 2018/01/29 02:55
Update - Ap has been updated and bugs repaired. Thank you for actually listening! When opening the app, at first works fine. However, if you momentarily look at another app, for example attempt to copy and paste a reference from another source and paste into this app, the program will not allow this function. You have to close the app completely and reopen. Same problem happens if attempting to highlight or underline. A warning box appears and says your document is a read only when it isn’t. Very frustrating. Avoid this app until repaired.
So far so bad
by adobeappuser on 2018/10/04 15:31
I was surprised today to find that the Adobe app on my iPad had been “upgraded”. From what I can to determine thus far, it appears that Adobe created This “upgraded” app to encourage the use of “the cloud”. That is all well and good. BUT Adobe might have considered its users who sometimes have reason to use the Adobe app off line before it shoved this “upgrade” down users’ throats. Prior to the Adobe “upgrade”, I had organized all my Adobe files into folders based on categories. I had several dozen files organized that way. But the “upgraded“ Adobe app wiped out all my folders. I cannot find a function in the “upgraded“ version of the Adobe app that allows me to create folders. Therefore, It will now require hours of my time to figure out how to re-organize my files in a way that Allows me to find the file I want when I want it. Very bad adobe.
Destructive Update
by SpreadEagle10 on 2019/02/06 22:34
The most recent update has made this previously wonderful and productive app completely useless! Can’t convert files...tells me to subscribe, then tells me I can’t because I am a subscriber, which I’ve been for years, then sends a me back to the unconverted file. Edits and form filling only get saved sometimes and when they do they don’t make it to a shared document. I travel frequently and this is, or has been, one of my most used apps...no more...I spent an hour trying to fill and share a document yesterday only to have it so corrupted my email system wouldn’t deliver it... Update...since my last not go hot review it has only become more frustrating to use this app. While a 2nhour back and forth with Apple and Adobe got the subscription figured out I still can’t move a file that is on my iPad to a folder in the cloud...STUPID!
Once a standard, now a Disappointment
by PDF-ed in Wisconsin on 2019/05/14 23:13
Acrobat Reader was once the standard utility that greased the e-cogs of the digital document sharing world. However, since the advent of the Document Cloud model, where you can’t use the app without creating an account, it has ceased to be utilitarian for any organization larger than one or two people. It’s great if you want to use their cloud offering, but so many orgs just need to view, create, and combine PDFs, and not share via yet another cloud with yet another account, that it becomes unworkable. Reader has walked away from its natural market stronghold. The document sorting and organizing capabilities of Reader on iPad have been completely abandoned for no identifiable reason that I can find. Hope you like their one sort option, because that’s all you get. Soviet software would have offered more options.
Worst Update Ever Release in iTUNES
by K.Cart3r27 on 2018/11/03 13:07
I use to love adobe prior to the recent update. I would use this app daily for work and was my primary go to pdf app; 100% of our reports are digital so make sending to customers easier and more professional looking. AFTER the new release it is no longer user friendly, what I would use to hit it upload PDFs now wants me to get a subscription for. You can still upload but seems to me more steps to do so. It was so frustrating trying to figure out the new app I no longer use it. If i had more drive i would explain more issues but no need since i see plenty of other reviews that agree with me regarding the update. -My new choice of pdf app is “PSPDFKIT pdf viewer” when you check it out you will not be disappointed. To Adobe: complete fail, give us the option to revert back prior to update.
Adobe doesn't allow other apps to multitask
by Jeannedb on 2017/09/25 12:39
Like a previous reviewer, I was sick of this app opening on the right side anytime I got close to swiping anything on the right part of my iPad screen. An Adobe Acrobat sidebar opens and I see a list of my locally saved documents. The previous reviewer indicated that Adobe offered a fix of turning off Multitasking under the general tab. That would be fine if you definitely don't want any multitasking to show up. But here's the thing--While Acrobat is installed, no other apps will show up if you swipe from the right -- only Acrobat. If you are in Acrobat and swipe from the right, you can see the apps that are normally supposed to show up as part of multi-tasking. It looks like a nice feature. The problem is, you can't have that feature and Acrobat too. For now I will turn off multi-tasking because if I delete Acrobat, I lose my documents. After I take the time to back them up in another app, then I will dump Acrobat until they fix this situation. The other reviewer decided it was the fault of iOS, but I have to disagree. At the very least, Acrobat should find a way to turn off their own multi-tasking within their own app.
Please help me
by rezasetode on 2018/09/18 15:27
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Disappointing
by chemknitter2 on 2018/10/11 10:35
When I first opened up my stash of saved pdf files in the updated Adobe Reader, I was pleased with the new organization. I especially liked seeing the recently added files shown up top. But then I noticed that when I tried to organize files within my folder structure that icons for all the individual files had to load before I could scroll down to lower folders, which really slows down the process. Also, the quick scrolling by selecting a letter of the alphabet is gone.
One annoying glitch
by cathyincv on 2018/10/07 18:31
This app is mostly good, but I’ve been creating a form in Acrobat Pro DC (generated over a Word document) and I’m finding the form filling capabilities are making my current form unusable on the iPad. I have some date fields that in certain cases are not required, but if you tab into those date fields, it seems impossible to clear the date. You have no choice but to allow some date to remain, and resetting the field doesn’t work. The pop up calendar in the date field seemed cool on my desktop but fails in IOS. It’s a small thing since I can just use a normal text field as I used to but I thought it’s worth mentioning. Maybe I’m just doing something wrong.
Major downgrade!
by TheTigerMom on 2018/10/09 00:51
Adobe Acrobat Reader was my life support for work. Before this last update nothing compared to the ease of using the app & I was totally dependent on Adobe. This new update has removed the alphabetical tabs formerly used to access files quickly. Consequently, I am forced to scroll through my files without the the ability to go straight to a set of documents commencing with a particular letter of the alphabet. Inevitably this leads to the app freezing forcing me to close the app & relaunch. Now, the easiest way to locate a document in the event that I know it’s name is to go to search as access to folders to view contents has diminished. Frustration doesn’t cover the distress of not being able to do what I once was able to before this update! THERE WAS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE OLD VERSION!!!! Please fix it!
Love it but 2 recent problems
by a deacon on 2018/08/06 13:33
I really love this app and am a long time user but 2 recent problems are making it difficult to use. Using IOS 11x on iPad 6. 1 - Perhaps this is a Google problem but when using Google through Safari to search and open a PDF file, there are no options to download the file. No options appear when you touch the file. I had to go to my PC to download a recent file. Have not been able to download other PDFs on iPad as well. 2 - When you go to move a file to a folder, the list of folders is no longer in alphabetical order. Please fix. Thank you.
Need auto-save as you work
by G.G.Lórien on 2018/10/07 03:51
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.
Highlights trouble
by fmeireles on 2018/10/15 14:13
I just bought an iPad Pro to my work, and as I have a lot of high way project to review I decide to use notes and highlights from Adobe, that’s is really cool feature if you have those iPencil. So, said that, I start highlighting, handwriting, you know... so after several hours, a lot of work done, when I start my review, for my surprise almost all files that I’ve been work so many hours, couldn’t open, and another’s just was missing parts. It was frustrating. Anyway, I couldn’t discovery what happened, but I’m work now with everything saved on my iPad Pro, instead my cloud.
Absolute downgrade
by AriaADB on 2018/10/05 17:40
I am writing this only because I like AdobeReader and want its good feature to be back. The new design lack some of the features that I loved. I will give three examples: 1. The ability to concisely select 1 of four opacities for your highlights. Don’t get me wrong I believe the continuum should exist as an option for opacity setting, but we are nor painting after all, and the previous method was much more effective and should be brought back. 2. No alphabet-initial-bar, so that you can go straight to the pdfs with that initial. 3. The ability you adjust your highlights. Why on earth did you remove that? In addition to these losses, the application becomes too laggy which cause difficulties in navigation and frequently fails to show some thumbnails. This wasn’t the case in previous versions. And personally, I find the new features rarely used and the design to be less intuitive, for example, I don’t like the placement of bookmarks. I hope you fix these “issues” soon and improve my experience with your great product.
What Happened?!!!
by Jackie_Ohh on 2018/10/17 08:50
Anyone else got app recommendations that I can use instead of this one? I used to use this app on a regular basis for work purposes. I used it on an iPad to fill in forms we converted into PDFs. It was very easy to use. Now, it is a complete mess! I used to be able to copy and rename files but now I can’t seem to have the option for that. I also dislike that I had to create an account to email the forms. That alone was hard as heck because the verification email wasn’t getting through my work email. After several failed attempts, I finally used my personal email and it worked (although it did not give me the option to send a flat copy). However, I do not want to associate my personal email to this account. Yes, I checked my junk and spam folder.
Overall good, but needs an improvement on file handling
by Seacap08 on 2018/01/09 19:19
I definitely prefer using the acrobat app over the preview app that is integrated within iOS. However, what would make it a bit more useful if it was built in with the Files app like the adobe scan app does. When you save files to the local folder, it only keeps it on the iPad or iPhone itself, rather than using the iCloud as the Adobe Scan does. Adobe scan saves files to the cloud, and if you open the app on any device, it pulls up And syncs automatically using the iCloud Drive and you can see the individual files in the files app too.
Again
by Mmmmmmmm125790 on 2018/10/10 10:51
Again and again you up date the app and take away,things that matter , functions I relied on.. I have forms that were created with adobe products , I used to be able to duplicate and Then rename these files . I haven’t found an icon or action button that allows duplication or renaming these forms and I don’t believe I can still create files folders anymore to separate and organize my work, so for me the new version is crippling how I worked.. how do I get my old version back and turn off the auto updates your original version for tablets and phones functioned great I’d even me happy getting the last version I had but this version other than the 2 view options it’s crippled me for now till I figure out what to do
New update causes major slowdown
by Bbeichhajnjuv on 2018/10/23 15:28
I keep lots of files with the app, and some within a very large folder. The folder is un-navigable at any sort of sufficient working speed because the app reloads file preview icons every single time post-update, whereas before it just kept that data present. Also, when exiting out of a file back to the folder, instead of placing me back in the list where the file is located (e.g. in the “M”s), it reloads the entire list from the beginning, and places me back at the top of the list, where I once again have to wait for the app to load icon previews before I can scroll with any sort of efficiency. 5 stars to 1. I am copying everything over forScore until such a time as this is improved.
Haptics ruined
by Nudnik1 on 2018/10/12 19:04
This latest update ruined the finger controls. It now slips and slides, brings up the top bar when all your trying to do is scroll a little faster and jolts the display of file up and down whenever that happens. It worked well before, why did you break it?! The top bar no longer shows the book, rather in an annoying popup when you’re trying to read. Please also add thr time to the top bar. When you want want to stop scrolling and you tap, that is the correct time to show the bar. Bring that back please! Also the update lost the place in all my books! I have dozens of books for study and reference and now I have lost the places I was keeping in all of them! Very frustrating!
Adobe you had to get greedy!
by lwbwew3 on 2019/01/25 15:17
I am really upset with this update and really upset Adobe Premiere Pro is missing. I was even more upset, because I believe I paid for it, on top of that I have spent thousands of dollars in software with adobe over the last 15 years, but now in order to use features I mainly use for, school and my kids school, I am being prompted to sign up for a monthly subscription! Adobe you got greedy. I think options for a subscription are great for certain people but not everyone who owns your software can afford that. It’s an investment to purchase your master collection for some people. Now I know why I had holes randomly pop up in my applications because all my adobe apps disappeared.
Unable to sign
by cliddy3 on 2019/01/04 18:42
Ever since the latest update in December 2018 I am no longer able to apply signatures to any of my Adobe PDF files as before. Seeing how I work in field service and am highly dependable on mobile devices, this has made it a nightmare. My company has instructed us to use this app due to the convenience of being able to have customers sign documents electronically making it much more efficient, but am no longer able to. The app no longer even shows an option to add a signature to a document that was transferred from a laptop to an iPhone even though the signature field is in fact there in the document. Your software guys really dropped the ball with this latest update.
What have you done?!
by Alguém chateado on 2018/11/03 01:34
I use to like this app a lot, but now I am looking for another one. Well, I must can’t open my files in another app (export files), come on, you’re messing up with my stuff. Moreover, it seems that you’ve added some stuff, setting, to make out lives harder. It used to be simple and useful, now it has a bunch of useless stuff. Come on, you should face reality, nobody is going to use only this app for accessing their files, we also need tools (apps) to do other things, and we always will. You’ve got to understand that what makes all the difference is the compatibility with and the ability this app had to work along with other app. You should think about that. Take care!
New design makes app inefficient for daily use
by mman454 on 2018/10/04 16:18
Document bookmarks is now hidden in a menu that is inconvenient for applications where you need to quickly jump between sections of a document. There also is no need for having the document scan icon on anything but the screen you see when you don’t have a document open. Edit: this was a two star review but I changed it to just one star after the changes to document annotation, the annoying prompt to sign in you get every so often, and the complete inability to click links that bring you to other pages, I would give the app less than one star. The freehand note feature was really useful, but it is now also gone.
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Adobe Acrobat Reader for PDF
Description
Adobe Acrobat Reader is the free global standard for reliably viewing, signing, and commenting on PDF documents. VIEW PDFs • Quickly open and view PDF documents. • Search, scroll, and zoom in and out. • Choose Single Page or Continuous scroll mode. ANNOTATE PDFs • Make comments on PDFs using sticky notes and drawing tools. • Highlight and mark up text with annotation tools. • View and respond to annotations in the comments list. • Use Apple Pencil with iPad Pro for exceptional commenting precision. WORK WITH OTHERS AND SHARE PDFs • Quickly access documents shared for viewing, review, or signature. • Collaborate with others by adding your comments to PDFs sent to you for review. • Receive activity notifications for files you’ve shared for viewing and review. • Track pending actions on documents shared with you. • Easily share PDFs with others by creating a links you can send by email. WORK WITH SCANNED DOCUMENTS • Easily access scanned PDFs that you’ve captured using the free Adobe Scan app. • Open your scans in Acrobat Reader to fill in, sign, review, and share. FILL AND SIGN FORMS • Quickly fill out PDF forms by typing text into fields. • Use your finger or Apple Pencil to e-sign any PDF document. STORE AND PRINT FILES • Sign in to your free Adobe Document Cloud account to store access files across devices. • Connect to your Dropbox account and access other storage providers including iCloud Drive, Box, Microsoft OneDrive, and Google Drive. • Print documents from your device. IN-APP PURCHASE For even more PDF power, subscribe to Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, Adobe PDF Pack, or Adobe Export PDF. Subscriptions work across desktop, web, and mobile. ACROBAT PRO DC • Organize and edit (iPad only) PDFs. • Create PDF files from documents or images. • Export PDFs to Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint. • Combine files into one PDF. • Send documents to others for review. ADOBE PDF PACK • Create PDF files from documents or images. • Export PDFs to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or RTF. • Organize and combine files. • Send documents to others for review. EXPORT PDF • Export PDFs to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or RTF. IN-APP PURCHASE DETAILS • An Acrobat Pro DC subscription is US$24.99/month (includes Acrobat Pro DC software plus PDF Pack). • A PDF Pack subscription is US$9.99/month (includes Export PDF). • An Export PDF subscription is US$23.99/year. • Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. • Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Terms & Conditions: Your use of this application is governed by the Adobe General Terms of Use (https://www.adobe.com/legal/terms-linkfree.html and the Adobe Privacy Policy (https://www.adobe.com/privacy/policy-linkfree.html).
Unbelievable
by WolfPacker 2.0 on 2019/07/16 22:42
You expect me to pay. $10/month just for the privilege of reordering pages?
Adobe
by Nickname4679 on 2019/07/16 19:38
It told me I already had an account so when I clicked on the reset password link in my email, safari told me it was an invalid address. It’s done that twice now. I have an iPhone 6. It shouldn’t be a production to reset my password. I don’t even see why we need a log in anyway and we can’t just use the app as faceless consumers. My guess is because our data is valuable. I don’t see why adobe needs my birthdate. Anyway if I find a solution, I will change my rating.
Adobe got greedy and ruined a good thing.
by KCgraphix on 2019/07/16 17:05
It cost money to do anything other than read your Pdfs anymore. This would make sense if this was Adobe Acrobat Professional but for the basic reader? This is why we can’t have nice things anymore.
Password potect documents
by Leechie112127 on 2019/07/16 08:53
Hello Don’t seem to be able to do this??
Quick and practical
by Jacqx1 on 2019/07/16 08:09
Often time I receive documents that I need to quickly review or scan specific topics that require my attention. The software provides me tools that enable me to accomplish my work successfully and timely.
Great app
by Blutodeel on 2019/07/16 05:09
The app works great
Doesn’t Work
by hwd b on 2019/07/15 23:27
This app tries to make me pay again when I attempt to use it.
Gets error message when trying to view PDFs created Acrobat DC for Mac or Windows.
by Bill-9000000 on 2019/07/15 16:18
This app is useless. I can’t view PDFs on my iPad that were created or edited on a Mac or MS Windows using Acrobat DC.
Unable to highlight
by Bobaholic05 on 2019/07/14 03:00
There’s an option to highlight on the app but I’m unable to do so
Acrobat
by conversesexy on 2019/07/13 23:50
Find the linked and now I understand
Highlights and other annotations aren’t saving
by guestguestguest2019 on 2019/07/12 17:28
Regardless of what PDF file I try to annotate, if I am signed in or not, as soon as I click “done” to leave the file and go back in, all my highlights and comments are gone. It’s really frustrating. I have tried deleting the app, turning my ipad on and off, nothing works. I really need this app to be able to work with all my research files and documents but it’s just a waste of time losing all my progress every time I exit the file.
So difficult to use
by Cesaralvarez1985 on 2019/07/12 17:03
After the last major update making any type of edits is difficult and hard to figure out how to make any quick changes.
Can’t read or sign forms
by that1chikk on 2019/07/12 16:10
I can’t read or sign forms on my tablet or computer. I tried clearing my cache, reinstalling the apps, redoing forms, etc nothing works. I also checked to ensure my payment was made, that’s not it either 😡 there’s no support to fix this and I have forms that need to be processed, so I’m stuck with signing hard copy forms because this isn’t working.
Bueno
by wrecio on 2019/07/12 14:11
Bueno bueno
Not worth an upgrade
by simon4275 on 2019/07/11 22:50
I purchased 23$ to be able to export pdf files and it says the file is to big....
Cul-de-sac
by Walt-gil on 2019/07/11 14:40
Tried to save work; got into an unresponsive feckless loop. Can’t get back to my work, don’t want to do that again.
Obnoxious trash
by Sofia Jensen on 2019/07/11 12:42
DO NOT ASK ME TO SIGN IN AND HAVE A TINY, ALMOST INVISIBLE “X” IN THE TOP CORNER SO THAT I CAN BARELY SEE HOW TO EXIT YOUR BS LOGIN SCREEN. WHY SHOULD I SIGN IN? YOU ARE WORTHLESS TRASH. YOUR APP IS GARBAGE AND DOESN’T STAY ON MY PHONE WHEN I ENABLE OFFLOADING APPS DESPITE HOW FREQUENTLY I USE IT. IF I EVER SEE YOUR RETARDED LOGIN SCREEN AGAIN YOU WILL REGRET IT.
Absolute garbage
by GAC793 on 2019/07/10 22:11
Adobe why would you get rid of the functionality of the old app? This app is absolutely terrible and I will cancel my DC subscription. What were the developers thinking.
Very handy
by M-Style-Bass on 2019/07/10 13:46
Runs on my older iOS 10 iPad and current iOS iPhone with any problems at all. Never a crash or any problems of any kind. I transfer pdf's into it via iTunes.
Still love this app!!!
by Not EasyRider on 2019/07/10 04:30
This is still my go to app. All my files in one place. Whether I’m using Word or google doc. Everything goes to the same place. Can’t do better than that. Will always use this app!!
Cannot open the last page viewed
by Walkpast on 2019/07/09 20:22
How to open the last page viewed? It seems like every time I open the file, the app always open the 1st page. This is very bad for working with a long textbook.
Great app business or home
by bunniebummer on 2019/07/09 00:56
I’ve used the adobe software and applications for years and have always been satisfied with all of their amazing products. The fillable forms created are simply a must have in today’s high tech environment.
From Lithuania
by ArūnasJ on 2019/07/08 19:25
Works great
Love this app!
by Picto411 on 2019/07/08 06:05
This app is so helpful!
Bugged software
by Night falcon on 2019/07/08 00:04
Requires you to log in with Facebook or Google. After logging in with either app the app fails to load documents. Worst app I have ever not been able to use. Don’t waste your space or time downloading.
Poorly designed but good product
by nelson.wp on 2019/07/07 01:19
Constantly force closing. Cannot move files without force closing.
Useless
by Chase&Stella on 2019/07/06 21:03
Downloaded this app and still cannot edit my PDF files. There is nothing at all happening when I go into a file. Not even a bar pops up to give me a selection. I think unless you subscribe, you are just SOL.
Review
by Pattleaux on 2019/07/05 21:19
Enjoy it. Very user friendly.
Too much Adobe
by ….- on 2019/07/05 05:37
I’m resenting more and more how tied apps are to the interwebs. I want to open a pdf and I have to sign in? I’ll start looking for a reader that stands alone. Screw Adobe’s prying into my computer usage.
Retired Co Owner
by Feindia on 2019/07/04 21:33
I would like to see it do a little more w/o cost.
Issue: two black sidebar appears (iphone XS MaX)
by Ryker880 on 2019/07/04 20:26
There is always two side bars appear during reading a pdf in landscape mode,which is quite disgusting. Hoping a fix update.
Need to add bookmark. Please add bookmark function as old version.
by nyana3 on 2019/07/04 14:28
Need to add bookmark. Please add bookmark function as old version.
Crashed and lost all my work
by surferboy on 2019/07/04 13:10
Terrible compatibility with iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. Crashes and looses all my work, over an hour of notes from a lecture.
App keeps crashing
by julepanicolette on 2019/07/04 02:43
Seriously guys, you have to fix this! The app works great, but every 20 minutes it crashes and opens up in a different page you left off.
Can’t find a way to cancel never used
by affam2004 on 2019/07/03 22:54
Never used not what I needed
Better than most pdf reader apps
by DforDNA on 2019/07/03 10:29
It is one of the most greatest pdf apps i used but it kinda let me down in an absent feature that would satisfy most users like me if it was present =it can’t open multiple documents at the same time If you guys improve this it would be perfect
Double page
by jcwimsey on 2019/07/03 01:37
I wish Acrobatic Reader for iPad did double layout instead of just single page.
Can’t even log in
by House of Nan-king on 2019/07/03 00:43
I can’t even use the app because when I try to log in via Facebook (since everything has to be linked to an account these days) it gets stuck in a loop within the login page when it goes back to the app. I’ve tried refreshing the app and even redownloading it and still experience the same issue. It just won’t let you log in. Acrobat is broken Until this loop issue gets fixed, and is pretty much pointless to download.
Good but
by turtleturing on 2019/07/02 19:48
Dark mode shows white lines on top
Scan feature moved to separate app
by jc_iii on 2019/07/02 05:52
Update 2019-7-1: Accidental drag and drop while trying to scroll has become the dominant annoyance since I updated a few weeks ago. Finally figured out how to undo & it's confusing. In short, the old swipe-left menu with the 3 choices was truly adequate & more usable IMO. === Original review circa May 2019: So now if I want to scan, I have to load a separate app, sign in, agree to terms of use, then do a lot of fiddling around to get the document opened in the reader app. Previously one could scan in the reader app. Also the color pop-up in the highlight menu is weird. Used to be a straightforward color popup showing color as they appear in the doc; now it’s a box at the bottom of the screen with mysterious things, and the color selections seem darker than the actual colors. More: sliding finger up & down to scroll can accidentally drag and drop. And there's no apparent way to drag an item back out of a folder back to the top, assuming you can find the dragged item & where it got moved to. Kind of sloppy. Wish I hadn’t updated. On the plus side you can now share an item without having to open it, handy for password-protected documents. Update: You can move only one at a time.
Great app - needs an update fix
by CD-GVL on 2019/07/01 19:46
Great app. Not sure why all PDFs downloaded via mobile Gmail cannot be copied directly to the Acrobat library on my IPhone or IPad. I sometimes have to first save them to another PDF app like IBooks and then re-save them from that 1st app to Acrobat. I hope future updates to Acrobat will fix this. Thanks
What is the problem??
by BJone$32 on 2019/07/01 16:18
I have been using this app for quite a while now but recently every time I try to search within a pdf the app shuts down. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the program as well as using a different device and still get the same result. Please fix this!!
Problem with attaching Pdf to email
by LisaB-S on 2019/07/01 02:37
Pdf attachment not available; only whole pages seen as part of text in emails
PROSECUTE GRAND THEFT AUTO; TAKE IT TO WASHINGTON
by ANNA LEE SUPER on 2019/06/30 18:14
GRAND THEFT AUTO
Didn’t work
by 31leo on 2019/06/30 14:00
Downloaded and paid to save document and it didn’t work!
Gr8
by Javed Farooqi on 2019/06/30 09:17
Lovely designed
PDF
by King Yisra'EL on 2019/06/30 05:26
Works Great!!
Tool menu
by machineman2000 on 2019/06/30 04:29
Where’s the tools menu to rotate pages, etc.?
Acrobat
by Frequent Highway Rider on 2019/06/27 18:45
Such a great tool for converting files to PDF and for filling out digital forms (eliminates having to print and then scan completed form). You can’t afford to be without it. It is free. Very user friendly!!!
Absolute trash
by JT Smith on 2019/06/26 16:12
This app is absolute trash. Whenever you open any file it freezs your device.
Well done adobe
by Ben Meek on 2019/06/25 10:29
I have tried many iOS apps and this one from adobe feel very much at home on iOS
Cost
by Just Kimberly on 2019/06/24 04:21
The Adobe and Acrobat programs are too expensive for mobile devices and the ones who do not offer to allow a full year subscription paid up front are mostly a pain in the you know what.
I am unable to view nor convert my downloads.
by ##notfree? on 2019/06/23 19:28
I am unable to view nor convert my downloads. I guess you get what you don’t pay for... free?
Not too crazy about this one
by Robby Henson on 2019/06/23 15:12
From my phone, I cannot access my file that has to have adobe to be opened.
Reading a PDF book is really bad
by nutella_98 on 2019/06/23 12:50
Did anyone at Adobe thought that someone might actually try to use this app to read a PDF book? If so, did you know that browsers have already implemented sepia and gray backgrounds for reading? Have you actually tried reading a few pages using the bright white or absolute black background? Did you try this at night, too, in dark? How was your experience? Because mine sucked. If you want to destroy your eyeseight, keep using this app with the white or black background to read a book.
Can’t open certain pdfs
by Hernace on 2019/06/20 20:50
This app cannot open certain PDFs with editable textual input portions. Yes, the company which designed this functionality does not know how to enable it on mobile devices. Desktop only
Still doesn’t support iPhone XS Max landscape.
by Kengor2012 on 2019/06/20 03:11
Why do you like the grey stripes so much??
Search results in pdf not as good as Android version
by AndroidIOSuser on 2019/06/20 01:04
I do a lot reading and searching texts in pdf and using the Android version of Adobe reader on my phone and the IOS version my Ipad, I find that the search results of the Android version is just far superior to the IOS version. Just wondering how come the same feature in the Android version cannot be incorporated into the IOS version. Displaying search texts in snippets of the pdf pages displayed separately is far more useful and efficient that what is being currently done for the IOS version.
So convenient and a must have
by Angel Reante on 2019/06/19 23:19
I use my phone a lot while on the go and also run a business. I’m so happy to have this app. Makes life so much easier
注释需要访问二级菜单太过繁琐
by Sun.Nine on 2019/06/19 06:48
建议直接把文档分享按钮🔘放到二级菜单,把注释拿出来。
Read the privacy laws!
by Ashleyez Mac on 2019/06/18 10:02
It says that adobe owns you if you agree to their terms and conditions. Completely insane and interesting. I’d like to know how it was done.
Not user friendly at all.
by Jsupp104 on 2019/06/17 17:02
Frustrating to use
Needs 2 page viewing (like book spreads)
by JangoSnow on 2019/06/17 10:11
It’s ok. I’d love to be able to view PDFs as spreads like on my desktop. Adobe has to stop half-assing their iPad apps and bring all desktop features on here.
Like no Other.
by Buckwy on 2019/06/17 05:02
Can't live without it.
Went from best to the worst
by Dj kang on 2019/06/17 04:48
New update or whatever they did . Made this app a useless .
Understand?
by Charita21 on 2019/06/16 00:15
I don’t understand why I am getting all the photos. If I delete them will they they delete my original my original album?
Waste of time
by Ima6d9r on 2019/06/15 23:50
Cannot save to the cloud
Printing?
by Ninjabarbie808 on 2019/06/15 19:05
I can’t get printing to work right
Nice App
by Massoud Bromand on 2019/06/15 17:35
This app solved my problems
Have you read the Privacy Policy?
by VATransplant540 on 2019/06/15 11:46
I have always been satisfied with the practical functionality of Adobe in terms of creating and saving PDFs on my iPad. But, late to the party, I just read the Privacy Policy. Pretty awful. I may have to use Adobe for work, but I'll look for alternatives for personal use.
Hang Freezes
by I-use-Linux on 2019/06/15 01:24
Frequently when opening a document for the first time in a while the app freezes, can’t scroll the document. Then after a short while sitting there while frozen the app crashes back to the main icon screen. Restarting and opening up previously opened document app seems to work normally. It didn’t do this originality when installed, earlier version.
Very hard to use
by Schultz248 on 2019/06/15 00:05
It won’t save filled out pdf as a pdf. Ended up printing and filling out the forms on my own. You would think in 2019 this would not be a difficult task.
All but 5 of my PDFs have vanished with this last update
by gideonsj on 2019/06/14 22:14
They are all gone except for 5 random PDFs. I then logged out and deleted the app, downloaded a fresh copy and logged back in, same thing.
Apple IPad version is lousy
by Apple is a scam on 2019/06/14 21:53
Does not work as well as my Note 8 version. You can edit and fill in super fast and easy. I have a Apple Pencil and it never works on this app. Not sure if this is Apple or Adobe issue. App is great for just viewing but that can be done on anything.
Kim
by Grrrrrr.....grrrrrr on 2019/06/14 13:49
The update is horrible!!!!!!! Looking for a new reader app. You ruined the app with update.
Bob
by the1bobfred on 2019/06/13 18:33
I just need a lot more instruction. The app is great and the best I have ever used for the my needs.
Terrible update
by Smileyleg on 2019/06/13 03:06
The most recent update has created havoc for my job. I use the signature function and now the app doesn’t save the signature collected on my forms. This is frustrating and makes this app useless to me!
Great app
by Obee1kanobee on 2019/06/12 17:00
This app is great and easy to use!
Reader
by patioD on 2019/06/12 16:41
It’s good.
Not as good as it was
by Nysbest on 2019/06/12 01:21
In the past I could use the app creating pdf files by editing and forwarding to emails. Now I can’t use as a pdf now wants me to purchase the app for me to be able to send. So Un happy
Latest Update Has Destroyed this App
by Update was terrible on 2019/06/12 00:12
I have been a paid subscriber of this app for years. I have suggested to over a dozen friends of mine to use this app and been an advocate for it for years. Now I’m taking grief from all of them. The latest update has ruined the app. If you you use Adobe as a primary app for PDF storage and have over a hundred files on it you can’t access them anymore. It won’t load more than 20 + files then it freezes. It loads in alphabetical order so A&B may load , forget C thru Z. It won’t load them. You use to be able to choose any letter but not any more. They are essentially gone. For a paid App this unacceptable. The app is now useless and it buried years of work. I never dreamed a reputable company like adobe would do something like this and let you hang. Steer Clear of this App unless you only have 10 PDF files................ Please Fix the App..................
Do u really consider that scrolling?
by iPad Air I on 2019/06/11 09:35
Guys, like for real? What happened? Scrolling struggles, randomly crashes! What’s wrong with ur app developers?
DO NOT UPDATE!!! v4.6 no network connection
by RobertValenzuela on 2019/06/11 07:21
Solved this issue! Deleted VPN AdBløck and installed Luna VPN adblocker. No more banner even though Adobe Reader does not have ads, AdBløck was outdated. Adobe Developers: No worries about troubleshooting. Please disregard the adobe.com/go/appstoresupport entry. Using iPhone XS Plus and iOS 12.3.1.
Did not work on cellular LTE, but now it does
by CarlosYanez on 2019/06/11 03:38
It showed a banner with no network connection at the bottom rendering the app inoperable when in cellular LTE right after updating. 12 hours later the banner disappeared and files were again retrievable. Go figure. Was never a problem while connected to WiFi, by the way. Five stars.
Review
by BrianGloria on 2019/06/11 00:28
This is a wonderful app.. I’m blue to do things on here I couldn’t afford to do.. Thank u very much
Interface
by Fringewood on 2019/06/10 21:35
If you insist on putting in a source panel on the main page, at least have the decency to make it capable of being toggled off to the side. Adobe overthinks another wonderful app.
🤨🙄🙄
by AJM12345 on 2019/06/10 14:34
downloaded this app just for it to tell me i can’t do anything without a membership. literally just want to make a pdf copy of my resume so i can apply for a job but go off
storminorman123
by storminorman123 on 2019/06/10 14:25
Every since this app updated late last year (2018) I cant open any pdf documents from my browser or even view any pdf’s that I save to my Adobe files. The only document I can open is an old pdf document that was in my Adobe files before it updated last year. If it wasn’t for that old pdf document I would just totally delete the Adobe app from my phone, it’s completely worthless to me. Can’t open and view any pdf documents that I save or just try to view online. I usually just keep the app off unless I need to see the old document that’s saved from a long time ago.
Horror
by peter2965 on 2019/06/09 23:07
I don’t even know why I tried this App. I will get another App
Buyer beware
by NanaHermanson on 2019/06/09 15:43
Signed up for a month to month plan. When I canceled they charged a cancelation fee of $32. I thought I would give adobe a shot to handle some of my pdf editing needs, wish I never did. Apps for iPhone and iPad barely functional anyway. At $16 a month and with a $32 cancelation fee, totally not worth it. Make a better product, be clear about hidden charges, make it a reasonable price.
Need measuring tool!
by mommyauri on 2019/06/09 04:43
Need to be able to see printer guidelines, margins, measurements. Needs rulers and measuring tools.
Excellent
by linnkhine on 2019/06/09 00:39
I like it
Search Feature No Longer Works
by gweniekay on 2019/06/08 17:43
The search feature was extremely important to me and since it no longer works, I am looking for a new PDF reader app.
i cannot find mac version
by jennyB615 on 2019/06/08 14:49
i cannot find mac version
what. happened.
by capncuddles420 on 2019/06/06 22:50
acrobat went from being an ugly but highly, highly functional app to a now basically aesthetic and utterly useless app. despite being “subscribed” to acrobat dc and getting all the other paid perks through my cc subscription, i cant find the buttons or tools anywhere. cant rearrange pages or edit documents at all. this is garbage. i understand giving acrobat “reader” to free users, but subscribers shouldnt have to hunt down basic functions after UI updates.
Errors moving files or trying to create a new folder
by voxlive on 2019/06/06 11:38
Update for 6/6/19 Adobe contacted me, worked on things in the backend and asked me to log out and log back in. That worked! Now I can create folders and move files around again without an error message. Update for 5/27/19 I’ve only used 1.2 Gb of space. Update for Dylan 5/19/19: The files I’m working with are in adobe’s document cloud. I can’t drop any files in there without errors, I can’t move any files in or out of folders inside of adobe’s document cloud in adobe acrobat, and I can’t create any new folders from within adobe’s document cloud in adobe acrobat without getting a red error at the bottom of the screen. My original files came from Apple’s “Files” and used to work just fine. Previous Review: ‘With the latest update I get errors each time I move files or folders or try to create a new folder. Can’t even do basic things.
Love it!
by valcam1 on 2019/06/05 22:10
It took some time to convince our boss that we needed this, but now that we have access, everyone says how much easier it makes everything. I know for me it helps to be able to organize, combine, edit and all around manipulate the files. It’s pretty easy to use too.
Adobe pdf
by 102151 on 2019/06/05 19:00
Not good
Horrible
by cmark1680 on 2019/06/04 16:58
Not user friendly
Couldn’t live without
by Jilimac77 on 2019/01/22 15:30
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!!
LOVED THIS APP BUT ....
by PMRNANA on 2018/10/07 11:09
My question to the developers - WHY would you deliberately destroy a wonderful APP that worked so easily and smoothly! Now I have the displeasure of moving all my documents to another APP. The person responsible for this NEW design should be fired!!! UPDATE - Since this latest update it has reorganized my files and folders! Tried today to move all the numerical files which are now at the top to a Alphabetical folder! Nightmare! I was moving them to a folder beginning with letter “O” but it does not come up like before with just folders one could easily scroll through and select! Instead I must scroll through all documents & folders but unfortunately it is so slow I gave up on moving because it was moving so slowly through all the documents I was unable to get to the folder I had created. I gave up and will find another app to move my PDF files to! I have had this app for years and the recent update caused quite a scare when I was unable to find any of my documents! I was very impressed with the Support Team that answered my email and resolved the issue so quickly! I am not as happy with it as before this newest update! I loved it the way it was and am in hopes that they will improve on this version to make the display a little more easy to navigate and easier to read! The text is a bit small but I am in hopes there are still improvements coming! I give a FIVE STAR RATING to the Support Team that so quickly resolved!!!
Latest updates killed me
by Camscannerfanatic on 2018/10/17 00:04
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.
What happened
by jior design on 2019/03/11 08:46
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!!!
by necessarynickname? on 2018/10/03 20:55
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.
Finally , I find the best PDF files app that suit me
by Tomshz on 2019/02/23 23:14
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
Hate the new user interface.
by dvd587 on 2018/10/27 18:40
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.
This app used to be wonderful, but now...
by GRIFFINSTE1N on 2018/10/28 20:42
...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.
Why did you destroy a great program?
by Brains1959 on 2018/11/17 11:24
This is the worst downgrade of a five star program ever. Sure programs have changed and no longer worked for certain devices or operating systems. But this no longer is not good for anyone. If you do not use it - do not download. Very very difficult to edit. Now I struggle to edit forms or to fill in forms. Used to be tap and add writing, drawing, or text. Now I must click and click and click to stumble into adding text. Also I must email a copy to myself to save unsigned version. Before I easily would make a duplicate of a file then have customer sign the duplicate. Now you do not have duplicate function. It is harder to email a copy to customer it tries to get them to view or share a cloud version. I can’t imagine how it appears to a customer. New version is also uglier on screen with less color than old version. They are also trying to force us to use their cloud service. Please fire the idiot who did this - the CEO if need be. Then bring back a version similar to the old one.
Fast, smooth but could be better (after update: bad)
by YinghaoS on 2018/11/27 01:05
This app is very fast, clear and smooth. But there are still some features missing: 1. Bookmarks can't be created 2. It's better to have a webpage like top bank to switch between opened books quickly 3. Can't show the list of past comments made Also an annoying little bug: when you switch to other app and back (even after you go to the home screen), the zoom in disappeared and the file return to its original size. So I need to zoom in again to kill the white margins. (the zoom in will stay if you zoomed in 120% or above though) (A comment: although it's been 2 years, those features are still missing. But I'm still stick to it because it's elegant, and robust to things it promised to do.) =============== After the update, which is a radical new design, a lot of things changed. First of all it can’t open, after many tries it finally opened. Then it can finally show past comments which is good, and do global search. That is the only two things pleasing. All else feels bad. The app is slower to scroll documents, it’s harder to make comment or edit file, you need to click more buttons, it’s very annoying that when you scroll up, the file title will show up, it’s not a web browser! It’s harder to view bookmarks, again you need do more clicking. A comment said who design the new version should be fired, lol, I am also surprised since it’s Adobe who made it.
New update hindrance to annotation
by Mr.Culbertson on 2018/10/02 20:53
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?
Why?
by vhdave on 2017/12/17 17:32
Update: Adobe! Thanks for listening to me. It’s fixed on my end. And it’s users like me who forget that every little thing on software takes a human touch. And it needs to be perfect or people like me will complain. Thanks for updating this, it great! 👍 Why is it every time I open a document in the adobe app it walks me through a 4 step getting started menu? This happens at least once a week, then I need to find the document I’m using out of the long list. I understand the getting started menu when you update the app or when it’s brand new... but I am seeing this all the time. It’s an unnecessary extra step.
Issues with sharing pdf files
by Kalon Williamson on 2018/10/12 18:34
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
Good app but useful feature removed.
by FLLH122318 on 2018/10/11 11:54
Useful app. Would have given 5 stars but once they changed it so that you need to download a separate app to use the scan feature it makes it more annoying to use because I use mostly to mark up scanned paperwork or photos. You now have to scan in the other app then wait for it to load into the cloud then use the scan app to open in adobe. 90% of the time i have to load it twice because it doesn’t work the first time when pushing the open in adobe app. Wish they would bring back the scan feature in this app it makes no sense. The scan app alone is good for some people but when need to scan and edit it makes it more difficult. Overall you can still accomplish the same task but it’s now more difficult.
Overall good but need a few improvements
by Kwlman2345 on 2017/12/26 03:01
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 :)
Just a feedback on one of your feature
by Name is taken so whatever on 2019/04/16 04:05
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.
Note Taking Function Seriously Lacking
by j1524 on 2018/10/10 02:41
Many of my professors use PDFs for their lecture slides. I was hoping to use this app on my iPad to directly take notes on the slides with my stylus, but the note taking functions are lacking and pretty impractical. There are no multitouch functions, like using 2 fingers to scroll while in the note taking mode. You are stuck on the screen you have when you enter into note taking mode, and have to exit every time you wish to scroll. Most infuriating however is there is NO ERASER. Why is there no eraser? The only way I can erase is by hitting the undo button over and over. And if there is something I wrote early on in my notes that I would like to erase or edit, I can’t find a simple way to do so. These are simple, essential functions to taking notes. I can’t imagine they would be too difficult to implement.
Edits to PDF on Box do not save (Fixed with Restart)
by Mikedelic on 2017/08/31 15:12
Edits made to PDF on Box used to save back to Box when file is closed. But now they are not. This appears to be specifically happening on iPad. Update: Restarting the iPad appears to have resolved the issue. This should be communicated during app updates. Normally, a restart is not required. Many of my colleagues are having this same issue, so the fact that a restart is required in order to regain full functionality is maybe something you can include in your app update notes. I think many of us take for granted the fact that we use devices every day that do not have be booted up or restarted. So if a restart must be performed, it would help to be notified of this.
Useful but lacking
by Blue8haze on 2018/01/22 17:24
I use this a lot to mark up PDFs but there a few UI improvements needed. Needs an erase tool to remove free hand marks, needs a setting to only recognize Apple Pencil to avoid stray marks, needs the ability to choose thickness and color before starting to draw (this is available on my Note 8 but not iPad version). Saving back to google drive should be as easy as saving back to Dropbox. I think there needs to be a Pro version and Reader version just like on desktops. There is no reason why the iPad Pro can’t handle a pro version. Update: since updating to latest version I’ve been receiving a message that my document is read only whenever I try to comment on it. If I close and reopen everything is fine for a few minutes. Reduced 1 star because of this.
Not a fan of the latest update!
by Jillsjingles on 2018/10/09 17:56
I’ve used Adobe Acrobat reader for a few years. Most of my time is spent in the evening or at night. The night reading mode is always on, but with the new update, is not available. They’re response is to go to your settings and turn it on the device. If you use your tablet for anything else, that doesn’t work. In order to use the app now with night reading mode, I need to go through a four-step process, only to repeat the process when I’m finished. That is frustrating. Another issue is that pages don’t load correctly, or can’t be reformatted in reading mode that could be prior to updating the app. I hope to see fixes for these issues soon. Normally, I thoroughly enjoy using this app over my other options.
Seems to be glitching
by nokaboy on 2018/08/16 14:26
I’ve used adobe acrobat reader for years to read knitting pattern PDFs but lately it’s been having this annoying glitch. When the page loads it doesn’t seem to completely finish. Most of the pdf is there but there are a few extra large stretched letters and a few gaps in the script. It’s frustrating because missing a line when you are knitting mean having to go back and fix it when you realize the error. I’ve tried checking for updates to fix the problem several times. I’ve also closed and reopened the app as well as just restarting my phone. I even tried it on my tablet to see if it’s my phone and it’s doing it on there as well. Fix this problem and the app would be a full 5 stars again.
Not sure of the need for the new update
by Stetofire on 2018/10/27 20:07
I really like this app and it being free is a super bonus, but this version brought some design changes that didn't seem necessary. Honestly, the UI of the previous update was spectacular. Sure, there are always improvements that can be made with applications, but I was very satisfied with it and you guys changed it a lot. The one nitpick I have that really prompted this review was the 'Bookmarks' button. I used it all the time because I have some open source textbook PDFs that I got for class, but now it's hidden in a menu and replaced by options I've never used once. If there was an opportunity to configure the toolbar myself, I'd be fine with the other changes.
Useful but can be improved
by KatherinePierce7 on 2018/10/18 08:18
I really like this application because of how lightweight and useful it is. I mostly need this application to annotate PDFs with my Apple Pencil and take notes on them, but I think accessing the annotation menu is not as intuitive and simple as it could be. You have to touch the edit icon, and then comment, whereas instead of that you could just have a more accessible button to show the options for different annotation tools. Also I can’t find any option to erase the text that I write with pencil, I have to use the undo button which doesn’t do what I want exactly, because I might want to partially erase something or erase something not in the reverse order of writing it.
I used to love this app before the most recent update
by Too much travel on 2018/10/04 22:35
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.
This app was great before this latest update.
by V.R.U.S.P. on 2018/11/10 07:45
I never write reviews but felt like I just had to in this case. I use the app to grade papers and it was really helpful and easy to use. Then they monkeyed around with it, and now it’s counterintuitive and cumbersome. What used to take two actions, now takes three or four. I used to be able to add comments to the papers by tapping the screen where I wanted the comment to be, then selecting text and typing it in. Now I have to tap the pencil icon, select comment, select type, then tap the screen where the comment should go (but don’t hold your finger on the screen too long or it doesn’t come up) then type the comment. Then I have to tap post. If I want to edit the comment, I tap it and a dialogue box comes up, but the edit choice is hidden in a menu accessed by tapping an ellipse. Once I’ve made my edits, if I tap anywhere but directly on the “post” button, the edits I’ve made disappear and I have to recreate them. The same goes for navigating to my files. It used to open up in the main folder of my Dropbox where I keep the papers. Now it opens up in some folder of recent files and I have to tap “Locations” which is not prominently displayed, to get to my Outlook folder. It Byzantine, and just complicates my job.
Google Account Integration
by Craigwd_2000 on 2019/04/24 18:43
For one have two different personal Google Accounts and currently the app only allows me to add one account and there doesn’t appear to actually be any other way in the app’s main user interface to selectively add another Google account to import more PDF files from and I really wish I could do so too. Add this feature and I will definitely give this app four out of five stars too. It would also really be nice to be able to sort my documents alphabetically like the Default used to be in previous Mobile Adobe Reader stable maintenance release versions of this particular app too. Also the aforementioned account adding wizard should allow a second chance to link your Facebook account to this app too.
Apple Software Glitch
by Mattmorg2 on 2018/01/29 02:55
Update - Ap has been updated and bugs repaired. Thank you for actually listening! When opening the app, at first works fine. However, if you momentarily look at another app, for example attempt to copy and paste a reference from another source and paste into this app, the program will not allow this function. You have to close the app completely and reopen. Same problem happens if attempting to highlight or underline. A warning box appears and says your document is a read only when it isn’t. Very frustrating. Avoid this app until repaired.
So far so bad
by adobeappuser on 2018/10/04 15:31
I was surprised today to find that the Adobe app on my iPad had been “upgraded”. From what I can to determine thus far, it appears that Adobe created This “upgraded” app to encourage the use of “the cloud”. That is all well and good. BUT Adobe might have considered its users who sometimes have reason to use the Adobe app off line before it shoved this “upgrade” down users’ throats. Prior to the Adobe “upgrade”, I had organized all my Adobe files into folders based on categories. I had several dozen files organized that way. But the “upgraded“ Adobe app wiped out all my folders. I cannot find a function in the “upgraded“ version of the Adobe app that allows me to create folders. Therefore, It will now require hours of my time to figure out how to re-organize my files in a way that Allows me to find the file I want when I want it. Very bad adobe.
Destructive Update
by SpreadEagle10 on 2019/02/06 22:34
The most recent update has made this previously wonderful and productive app completely useless! Can’t convert files...tells me to subscribe, then tells me I can’t because I am a subscriber, which I’ve been for years, then sends a me back to the unconverted file. Edits and form filling only get saved sometimes and when they do they don’t make it to a shared document. I travel frequently and this is, or has been, one of my most used apps...no more...I spent an hour trying to fill and share a document yesterday only to have it so corrupted my email system wouldn’t deliver it... Update...since my last not go hot review it has only become more frustrating to use this app. While a 2nhour back and forth with Apple and Adobe got the subscription figured out I still can’t move a file that is on my iPad to a folder in the cloud...STUPID!
Once a standard, now a Disappointment
by PDF-ed in Wisconsin on 2019/05/14 23:13
Acrobat Reader was once the standard utility that greased the e-cogs of the digital document sharing world. However, since the advent of the Document Cloud model, where you can’t use the app without creating an account, it has ceased to be utilitarian for any organization larger than one or two people. It’s great if you want to use their cloud offering, but so many orgs just need to view, create, and combine PDFs, and not share via yet another cloud with yet another account, that it becomes unworkable. Reader has walked away from its natural market stronghold. The document sorting and organizing capabilities of Reader on iPad have been completely abandoned for no identifiable reason that I can find. Hope you like their one sort option, because that’s all you get. Soviet software would have offered more options.
Worst Update Ever Release in iTUNES
by K.Cart3r27 on 2018/11/03 13:07
I use to love adobe prior to the recent update. I would use this app daily for work and was my primary go to pdf app; 100% of our reports are digital so make sending to customers easier and more professional looking. AFTER the new release it is no longer user friendly, what I would use to hit it upload PDFs now wants me to get a subscription for. You can still upload but seems to me more steps to do so. It was so frustrating trying to figure out the new app I no longer use it. If i had more drive i would explain more issues but no need since i see plenty of other reviews that agree with me regarding the update. -My new choice of pdf app is “PSPDFKIT pdf viewer” when you check it out you will not be disappointed. To Adobe: complete fail, give us the option to revert back prior to update.
Adobe doesn't allow other apps to multitask
by Jeannedb on 2017/09/25 12:39
Like a previous reviewer, I was sick of this app opening on the right side anytime I got close to swiping anything on the right part of my iPad screen. An Adobe Acrobat sidebar opens and I see a list of my locally saved documents. The previous reviewer indicated that Adobe offered a fix of turning off Multitasking under the general tab. That would be fine if you definitely don't want any multitasking to show up. But here's the thing--While Acrobat is installed, no other apps will show up if you swipe from the right -- only Acrobat. If you are in Acrobat and swipe from the right, you can see the apps that are normally supposed to show up as part of multi-tasking. It looks like a nice feature. The problem is, you can't have that feature and Acrobat too. For now I will turn off multi-tasking because if I delete Acrobat, I lose my documents. After I take the time to back them up in another app, then I will dump Acrobat until they fix this situation. The other reviewer decided it was the fault of iOS, but I have to disagree. At the very least, Acrobat should find a way to turn off their own multi-tasking within their own app.
Please help me
by rezasetode on 2018/09/18 15:27
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Disappointing
by chemknitter2 on 2018/10/11 10:35
When I first opened up my stash of saved pdf files in the updated Adobe Reader, I was pleased with the new organization. I especially liked seeing the recently added files shown up top. But then I noticed that when I tried to organize files within my folder structure that icons for all the individual files had to load before I could scroll down to lower folders, which really slows down the process. Also, the quick scrolling by selecting a letter of the alphabet is gone.
One annoying glitch
by cathyincv on 2018/10/07 18:31
This app is mostly good, but I’ve been creating a form in Acrobat Pro DC (generated over a Word document) and I’m finding the form filling capabilities are making my current form unusable on the iPad. I have some date fields that in certain cases are not required, but if you tab into those date fields, it seems impossible to clear the date. You have no choice but to allow some date to remain, and resetting the field doesn’t work. The pop up calendar in the date field seemed cool on my desktop but fails in IOS. It’s a small thing since I can just use a normal text field as I used to but I thought it’s worth mentioning. Maybe I’m just doing something wrong.
Major downgrade!
by TheTigerMom on 2018/10/09 00:51
Adobe Acrobat Reader was my life support for work. Before this last update nothing compared to the ease of using the app & I was totally dependent on Adobe. This new update has removed the alphabetical tabs formerly used to access files quickly. Consequently, I am forced to scroll through my files without the the ability to go straight to a set of documents commencing with a particular letter of the alphabet. Inevitably this leads to the app freezing forcing me to close the app & relaunch. Now, the easiest way to locate a document in the event that I know it’s name is to go to search as access to folders to view contents has diminished. Frustration doesn’t cover the distress of not being able to do what I once was able to before this update! THERE WAS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE OLD VERSION!!!! Please fix it!
Love it but 2 recent problems
by a deacon on 2018/08/06 13:33
I really love this app and am a long time user but 2 recent problems are making it difficult to use. Using IOS 11x on iPad 6. 1 - Perhaps this is a Google problem but when using Google through Safari to search and open a PDF file, there are no options to download the file. No options appear when you touch the file. I had to go to my PC to download a recent file. Have not been able to download other PDFs on iPad as well. 2 - When you go to move a file to a folder, the list of folders is no longer in alphabetical order. Please fix. Thank you.
Need auto-save as you work
by G.G.Lórien on 2018/10/07 03:51
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.
Highlights trouble
by fmeireles on 2018/10/15 14:13
I just bought an iPad Pro to my work, and as I have a lot of high way project to review I decide to use notes and highlights from Adobe, that’s is really cool feature if you have those iPencil. So, said that, I start highlighting, handwriting, you know... so after several hours, a lot of work done, when I start my review, for my surprise almost all files that I’ve been work so many hours, couldn’t open, and another’s just was missing parts. It was frustrating. Anyway, I couldn’t discovery what happened, but I’m work now with everything saved on my iPad Pro, instead my cloud.
Absolute downgrade
by AriaADB on 2018/10/05 17:40
I am writing this only because I like AdobeReader and want its good feature to be back. The new design lack some of the features that I loved. I will give three examples: 1. The ability to concisely select 1 of four opacities for your highlights. Don’t get me wrong I believe the continuum should exist as an option for opacity setting, but we are nor painting after all, and the previous method was much more effective and should be brought back. 2. No alphabet-initial-bar, so that you can go straight to the pdfs with that initial. 3. The ability you adjust your highlights. Why on earth did you remove that? In addition to these losses, the application becomes too laggy which cause difficulties in navigation and frequently fails to show some thumbnails. This wasn’t the case in previous versions. And personally, I find the new features rarely used and the design to be less intuitive, for example, I don’t like the placement of bookmarks. I hope you fix these “issues” soon and improve my experience with your great product.
What Happened?!!!
by Jackie_Ohh on 2018/10/17 08:50
Anyone else got app recommendations that I can use instead of this one? I used to use this app on a regular basis for work purposes. I used it on an iPad to fill in forms we converted into PDFs. It was very easy to use. Now, it is a complete mess! I used to be able to copy and rename files but now I can’t seem to have the option for that. I also dislike that I had to create an account to email the forms. That alone was hard as heck because the verification email wasn’t getting through my work email. After several failed attempts, I finally used my personal email and it worked (although it did not give me the option to send a flat copy). However, I do not want to associate my personal email to this account. Yes, I checked my junk and spam folder.
Overall good, but needs an improvement on file handling
by Seacap08 on 2018/01/09 19:19
I definitely prefer using the acrobat app over the preview app that is integrated within iOS. However, what would make it a bit more useful if it was built in with the Files app like the adobe scan app does. When you save files to the local folder, it only keeps it on the iPad or iPhone itself, rather than using the iCloud as the Adobe Scan does. Adobe scan saves files to the cloud, and if you open the app on any device, it pulls up And syncs automatically using the iCloud Drive and you can see the individual files in the files app too.
Again
by Mmmmmmmm125790 on 2018/10/10 10:51
Again and again you up date the app and take away,things that matter , functions I relied on.. I have forms that were created with adobe products , I used to be able to duplicate and Then rename these files . I haven’t found an icon or action button that allows duplication or renaming these forms and I don’t believe I can still create files folders anymore to separate and organize my work, so for me the new version is crippling how I worked.. how do I get my old version back and turn off the auto updates your original version for tablets and phones functioned great I’d even me happy getting the last version I had but this version other than the 2 view options it’s crippled me for now till I figure out what to do
New update causes major slowdown
by Bbeichhajnjuv on 2018/10/23 15:28
I keep lots of files with the app, and some within a very large folder. The folder is un-navigable at any sort of sufficient working speed because the app reloads file preview icons every single time post-update, whereas before it just kept that data present. Also, when exiting out of a file back to the folder, instead of placing me back in the list where the file is located (e.g. in the “M”s), it reloads the entire list from the beginning, and places me back at the top of the list, where I once again have to wait for the app to load icon previews before I can scroll with any sort of efficiency. 5 stars to 1. I am copying everything over forScore until such a time as this is improved.
Haptics ruined
by Nudnik1 on 2018/10/12 19:04
This latest update ruined the finger controls. It now slips and slides, brings up the top bar when all your trying to do is scroll a little faster and jolts the display of file up and down whenever that happens. It worked well before, why did you break it?! The top bar no longer shows the book, rather in an annoying popup when you’re trying to read. Please also add thr time to the top bar. When you want want to stop scrolling and you tap, that is the correct time to show the bar. Bring that back please! Also the update lost the place in all my books! I have dozens of books for study and reference and now I have lost the places I was keeping in all of them! Very frustrating!
Adobe you had to get greedy!
by lwbwew3 on 2019/01/25 15:17
I am really upset with this update and really upset Adobe Premiere Pro is missing. I was even more upset, because I believe I paid for it, on top of that I have spent thousands of dollars in software with adobe over the last 15 years, but now in order to use features I mainly use for, school and my kids school, I am being prompted to sign up for a monthly subscription! Adobe you got greedy. I think options for a subscription are great for certain people but not everyone who owns your software can afford that. It’s an investment to purchase your master collection for some people. Now I know why I had holes randomly pop up in my applications because all my adobe apps disappeared.
Unable to sign
by cliddy3 on 2019/01/04 18:42
Ever since the latest update in December 2018 I am no longer able to apply signatures to any of my Adobe PDF files as before. Seeing how I work in field service and am highly dependable on mobile devices, this has made it a nightmare. My company has instructed us to use this app due to the convenience of being able to have customers sign documents electronically making it much more efficient, but am no longer able to. The app no longer even shows an option to add a signature to a document that was transferred from a laptop to an iPhone even though the signature field is in fact there in the document. Your software guys really dropped the ball with this latest update.
What have you done?!
by Alguém chateado on 2018/11/03 01:34
I use to like this app a lot, but now I am looking for another one. Well, I must can’t open my files in another app (export files), come on, you’re messing up with my stuff. Moreover, it seems that you’ve added some stuff, setting, to make out lives harder. It used to be simple and useful, now it has a bunch of useless stuff. Come on, you should face reality, nobody is going to use only this app for accessing their files, we also need tools (apps) to do other things, and we always will. You’ve got to understand that what makes all the difference is the compatibility with and the ability this app had to work along with other app. You should think about that. Take care!
New design makes app inefficient for daily use
by mman454 on 2018/10/04 16:18
Document bookmarks is now hidden in a menu that is inconvenient for applications where you need to quickly jump between sections of a document. There also is no need for having the document scan icon on anything but the screen you see when you don’t have a document open. Edit: this was a two star review but I changed it to just one star after the changes to document annotation, the annoying prompt to sign in you get every so often, and the complete inability to click links that bring you to other pages, I would give the app less than one star. The freehand note feature was really useful, but it is now also gone.
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