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3D (3D Security)

9.x products change the default behavior with 9.5.1 because the dynamic nature of 3D provides the potential for it to be subject to security vulnerabilities. Several new changes have been implemented:

This preference category contains the following subfeature(s):


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Summary table
bEnable3DContent Specifies whether to render 3D content in a PDF.
Security hardeningSupported on WindowsSupported on MacSupported by AcrobatSupported by Adobe Reader
Data type boolean: DWORD value > REG_DWORD
Default 0
Version # 9.5.1 and later
HKCU Path 3D
HKLM Path HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Adobe\(product name)\(version)\FeatureLockdown\bEnable3D
Summary Specifies whether to render 3D content in a PDF.
Details This is a 9.x-only change since Protected Mode in 10.x products provides effective mitigation against 3D attack vectors. Possible values include:
  • 0: Don't render 3D content.
  • 1: Do render 3D content.
GUI mapping Preferences > 3D and Multimedia > Enable 3D Content