Use Liquid Mode

Liquid Mode is a revolutionary mobile reading experience powered by Adobe Sensei, Adobe’s artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning technology. It enhances your PDF layout and adds features on-the-fly to help you easily read documents on your phone and tablet.

To use Liquid Mode, open any file and tap lmodeicon from the top tool bar.

It opens the document in Liquid Mode that allows you to:

  • View the document with a running layout that is similar to viewing HTML pages on the web.

  • Zoom images for a better view.

  • View linked outline.

  • Use ‘Back to top’ button for easy browsing.

System requirements

  • iOS 14.0 or higher.

  • Android phones 5.0 and later. Android devices with less than 1GB of RAM or x86 processors are not yet supported.

  • Chromebook.

Supported device locale languages

Acrobat Reader app supports a variety of device languages and locales. Currently, Liquid Mode is available in the following languages and locales:

Language

Supported Locales

Catalan

All locales are supported

Croatian

Croatia

Czech

All locales are supported

Danish

Denmark

Dutch

Belgium, Netherlands

English

Australia, Belgium, Canada, Colombo, Germany, India, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Sweden, United Kingdom, Unites States, Zimbabwe

Finnish

Belgium, Finland

French

Belgium, Canada, France, Morocco, Switzerland

German

Austria, Germany, Switzerland

Hungarian

Hungary

Indonesian

All locales are supported

Italian

Italy, Switzerland

Malaysian

All locales are supported

Norwegian Bokmål

Norway

Polish

Poland

Portuguese

Brazil, Portugal

Romanian

Romania

Russian

Russia

Serbian

All locales are supported

Spanish

Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Spain, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela

Swedish

Sweden

Turkish

Turkey

Compatible files

Most files are compatible with Liquid Mode, but the following limitations may apply:

  • More than 200 pages.

  • Size larger than 10 MB.

  • File is scanned.

  • File converted from presentations, such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, and more.

  • File is encrypted or password protected.

  • Document language is not supported. Liquid Mode feature currently supports the following document languages:

    • Catalan

    • Catalan

    • Danish

    • Dutch

    • English

    • Finnish

    • French

    • Galician

    • German

    • Indonesian

    • Italian

    • Malay

    • Norwegian Bokmål

    • Portuguese

    • Romanian

    • Spanish

    • Swedish

  • File has a complex layout, such as tickets, statements, invoices, receipts, and more.

Note

For a better reading experience, we suggest that you view the following PDFs in their original layout:

  • Documents containing mostly tables and charts, such as spreadsheets.

  • Documents containing mostly images, such as illustrations and CAD drawings.

  • Forms.

  • Non-standard page sizes such as posters and business cards.

Accessibility

See this blog for an overview of accessibility features related to Liquid Mode.

FAQs

Can I use Liquid Mode with screen readers and voice-overs?

Yes, Liquid Mode supports screen readers such as TalkBack.

Is Liquid Mode secure for my data and documents?

To ensure your data privacy and security, the files in Liquid Mode are processed in our secure data servers and immediately deleted from our servers after the experience is generated. Your files are kept private unless you share them with others.

To learn more about how we protect your privacy when you use Adobe Acrobat Reader mobile app, please visit Adobe Privacy Center.

Does Liquid Mode change my document’s content?

No, this experience does not change any content. You can tap lmodeicon again to revert to your original page view.

Does Liquid Mode change the file format of my document?

No, it does not change the file format of your document.

Does Liquid Mode work in Dark Mode?

Currently, Liquid Mode does not work in Dark Mode.

Submit feedback

  1. Open a file in Liquid Mode.

  2. Tap overflowicon > Provide Feedback.

  3. Rate the feature and/or fill out the feedback form.

  4. Tap Submit.