This document is designed for enterprise IT professionals who manage Acrobat products on Macintosh. It is not intended for end users. Most of the details here pertain to plist level preferences, configuration, deployment, and features that require administrator privileges to use.


  • 2020 Classic track release: A new major version of the Classic track was released on June 1, 2020. The version number is 2020, and all documentation, scripts, and product paths have been updated to reflect the new version.

  • December, 2018: A new deployment method for the Continuous track, Feature restricted licensing (FRL), provides an alternative to serialized (license key) and named user deployment. Create and manage FRL via the Admin Console.

  • Licensing change for ETLA customers installing the Continuous track: Effective September 5, 2017 Adobe is discontinuing Acrobat DC serial numbers.