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Updated Apr 23, 2021.

17.009.20044 Planned update, April 11, 2017

This release is a planned update for the products listed in the table below. The latest version is always available through the product’s update mechanism, from the enterprise FTP site, and for some languages, from the Reader Download Center.

Track details

The Acrobat DC product family introduces two tracks for both Acrobat and Reader which are essentially different products: “Classic” and “Continuous.” Most end users will install the Continuous track provided from the Reader Download Center. Enterprise organizations will user either the Classic or Continuous track. For details and a comparison of the two tracks, see http://www.adobe.com/go/acrobatdctracks.

Available installers

Windows installers
Product Type Installer Size Language Install over...
Acrobat Planned update AcrobatDCUpd1700920044.msp 218.4 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd1700920044.msp 88.2 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd1700920044_MUI.msp 55.2 MB All DC base MUI
Macintosh installers
Product Type Installer Size Language Install over...
Acrobat Planned update AcrobatDCUpd1700920044.dmg 334.9 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd1700920044_MUI.dmg 108 MB All DC base

New product features

With this release the major version of Acrobat and Reader is being changed from 15.xx to 17.xx. Learn more here.

This release provides various new features for end users described in the New features summary.

Enterprise-Centric features

For these features, refer to the Administration Guide.

Security bulletin

This release provides mitigations for vulnerabilities described in the corresponding security bulletins of Reader and Acrobat.

Bug fixes


  • 4171525: IE crashing with Reader DC while acessing ACF application.
  • 4183515: Acrobat IE EPM support: User need to sign in again when saving file to Document Cloud.
  • 4204963: Acrobat/Reader takes 15-20 seconds to respond to close.
  • 4205128: IE Crashes when “Run in AppContainer” is checked and a several refresh/ back/ forward operations are done.


  • 4117013: While scanning Size works in inches only, even if acrobat has different unit selected.


  • 4161575: Renderable text error is thrown if OCR is run with Searchable Image Exact(SIE) or Searchable Image(SI).
  • 4208627,4202367: Acrobat Crashes on OCR certain files and Pages.


  • 4183095: [PM App Container] Spell Check does not give any suggestion on misspelled words and causes Reader to crash on closing PDF.


  • 4148086: Acrobat showing a lag when scrolling from one comment to another.


  • 4201373: Authentication window keeps opening up if review was hosted under a subsite and the participant has no access on the subsite.

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  • 4180881: [Outlook 2016 64Bit]: Reader hangs for sometimes after closing the draft mail window.


  • 4192958: Reader crashes when trying to overwrite an offline pdf located in redirected folder.
  • 4173755: File remains selected in Recent File List thereby locking it from being edited by other apps


  • 4191947: Acrobat throws Out of Memory error while comparing.

Known issues

For a list of current issues, see http://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/known-issues-acrobat-dc-reader.html.

Technical details

Go to the Release Notes Home for information about the following:

  • How to update
  • Update order
  • Definition of release types
  • System requirements
  • Language Support
  • Compatibility
  • Product end-of-life schedule