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Updated Oct 28, 2020.

20.012.20041 Planned update, Aug 11, 2020

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 AcrobatDCUpd2001220041.msp 377.0 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd2001220041.msp 234.0 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd2001220041_MUI.msp 131.0 MB All DC base MUI
Macintosh installers
Product Type Installer Size Language Install over...
Acrobat Planned update AcrobatDCUpd2001220041.dmg 376.5 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd2001220041_MUI.dmg 182.1 MB All DC base

New product features

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

PDF Maker

  • 4301005: Outlook crashes when Adobe PDFMaker plugin is enabled in some cases
  • 4277695: Inline images are not coming when emails are converted to PDF
  • 4238758: Issues in converting Excel to PDF. Korean text in Excel gets converted partially, and shows a question mark “?” at some places


  • 4305794: Unable to combine 332 digitally signed PDF in a Portfolio at once

Web Capture

  • 4305795: Chrome extension appears disabled on non-English locales with Acrobat.


  • 4302828: Getting incorrect page number in the preview of image form field.

Organize Pages

  • 4302365: Splitting is not proper if you choose to split by top level bookmarks(after rename)


  • 4286978: In dark theme, if bookmarks properties for text color is set to black for a pdf then the text should appear in white color only
  • 4303866: On Windows 10 v2004, the title bar appears in white color when Acrobat is set to dark theme

PDF Optimizer

  • 4300284: On optimizing the PDF’s generated from AutoCAD, Acrobat is crashing without any error message or any output.
  • 4302196: Acrobat crases while optimizing the certain files.

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