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Updated Apr 23, 2021.

15.023.20053 Planned update, January 10, 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 AcrobatDCUpd1502320053.msp 195.9 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd1502320053.msp 71.9 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd1502320053_MUI.msp 41.1 MB All DC base MUI
Macintosh installers
Product Type Installer Size Language Install over...
Acrobat Planned update AcrobatDCUpd1502320053.dmg 316.2 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd1502320053_MUI.dmg 92 MB All DC base

New product features

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

New product features (BETA only)


The Protected Mode sandbox for Adobe Acrobat Reader on Windows can now run in AppContainer (a sandboxing technology available on Windows 8 onwards).

To enable it follow the steps below:

  • Go to the “Edit” menu in Acrobat Reader DC, Choose “Preferences”, Select “Security (Enhanced)” tab on the left, Check the “Run in AppContainer” checkbox, Restart Reader.

Please Note, the functionality is currently in BETA. For sharing feedback with Adobe, please visit: Feature Request/Bug Report Form.

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


  • 4194017: [WIN 10] Links on CEF UI and new Acrobat UI not working in browser.
  • 4182655: Print option in browser throws up bad parameter error.


  • 4193314: Selected list items is not displayed as selected.


  • 4192867: Issue with dotted lines while converting word file to pdf.
  • 4167355: Legend lines appear as straight lines instead of dotted lines.
  • 4142155: Wierd text rotation and reversed image manipulation on converting word file.
  • 4135481: Hidden characters in word file appear as line in output pdf.
  • 4127898: Text disappears when converting word file (consisting of EMF image) to pdf.
  • 4193150: Crash while converting Visio document to pdf via API call.


  • 4198172: [Win 10 : RS] Black streaks appear on page when pdf is printed.

Web Connectors

  • 3801175: User gets access denied message while configuring sharepoint online account with “Stay signed in” option off.
  • 4196636: Opening sharepoint file from IE throws error if sharepoint is disabled in Acrobat/Reader from registry.

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