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Updated Apr 23, 2021.

15.017.20050 Planned update, July 12, 2016

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 AcrobatDCUpd1501720050.msp 190.5 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd1501720050.msp 67.8 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd1501720050_MUI.msp 37.2 MB All DC base MUI
Macintosh installers
Product Type Installer Size Language Install over...
Acrobat Planned update AcrobatDCUpd1501720050.dmg 323.8 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd1501720050_MUI.dmg 92.6 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

Fill and Sign

  • 4123401: Unable to save certain extended Unicode characters in PDF via. in Fill and Sign.

Services Integration

  • 4124317: Blank CEF views are rendered after applying patch for Acrobat/Reader, if CEF resources are in-use or locked.

SharePoint Integration

  • 4148021: Acrobat DC hanging when trying to access a SharePoint library with large number of files.


  • 4046556: When clicking on the fields in a pdf form, to set the expressions for the calculations, after repeating the process for 3-4 times, acrobat goes to a non-responding state.
  • 4092656: [Mac] Not able to move pages from one tab/document to another in same window


  • 4145630: Slow performance in case of huge PDF files having multiple layers.


  • 4153278: Acrobat hangs after scanning number of pages from ADF.
  • 4156433: Unable to scan using WIA from custom scan setting page when scanning is once done using preset options.
  • 4147423: ‘Show scanner user interface’ check box can’t be checked from CPDF if we scan from preset once.
  • 4141269: [Mac] The file in combine are lost and error dialog is thrown for more than 2 scan after selecting “Add PDF from Scanner”.
  • 4146361: Nothing happens while selecting output as ‘save multiple files’ from Scan settings page.


  • 4148882: Inserting a .ai file into pdf via ‘Insert from File...’ is no longer supported.


  • 4154830: SMS fte card is static when acrobat is launched on fresh install for the first time.
  • 4154823: SMS FTE Card is not appearing on Update.
  • 4149551: SMS Feature: SMS fte card is static when acrobat is launched after installation for the first time.

PDF Shell

  • 4161804: PDF Thumbnails are not visible when Reader is installed via Command line/RDC.
  • 4146663: Win8/Win10: With Preview pane ON, local files cannot be deleted from explorer.


  • 3578624: When Word is converted into PDF, it gives a black patch.

Web Capture

  • 3824195: [Unicode]:Create PDF from Web Page ignores Unicode characters.
  • 3186485: [Unicode]:Firefox: Convert Web Page to PDF with Firefox Web Browser Acrobat widget.
  • 4091341: Critical vulnerabilities in web capture in third-party library.

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