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Updated Apr 23, 2021.

18.009.20044 Planned update, November 14, 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 AcrobatDCUpd1800920044.msp 230 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd1800920044.msp 98.1 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd1800920044_MUI.msp 64.6 MB All DC base MUI
Macintosh installers
Product Type Installer Size Language Install over...
Acrobat Planned update AcrobatDCUpd1800920044.dmg 353.5 MB All DC base
Reader Planned update AcroRdrDCUpd1800920044_MUI.dmg 118.3 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


  • 4217236: Acrobat crashes while selecting multiple cells of any table by pressing shift key.
  • 4053550: Some part of image/text is getting disappeared while using Reading Order tool-Figure/Caption.
  • 4205378: “Read this page only” and “Read to the end of Document” option under Read Out Loud is not working in MAC OS.
  • 4222926: Read Out Loud feature not working for Chinese text.


  • 4219850: Acrobat crashes on launch with GFlags enabled.
  • 4212006: Acrobat Reader DC opened in background steals focus while dragging a file from source to destination explorer window.
  • 4221976: Page controls goes missing on clicking link in a PDF.


  • 4220486: Issue while converting TIFF to PDF/A and then PDF/A-2B.


  • 4212507: IE crashes while opening PDF due to Acrobat browser plugin getting unloaded.
  • 4220596 : Unable to open PDFs in Internet Explorer when 64bit enhanced protected mode is enabled.


  • 4202520: Cannot Select A Document Cloud file from Browse option in Enhance Scan.


  • 4217300: Images in emails are converted to garbled text in the PDF.

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