Both Acrobat Reader DC and Acrobat Reader mobile applications can be distributed in large quantities for free. The following organizations must accept distribution authorization contracts:
- Companies and organizations that want to distribute Acrobat Reader or Acrobat Reader mobile applications on the company's internal website or local area network.
- Commercial vendors who want to bundle Acrobat Reader or Acrobat Reader mobile applications on physical media (such as CDs or DVDs) or on OEM hardware (such as computers and mobile devices or scanners).
If individuals are interested in this software and will use it for personal use, they can download it free without applying for a distribution license.