Installing Adobe Reader on an Apple Macintosh

How do I install Adobe Reader on an Apple Macintosh?
To install the newest version of Adobe Reader for Mac, perform the following:
  1. Go to Adobe's website at
  2. Click PDF & E-Signatures at the top
  3. Choose Reader DC
  4. Click Download now
  5. Uncheck the Optional Offer (if available)
  6. Click Install now
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  7. Click Download now
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  8. Double-click AdbeRdrXXXX_en_US.dmg
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  9. Double-click Adobe Reader Installer.pkg
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  10. When asked if you are sure you want to open the file, click Open
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  11. When prompted, enter your name and password
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  12. Once the installation is completed, click Finish
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  13. Once installed open Adobe Reader from the Applications Folder and accept the license agreement. If asked, select to use as default pdf reader.
Note: If the download fails, the full installer can be found at and also at
Additional Information:
For additional information on installing Adobe Reader, please see the Related Articles section to the right.
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