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Adobe Reader DC Update


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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 7/12/2016.

Adobe Reader is the global standard for reliably viewing, printing, and commenting on PDF documents. It's the only PDF file viewer that can open and interact with all types of PDF content, including forms and multimedia.

This package installs the updater for the reader.
I don't know if this package will work or for how long it will work. Adobe made this really difficult to maintain.

To install Adobe Reader DC Update, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install adobereader-update --version 15.017.20050

To upgrade Adobe Reader DC Update, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade adobereader-update --version 15.017.20050


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'adobereader-update'
    $installerPath = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    $filePath = Join-Path $installerPath 'acroreadupdater.msp'
    $args = "/p $filePath /quiet"
    $url = ''
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile $packageName $filePath $url
    #no support for msp files:
    Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin $args 'msiexec'
    Remove-Item $filePath -Force

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Adobe


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Adobe Reader DC Update 18.011.20055 187046 Tuesday, July 10, 2018 approved
Adobe Reader DC Update 18.011.20040 283526 Monday, May 14, 2018 approved
Adobe Reader DC Update 18.011.20038 330864 Friday, February 23, 2018 approved
Adobe Reader DC Update 18.009.20050 340257 Wednesday, November 29, 2017 approved
Adobe Reader DC Update 18.009.20044 58097 Tuesday, November 14, 2017 approved
Adobe Reader DC Update 17.012.20098 262992 Tuesday, August 29, 2017 approved
Adobe Reader DC Update 17.012.20095 45958 Friday, August 11, 2017 approved
Adobe Reader DC Update 17.012.20093 11002 Tuesday, August 8, 2017 approved
Adobe Reader DC Update 17.009.20058 54360 Tuesday, July 11, 2017 approved
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