How to Make Adobe Acrobat Reader the Default PDF Viewer on PC or Mac. This wikiHow teaches you how to set Adobe Acrobat Reader as your default PDF app in Windows and macOS. Open the Windows File Explorer. An easy way to do this is to press. Open the pdf file in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Now, press Ctrl+Shift+S. Save As window will be opened. Now, navigate to a favorable location of your choice to save the file. Save the file with a new name. Click on “Save” to save the file. Close Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Go to the location where you have just saved the new file. Right-click on any file that you want to associate with an application Hold down the “Option” key to show the “Always Open With” menu Choose the application to associate that file type with. By default, PDF files opened from a web page display inside the browser window with a limited toolbar: The default behavior does not suit the needs of all legal users. Some eFiling sites require running in the browser, but other applications require opening the PDF directly in Acrobat.
Note that you cannot repair a damaged PDF itself. However, if you have the source file, you can re-create the PDF using an Adobe product, such as Acrobat or Photoshop Elements.
Most modern web browsers can easily open PDFs. If you’re having trouble opening a specific PDF on a web page, try the suggestion below.
Right-click (Windows) or control-click (Mac OS) the link to the PDF file.
Choose the appropriate save or download option for your browser:
- (Google Chrome) Save Link As
- (Internet Explorer) Save Target As
- (Firefox) Save Link As
- (Safari) Download Linked File
Make sure Adobe Acrobat Document is selected for the file type, and save the file.
If you don't see a Save As dialog box, your browser may have downloaded the file automatically, possibly in a separate downloads window.
Locate the saved PDF, and double-click the file to open it. If your browser opened a downloads window, double-click the PDF in the downloads list.
If you can't open a PDF on your computer, try the suggestions below in the order they appear.
If you have Acrobat Reader DC or Acrobat DC installed on your computer, skip to the next step.
Acrobat Reader DC is the only free PDF viewer that can open and interact with all types of PDF content – including forms and multimedia.
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Go to the Adobe Acrobat Reader download page, and then click Install Now. For step-by-step instructions, see Download and install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for Windows or Mac OS.
After the installation is complete, follow the steps in the next section.
Your system may not be set up to automatically open PDFs from the desktop with Acrobat Reader DC or Acrobat DC. Here's how to set it up:
Right-click the PDF, choose Open With > Choose default program (or Choose another app in Windows 10).
Choose Adobe Acrobat Reader DC or Adobe Acrobat DC in the list of programs, and then do one of the following:
- (Windows 7 and earlier) Select Always use the selected program to open this kind of file.
- (Windows 8) Select Use this app for all .pdf files.
- (Windows 10) Select Always use this app to open .pdf files.
If you have both Adobe Acrobat DC and Adobe Acrobat Reader DC installed on your computer, choose Adobe Acrobat DC.
Click the PDF file's icon in the Finder to select it.
Click the triangle next to Open With, and choose Adobe Acrobat Reader or Adobe Acrobat from the pop-up list (if your preference is not on the list, choose Other to select it).
Open All Pdf Files With Adobe Acrobat Reader
Adobe releases regular security updates for Acrobat Reader DC and Acrobat DC. Installing the latest updates might solve the issue.
If the Updater dialog box appears, click Yes. The update will automatically install.
Acrobat Reader DC or Acrobat DC—or the resources they depend upon—could be damaged. Sw 1200trainz forge. Try repairing the product using the step below.
Open All Pdf Files With Adobe Acrobat Pro
Run repair from within Acrobat Reader DC or Acrobat DC: Choose Help > Repair Installation.
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|Can't open a password-protected PDF||Opening secured PDFs|
|Opening suspicious PDFs: Reader and Acrobat block PDFs that do not conform to certain industry-specific PDF standards, or may contain potentially harmful content.||Be cautious. These PDFs can pose a security risk to your system. Double-check with the source of the doc, such as the person who sent it to you or the website you downloaded it from, to make sure the document is safe to open.|
|You get an error message when trying to open a PDF created in InDesign or Illustrator.|