Is Adobe Reader XI still supported?

As stated in the Adobe Support Lifecycle Policy, Adobe provides five years of product support, starting from the general availability date of Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat. In line with this policy, support for Adobe Acrobat 11. x and Adobe Reader 11. x ends on October 15, 2017.

Is Adobe Reader 11 the same as DC?

Both these two software programs can be downloaded free of charge. The key difference between Adobe Acrobat Reader DC and Adobe Reader XI is that Adobe Acrobat DC version relies more on cloud and sync your pdf data across devices and machines and provides better support for newer operating systems.

Is Adobe Reader XI necessary?

Adobe Reader isn’t just unnecessary. The PDF tool has a history of being an application you wouldn’t want on your system. Adobe Reader carries a certain reputation from being heavy and sluggish to a long series of security flaws. For many users, Adobe Reader is simply overkill for reading PDF documents.

How do I update Adobe Reader 11?

Updating Adobe Reader on the web

  1. Open Reader and choose Help > About Adobe Reader. Note your product version.
  2. Go to the Adobe Reader Downloads page.
  3. If the web page indicates that a newer version is available, choose Install Now.
  4. Click the downloaded file and follow the instructions.

What is Adobe Reader XI?

Adobe Reader XI does more than ever. AdobeĀ® ReaderĀ® software is the free trusted standard for reliably viewing, printing, and annotating PDF documents. It’s the only PDF file viewer that can open and interact with all types of PDF content, including forms and multimedia.

How do I update Adobe Reader XI to DC?

Click anywhere in the notification pop-up. The Adobe Reader Updater dialog box is displayed. Choose an appropriate option from the drop-down: Upgrade: Upgrade your Reader to the latest Reader DC.

Is Adobe Acrobat Reader DC the same as Adobe Flash Player?

Those are completely different software products. While Adobe reader is still available, Flash will be gone in approximately 2 weeks. Adobe Reader would be used to read PDF files, which can also be accomplished with Apple’s Preview app. Those are completely different software products.