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Adobe Acrobat Pro DC - How to Install

Adobe Acrobat DC (sometimes called Acrobat Pro) can be installed on any UWM computer. Acrobat DC is needed to edit PDF files, whereas Acrobat Reader can only open/view PDF files.

Installing Acrobat DC on a UWM computer

Acrobat DC may be installed on any UWM-managed computer, including Windows and macOS computers.

  1. Install the Creative Cloud application.
    On Windows, use Software Center to install the app titled "Creative Cloud".
    On macOS, use Self Service to install the app titled "Adobe Creative Cloud (Faculty/Staff)".
  2. Run the Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop App.
  3. Sign in using your UWM email address.
  4. Complete all the sign in steps you are prompted for.
  5. Run the Creative Cloud Desktop App. The app might need to update itself automatically before opening.
  6. Under "All Apps" find Acrobat DC and click the Install button. The app installs automatically.


Installing Acrobat DC on a personal computer

This software offering is not available for UWM students, retirees, or sponsored guests.

See the article Adobe CC (Creative Cloud) - How To - Load Creative Cloud on a Personal Machine using UWM License and Credentials 

Keywordsacrobat, acrobat pro, acrobat dc, adobe acrobat,   Doc ID113997
OwnerDesktop Support L.GroupUW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created2021-09-28 15:52:51Updated2023-09-11 09:27:11
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