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December 13, 2012

Adobe Reader for Windows 8 Tablets

Earlier this week we released our first version of Adobe Reader for Windows 8 Tablets. Windows 8 is an interesting and great new update to the Windows experience, and we’re making a new native app to go with it. To learn more about it, read the full posting on our Reader Mobile blog:

Dennis Griffin
Principal Product Manager
Adobe Reader for Tablets and Smartphones

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  • By - 7:17 PM on March 14, 2013  

    I’m looking for adobe viewer for my Microsoft tablet windows 8. Free version

    • By joiemikitson - 1:58 PM on March 15, 2013  

      You can download Adobe Reader at

    • By Irene - 11:25 PM on March 19, 2013  

      Can’t print pdf documents with windows 8. Need help

      • By joiemikitson - 6:17 PM on March 20, 2013  

        Adobe Reader Touch for Windows 8 currently doesn’t support printing, but we are working on adding the ability to print in early 2013. This is the top feature on our list right now!

  • By sla - 2:38 PM on March 15, 2013  

    installed the the free Adobe Reader app and want to set it up as the default PDF reading app in Windows 8 Pro or Surface Rt tablet

    • By joiemikitson - 10:14 PM on March 15, 2013  

      Right-click a PDF file within Explorer and choose ‘Open with > Choose Program. Select Adobe Reader and check the ‘Always open with..’ checkbox. Please let us know if you have any questions.

  • By OMLoo - 9:00 AM on March 28, 2013  

    I’m looking for Adobe Reader running on Windows 8 Pro Tablet, that can support annotation. Current Reader Touch can’t annotate! Looking forward to have the similar Adobe Reader functions available in the IOS version.

    • By joiemikitson - 3:34 PM on March 28, 2013  

      Does your Windows 8 tablet have Desktop-mode as well? If so, just install the standard Adobe Reader that’s available here:

  • By diallomarouane - 5:20 AM on April 13, 2013  

    Iam requsting for a help to activate my adobe reader for windows.

  • By Melissa - 11:24 PM on June 26, 2013  

    I own the Surface Pro and am trying to print from Reader. Is this possible?