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October 14, 2012 /The Latest /

Acrobat XI Pro has arrived

From the beginning, we promised that Creative Cloud members would always get the latest software upgrades at no extra charge. We’re excited to make this happen today with the release of Acrobat XI Pro. Members can go to the Apps page right now to download and install Adobe’s newest and most powerful collaboration solution.

You’ll get features that let you create forms in minutes, edit PDFs faster than ever with a range of new tools, and easily convert PDFs to Word, Excel or PowerPoint. Plus, there are many more features to explore in Acrobat XI… Read more on the Acrobat XI blog or watch this video to learn!

Not a member of Creative Cloud yet? Go here to learn about what we have to offer!

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  • By Anthony - 12:36 AM on October 15, 2012  

    About time! 🙂

  • By Ana Cristina Martín - 4:00 AM on October 15, 2012  


    I´ve installed with Application manager the new Acrobat XI but just to lunch it has open a message that it is a test version…

    • By David Baxter - 5:33 PM on October 15, 2012  

      If you are referencing the product improvement dialogue window that mentions trial when installing just disregard it,

  • By Kristian - 7:19 AM on October 15, 2012  

    We have to go download it? Why doesn’t it just autoupdate our current Acrobat Pro?

    • By David Baxter - 5:35 PM on October 15, 2012  

      Acrobat XI isn’t an update to your existing Acrobat X software. Its a brand new product with terrific new features, and its available now to all Creative Cloud members. Some of our customers may have a reason to continue using Acrobat X for a short time and we don’t want to automatically update their software if they aren’t ready yet. It will only take you a few minutes to download the new version, and please note that it will replace your existing Acrobat X on your machine.

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  • By Ettajane Bechtel - 9:07 AM on October 17, 2012  

    I have Adobe cloud and went to download Acrobat XI, but it says I have a beta version on my mac.I checked my hard drive and application folder, there is only my Acrobat X. It will not download. Do I need to uninstall my Acrobat X? I really would like to have the Acrobat XI.

  • By Dan - 7:37 PM on October 18, 2012  

    I was wonder what is going to happen with programs like After Effects, which don’t have the a history of great compatibility with previous versions. Will there be an option to install future versions side by side rather than replace, and also to install from a historic archive of previous versions if we need access to an older version in the future?

  • By Helen - 11:18 AM on October 21, 2012  

    “Acrobat XI isn’t an update to your existing Acrobat X software”

    Does David Baxter work fo Adobe Systems? or is this just his understanding of the update situation??
    We have been using Acrobat since version 4 and this is the first time that a new version has been described as being a ‘brand new product’.

    If true, then Acrobat XI is behaving differently from every other CC app.

    Also I am confused about why when I go to Update in either Acrobat or e.g. InDesign, Acrobat XI is not being offered up at all – again, unlike every other CC app.

  • By Pontus Johansson - 2:50 AM on October 23, 2012  

    When will it be delivered to “TEAM READY” users?

    • By Megan - 1:15 PM on October 29, 2012  

      It should be available for Team Ready users, some time next week.

      • By Michael Gilday - 2:02 PM on November 7, 2012  

        ummmm, sometime next week has passed….is it available for ‘Team Ready’ customers? If so, how?

        • By Megan - 1:12 PM on November 20, 2012  

          Hi Michael. All ‘Team Ready’ customers should, by now, have received an email from Adobe with directions on how to download Acrobat AXI. Let me know if you have not received this.

  • By kick - 6:39 AM on October 26, 2012  

    Please replace existing Acrobat 10

  • By Minecrafter - 12:01 AM on October 28, 2012  

    Hey Anyone can tell why there is no option of importing 3D models in photoshop CS 6

    • By Megan - 1:13 PM on November 1, 2012  

      You should have the option to do this using Photoshop CS6 Extended (which is the version of Photoshop that comes with your Creative Cloud membership). You can import 3D models with File > Open. To check if you have the Extended version, you should see a 3D menu in your menu bar – if you don’t have it, you don’t have the Extended version and you might want to try re-installing from

  • By gamesrise - 4:23 AM on October 28, 2012  

    yea, need more information. thanks

  • By Frank - 11:21 AM on October 30, 2012  

    When I try to download, it will only give me the Chinese version. This is the same garbage it took days to resolve when I first signed up for Creative Cloud.

  • By Alan Shutko - 7:37 PM on October 31, 2012  

    FWIW, when I installed Acrobat XI Pro, I had both X and XI installed at the same time. I don’t think it will necessarily replace the current version, so I think people will be able to have both installed at once.

  • By Kim Sutton - 5:47 AM on November 1, 2012  

    Trying to download the new Acrobat XI – gets most of the way through the download and I get the message: Adobe Genuine Software Validation Failure: The product you are trying to install is not an Adobe Genuine Software and appears to be counterfeit. What now?

    • By rhona - 8:03 AM on March 12, 2013  

      did you find out?… mine is doing same.

  • By erik - 12:25 PM on November 30, 2012  

    i installed acrobat XI pro through the cloud application manager a month ago and it said it was a trial. now my trial is up and i can’t use it?! isn’t it supposed to be free to cloud members?

  • By Ed Bohrer - 3:57 PM on December 11, 2012  

    I downloaded Adobe XI about a month ago and all went well. Now I am getting notices several times a day telling me I am using a trial version and have 28 days left. Everytime I open a PDF document I get the message of trial version. WHY?

    • By Megan - 5:40 PM on December 11, 2012  

      Hi Ed. So sorry to hear you are having issues… unfortunately, this blog is not the best place to try and resolve them. So if you don’t mind, please use the Creative Cloud forums here, so that the appropriate Adobe technical support staff & even other users can help you out! Thanks!

  • By - 12:19 PM on June 5, 2013  

    I am trying to install adobe acrobat xi pro install I get the following message…

    Please close the following applications to continue: -safarai.
    Well I closed it and it is still not letting me install.
    please help

  • By chris elliott - 12:47 AM on June 12, 2013  

    FWIW,try manually uninstalling, them use the Adobe app manager to re-install. It got rid of all the “Trial” dialogue