Acrobat Update September 2021 with
support for the Apple M1 processor

Adobe released planned updates for Acrobat DC, Acrobat 2020 and Acrobat 2017.
There are again three separate installers:

The updates can also be installed using the Acrobat menu Help > Check for Updates….

According to Adobe there are the following new features this time mainly for the Macintosh version:


  • Support for Apple devices with Apple Silicon M1 processors
  • Enhanced multi-monitor support on macOS
  • System theme as the default display theme on macOS (Catalina and Big Sur)
  • Extract discontinuous pages from a PDF
  • Organize pages sub-tools in File, Edit, and Quick Tools menus
  • Save a copy to edit a shared file
  • Sort files in Acrobat based on name and date
  • Sort and manage files stored on Document Cloud
  • Discover more tools in the Home view
  • Sharing anonymous or public links to a PDF made easier
  • Improved right-click context menu options
  • Change Acrobat display size
  • Adobe Sign enhancements

The new Apple M1 processor is also supported for the first time. But beware: before activating the native OS mode in the preferences, you have to make sure that all used Acrobat plug-ins are available for the M1 processor as well!!!

UPDATE: Enfocus is warning PitStop users on the Macintosh to NOT update to the latest version of the recently released Acrobat version.

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