What you need to know about the latest version of Microsoft’s PDF reader software, Adobe Reader.

The latest version in Adobe’s Reader family of apps is called Adobe PDF reader, and it comes with a couple of new features.

First, the software is now built with Windows 10 as the default operating system, and Microsoft has integrated support for a new version of its PDF viewer called Adobe Reader 7.2, which is based on Windows 10 Mobile. 

Microsoft says that this version of Adobe Reader is designed for the new desktop environment, and is compatible with all the latest PDF reader versions available on the web. 

What this means is that you can read PDFs in the desktop browser, and you’ll be able to open PDFs from the web or from other applications in the browser.

The new app is not, however, compatible with the older PDF viewer apps that were built to work with Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.

For instance, the new PDF reader is designed to work only with the Adobe Reader 8.2 version, which was released in January. 

Adobe has also added support for other PDF viewer software, like Microsoft Word. 

So what’s the difference between the older versions of Adobe PDF Reader and the new version? 

For the most part, the two versions are essentially the same. 

The older version includes the same PDF reader capabilities and file support as the newer version, including support for PDF file formats such as EPS, TXT, DOC, and more. 

But Adobe has made a few tweaks to the older version of the app to make it easier to use.

The most significant of these is a new PDF editor called Word.

This new version also includes support for Microsoft’s new PDF file format, XLS, which can be used to make documents even more compact. 

In addition, the newer versions of the apps have improved file loading times, and there are also improvements to the way that Adobe displays PDF files. 

Read more about Adobe Reader in the Adobe KnowledgeBase article What is the difference? 

While you’re reading PDF files, you’ll notice that Adobe Reader will appear in the Windows 10 interface. 

This is because Adobe Reader has a separate Windows 10 desktop environment that is also used to handle PDF files for other applications.

For example, you can open PDF files in Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel, but you can’t open PDF documents in PowerPoint. 

You can still use the desktop app to access PDF files from other apps on the Windows Store, however. 

Another new feature that is available to all versions of Reader is the ability to open files with either the new XLS file format or PDF files with the old EPS file format. 

XLS files, or Microsoft’s XLS Standard, are essentially a standard PDF file extension, which means that Adobe PDF readers can read EPS files.

PDF files that contain EPS files, on the other hand, can only be read with XLS files.

So, to open an EPS file, you need a PDF reader that supports XLS. 

One thing to note, however: You can’t use an older version with an older desktop environment.

You can use a new desktop app, but this will not open any EPS files in the old desktop environment anymore. 

Where can I download the older Adobe Reader app? 

To get the old version of Reader, you will need to download the Adobe PDF viewer app, or you can download the new Adobe Reader version that was released on January 18. 

If you’re using a Mac, you should be able get the app through the Mac App Store or Apple’s App Store. 

There are also some other options for getting the older Reader app, like the Free PDF reader and the PDF reader from the same source. 

Can I open an old version?

Yes, you are able to.

You will need the older app to open older PDF files or EPS files that you might have opened in the older program. 

Is Adobe Reader available on iOS? 


The Adobe Reader on iOS is currently available for download. 

For more information on Adobe Reader, see This post from February 2018.