How to Download Adobe Reader for Free

By Brendan O'Brien

Adobe Reader is a free application that allows you to open and view PDF files. Adobe on occasion will update the reader with new features. It is a good idea when you experience problems reading PDF files to make sure you have the latest Adobe Reader installed.

Step 1

Open your browser.

Step 2

Go to the Adobe Reader Web page (see link in Resources).

Step 3

Click on the "Get Adobe Reader" button.

Step 4

Indicate your language, operating system and connection speed on the next pages.

Step 5

Follow the prompts as the software is downloaded and installed on your computer.