Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader products support various third-party applications. PDF-capable web browsers support viewing PDF files within the context of the web browser. PDFMaker-compatible applications support the creation of PDF files by letting you click a button in the application's toolbar.

This document lists Acrobat PDF-capable web browsers and PDFMaker-compatible applications for all localized versions of the following Acrobat products:

  • Acrobat DC and Acrobat 2017

In the table below, a check mark (√) indicates that the application is supported; an X indicates that the application is not supported.

Acrobat PDF-capable web browsers

See the Release Notes in the Enterprise Toolkit for Acrobat Products for a list of web browsers that can display Adobe PDF files using Acrobat products.

PDFMaker-compatible applications

Adobe supports PDFMaker in the following applications:

Third-party version / Acrobat version

(ship date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)        

     
MS Office (Word/Excel/PPT)    
Office 2003 or earlier
x x
Office 2007 (Office 12)
Office 2010 (Office 14) 32 bit and 64 bit
Office 2013 (Office 15) 32 bit and 64 bit
Office 2016 (Office 16) 32 bit and 64 bit
(October 2015)
     
Third-party version / Acrobat version (ship date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

Word_Import Comments    
Office 2003 or earlier x x
Office 2007 (Office 12)
Office 2010 (Office 14) 32 bit and 64 bit
Office 2013 (Office 15) 32 bit and 64 bit
Office 2016 (Office 16) 32 bit and 64 bit
     
Third-party version/ Acrobat version (ship   date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

MS Outlook    
Outlook 2003 or earlier x x
Outlook 2007  (Office 12)
Outlook 2010 (Office 14) 32 bit and 64 bit
Office 2013 (Office 15) 32 bit and 64 bit
Office 2016 (Office 16) 32 bit and 64 bit
(October 2015)
     
Third-party version/ Acrobat version (ship   date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

Mail Merge    
Office 2003 or earlier x x
Office 2007 (Office 12)
Office 2010 (Office 14) 32 bit and 64 bit
Office 2013 (Office 15) 32 bit and 64 bit
Office 2016 (Office 16) 32 bit and 64 bit
     
Third-party version/ Acrobat version (ship   date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

Attach As PDF, Attach As Secured PDF    
Outlook 2003 or earlier    x x
Outlook 2007 (Office 12)
Outlook 2010 (Office 14) 32 bit and 64 bit
Office 2013 (Office 15) 32 bit and 64 bit
Office 2016 (Office 16) 32 bit and 64 bit
(October 2015)
     
Third-party version/ Acrobat version (ship   date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

MS Visio (Acrobat Pro)    
Office 2003 or earlier x x
Office 2007 (Office 12)
Office 2010 (Office 14) 32 bit
Office 2013 (Office 15) 32 bit
Office 2016 (Office 16) 32 bit
(May 2016)
     
Third-party version/Acrobat version (ship   date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

MS Project (Acrobat Pro)    
Office 2003 or earlier x x
Office 2007 (Office 12)
Office 2010 (Office 14) 32 bit
Office 2013 (Office 15) 32 bit
Office 2016 (Office 16) 32 bit
(October 2015)
     
Third-party version/ Acrobat Version (ship   date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

MS Access Not supported
     
Third-party version/ Acrobat Version (ship   date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

MS Publisher Not supported
     
Third-party version/ Acrobat version (ship   date)    
Internet Explorer    
7 or earlier x x
8, 9, 10, 11
     
Third-party version/ Acrobat version (ship   date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

Firefox (Windows/Mac OS)    
10 or earlier x x
ESR
     
Third-party version/ Acrobat version (ship   date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

Google Chrome

     
Third-party version/ Acrobat version (ship  date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

AutoCAD    
2012 or earlier
x x
2013 64 bit
2014 64 bit
2015 64 bit √ (Continuous only)
     
Third-party version/ Acrobat version (ship   date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

AutoCAD_Import Comments    
2012 or earlier x x
2013 64 bit
2014 64 bit
2015 64 bit √ (Continuous only)
     
Third-party version/ Acrobat version (ship   date)

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

Lotus Notes    
7.0 or earlier x x
8.0.x
8.5.x
9.0
 

Acrobat DC

(April 2015)

Acrobat 2017

(June 2017)

Mac Office    
Office 2008 or earlier x x
Office 2011

å

(PDFMaker for Word)

å

(PDFMaker for Word)

Office 2016
å (PDFMaker for PowerPoint and Word)++ å (PDFMaker for PowerPoint and Word)++

++ PDFMaker for PowerPoint 2016 (32-bit, version 15.19 or later) and for Word 2016 (32-bit, version 15.22 or later)

Versions marked with parentheses and a version number require the installation of the correct Acrobat update to work with PDFMaker.

PDFMaker-compatible applications for older versions of Acrobat and Reader

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