Install Digital Editions 4.0 | Mac OS 10.6 and later


How do I install Adobe Digital Editions 4.0 on Mac OS 10.6 or later?


  1. Go to and select Download Macintosh.

    Digital Editions download page

  2. Wait for the download to complete. You can monitor the status of the download in your downloads window depending upon your preferred web browser.

    Digital Editions download process

  3. Once the download is complete, double-click the ADE_4.0_Installer.dmg to mount the install files. For Safari users, you can locate the download in your Downloads folder.

    Mounting the disk image.

  4. Once this disk image is mounted, double-click Digital Editions 4.0 Installer.

    Disk image window

  5. Once the installer launches, click Continue to proceed with the installation.

    First installer screen

  6. Review the Software licensing agreement. When you are ready to proceed, click Continue.

    Software license screen

  7. Click Agree to confirm your agreement to the Software Licensing Agreement.

    Software license agreement screen

  8. Click Install to begin the installation process.

    Installation type screen

  9. Enter your Administrator user name and password when prompted.

    Request for Administrator password

  10. Wait while the installation completes.

    Installation progress

  11. Once the installation is complete, Adobe Digital Editions 4.0 launches automatically.

    Adobe Digital Editions Welcome screen

    You can also open Adobe Digital Editions 4.0 from your Applications folder.

    Applications folder

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