Adobe Acrobat Pro DC - Download and Setup

Last Updated: 08/29/2019

Download & Install 

For DDS Managed Devices

If your device is managed by Dedicated Desktop Support, download the Adobe Acrobat Pro DC from the software application on your computer.

  • Open the Software Center (Windows) or Self Service (Mac) app on your computer and search for “Adobe Acrobat Pro DC”
  • After installation, open Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.
  • If prompted, sign in using your IdentiKey and password

Non-Managed Devices

If your device is not managed by Dedicated Desktop Support, download Adobe Acrobat Pro DC directly from Adobe. Please note: Installation of the Adobe CC desktop app requires administrative privileges. Contact your IT support staff if you need assistance.

  • Go to Adobe's website to download Acrobat Pro DC
  • Sign in using your IdentiKey and password
  • Once downloaded, open Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
  • Once installed, software will not require administrative privileges to use

Log in to your Adobe Account

Login with Identikey using format
  • On the Adobe log in screen, click Enterprise ID then enter your IdentiKey (in the identikey@colorado.edu format, pictured left) and click next.
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  • You'll be redirected to the the Federated Identity Service where you can log in with your IdentiKey Login Name and password.
  • Going forward, your IdentiKey will serve as your Adobe ID.

Migrating Adobe digital assets

For assistance migrating content from a previous account instance, use Adobe's Migrate your content from Adobe ID account to your new enterprise account documentation. Please note: If you select “No, I want to move my content manually later,” you will not be prompted again. To move your content manually later, see Adobe's Migrate Assets Transfer page.

Computer Labs

If you manage a computer lab, classroom, or other multi-user device, email help@colorado.edu to find out how you can provide this software.

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