Adobe Reader for Android now in Android Market, for Free

Adobe Reader for Android is now available in the Android Market, for free. It extends Adobe PDF software to devices based on the Android platform. Users can now accurately and reliably view PDF files on their Android Smartphones. You can open PDF files via Adobe Reader for Android by selecting the PDF document as an email attachment or as a web-link.

Adobe Reader for Android enables accurate and high-quality rendering of the PDF document, so your viewing experience will be the same level of quality you’re accustomed to on your desktop.

Adobe Reader for Android supports advanced Zoom, Scroll and Reflow view functionality that make it easy to read and navigate through the PDF document. It supports both Portrait and Landscape view depending on the device orientation. Adobe Reader for Android supports keyboard shortcuts to navigate to the Next and Previous section as well as Zoom In and Out on the PDF file.

Adobe Reader is published on the Android Market and can be accessed by searching “Adobe Reader” in the Market application from your Smartphone. Users can then select and install Adobe Reader Over-the-Air through the Android Market.


According to the Adobe Blog, Adobe Reader for Android offers multi-touch gestures, like pinch-and-zoom, as well as double-tap-zoom, flick-scrolling and panning. The “reflow” mode will take text-heavy documents with wide margins, and automatically wrap the content for easy viewing on smaller screens.

Adobe Reader for Android works on Android v 2.1 and above with 256 MB of RAM. Currently, Adobe Reader for Android is officially supported on Motorola Droid, Motorola Milestone & Google Nexus One. Adobe Reader for Android is expected to work fine on other Android devices as well.

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