Adobe Reader Redistributable – hard to find

For some reason Adobe seem to make it difficult to find a "redistributable" version of Adobe Reader (V9).  If you go to their web site you can click to download a copy of the Reader and your only option seems to be to have it basically auto install on the machine you are on.   The current Version 9 Reader is over 25MB in size, so if you have half a dozen machines in your household then you basically need to download it individually on each machine so 25MB 6 times, 150MB just to get one program updated.
Fortunately I found this FTP link on one of the Adobe Forums where you can download an executable that will install on the local machine.
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15 Responses to Adobe Reader Redistributable – hard to find

  1. Brian says:

    The parent folder for this FTP works great and allows you to download newer versions as well.

  2. Nikola says:


  3. Marco says:

    Thx dude! great job!

  4. mtn_lion says:

    Thanks so much!

  5. Asdf Jkl says:

    You may use below link to get the Setup link ‘directly’

    On this screen, just select your OS, Language and Adobe Reader Version. Click Download.


  6. Nacho says:

    awsome answer, thank you very much!

  7. Martin says:

    Great! Thank you!

  8. Roy says:

    This is exactly what I was looking for. Thank you!

  9. 1 says:


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    You’ve ended my four day lengthy hunt! God Bless you man.
    Have a nice day. Bye

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