Adobe Reader

You will be asked to specify your Operating System (examples: Windows, Mac) and Version (examples: XP, Vista, 10.4.9) be sure to specify a compatible version of Adobe Reader (see table below) to get the compatible version to apply for grants on Grants.gov.

Adobe Acrobat Professional

Adobe Acrobat Professional versions comparable to the Grants.gov compatible Adobe Reader versions are compatible for use with Grants.gov. More information on using Adobe Acrobat Professional.

NOTE: Adobe Reader is free software developed by Adobe, a private software company. Grants.gov cannot control or predict when Adobe will release a new version of their software. Due to the frequency of revisions to the Adobe Reader software by Adobe, Grants.gov may not be able to fully test the most recent version(s). This table shows versions which have been tested by Grants.gov. Newer versions may be compatible. Users are urged to test their version if it is not listed here, to ensure the application process is successful.


Adobe Reader Software Versioning Information

Adobe Professional Versions Adobe Reader Version Compatible Broken Pipe Resolved Vista Compatible Mac Compatible
8.0 8.1.1 Yes No Yes Yes
  8.1.2 Yes No Yes Yes
  8.1.3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
  8.1.4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
  8.1.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes
  8.1.6 Yes Yes Yes Yes
  8.1.7 Yes Yes Yes No
9.0 9.0 Yes No Yes Yes
  9.1 Yes Yes Yes Yes
  9.1.1 Yes Yes Yes Yes
  9.1.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes
  9.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes
  9.3.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes
  9.4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
10 (X) 10.0.1 Yes Yes Yes Yes
  10.1.4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
11 (XI) 11.0.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes