Adobe PDF optimization for performance

Adobe PDF optimization for performance

This article is designed to help users optimize their Adobe performance while working in APC, as well as setup some best practice settings that will help avoid issues with the software.

Using any Adobe PDF products in APC

1. In either Adobe DC Pro or Adobe DC Reader, navigate to Edit > Preferences > General.

2. Uncheck Show online storage when opening files and Show online storage when saving files.

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3. On the Page Display screen, uncheck Smooth line art and Smooth images. (Changing this setting can make the font look a little fuzzy. You can revert the change if you do not like the way it appears).

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4. Also on the Page Display screen, set the Zoom to Fit Page.

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5. On the 3D & Multimedia screen, first uncheck the Enable hardware rendering for legacy video cards and then select Software in the Preferred Renderer drop-down. The order in which this is done is important.

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6. On the Multimedia (legacy) screen, make sure that the Preferred Media Player is the Windows Built-In Player, and that Do not use QuickTime Player for multimedia items is checked.

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7. On the Multimedia Trust (legacy) screen, deselect Allow multimedia operations.

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8. Lastly, on the Reading screen, set the Minimum number of pages in a large document to be 10.

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9. Click OK on the bottom of the Preferences screen to save these settings.

Lastly, navigate to File > Print > Advanced > Color Management and check Let printer determine colors (or the like).

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Note: If you have both Adobe DC Reader and DC Pro installed and use both programs in your cloud environment, you will need to repeat this process for each.