File Extension ACRODATA

  • Full name
    Adobe Acrobat Data Format
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
  • Popularity
Have you encountered a problem with a ACRODATA file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a ACRODATA file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your ACRODATA file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.


The file extension ACRODATA identifies user settings of the document software Adobe Acrobat. These files are usually not open directly, but are called by Acrobat itself. Acrodata files are located in the security folder within the Acrobat user directory.

Examples of ACRODATA files are "directories.Acrodata", "appearances.Acrodata", "addressbook.Acrodata" and "security-policy.Acrodata".

Programs which can open a ACRODATA file

How to open a ACRODATA file? Advice and guidance

Absolutely most often appearing reason that prevents you from opening the ACRODATA file is the lack of a proper application to support it in your operating system. It is notably the first thing you need to address. When one of the programs to support a ACRODATA file from the list is already installed, you can try to rerun the file. The system should display a message asking you to choose a primary application to support ACRODATA files. At this point we are looking for disk space where the application was installed in and we can link it with a ACRODATA file. Since then, our operating system will use the selected program to support all ACRODATA files.

Other issues

Despite the described problem with ACRODATA there may be many more problems. If the existing operations were not effective, get involved with the following matters:

- verify that the ACRODATA file is not damaged and that it has been downloaded or copied in whole
- verify that the file has a file extension that has not been intentionally changed (for example, if it do not contain other information than its extension suggests)
- make sure again whether the ACRODATA file type is linked in the operating system with a proper program
- make sure that the file is not infected with a virus and you have up to date software and drivers.

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