How do I install Adobe Digital Editions on Windows?

You can install Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) to enjoy downloaded eBooks on your computer such as the Tax Summary and The Taxpayer journal.

How to install

Watch a video tutorial on how to set up Adobe Digital editions

  1. Visit the Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) website, then click Download.
  2. Click the download link for the version of ADE you need (Windows) and select Save File.
  3. Once the download is complete, find and open the installer file. Select Run.
  4. Follow the prompts in the setup wizard to complete the installation.
    Make sure to leave the Associate .acsm and .epub file types option selected if you want to use ADE to read these types of eBooks.
  5. If ADE was previously installed, you may get an option to MIGRATE DATA from the old version to the new one.
    Migrating data imports your old eBooks into the new ADE.
  6. Click Done to exit the setup and launch ADE.

If this is your first time using ADE, please complete Adobe authorisation.

If you're updating ADE (instead of installing it for the first time), be sure to uninstall the older version before installing the new one. You can find instructions on how to do that for Windows XP, 7, 8, or 10 on Microsoft's website.

Note: If you've had ADE on your computer before, you shouldn't need to reauthorise it with your Adobe ID. However, if you have trouble downloading or transferring eBooks, try clearing your authorisation, then reauthorising ADE.

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