The File Extensions Database

.ACRODATA File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Settings Files

What is an .ACRODATA file?

.ACRODATA is Acrobat Data File

Data file referenced by Adobe Acrobat, a program that allows users to create and edit .PDF files; contains user settings is typical stored in the Security folder within the Acrobat User Data directory.

Acrodata files are referenced by Acrobat and should not be opened by the user. Common filenames include "directories.acrodata," " appearances.acrodata," "addressbook.acrodata," and "security-policy.acrodata."

Programs that open Acrobat Data File
Adobe Acrobat DC
Adobe Acrobat DC

How to solve problems with ACRODATA files

  • Associate the ACRODATA file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ACRODATA file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ACRODATA files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ACRODATA file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .ACRODATA is Acrobat Data File. Because only the current version supports the latest ACRODATA file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems manufacturer website after an available .ACRODATA is Acrobat Data File update.
  • To make sure that your ACRODATA file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.