Adobe ditching Type 1 fonts

Frank Mittelbach frank.mittelbach at
Wed Sep 21 10:53:32 CEST 2022

Am 21.09.22 um 10:09 schrieb Paulo Ney de Souza:
> Adobe announced (very quietly) a few weeks ago that they will phase out 
> Type 1 fonts from all PDF tools, this January 2023, including Adobe Reader:
> <>
> It is expected that files will be read, but no annotations of PDF 
> pre-press will work.

you know that about acrobat reader or you assume that?

The announcement says "no changes to Acrobat handling Type 1" which may 
or may not include Acrobat Reader but I would have expected that it does 
and Reader is *not* affected.


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