4 Replies Latest reply on Aug 3, 2010 3:53 PM by RCE_Dodgeville_WI

    Acr.tmp Files


      I'm working with Illustrator CS2, on an iMac, running OSX 10.5.8


      Lately, when I'm working on a file in Illustrator, a whole series of temp files are being created in the same folder as the original that I'm working on.

      They always have series of numbers after the "Acr"


      For example,









      Does anyone have an explanation / solution for this problem?

        • 1. Re: Acr.tmp Files
          Jacob Bugge MVP & Adobe Community Professional



          Sometimes, strange issues are solved by reinstalling Acrobat.


          We have not seen this one before, but you never know.


          It may be wirth a try.

          • 2. Re: Acr.tmp Files
            ouix Level 1

            Hi Jacob...

            Thank you so much for replying to my question. I've been hoping that someone might post an easy alternative to re-installing Acrobat.

            I think I'll wait a bit more, and then try the re-install.


            Once again, thank you!

            (I'm always impressed with how helpful people are on this site....)

            • 3. Re: Acr.tmp Files
              Jacob Bugge MVP & Adobe Community Professional

              You are welcome, ouix. Please post your finding so it may add to our knowledge base here.

              • 4. Re: Acr.tmp Files

                Hi Ouix.


                Did re-installing Acrobat fix your issue?  I'm seeing this issue in Adobe Illustrator CS4.


                I've noticed that these temp files are left over after I get a "This file has been modified outside Illustrator.  Do you want to continue?".  Can save the file if it is local, but if the file is on a server connected through SMB then I get an error that says "Cannot save to this filename.  Please save the document with a different name or in a different folder."


                Thanks for the information.