Acrobat Reader and Photoshop are two very popular apps from Adobe that are used by many users, one problem many of you might have seen that these two softwares take a long time to startup.
PDF Speedup allows you to significantly speed up the time it takes to load Adobe Reader. If you notice that when the Reader starts it loads many plug-ins which you may or may not need, this program simply disables the plug-ins and loads only the absolute necessary ones so the program starts quickly.
On the other hand Adobe Photoshop Speedup significantly decreases the time it takes to load Adobe Photoshop by disabling the plug-ins that you may not need. There are several options such as whether to load the Adobe fonts, load the presets, and set the memory usage. You may restore to the original settings at any time.
Download Adobe Acrobat Speed & Photoshop Speedup (scroll to middle of page to find download links)