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How to Convert Password Protected PDF

Before we begin to convert protected PDF files, we need to find a professional PDF tool to help us. Here in this article, we’re going to use Wondershare PDF Converter, a 7-in-1 PDF tool that lets users to convert password protected PDF to editable Word, Excel, PPT, Text, HTML, EPUB and commonly used images. I’ve tried it several times. It works greatly. What makes me so satisfying is that the original PDF formatting and layout are fully preserved in the output file. In this case, I never need to adjust the content manually. Let’s see how to use it to convert password protected PDF.

Step 1. Download and install Wondershare PDF Converter

Click the download button to download the right PDF Converter for your computer. And then install the app.

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Step 2. Import PDF files and select the output format

Drag and drop PDF files to the app. Up to 200 PDF files are supported at a time. On Mac PDF Converter, click the little setting button on each PDF item bar to select the output format. On Windows PDF Converter, select the format from the output format list on the right side of the main interface.

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If a lock appears on the PDF item bar, it means the PDF is protected from opening. In this case, just click the lock to enter the right password to unlock it. If no lock appears, just skip to the next step. No lock appearing implies that the PDF is only protected from copying, editing or printing. Wondershare PDF Converter is able to handle this kind of password-protected PDF manually.

Step 3. Convert protected PDF

Click the shiny Convert button to convert protected PDF to your desired editable documents. Just in a few minutes, you’ll see the output files are properly arranged in the output folder by Wondershare PDF Converter.

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