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How to Unprotect PDF in Mac and Windows PC

Have some password protected PDF files and now want to unprotect them? It is quite easy for Mac and Windows users to add password to protect PDF, because many free apps offer such kind of services. However, to unprotect PDF, it takes a little elbow grease. Don’t be panic. Below a simple way is introduced for you to unprotect PDF.

To unprotect PDF, a PDF tool is needed. Here I strongly recommend you use Wondershare PDF Password Remover, a professional tool to unprotect PDF. On it, only in 2 or 3 steps, you’ll successfully unprotect the PDF file. See the steps for how to unprotect PDF files effortlessly.


Step 1. Download Wondershare PDF Password Remover

Click the download button to download the trial version of Wondershare PDF Password Remover. And then install it on your Mac or Windows PC. This article mainly about how to unprotect a PDF file on Mac. 

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Step 2. Upload PDFs

Drag and drop PDF files to the little PDF app. If you have several password protected PDF files on your computer, you can upload them to the app at a time. Batch unprotecting PDFs is supported. To save time, batch unprotecting PDF is a good idea.

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Step 3. Unprotect PDF files

After you uploading a PDF file, if the PDF file is protected from being opened, a lock will appear on the PDF item bar. You should click the lock the enter the right password to open it first. And then click Start to unprotect it. If there is no lock at all, you only need to click Start to begin the process. Just in a few minutes, you’ll see the output PDF files in the output folder:  PDF Password Remover > Preferences… > Destination. 

See, this is how to unprotect PDF in Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows. It is pretty easy, right? With Wondershare PDF Password Remover for Mac, you can unprotect PDF files quickly and easily in Mac and Windows PC. Have more fun with PDF files.

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