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How to Unsecure PDF Files in Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 8

“I have an important PDF file. However, it is a password secured PDF document and what’s worse, I forgot the password. Is there any way to convert the secured PDF to unsecured document? Please help!”

In daily life, it is very common to unsecure PDF files because 90% of PDF files, especially important PDF reports, coming from the Internet are password secured. You can read some, but seldom can you copy, edit, or print them. One way to change the situation is converting secured PDF to unsecured. Below we tell a way to unsecure PDF in Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 8.


Change Secured PDF to Unsecure PDF Files

Step 1. Download and install PDF Security Remover

First thing first. You should click the download button to download Wondershare PDF Password Remover. It is the best tool to unsecure PDF files on either Mac computer or Windows PC. If you’re a Windows user, download the Windows version (Wondershare PDF Password Remover). If you’re an iMac, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air user, download the Mac version (Wondershare PDF Password Remover for Mac).

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Step 2. Upload secured PDF files

On Windows PDF unsecuring tool, click the Add Files button to upload secured PDF files. On Mac PDF unsecuring tool, drag and drop PDF files to the app. To save time, you can upload a batch of PDF files to unsecure them at a time.

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Step 3. Unsecure PDF files

If a lock appears on the PDF item bar, it means the PDF is secured by an Open Password. In this case, before removing PDF security, you should enter the right password to unlock it first. Otherwise, you’ll fail of unsecuring the PDF. If no lock appears, it implies the PDF is secured from copying, editing and printing. In this case, what all you need to do is to click the Start button to unsecure the PDF.


Video tutorial for how to unsecure a PDF

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