How to Remove PDF Security in Mac OS X/Windows
"I have a secured PDF and want to remove the security, so I can highlight and comment on the PDF. Any idea about how to remove PDF security? "— Dave
This question comes from Yahoo Answer. And the other day, one of friends asked the same question. Now thousands of reports, textbooks, dissertations shared on the Internet are PDF files. However, to protect the owners' rights, 95% of these PDF books are protected from being copied, edited, and printed, even for non-commercial purpose. To work or study more efficiently, sometimes, removing PDF security is very necessary. The following is about how to use a PDF security remover to remove PDF security.
To remove security from PDF, a PDF tool is needed. Here in this article, the PDF security Remover we're going to use is Wondersahre PDF Password Remover, an app specially designed for removing PDF protection. It allows users to remove both owner and user passwords within a few seconds. And only in 2 steps, you'll remove security successfully. Try PDF Security Remover right now!
Step 1. Upload PDFs
On Mac, drag and drop PDF files to PDF Password Remover for Mac. On Windows PC, click the Add Files button to locate the PDF files on your hard drive disk. Batch removing PDF security is supported. Here in you can upload up to 200 files to the app at a time.
- If a PDF file is protected from being opened, then a lock will appear on the PDF item bar, implying that you should click the lock to enter the right password first. Otherwise, you still can't remove the security.
- If no lock appears, it means the PDF is protected by an Owner Password, which is used to protect the PDF from copying, editing, and printing. If so, just skip to step 3.
Step 2. Remove PDF security
Click the Start button to remove the PDF security. Bingo! You've made it. Just in a second, you'll find the PDF Password Remover has arranged the PDFs properly in the preconfigured folder.
Download the PDF Security Remover to have a try!