How to set an Remove PDF Password, remove the password protection or. crack, and thus remove the protection of the PDF file? With our free PDF printer (as Community Edition) you can easily print protected PDF documents again into a PDF file!
As long as you know the password of a PDF file, everything is fine. But what if you need to bypass or eliminate the annoying password prompt of a protected PDF file because the password is/can be forgotten?
Open password of a PDF file
In addition, it can sometimes be very annoying to have to enter the password of a PDF file over and over again every time you open it. You know this from the working world. A former work colleague has unnecessarily password-protected a PDF file, each time it is opened the User password of the PDF file entered before you can view the content in Acrobat Reader. This is annoying! Thus, the constant request for the PDF password when opening the PDF file quickly becomes a small hurdle.
Password protection on PDF content
The password-protected content lock of the author, but can quickly to the bigger obstacle become. As can be seen in the figure below, the author has still password-protected the content in the PDF itself.
Remove PDF passwords, via our PDF printer
As a rule, it is necessary to know the user password. So the password to open the PDF also with a PDF viewer like Acrobat Reader. The content locks by a PDF password (password protection of the PDF file) can be removed in this case, as long as the protected PDF is still printed can be respectively. this function was not also locked by the author.
If the password protected PDF is still printable, open the print dialog in Acrobat Reader to remove the password protection. This goes over the menu of the Acrobat reader via "File" → "Print. ", as shown in the figures below.
As PDF printer you have to use our, if possible previously installed PDF printer "7-PDF Printer" select in the print dialog. After that press "OK.
Acrobat Reader then prints the protected PDF and sends the print job to our PDF printer. Our PDF Printer detects that the original PDF contains protected content and asks you to confirm PDF creation without passwords.
After that, a new PDF is created without any PDF passwords. Here under the file name "Test2.pdf".
The newly created PDF "Test2.pdf" from our current example, then does not contain a user password that must be entered when opening the PDF file, nor does it contain any password protection on contained PDF content.
So all PDF passwords have been removed!
More information about our PDF printer "7-PDF Printer" can be found on this product detail page.