Recently, I downloaded my bank’s quarterly statement. I needed to edit it prior to printing it, but this was not possible. This is because certain important PDF documents as well as legal documents have security enabled by default, which is set by the person who owns it. This prevents individuals from making changes to the PDF document.
In this case it is impossible to choose or copy any text, or remove unneeded images and text before printing or printing, etc. based on the security restrictions that is imposed on a particular PDF by the owner of it.
It is not possible to remove limitations if a PDF is secure and security settings can’t be altered without a valid password. But, it is accomplished easily, but there aren’t many free software to complete this job. There is a simple and user-friendly tool that can remove the security of PDF that is completely free.
How do you remove password from PDF files on Windows
Adobe PDF password remover to use on Windows is an 100% free tool that allows you to unlock password-protected PDF files that are protected by an “owner” password set. PDF files encrypted by the owner password will prevent users from editing, choosing texts, printing or otherwise altering any pdf properties like forms fields, etc.
This tool can decrypt and remove owner passwords from PDF documents and removes the Copy Edit, Print, Copy restriction and so on. It doesn’t perform batch processing of multiple documents, however that’s okay.
Note This tool is not compatible with PDF files with an “user password” set.
We attempted editing the file using Nitro PDF Professional, and it worked flawlessly.
Update Here are a few online services that can eliminate all restrictions on secured PDFs. These online tools function pretty well, and you don’t have to install any software.
Also read How to get rid of passwords from PDFs on a Mac