How to Remove Password from PDF Files

You often download PDF files from web and when you try to open it, you find that it is password protected and unable to read it. And you can face this problem also when you password protected your own file and forgot the password.

And here when PDF password removers come to rescue. There are several paid, free and online PDF password removal tools available, by using them you can easily break the password and function restrictions of a PDF file. Though its not possible that they can break all type of passwords, but most of the time they works fine. Here I am going to tell you about few tools which can be helpful for you to remove the password of PDF document to unlock it.

First lets talk about PDF password removal software


  • PDF Password Remover tool: A simple and easy to use tool which decrypt the PDF files that has been protected using “owner” password. It enables the access privileges and lets you edit, select text, print and change any of the pdf properties such as form fields etc.
  • PDF Password Remover v3.1: It can be used to decrypt protected Adobe Acrobat PDF files which have “owner” password set. It unlocks the restriction from the file and lets you do the editing, printing, selecting text and graphics or adding annotations and form fields. The tool works very fast, it decrypt the files instantly.
  • PDF Password Remover for Windows: This tool also do the same job, it helps to remove the password and restrictions (Owner Password) of PDF files. The tool is very simple to use, just download it and install in your PC. Now, right click the PDF file which you want to unlock and select Decrypt with AnyBizSoft PDF Password Remover from menu. The restrictions of the files will be removed in seconds. You can even edit the files using any PDF editors or creators.
  • Atomic PDF Password Recovery: This tool can also disable security settings limitations of protected PDF files. It creates an unlocked copy of your PDF file which can be used in any way you want.
  • Free PDF Unlocker: This tool is simplest of all and its free to use as well. After installation it places an icon on your desktop and that icon will work as the application. All you have to do is to just drag and drop your PDF file on the PDF Unlocker icon and it will do the rest. It will create an unlocked copy of your PDF file on desktop which can be used for editing, printing and selecting text.
  • PDFCrack: PDFCrack is an Open Source (GPL) application. Its a GNU/Linux tool for recovering passwords and content from PDF-files. The tool is command line driven and do not need any other resources. Just give some commands and your PDF file will be unlocked instantly and accurately.

You can try these Online PDF Password Removal Websites also

online pdf cracker

Using these sites is pretty simple, just browse and upload the PDF file which you want to unlock and click the unlock button. They will either email the processed file to your or will provide link on site to download the unlocked PDF file. Some of popular online PDF password cracking websites are:

Note: A PDF file can be protected by using two type of passwords. They are called as user password and owner password, both have their own separate security encryption mechanism. Only files which has Owner password security can be broken, however, User password protected files can’t be unlocked by any of these tools.

You can also check, how to password protect your PDF.

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