How to Add/Remove Password of PDF Files?



Overview

Worried about that too important draft circulating around the office, among prying eyes, or worse yet, over the Internet? The ability to secure your PDFs can put you back in control over your work. Using password is the wise choice for protecting your PDF that only the intended recipient can view the document. PDFEase PDF Utilities is able to add a password to your PDF. And if you decide not to restrict access, you can remove the password with the software.


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Step 1. Add Password

To add password to a PDF file:
Launch PDFEase PDF Utilities and click "Tools" tab. Click "Add Password" to choose a PDF file and then click "OK" to activate "Apply Password" dialog.


Add Password

Enter the password and then re-enter it to confirm. Click "OK" to select an output folder for the encrypted PDF file.


Save the Encrypted PDF File

Step 2. Remove Password

To remove password of encrypted PDF file:
Launch PDFEase PDF Utilities and click "Tools" tab. Click "Remove Open Password" to load an encrypted PDF file. Enter the password in the "Remove Password" dialog and click "OK" to select an output folder for the PDF file with password removed.


Remove Password

Save the Decrypted PDF File

Step 3. View Security Status

If you want to view the security status of the PDF file, click "View Security Details" button.


View Security Status



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