SysTools PDF Unlocker
A Comprehensive Tool to Remove Password Protected PDF File Restrictions
List of Key Features in SysTools PDF Unlocker
Remove PDF File Security
Software allows you to remove all types of security from a PDF file. It can unlock PDF files from restrictions like: printing / copying / editing / extracting text. After unlocking PDF file, you can further save it to any desirable location. Also, with the single file mode you can unlock single PDF file at a time.
Unlock Password Protected PDF File
PDF Unlocker tool can remove owner level password from the PDF file. Also, if there is any user level password applied on PDF file then you can unlock it by providing the respective password when prompted. Once the PDF gets unlocked, resultant PDF file will not prompt for password to open.
Un-restrict PDF File in Batch
If you have multiple PDF files all having a common PDF file restriction or with some special restrictions then PDF Unlocker will remove protection from all of them. For batch operation, you need to order for Business or Enterprise license of the tool as single user license will work in single file mode only.
Preview Permissions of PDF File
As you browse and load any PDF file, the software will immediately list all of the associated permissions. You can see the current status of PDF file permission in ‘After’ & ‘Before’ columns respectively. Once, PDF file gets unlocked, the permission status preview will change accordingly.
Maintains the File Integrity
While unlocking and saving a PDF file, software will maintain the data integrity. It will not make any changes to the original formatting of PDF file. Also, it will keep the attachments and other formatting intact for the respective document.
Save File in New Folder
In order to save the PDF files after unlocking them software allows you to choose any of the desirable location. On the other hand, you can also create a new folder straight away from the software panel itself and save the file into it for further convenience.
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Size: 2.8 MB
Trial version of PDF Unlocker software remove restrictions from your PDF file, but when you will save them, you will get "SysTools" watermark on all the pages of that PDF document.
- Hard Disk Space: 10 MB of free hard disk space
- If you are using Window 8.1/8/7 or Vista, then please launch the tool as "Run as Administrator".
- Adobe Reader should be installed to read PDF files.
- Microsoft Windows 2000, 2003, 2008, XP, Vista, or Windows 7/8/8.1, 2008/2012 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Frequently Asked Question
Does the software support Windows 8 platform?
Yes, software supports Windows 8 platform and runs successfully on below versions too.
Can I remove password from protected PDF file using this software?
I have some password protected PDF files. I need to access them but I don't remember their passwords. Will this program help me view my documents?
Without knowing the correct password of your document you cannot unlock it. You need to provide the appropriate password for the respective file when software prompts to proceed with unlocking.
No, software can unlock any number of PDF files without any trouble.
Yes, software will remove restrictions like: printing, editing, copying or extracting data from PDF file.
Does the software unlock multiple PDF files at a time?
For processing multiple PDF files at a time, you need to purchase Business/Enterprise License of PDF Unlocker program.
Will software support PDF files created in Adobe Acrobat XI?
Yes, now the software supports PDF files from all versions of Adobe Acrobat.
Can software also remove restrictions from corrupt PDF files?
No, software removes restrictions only from healthy PDF files and you must have the authority to access it. To remove restriction from corrupt PDF files use SysTools PDF Recovery tool to first recover the file and then use PDF Unlocker tool to remove restrictions.
Why does the software UI appear small on my Windows 7 machine?
I just installed the trial version of PDF Unlocker and ran the program. How do I select the file to unlock? I can see a box next to "Select PDF File" but I don't see a browse button to select my file.
If you are facing this kind of issue please adjust your screen resolution. Right click on 'Desktop' and go to 'Screen Resolution'. Click on 'Display' and change the setting to "SMALL". Now, restart your machine and launch the tool again.
I used your tool and its give me awesome response. Thanks SysTools for such type utility. It enables me to do editing and printing task as I was going for new file creation but someone and your tool help me out here.
— Ajankya Doorse, LA
Before publishing a PDF when I tried making some changes into it I got restricted. Later, I discovered that certain restrictions had been assigned on it by the ex-employee. Thanks to PDF Unlocker; password set by the owner of the document was removed without having to contact him at all.
— Edward Hathaway, New York
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Add PDF File
Remove Printing Permissions
Remove Content Copying Permissions
Windows 8 & All Other Previous Windows Version Supported
Remove Page Extraction Permissions
Save Unlocked PDF File
Add SysTools Watermark