SysTools PDF Unlocker
Remove PDF Password Restrictions for (Windows & Mac) & Unlock Protected PDF in Batch

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  • Remove PDF restrictions: Printing / Copying / Editing / Page Extraction
  • Supports Unlocking of PDF files from Owner Level Password Security
  • Unrestrict PDF files having Known User Level Password Protection
  • Provides Add File(s) / Add Folder option to Unlock PDF Files in Batch
  • Allows to Remove Comment Restrictions from PDF documents
  • Easily Remove Document Assembly Restriction from PDF Files
  • Remove Signature Restrictions and Enable Form Filling in PDF
  • Adobe Acrobat is not required to Remove PDF Document Restrictions
  • PDF Unlocker Tool gives the option to Save or Print unlocked PDF documents
  • Supports different versions of Adobe Acrobat PDF documents
  • Allows to remove 128 (AES & RC4) / 256 bit AES encryption from PDF files
  • Gives option to keep source PDF password in unlocked output PDF file
  • Does not Recover or Remove Restrictions from Corrupt Files
  • PDF Password Remover is compatible with all Windows versions (32 & 64 bit) OS.

Free Live Demo - SysTools PDF Password Unlocker Fully Secured Download Version

The PDF File Data Remains Confidential & Passwords will not be Saved.

SysTools Adobe PDF Unlocker Software Awards & Reviews

Best Software to Remove Restrictions from PDF Files

Expert Reviews

With 100% User Satisfaction SysTools PDF Unlocker Software scores 8.4 out of 10 as a document management software by FinancesOnline. The software can permanently remove password from PDF files & enable Edit/Print/Copy options. Moreover, it can also remove document assembly restrictions from PDF document, signing, commenting, and other types of restrictions from PDF files.

PDF Restriction Remover Functionality

Remove Owner Level Password from PDF Files

Remove Known User Level Password from PDF Documents

Keeps Data Confidentiality

Ease of Usability

List of Key Features in SysTools PDF Unlocker Tool
Find the Unique Features of the Software to Unlock PDF Files

Remove PDF Restrictions

This PDF password recovery software allows users to remove PDF document restrictions. The tool can unlock PDF files for editing, printing, copying & extracting pages. Users can also remove restrictions like comment, sign, document assembly, and After unlocking PDF files, save unsecured PDF at any desired location.

Unlock Password Protected PDF File

The Adobe PDF Unlocker tool can remove owner level password security and unlock PDF restrictions. Also, if there is any user-level password applied on the PDF document then users can unlock it by providing the respective password in the beginning. However, once the PDF gets unlocked, the resultant PDF document will not prompt for the password to more

Unrestrict PDF File in Batch

If the user has multiple PDF files & all are having a common PDF file restriction or with some special restrictions. Then PDF Unlocker Software can remove PDF password for printing, copying, editing and extracting data. For batch operation, user can use the Add Files / Add Folder option to insert multiple PDF documents for the unlocking purpose.

Show Other PDF Details

After adding the PDF documents, the PDF password remover software will immediately list PDF file details i.e. File Size (KB) and Permissions. Initially, the permissions are “Disabled” & once the file gets unlocked the permission will be changed to “Enabled”.

Remove PDF Signing and Comment Restriction

This PDF Restriction Remover Tool facilitates the user to unlock PDF comment restrictions. However, after removing restrictions users can easily add comments in sticky notes or highlighted text format. Moreover, this tool also supports to remove signing restriction PDF files so that users can easily sign their PDF. Basically, signing makes the document authentic and assures the person that the document comes from a verified source.

Remove Document Assembly & Form Restrictions

Use this Adobe PDF Unlock tool to remove document assembly restrictions from PDF files. After removing this security users can easily assemble PDF documents without any hassle. Moreover, if users are unable to fill details in the PDF forms due to security then, they can use this software. Because it will remove PDF document restrictions and .

Keeps Source PDF Password in Output PDF

If the PDF file is having user-level password security & it needs to be unlocked by keeping its password in the resultant file then, choose the option “Keep Source PDF Password in Output PDF”. Selecting this option will keep the source PDF password in the resultant unlocked PDF file.

Support to Print Unlocked PDF

Along with the Save option, the PDF Unlocker tool also provides the option to print the resultant unlocked PDF file. Users just need to select the “Print” option and print the PDF documents without any technical disputes.

Maintains the File Integrity

While unlocking and saving a Portable document format file, this PDF password recovery software maintains the data integrity. It will not make any changes to the original formatting of the PDF file. Also, It will keeps the attachments and other formatting intact for the respective document.

Save File in New Folder

For saving the unlocked PDF documents, this Adobe PDF Unlocker software provides the “Save” option. Users can click on the “Change” button and select the desired folder or can create a new folder straight away from the software panel itself. Once, the software remove PDF restrictions navigate towards destination location & view unrestricted PDF files.

Download Adobe PDF Unlocker Software
Load the Demo Version of the PDF Restriction Remover Tool to Remove Password from PDF Files

Software Download

Size : 25.3 MB

Version : 4.0

MD5 : ecd1b8168cfbaf224859cc981625925e

Trial Limitations

The trial version of PDF Unlocker software remove restrictions from the first 5 PDF files, but when you will save them, you will get the "SysTools Demo" watermark on all the pages of that PDF document.

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
100 MB of free hard disk space required


Intel® Core™ 2 Duo CPU E4600 @ 2.40GHz 2.39GHz


  • Microsoft .NET framework 4.5 or above should be installed.
  • If you are using Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 then please launch the tool as "Run as Administrator".

Supported Editions

  • Microsoft Windows – Win 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32-Bit & 64-Bit) & Windows Server 2008/ 2012 R2/ 2016


Electronic Delivery


Software Customization

If you need to customize PDF Unlocker Tool or need additional features then, Request Quote


Get an Overview of PDF Password Unlocker Tool Features - DEMO and Licensed Version

Features DEMO Version FULL Version
Add PDF Files(s) / Add Folder
Unlock PDF File for Printing
Remove Copy Restrictions from PDF
Remove Page Extraction Permissions
Unlock Adobe PDF for Editing
Remove Document Assembly Restrictions from PDF
Remove PDF Comment Restrictions
Remove Signing Restrictions from PDF Files
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8/ 7 & Windows Server 2008, 2012 R2 and 2016
Save Unlocked PDF Files
Print Unrestricted PDF Files
Export without 'SysTools Demo' Watermark
Cost FREE $29
Frequently Asked Questions

Listed Commonly Asked Questions and Answers

I want to know briefly, how tool unlock PDF files?

Can you please briefly explain how tool remove restrictions from PDF files?

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Simple 5 Steps to Unlock Protected PDF Documents :

  • Step 1: Download and run SysTools PDF Unlocker Software
  • Step 2: Click on Add File(s) / Add Folder option to insert PDFs
  • Step 3: Choose either Save or Print option as per the requirement
  • Step 4: Click the Change button & select the destination location
  • Step 5: Hit the Unlock button & start PDF unlocking process
  • Step 6: “The PDF Files are Unlocked Successfully” message gets displayed
Yes, of course this PDF password remover software supports Windows 10 platform. Moreover, it can successfully run on the below versions of Windows OS to unlock PDF security.

I have some password restricted PDF files. I need to access them but I don't remember their passwords. Will this PDF Unlocker program help me view my documents?

Without knowing the correct password of your document you cannot unlock PDF document. You need to provide the appropriate password for the respective file in the beginning.

No, the software can unlock multiple PDF files without any trouble.

Yes, PDF Restriction remover software can easily unlock PDF file for printing, copying, editing and extracting file information.

Yes, of course the PDF Unlocker software provides Add File(s) / Add Folder option to insert multiple PDF documents for unlocking.

Yes, the Adobe PDF Unlock software supports files from all versions of Adobe Acrobat to remove PDF passwords.

No, Adobe PDF Unlocker software removes PDF restrictions only from healthy PDF files and you must have the authority to access it.

Yes, any user can easily run this software, it doesn’t matter whether the user is a technical or non-technical person. The software is designed with the interactive user-friendly interface that does not require any expertise to remove PDF document restrictions.

I just installed the trial version of PDF File Unlocker software 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 PDF Unlocker tool again.

I usually receive multiple PDF files from my clients on daily basis. But, I want them to make some changes in the file, so I decided to highlight text add some comments so that they can easily identify the required updations. But, I found that this file does not allow me to add comments? Can anyone help me to fix this problem?

If you want to enable commenting in PDF files then use PDF restriction remover tool. This software easily remove PDF comment restrictions and allows you to add comments as notes or highlighted text.

Yes, of course, this software easily unlock document assembly restrictions from Adobe PDF documents. Once, you upload the file this tool will unlock PDF restrictions and allows you perform all operations on PDF document.

Yes, of course, this PDF Unlocker software allows you to remove PDF signature restrictions without any hassle.

To convert a secured PDF file to MS Word document firstly unlock PDF file security using PDF Unlocker tool. Once the security gets removed you can easily convert the file into the word document.

To copy from a secured PDF document, firstly use PDF Restriction Remover tool to remove / unlock PDF restrictions. After that easily copy data from unlocked PDF.

Steps to Check PDF Encryption:

  • Open PDF using Adobe Reader
  • Click on File >> Properties >> Security
  • Check Security Method
  • Click Show Details & check Encryption Level

To unlock Adobe Acrobat PDF files you can use SysTools Adobe PDF file Unlock Software.

PDF password is of two types i.e user-level & owner level. Password used to open the PDF is the user level & the password used to add PDF file restrictions is the owner level.

What Clients Say About Adobe PDF Unlocker Software

User's Comments

I have received an email containing PDF files as an attachment. But, when I tried to copy data from PDF documents, I have found that the file does not give me respective permissions and generates the error message. But, I need to copy data from secured PDF on urgent basis. Will this PDF Unlocker tool for Mac works fine to unlock PDF restrictions?

Alina Louis

Senior Engineer, USA

Yes, this Adobe PDF Unlocker tool works absolutely fine to remove PDF restrictions like copying, printing, editing & extracting. Moreover, the software can remove PDF commenting, document assembly, signing restrictions and Also, the tool does not require the installation of Adobe Acrobat to unlock PDF for Mac OS.

Allen James


My senior manager provided me some PDF documents & instructed to calculate expenses that happened over last year. Also, he told me to take the printout of these PDF files. But, the file does not give me print permissions. So, Can I use this Mac PDF password remover utility to unlock PDF file for printing?

Shelly Simpson

Technical Assistant, Russia

Yes, this Mac PDF Unlocker tool remove PDF restrictions in an easy manner. Any copy, edit, print restrictions can be easily eliminated by the tool.

Allen James


Recently, while assembling PDF files I came across with an error message "The File xyz.pdf is protected. It cannot be used for this command." So, how can I fix this error with Adobe PDF Unlocker tool?

Allice Mathews

Technical Assistant, UK

The main reason behind this error message is PDF security. The file is protected due to which you find this error message. Therefore, to resolve this error, firstly you need to unlock PDF file with this PDF Unlocker software and then try to assemble PDF files.

Allen James


I am having a PDF file of large size which does not allow me to add comments and perform modifications. So, can I edit secure PDF by using this Mac PDF Unlocker software?

Rorger Paulo

Tech Enthusiast, Italy

Yes, of course, this software enables you to edit secure PDF file without any difficulty. Moreover, this PDF Unlocker for Mac OS X easily remove PDF comment restrictions so that you can easily insert comments in PDF files. Also, there is no file size limitation imposed by this utility to remove PDF document restrictions on Mac.

Allen James