How You Can Remove Password From Your Password Protected PDF Document

If you need to send a PDF document to one of your friend but it is password protected and you can’t want to tell him your password or if you have many documents which are password protected and most of them you need to view regularly so sometimes it becomes irritating to type the password every time you need to view it.

If you are looking for a way to remove password from any PDF document, here let me tell you few ways but to remove you should know the password of those PDF files.

Unlock PDF Documents

Online tools

PDFUnlock and PDFDecrypt are two online tools which lets you remove password from your PDF files, all you need to do is visit anyone of those website, choose your PDF file, give password of your PDF file and click on Unlock or Decrypt button

Desktop App

If you don’t want to upload you files online then


There is a free application called BeCyPDFMetaEdit which can also remove password of your PDF document. To remove download and run BeCyPDFMetaEdit software, choose your PDF file and while choosing select Complete Rewrite or Repair, then from Security tab select no encryption from drop-down and click on Save or Save As button to save that file without password protected.

BeCyPDFMetaEdit - Complete Rewrite or Repair


CutePDF Writer in a desktop application which lets you save any documents in PDF when you try to print it, so do you need to download and install this software in your computer, open your password protected PDF file, try to print that file (while printing select CutePDF Writer as printer name) and it will ask you to save that file as a new PDF which will be not encrypted.

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