PDFs are the most popular way to exchange documents in the corporate world right now. Hence the practice of protecting these files with passwords is quite common. There are times when we want to make changes to a PDF file or copy or print it for so many reasons. If you are here, then most probably you too are looking for such a solution that can help you to open or edit a PDF file. This blog is going to guide you through the process, but before that let’s know a bit more about such files.
Initially, there are two types of encrypted PDF files:
These are the files that are encrypted with a password that opens them initially. If you do not have this password, you can never open the file or view it for that matter.
These are the PDF files that are encrypted in such a way that even if the user is able to open them, they cannot make changes to it. To make changes in such a file, the user will need to enter the password.
Now we know that there are two types of encryption in a PDF file. In this blog, we are going to unlock a pdf file with Owner password with manual methods. And we are going to discuss an automated tool that can unlock both types of passwords from a PDF file.
The very first way we are going to suggest to remove the password of a PDF file is by using Google Drive. There are not many reliable ways to open a PDF file. Google Drive is one of the most reliable methods and hence there is no threat in using it. Let’s see how to get results using it:
Note: Before moving towards the solution, make sure that you have a Google Drive account.
If this process works for you, fine; if not, move to the next method.
Just like Google Drive, Google Chrome can also be a great help in removing the password of an encrypted PDF file. Let’s see how it can help you:
As it may also happen that the process didn’t end up as you thought it would, and you will be unable to open the file. In this case, the next method is the final and only solution that will work for you.
When nothing works for unlocking PDF files, Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal will not disappoint you at all. This PDF restriction removal tool is not complicated at all and gives you guaranteed results. It is reliable, user-friendly and result-oriented. It easily removes all the restrictions from a PDF file and lets the user copy, edit, and print the document. This tool makes not a single alteration to the original structure and format of the file and supports all versions of PDF creators and Windows OS.
In this blog, we have discussed how a user can open a password protected or secured PDF file with three different methods. We used the most reliable methods to do so. We also introduced Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal tool to remove all types of the restrictions from a PDF file. It is the safest method to do so and hence it is highly recommended. Hope this helped you.