Salient Features

The PDF restriction removal tool offers many advanced features.

Quick Removal of Restrictions

Quick Removal of Restrictions Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal is very quick. It removes restrictions from the PDF files in a few mouse clicks. Users can get complete access the PDF documents in a few seconds.

Assured Integrity of Data

Assured Integrity of Data Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal doesn’t alter the structure, properties and content of the PDF document. So there is no chance of loss of data while removing the restrictions.

Acts a Stand–alone Utility

Acts a Stand–alone Utility For removing local restrictions from PDF files using this tool, you do not require Acrobat or Reader. It is a stand–alone utility and capable of performing the required operation of removal of PDF restriction successfully.

Support for All PDF Versions

Support for All PDF Versions Using this tool, one can remove restrictions from PDF files created by all versions of Adobe Acrobat or any other PDF creator. It supports PDF1.1 to PDF1.5 files, including 40–bit RC4 decryption, and 128–bit RC4 decryption.

Ease of Installation and Use

Ease of Installation and Use It is very easy to install Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal. It can be installed on systems with all popular Windows versions. As it owns a user-friendly interface, users can use it without any training.

Retains Total Integrity

Retains Total Integrity The tool removes restrictions without disturbing the original formatting, structure of properties of the PDF file.

Compatible with All Versions of Windows

Compatible with All Versions of Windows The tool is designed to work on all Windows OS versions, be it as old as Windows 95 or XP, or as new as Windows 11 or Windows 365. It works absolutely fine with all of them. This flexibility of this tool allows every type of user to remove PDF restriction successfully.

Comes with a Free Trial Version

Comes with a Free Trial Version The best part about the tool is, it won’t let you doubt its capabilities for a second. You can install the trial version and see if it what you were looking for. The free version allows you to unlock PDF files of size up to 200 KB. If you like the tool, you can make a purchase afterward.

How is Kernel Tool Different?

Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal posses some unique features which make it different and worth trying.

Know the main reasons:

  • Lightning Speed – Add the PDF file, Provide a destination, and Remove Restrictions. What could be faster than that?
  • Surprisingly Compact – The tool is small (2 MB) and is a perfect example of a light-weight tool.
  • Reliability – You can always rely on this tool regarding your PDF data; it is specially designed to not interfere with the original structure and integrity of the data.
  • Lifetime License – Once bought, it’s yours for a lifetime. No expiry or need for renewal.
  • Try It for Free – Isn’t it exciting to actually use a tool before investing in it? Well, be our guest and unlock files up to 200 KB.

FAQs of Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal

  1. Install and launch Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal on your system.
  2. Click Browse to select a specific PDF file.
  3. Specify the destination by clicking the Browse button beside the field.
  4. Hit Remove Restrictions button to remove any type of restrictions on the PDF file.
  5. Once the restrictions are removed, a notification will appear on the screen confirming the same.
  6. Click OK to finish the process.
You are not able to print them because of the local restrictions imposed on them. You can try Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal to remove those restrictions. You can copy data, print, and edit the documents after that.
Do not worry. There is absolutely nothing to learn for using Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal. Even normal PDF users can use it just by reading the on-screen instructions of the tool.
No. You do not require Adobe Acrobat or Reader to use this tool. Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal is a stand–alone utility.
The trial version of Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal works with PDF files of size up to 200 KB only. To remove restrictions from files of size greater than 200 KB, you need the full version of the tool. You can purchase it if you are happy with the working of free version.
No. Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal preservers the integrity of the document while removing its restrictions. Its structure, properties or content is not altered or modified.
It is totally up to you. For working with large PDF documents, you need the full version of Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal. So purchasing is recommended, but not mandatory.

How it Works?

Software Prerequisites & Recommendations

About Software

  • Version: 13.01.01
  • Release Date: 19 February 2013
  • License Type: Home, Corporate & Technician

Version Support

PDF Versions - PDF 1.1 - 1.5 files (including 40-bit RC4 decryption, 128-bit RC4 decryption)

System Requirements

  • Hard Disk

    50 MB of disk space

  • Memory

    64 MB Minimum

  • Processor

    Intel® Pentium Processor compatible (x86, x64) or equivalent

  • Operating System

    Windows 365, 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 98, NT, 95, Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2003 R2, 2003

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What customers say about Kernel for PDF Restriction Removal

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Now all my files are safe, and I can also easily access them. Very impressive GUI and support staff. Thank you for the tool.


Wonderful experience with the tool; it easily removes all the restrictions from my PDF files and makes them accessible for me. Thanks.


To access a protected PDF file is always an issue for me, Thank the Kernel PDF Restriction remover tool which makes these files accessible to me.

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