It is frustrating when you download a PDF file only to realize that the file is locked for editing, printing, copying or other types of restrictions. There are times when you actually lock a PDF document and forgot the password that you used. Unfortunately, there is no means of recovering your password, but you can use this program to read the content of such a document without the need of entering a password.
With this utility, you can remove different restrictions for PDF, such as:
- comment restrictions
- signature restrictions
Both novice and expert computer users will find it easy to use this program. The program also has an inbuilt tutorial with screenshots of the steps required to open a locked PDF file. The best part is that the application maintains data integrity of the file even after removing the restrictions in the document. Do you have several PDF files you want to work with? You can make use of the batch unlocking function of the program that allows you to save time. Just queue up the locked PDF files, and this program will remove the restrictions from each of them sequentially.
The interface shows a grid view of each file with the permissions accessible to the user. Once the file is unlocked, the user is granted all permissions for accessing the document. However, it should be noted that this program only works with Adobe Acrobat PDF 9 or any of the lesser versions.
It is part from pdf tools category and is licensed as shareware for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period will end. The PDF Unlocker demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions compared with the full version.