How to Remove PDF Security Passwords with PDF Password Remover on PC & Mac

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PDF is one of the most used file types to create readable documents. Whether you work in an office or as a student, you will have to be familiar with PDF files. The reason why this format is so popular is because you can create an entire project within a PDF file and it takes minimum size and can be shared via emails and messages. Moreover, these files can be easily read by using the famous Adobe Reader. Whether you use smartphone, iPhones or computers, PDF files can be opened on any operating systems and any device.

These PDF files can be secured with passwords. The reason why you need to secure your PDF files is to protect the privacy and security of the content that you are working. PDF files are usually encrypted with passwords when it is shared between clients or contains something important that you don't to show to others. When you secure a PDF file with password, the content cannot be seen by any individual, it cannot be modified or edited by any mean. But the main problem arises when you forget the password of your own PDF file. Now, you don't have to be embarrassed as this can happen to anyone. You may maintain tons of password protected files and if you forget password of any file then it is pretty understandable.

But the question stands on how to remove security password and break the security to retrieve the data from your own file. Well, there are two ways that we will share in this tutorial to show you how to remove PDF security passwords. Now, indeed need to use some third party software or brute force application that can crack the password. But we will use the simplest way to remove the PDF security password.

Solution 1: How to Remove PDF Password with Online Password Cracking Service

As the title says, there are a couple of web services that claims to be able to crack password from PDF files when you search related keywords in search engines. The result really depends. I tested 3 websites but only one works for simple password. However, it is not bad to give it a try at least. Please follow the steps in below to get the password removed.


How to Crack PDF Password from Online Tool:

  • Step 1: Go to from a working computer and click "Unlock PDF".
  • Step 2: Choose the password protected PDF file and upload it to the website panel.
  • Step 3: You can directly upload the file from your computer or you can use Dropbox or Google Drive to upload the PDF file on to their server.
  • Step 4: As soon as you are done, the site will show "Uploading" and you will have to wait patiently while it's uploading the file.
  • Step 5: Click on "Really Unlock" from the next page and wait till the operation is finished.


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Solution 2: How to Crack PDF Security Password with UUkeys PDF Password Remover

The above method should unlock the password from your file and you can download PDF to your computer and read the content. But this website is really limited and will only work with simple password. If the password is highly encrypted then this website can never crack the password. For that, we will have to use a professional software to remove the PDF password. Keep on reading and skip to the next method if your PDF with a strong password.


UUkeys PDF Password Remover is a powerful desktop software to remove password from all kinds of PDF files. No matter how strong password is used to encrypt the file, this software can crack any password and remove it completely from your file. Use the following procedure to do so.


Tutorial for Removing PDF Password with UUkeys

Step 1 : Download and Install PDF Password Remover

You should download the software from the official website and install it on your computer. It can be a Windows PC or Ma computer. So choose the correct version for your system.

After download, follow the instructions to install the program on the computer. Finally, launch the program and the main interface is shown on the right side.

Step 2 : Import the Password Protected PDF File

Next, you will have to import the password protected PDF file to the software and choose the output folder where you want to save the removed password PDF file.

You can add a maximum number of 200 PDF files to the program at once. If there is lock icon displayed on the file name, it means the file is password protected.

Step 3: Start Removing Password Remove Process

If everything is done correctly then click on "Start" button to start the password removing process. This may take few moments, so you should wait patiently while the process is finished.

When the program finds the correct password, it will remove it directly. And a message says password was removed. Then you can view the content in that PDF file.

After the password is removed from the PDF file, you can set a new password again on the same file but this time try to write the new password on a piece of paper or a text file so that even if you forget the password, you will be able to retrieve it.

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