You can encrypt and protect PDFs with a password to safeguard sensitive information. In this video, you can see how to remove passwords from a PDF in our online free PDF editor.

You can restrict access to PDFs by setting passwords and restricting certain functions, such as printing and editing. However, you cannot prevent copies of PDFs from being saved. Copies have the same limitations as the original PDF. There are two types of ciphers available:

  • File open password
    Document Open Password requires the user to enter a password to open the PDF.
  • Permission password
    Permission Password A password is required to change permission settings. With the permission password, you can restrict printing, editing, and copying content in PDFs. The recipient can open the document without a password.

Remove password from a PDF

You can remove the password of a PDF file, by using Visual Paradigm Online free PDF editor.

  1. After login into your Visual Paradigm Online workspace, Go to Dashboard and select Apps, PDF, to press the Import button to import your PDF file.

  2. This is a PDF file that is protected by a password, you will need to specify the password of your PDF file when prompted.
  3. After that, the PDF file will be open in VP Online. You can save it to VP Online, then export it as a new PDF file.
  4. Now the password of the PDF file is being removed.