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PDF Password Remover user manual


        The PDF Password Remover can be used to decrypt protected Adobe Acrobat PDF files, which have "owner" password set, preventing the file from editing (changing), printing, selecting text and graphics (and copying them into the Clipboard), or adding/changing annotations and form fields. Decryption is being done instantly. Decrypted file can be opened in any PDF viewer (e.g. Adobe Acrobat Reader) without any restrictions -- i.e. with edit/copy/print functions enabled. All versions of Adobe Acrobat (including 7.x, which features 128-bit encryption) are supported.

The program that is licensed to you is absolutely legal and you can use it provided that you are the legal owner of all files or data you are going to recover through the use of our software or have permission from the legitimate owner to perform these acts. Any illegal use of our software will be solely your responsibility. Accordingly, you affirm that you have the legal right to access all data, information and files that have been hidden.

You further attest that the recovered data, passwords and/or files will not be used for any illegal purpose. Be aware password recovery and the subsequencial data decryption of unauthorized or otherwise illegally obtained files may constitute theft or another wrongful action and may result in your civil and (or) criminal prosecution.

bullet Easy to use;
bullet Support drag and drop PDF files;
bullet Do NOT need Adobe Acrobat software;
bullet Support Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, etc. systems;
bullet Support both 32bit and 64bit systems;
bullet Remove the security settings from your encrypted PDF file is instant;
bullet Support command line operation (for manual use or inclusion in scripts);
bullet Support PDF1.7 format (formerly only supported by Acrobat 8.0 application);
bullet Support PDF1.7 (Acrobat 8.x) files, including 40-bit RC4 decryption, 128-bit RC4 decryption, AES decryption, compressed files and unencrypted metadata;
bullet Batch operation on many files from command line;
bullet Support Adobe Standard 40-bit Encryption, Adobe Advanced 128-bit Encryption and AES Encryption;
bullet Decrypt protected Adobe Acrobat PDF files, removing restrictions on printing, editing, copying;

Registration Window:

PDF Password Remover Registration Dialog

The demo version of PDF Password Remover is a fully functional product with all features required for testing available. After you are convinced that the program fits your needs, you are strongly encouraged to purchase and register your copy of the software by acquiring a personal unlock key, the demo version is can only decrypt the first half pages of your original PDF file.

In your evaluate period, you may click “Try” button to try this software .

    Main interface of the software:

PDF Password Remover Window, Decrypt PDF files

             Open PDF(s): Open PDF files and Decrypt it automatically.
                    View Source Document: View original PDF document.
                    View Target Document: View decrypted PDF document.
                    Delete Selected Items: Delete selected items from the list window.
                    Delete All Items: Delete all items from the list window.

  1. Open the PDF Password Remover program by either going to Programs, select PDF Password Remover v3.0 and click PDF Password Remover v3.0. The interface below will display.
  2. Click the Open PDF(s) button locate the file you would like to which you would like to remove the passwords, then click the Open button.
  3. You must now enter a name for the new PDF file. NOTE: You cannot use the original name of the PDF file, you must change it.
  4. Click the "Save" button.
  5. The above screen will display with the status of the password removal. It should say "Succeed.", Right-click on the entry to view the document.

To perform batch conversion or call conversion procedure from an automation script, you can use command line function in the PDF Password Remover software, You can either run this tool directly from command line or call it from any script as well. The program supports the following command-line options:

Command line usage:


C:\>"C:\Program Files\PDF Password Remover v3.0\pdfdecrypt.exe"
PDF Password Remover Command Line v3.0
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Limitations in the trial version: 
1.Popup a message box.
2.The trial version is can only process the first half pages from your original PDF file.
3.Remove Outlines, Metadata, AcroForm information from some special PDF documents.

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Usage: pdfdecrypt [options] 
-i [pdf file name] : decrypt PDF filename or directory.
-o [pdf file name] : PDF file will be generated.
If you not specify the -o parameter, the default output file will overwrite the input PDF file.
-u                 : user password.
-w                 : owner password.
-v                 : view the decrypted PDF file after decryption.
-l [log file name] : specify log file for output message.
-?                 : help.
-h                 : help. 
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Example:
pdfdecrypt -i C:\sample.pdf -o C:\decrypt.pdf -w owner -u user -l C:\error.log
pdfdecrypt -i C:\sample.pdf
pdfdecrypt -i C:\sample.pdf -o C:\out.pdf -w "owner password"
pdfdecrypt -i C:\sample.pdf -o C:\out.pdf -u "user password"
pdfdecrypt -i C:\pdfdir\ -o D:\ -l C:\error.log

Screen shot of DOS Command Line operation,

 PDF Password Remover Command Line, batch decryption

If you have any technical questions, suggests, bug reports, please contact us support.verypdf.com