"I have a secured PDF and want to remove the security, so I can highlight and comment on the PDF. Any idea about how to remove PDF security? "
Have gotten an important PDF file, only to find it cannot be printed? In this case, the PDF might be a password protected PDF. To print it, you have to learn how to print password protected PDF. This article is a guide for how to print protected PDF in Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 7.
To print a protected PDF, the first thing is removing the PDF protection. Only after removing the PDF protection, you will be capable of printing it. To remove the PDF protection, a PDF protection remover is needed. Here in this article, we’re going to use PDF Password Remover to remove the PDF password. Learn how to print a protected PDF.
Step 1. Download PDF Protection Remover
Click the download button to download PDF Print Security Remover Mac. And then install it on your computer. Both Windows and Mac version are available.
Step 2. Import PDF files
On Mac PDF Password Remover, drag and drop PDF files to it. On Windows PDF Password Remover, click the Add Files button to upload PDF files. Batch removing PDF protection is supported, so just feel free to import an array of PDF files.
Step 3. Remove PDF Print Password Mac
If a lock appears on the PDF item bar, you need to enter the right password to unlock it first, because it is protected from opening. If no lock appears, it means the PDF is only protected from printing. Then just click the Start button to remove the protection.
Step 4. Print protected PDF file
Now go to the output folder to print the secured PDF files. On Mac, you will see where the output folder is by going to PDF Password Remover > Preferences… >Destination. On Windows PDF Password Remover, click the Open at the lower part of the main interface to open the output folder. Open them and begin to print.
How to Print Protected PDF in Mac OS X Mountain Lion