Forum Thread: How to Save Secure PDF Without Password on Mac & Windows?

Do you ever come across a PDF document which is locked with password or restrictions? Want to save secure PDF without password? If yes, then you will get the right solution here, because in this post we have described solutions for both types of OS. So, know read the blog carefully and get your problem resolved.

PDF files become the most import source of document sharing as all documents are shared in PDF file format. But, when these files are password protected then, the user needs to enter the password again and again. For example, we receive monthly bank statements which are secured with password protection. Every time appropriate password has to enter while opening the bank statement PDF, which is a quite time-consuming task. Hence, users search for the solution to save secure PDF without password so that they don't have to enter the password again and again. Here, in this blog post, we have described best methods which help users to save locked PDF as unlocked.

Make Password Free PDF Document on Windows OS

SysTools Adobe PDF Unlocker tool allows users to remove password security from PDF documents. With this application, any type of restrictions or password can be easily removed. For this user need to follow some simple steps:

1- Download and launch the software to unlock PDF
2- Click on the Unlock button to proceed further
3- Then, click the Browse button to select the secured PDF
4- Preview all permissions present in the PDF document
5- Then, choose destination location to save unlocked PDF
6- After that click Unlock PDF button to begin the process
7- The pop-up message gets displayed after the completion of the process
8- This software is compatible with all versions of Windows OS

Save Secure PDF Without Password Using Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge allows users to save locked PDF as unlocked :

1- Open your secured PDF file by entering the proper password on Microsoft Edge
2- Click on the "Print" option or you can press CTRL+P key, then you will be asked to select a printer.
3- After that click on the "Printer" drop-down and choose "Microsoft Print to PDF" option
4- In the next step click on the "Print" button
5- After this, you will be asked to choose the location to save unsecured PDF file and enter the new file name.
6- Further, choose the desired location from the local machine to enter the file name, and hit the Save button.
7- Finally, the resultant PDF document is free from any password security.

Note: Here, with the manual solution once can save secure PDF without password security, but the approach is lengthy and time-consuming too. Therefore, it suggested using the third-party solution.

Remove Password & Save Locked PDF as Unlocked Document on Mac

Users can remove password security from multiple PDF documents on Mac OS by using Mac PDF Unlocker tool. It is the reliable approach that can remove known PDF password in batch. Moreover, the tool does not the require the installation of any other external application to carry out the process. In the next section, we have described step by step procedure on how to unsecure PDF files on Mac OS.

1- Download and launch Mac PDF Unlocker software
2- Then, insert files by using Add PDF File(s) or Folder(s) option
3- After that, enter the PDF password

Note: if multiple PDF files have been added & all of them has the password security then, enter the individual password for the PDF document.

4- After entering the password choose the destination location to save the PDF
5- Now, click on the Unlock button to remove PDF password and restrictions
6- Now, view Unlocked PDF files and Export Report in .csv format
7- The tool is compatible with Mac OS X 10.8 or above versions

Using Preview Option on Mac OS to Save Secure PDF Without Password

In order to create password free PDF document, the user should follow these simple steps:

1- Firstly, open the password protected PDF document in Preview & enter the appropriate password
2- Navigate towards File menu option
3- Click on the Print button or users can press Function key + P to open the print dialogue box.
4- Now, go to the PDF menu at the bottom of the dialogue box
5- In the next step, click on the "Save as PDF…" button.

6- Then, choose the desired location from the local machine and enter the new file name, then click on the save button.

7- Now, users can easily open the document without any password security

Note: With the manual solution users cannot create password free PDF documents in batch. To remove security from multiple PDF documents third-party solution i.e. SysTools Mac PDF Unlocker has to be used.

Conclusion

Here, in this blog post, we have seen different methods to save secure PDF without password security. For both Operating systems i.e. Win and Mac, multiple solutions are discussed here. But, for the batch process manual approach can't be used. Therefore, to save locked PDF as unlocked in batch, it is suggested to use professional software.

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