Many times we may come across some PDF files which are either password protected or restricted for print. In such cases, it becomes very necessary for us to remove print security from PDF files. However, there are multiple methods to unlock PDF file security but to select the best one is the most difficult task. Therefore, to ease the problem we come up with this write-up & discussed the two different solutions for the query “How to print a secured PDF document free”. But, before, moving towards the solution let’s go through the user query which has been taken from some forum site.
“I downloaded some technical papers online however, when I tried to print them I find that the file is not giving me respective permissions. However, when I opened the document using Adobe Reader DC I found that the “SECURED” tag is associated with the file name. After reading online about this security tag I came to know that the file is having some restrictions. Due to these restrictions, it does not allow me to print the document. Can anyone tell me how to print a secured PDF document free? Please suggest some solutions as soon as possible?”
Different Solutions to Print Protected PDF Document
There are two ways by which we can remove PDF restrictions for printing one is the manual technique and the other one is the automated tool. For a manual solution, we will be using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC program & for the other, we will use PDF Restriction Remover Tool. So, go through this blog and resolve the problem effortlessly.
Use Acrobat Pro DC to Print Out Secured PDF Document
Adobe Acrobat Pro DC is the most reliable application created by Adobe. With this program, a user can create, edit, sign, and track documents in the office or on the go. It can be also used to remove restrictions like print, copy, sign, comment, etc., from PDF documents. But, to use this program for removing print security from PDF files it is necessary that the user must have permission password.
Now, follow these simple steps to print protected PDF document:
1- Open the secured PDF file using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
2- Now, click on the lock icon present at the left side of the window & click the Permission Details.
3- In the Security Method box choose No Security option
4- Enter the permission password & click OK button
5- Now, Adobe Acrobat will request you to save the changes
6- Now, you can check that all restrictions are removed from the PDF document
After following the above steps users can easily print a secured PDF document.
Quick Method to Print Protected PDF Document
PCVITA PDF Restriction Remover Software is the most simple and reliable application to print out a secured PDF document. Unlike Adobe Acrobat Pro DC this software does not require the permission password to be known by the user. It won’t ask for the permission password to remove print restrictions from PDF documents. Along with the PDF printing restrictions, users can also remove copy, edit, sign, comment security from PDF files. Also, this software can remove encryption like 128 & 256 from PDF documents. It is an independent application that does not require any external utility to carry out the process.
Steps to Print a Secured PDF Document
Step 1: Download and run the software on the local machine
Step 2: Now, click the Unlock button to start the process
Step 3: Click the Browse button to select the print secured PDF file
Step 4: Now, preview all the restrictions present in the PDF document
Step 5: Click the Unlock PDF button to remove print restrictions from PDF
Step 6: Finally, the tool has successfully unlocked print protected PDF
Now, after following the above steps users can easily print out a secured PDF document.
From the above blog, we came to know the two perfect solutions to remove print restrictions from PDF documents. One is the manual technique and the other one is the automated solution. With manual approach i.e. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC users can unprotect PDF files but for that, it is necessary that the permission password should be known. But, for those users who don’t know permission password can try the software by PCVITA to print a secured PDF document.