Unlock PDF - Remove password from PDF file

Unlocks the PDF file without asking for password unless needed. In some cases, a password is required. A password can be entered in which case we will use it to attempt to unlock the PDF file. If none of these approaches work, then we cannot handle it without the correct password.

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Uploaded Files

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File Name File Size (MB) Pages


Insert Password (if needed).

Specify the password to be used for unlocking the document(s):

In many cases a password is not needed and this can be left empty.

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PDF Unlock Service Details

File Sizes

The maximum size of the uploaded file for unlocking is 50 MB.


If you need to handle huge files with our PDF unlocker, sign up for a free account (200 MB).

Secure Transfers

All files are removed after unlock is completed, or within an hour of inactivity.

File Removal

All files are removed after a PDF split is completed, or within an hour of inactivity.

Supported Files

Limited to files with PDF encryption as defined in the PDF standard. Files with encryption such as a DRM, are not handled by UnlockPDF.