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    Tips to Print Secured PDF Files on Mac/Windows

    PDF files are widely shared, received and opened by people around the world nowadays. One of the reasons that the PDF format documents are so popular now is that they are easy to open and view on any computer platform, including Windows, Mac and Linux. But, this feature may be restricted if the owner or creator of a PDF file secures the document with a string of password.

    Once a PDF file is secured with password protection, it means you are restricted from accessing or modifying the document. For example, PDF printing, text copying and document editing may be restricted by the owner password protection.

    This article rightly goes out to all of the ones who've tried to print those secured PDF files and failed many times. And the contents below just explain about how to print secured PDF files on a Mac/Windows computer. If you once can't print your PDF documents because of the password protection, then why not have a check of the tips below to unlock the secured PDF files for leisure PDF printing now!

    Tutorial: How to Unlock Print Secured PDF Files on Mac?

    To remove the print security from PDF files, please first download iPubsoft PDF Password Remover or PDF Password Remover for Mac on your computer accordingly.

    Mention: This article will mainly focus on the solution of how to unlock print secured PDF files on a Mac. For Windows users, we have previously introduced how to unrestrict PDF password protections on Windows PC, you can refer to copy, edit and print PDF files with leisure. Or you can also follow the steps below to have a try since the operations of the Windows and Mac version of this PDF password remove software are quite similar.

    Step 1: Add PDF Files

    Run the PDF password removing app on your Mac, and then click the "Add Files" tab from the top interface to select and upload the secured PDF files. You are allowed to import multiple protected PDF files into the program to unrestict them directly at one go.

    load pdf files

    Step 2. Enter Open File Password (Accordingly)

    All your imported PDF files will be listed in the program with the info of file name, size, and total pages displayed. Once there is the PDF coming with an icon lock appears in the first column, it means the file is user/open password locked. And you may need to enter the right password to open the file first before removing the password.

    enter pdf open password

    Note: This program can recognize the password type automatically once you add files into it. Because of the copyright laws, this app will only support you to remove owner password directly and legally. If you want to crack the user/open password, you may need to enter the open file password first, and then the program will do the rest for you to unrestrict your PDF legally.

    Step 3. Decrypt Print Secured PDF

    Change the "Output Folder" by clicking "Browse" or just leave it as the default according to your needs. And then simply click "Start" button to remove protections from your PDF files to free them from the restrictions.

    Ok, once the decryption process is finished, you can then click the "Open" button to access to the decrypted PDF documents. And then you can feel free to print these once password protected files from your Mac without any restriction. So easy, right? Try it out now!

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