If you have PDF files protected with very long and complex passwords then you might feel very lazy and uncomfortable to enter passwords every time you want to access the PDF files. Although you know the password but it is quite boring and irritating thing to type the passwords again and again. In that situation you would like to remove that passwords from your PDF files and want them to make Password free. How to do that or Is there any tool available that can remove password protection from PDF files?

Password Protected PDF

Password Protected PDF

To perform that action there’s a free Windows utility called BeCyPDFMetaEdit that can help you remove passwords from PDF files but without making any other change to the document.

How to do?

Download and install BeCyPDFMetaEdit.

After you have installed BeCyPDFMetaEdit, follow the given steps :

  • Open a password protected PDF file with it, selecting the option named “Complete rewrite”.
  • Enter the file’s password and choose to remove its encryption from the app’s Security tab.
  • By saving the PDF now you effectively remove its password while keeping all other data such as metadata of the PDF unchanged.
BeCyPDFMetaedit in Action

BeCyPDFMetaedit in Action

Three Working Modes of BeCyPDFMetaEdit

BeCyPDFMetaEdit is a PDF metadata editor which allows you to edit the author, title, subject and keywords of a PDF document. Moreover, the document can be further customized by configuring the viewing preferences, setting bookmarks, page labels and page transitions. BeCyPDFMetaEdit functions in three modes – incremental, complete overwrite and repair mode. The first allows incremental updates to save document changes, which provides the option to make changes to the existing file without altering the previous content. On the contrary, the complete overwrite mode is meant to transform the document with the applied changes including the previous content. The third mode is meant to repair damaged PDF documents.

Some Important Features of BeCyPDFMetaEdit

  • A user-friendly desktop app
  • Compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7
  • Lets you remove password from PDF files.
  • Lets you completely rewrite encryption and metadata of PDFs.