How to convert a password protected PDF file in to a password-free file?
Frequently opening a password protected PDF file can be annoying. You can create a password free version of the file to avoid entering password everytime. The chrome browser can help us convert a password protected PDF file into a password-free file.
Note: This is not about cracking the password. You must know the password to convert the file into a password-free file.
Steps to convert a password protected PDF file in to a password-free file:
- Open chrome browser
- Go to File>>Open File
- Select the password protected PDF file and click 'open'
- Enter the password to open the file
- Now click File>>Print
- Check if 'Save as PDF' is selected as destination. Else click 'Change' button and select 'Save as PDF'.
- Now click 'Save'
- Enter a file name for the new file and click 'Save'. The new file created is a password-free version of the original PDF file.