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Old 08-12-2014
Converting secured pdf files to pdf using acroread

Does anybody have idea of Converting secured pdf files to pdf using acroread ?

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Old 08-12-2014
You're not going to be able to do that with acroread.
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Old 08-12-2014
Then how to convert?
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Old 08-12-2014
Ghostscript should /might do it. Use pdf2ps then ps2pdf.
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Old 08-12-2014
Or you can read the PDF spec and hex-edit the file and remove the settings that lock it:

http://www.adobe.com/content/dam/Ado...erence_1-7.pdf

This is also apropos:

https://www.cs.cmu.edu/~dst/Adobe/Ga...encryption.txt

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