Locklizard Safeguard PDF Security Alternatives

    Locklizard Safeguard PDF Security is described as 'provides total PDF DRM protection and control over your documents through a multi-layered protection mechanism that does not rely on passwords' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Locklizard Safeguard PDF Security for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, SaaS, Linux and Android. The best alternative is PDFTK Builder, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Locklizard Safeguard PDF Security are QPDF (Free, Open Source), PDF Architect (Freemium), PyPDF2 (Free, Open Source) and iSafePDF (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 4, 2021

    1. PDFTK Builder is a free graphical interface to for PDFtk, making it much easier to use. It is a easy to use tool to collate (merge), split, encrypt, decrypt, stamp and rotate (only 90°, 180° or 270°) pdf documents.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      It could have been called something like pdf-to-pdf. It also provides many useful capabilities to developers of PDF-producing software or for people who just want to look at the innards of a PDF file to learn more about how they work.
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    2. PDF Architect is a PDF Editor with free functions like rotate, delete and move pages and even more like editing text, PDF to Word, 256 Bit AES Encryption and more.
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    3. PyPDF2 - A utility to read and write pdfs with Python
    4. iSafePDF is a free open source PDF protection software. It allows you to encrypt PDF document, sign them using a certificate and timestamp the signature. All those features are PDF standards so your document will be readable/editable with all standard PDF programs.
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    5. PDFTools is a PDF management application. It can encrypt, decrypt, join, split, stamp, create and rearrange a PDF file. Version 1.1+ includes a very powerful and simple to use XML to PDF converter.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 1.3, was released on August 2007. It is still downloadable from the official website.

    6. Advanced PDF Utilities Free comes in handy when you need to deal with PDF files such as to merge or split pages, convert PDF to text & convert image to PDF or vice versa. This multipurpose program comes with its nice, clean user interface covering most functions.

      Warning

      The site PDFCore.com has a bad reputation on WOT (http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/pdfcore.com) and SiteAdvisor identifies it as suspicious.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      SharePDF is an easy to embed PDF reader that provides you with detailed reading analytics for PDF documents to help you optimize your documents, whitepapers, brochures, catalogues, e-books etc.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      Digify offers document security and virtual data rooms for securely storing and sharing business documentation.
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    7. FileProtect provides a secure digital rights management (DRM) wrapper around all your sensitive files, including Adobe PDF and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). With FileProtect, there are no plugins to install or update — it all just works.
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