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PDF Protector Alternatives

PDF Protector is described as 'Now it’s time to give high level of security to your portable documents with Secure PDF program. Set a unique password of unlocked PDF files. Lock unlimited number of PDF files according to your choice password' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PDF Protector for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is PDFTK Builder, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PDF Protector are Amazing Free PDF Password Remover, jPdf Tweak, QPDF and PDFEncrypt.

PDF Protector alternatives are mainly PDF Editors but may also be Document Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PDF Protector.
This page was last updated Feb 1, 2022
  • Windows

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  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.

  2. Amazing Free PDF Password Remover

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Free PDF Password Remover, also known as PDF Password cracker software, can directly remove all the PDF restrictions. It is an easy-to-use PDF Password Remove program.



  3. jPDF Tweak is a Swiss Army Knife GUI application for PDF documents: combine, split, rotate, reorder (n-up, booklet), watermark, edit bookmarks/fileinfo/pagetransition, compress, encrypt, decrypt, sign, repair, edit attachments and more.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Latest version, 1.1, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

  4. QPDF

    • 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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  5. PDFEncrypt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    PDFEncrypt is a free, open-source utility for Windows that encrypts any PDF file using industry-standard encryption algorithms. Simply select the unencrypted file, enter a password, and the encrypted file is generated.



  6. 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.

  7. PyPDF2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PyPDF2 - A utility to read and write pdfs with Python.

  8. Stellar Repair for PDF

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Stellar Repair for PDF It is an effective Windows-based PDF repair software that can repair damaged PDF files. It restores forms, headers, footers, word art, clip art, page format, shapes, charts, and tables enclosed in the PDF files.

  9. PDFTools is a PDF management application. It can encrypt, decrypt, join, split, stamp, create and rearrange a PDF file.

    Discontinued

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

  10. iSafePDF

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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