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    QPDF is described as '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' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to QPDF for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is PDFsam, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like QPDF are PDFtk, PDFEncrypt, Stellar Repair for PDF and iSafePDF.

    QPDF is mainly a PDF Editor but alternatives to it may also be Document Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of QPDF.
    This page was last updated May 28, 2022
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    1. Free and open source desktop application to split, merge, extract pages, rotate and mix PDF files.
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      PDFtk is a simple tool for doing everyday things with PDF documents. It comes in three flavors: PDFtk Free, PDFtk Pro, and our original command-line tool PDFtk Server.


    2. 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.
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      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.
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      iSafePDF is a free open source PDF protection software.


    3. PDF Password Remover tool is a simple tool that can be used to decrypt password protected PDF files which have their "owner" password set.
    4. For 9.99 $ A-PDF Restrictions Remover is extremely easy to use. Just right click the PDF file in Windows Explorer, and in the context-sensitive menu that pops up, select either the "Remove Restrictions" or "Remove Restrictions & Save as..." option.
    5. If you are looking forward for a software, which helps you to remove protection from Adobe PDF file from those PDF file, which you are not able to copy, print images and content.
    6. Freeware PDF Unlocker is a simple and useful application for 32bit-Windows, that will remove the password and restrictions on any PDF file that you can read.
    7. Locklizard Safeguard PDF Security provides total PDF DRM protection and control over your documents through a multi-layered protection mechanism that does not rely on passwords.
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