Out of all the electronic document formats, PDF (Portable Document Format) is one such secure and globally used file format. A user can encrypt the PDF file to restrict other users who don’t have the privilege or right to access the protected document. For users who need to access this encrypted file should enter the password in order to access them.
What if you have forgotten the password or if the owner has missed sharing the password with you? Are you facing such an instance? Alas, you have reached the right blog, which will help you learn the process of converting password-protected PDFs to Word without a password in a few simple steps.
Before going to the solution to convert secured PDF to Word, go through the following scenario to get an idea,
“Hi Everyone! I have a PDF file and now I am able to open it. But, the file does not allow me to perform any operation due to owner level security password. As my team leader has urgently requested to make a few changes in the PDF file, I need to access the file quickly. I have read a few articles from the internet to convert password protected PDF to Word without password. But, I am a bit confused with the steps and hence I am not able to implement the same. Please advise some instant solution to export protected PDF to word document."
In this workaround, we are using Google Chrome, which has a built-in PDF reader* and PDF writer. But make sure to carefully process the steps, as the steps are bit tricky, which may confuse you thereby the PDF file may get damaged or corrupted.
Therefore, take care to understand and implement the following steps which will help you to smoothly convert password protected PDF file to a Word document without a password.
Note: This method is only applicable if your print option is enabled. Otherwise, you need to use a third-party solution.
No doubt, PDF files have the ability to maintain the document formatting, no matter where the file is opened. Does the above method fail when the print option is disabled? Then, just relax as we are going to introduce a standalone piece of software I.e., PDF File Security Remover.
This will help to unlock the owner password from the PDF file in just a few simple clicks. After removing PDF file security, save the PDF file to Word format. This tool is packed with endless features that allow you to remove both user level and owner level password security from the PDF file. The best part is, this tool is available for both Windows and Mac OS.
Most PDF documents are password protected, hence there arises a need to remove passwords from a PDF file. This blog has described both the manual and the automated solution that can swiftly convert password protected PDF to Word without a password.
To perform the manual method, a user must have a PDF document in which print option is enabled and must be technically skilled so as to easily unprotect the PDF file. If you are finding the manual steps difficult, then simply switch to the tool that is induced with numerous dynamic features to export locked PDF to Word without a password.
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