Password-protect a PDF

Password-protect a PDF on Windows

OfficeSuite PDF lets you encrypt your PDF files 

  • on a file level, allowing no one to view the file, unless they have the password, and/or
  • action level, restricting certain actions, unless they have the password. 

1. Open a PDF. In the File tab,
2. Select Info, select Protect Document
3. Select if you want to set the password for viewing and/or certain actions: 

  • Printing restrictions. Restrict printing to None, low or high quality. 
  • Extaction restrictions. 

4. Type and retype your password. 
5. Optionally, change the default AES (256-bit key) encryption algoritm to 128-bit or RC4.

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