How to protect a PDF with a password?
Import your PDF documents
Drop one or several files that you want to protect (encrypt) in the drop area. You can also use the file explorer.Once the PDFs are imported, you have now access to the tool.You can change the files in the left side panel.
Choose a password
Enter a password in the first entry, and repeat it in the second one, so that we make sure you make no mistake.We help you choosing a good password, by showing you if the password you chose is strong enough.
Provide the current password for the already encrypted PDFs
If some files are already protected with a password, we need the current password to be able to change it. Provide it, or skip this step to ignore these files.
Download the PDFs
Once everything is fine, you can download your brand new files by clicking on the "download" button.
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Why protecting a PDF with a password is important
In the same way that we protect our confidential documents in a safe, our sensitive digital information deserves to be protected. Adding a password to a PDF locks it, so that no one can open it without this password.
Visual PDF's free tool to protect a PDF allows you to guarantee total security of your data thanks to a strong encryption algorithm, so that you no longer have anything to fear.