Password protect your PDFs to make sure only the intended recipients can view and edit them. You can add passwords and encrypt PDF files to ensure they don’t fall into the wrong hands.
PDF Reader Mac version lets you encrypt one and more PDFs in a batch process:
Download PDF Reader Mac version and launch the app.
Open the PDF you want to encrypt.
Click on the Tool menu from the top menu bar.
Select the Security option and choose Set Passwords
Add a password to the PDF to secure the content from being viewed, copied, and printed by unauthorized access.
Press Encrypt to continue
Switch to the Management mode.
Click on the Security button on the top toolbar and select the Set Passwords option.
Choose one or more PDFs you want to encrypt.
Select if you want to set the password for viewing or editing the PDFs.
Press Encrypt, and then the encryption will apply to all files.
PDF format is a commonly used file format for sharing information, but sometimes we don't want it to be widely distributed.Here are some instances why you need to secure your PDF documents:
You can provide access to PDFs with individualized encryption keys instead of using a general password.It helps prevent individuals from leaking PDFs and identify the source of the copy.
If you run a business dealing with customers' private information, it requires you to comply with GDPR.Using PDF encryption can ensure their data is adequately protected.
Use password protection to disable the ability to print and copy the contents from PDFs. You can control what users can do with your PDF file.
For more instances on how to manipulate PDF documents with PDF Reader, check out pro tips here.