We all use PDF files at some point during our computational tasks, and will Inevitably continue to do so. Some files may hold sensitive data, such as those generated at your work containing transaction or Identification details, hence anyone with physical access can view the document without restrictions. As a result, In this tutorial, I will show you how to password protect PDF files with Incredible ease.
Whilst a lot of users simply utilize PDFs for educational purposes by (for example) downloading their favorite eBook on technology, there are also those who store some sort of personal Information. If someone with malicious Intent got a hold of It, the ramifications can be quite serious.
Fortunately, PDFs allow you to protect It with a password, but finding free software that actually works, Is not so easy. I've spent hours on end testing various freeware tools and applications that claim to password protect PDF files, however the majority either corrupted It or failed to function In It's entirety.
Rest assured, the one (free) tool that serves It's objective without error, Is named Instant PDF Password Protector, which can be downloaded from the developer's website. Although It's very easy to use, I've Identified that one particular encryption key algorithm that the tool entails, must be used to work on every file. So without further delay, let's get this tutorial started.