How to Easily Remove Signature from PDF?
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21 January 2021 Amanda J. Brook Senior Product Manager
Digital signature (or, public key signature), is a series of numbers generated by the information sender, which is the effective proof of the information authenticity. Like its paper equivalent, digital signature is a way to identify the authenticity of digital information, based on the technology of public key encryption.
We can add digital signature but also remove from PDF. Next, we will introduce three ways about how to remove signature from PDF.
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How to decrypt to remove signature from PDF?
Step 1: Download and install Renee PDF Aide. Then, click on [PDF Tools].
Step 2: At the top menu, click on [En/Decrypt]. Then, click on [Add Files] to add the target PDF file.
Step 3: Below the menu, check the option [Decrypt PDF files]. In the option [Possible Passwords], you can fill in the passwords that you’ve ever set. Next, click on [Convert] to remove all restrictions on the PDF file, including the digital signature.
Of course, you can use Renee PDF Aide to convert PDF to Word/TXT. Then, the digital signature will be converted to the editable words, and then removed from the converted PDF file. The steps are very easy.
Step 1: Download and install Renee PDF Aide. Click on [Convert PDF].
Step 2: At the top menu, select [Word] or [Text].
Step 3: Click on [Add Files] to select the target file. If you want to improve the character recognition accuracy, you shall check the option [Enable OCR (Slower)]. Then, click on [Convert] to convert PDF to the other formats. After that, open the converted file and remove the digital signature.
Adobe Acrobat is the PDF editing software developed by Adobe. You can use the software to make, save, browse and print your PDF files. It is very easy to remove signature from PDF with Adobe Acrobat. Here are the steps.
Step 1: Install and open Adobe Acrobat. In the menu, select [File] – [Open] to open the target PDF file.
Step 2: At the left side, click on the editing button under [Signature] and then select [Clear Signature].
Step 3: Then, select [File] – [Save as]. Then, save the PDF file to the designated folder.
Conclusion: These are the methods about how to remove signature from PDF. We recommend the former two methods because Renee PDF Aide contains more functions for PDF editing and its operation is very friendly to users.
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