Protect PDF

Protect your PDF files using an owner & user password.

Protect PDF via API

Did you know you can password protect PDF files using our API?

curl -X POST \
     -H "Accept: application/json" \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer your_api_token" \
     -F "files[]=@path/to/example1.pdf" \
     -F "files[]=@path/to/example2.pdf" \
     -F "owner_password=secretpass" \
     -F "user_password=helloworld"
View API documentation

How it works

How to password protect PDF files.

Step 1
Open WebPDF's PDF Protect online tool in your favorite browser.
Step 2
Click the file drop area or drag & drop your files to upload your PDF files. Input the owner and user password.
Step 3
Click the Submit button and receive a .ZIP file containing all the password protectd PDF files.


Questions and answers.

How can I password protect PDF files?

The easiest way is to use our free online PDF protect tool by uploading your files and then clicking the "Submit" button. You will recieve a .zip file containing all the protectd PDF files.

Can I password protect PDF files in bulk?

Yes. You can password protect up to 10 PDF files at a time if you are on the Pro or Expert plan.

Is there any API to protect PDF files?

Yes. You can check the extended API documentation here.

Is it safe to submit files to WebPDF?

Yes. You don't need to worry about file security. All the submitted files are used only for intended process and are deleted within 24 hours.

How can I protect PDF files on Mac, Linux, Windows, Android or iOS?

WebPDF works online, in your browser, no matter what operating system you have and it does not require any other software. You can access it from your desktop pc or your mobile phone.

What browser should I use to protect PDF files?

You can use any modern browser to access our free online protect PDF tool. For example: Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Opera, Safari, Brave Browser, Vivaldi.

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