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Remove security limitations from PDF documents using ghostscript (for Windows)

Terminal - Remove security limitations from PDF documents using ghostscript (for Windows)
gswin32c -dSAFER -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sFONTPATH=%windir%/fonts;xfonts;. -sPDFPassword= -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress -dPassThroughJPEGImages=true -sOutputFile=OUTPUT.pdf INPUT.pdf
2011-05-24 14:08:20
User: till
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Remove security limitations from PDF documents using ghostscript (for Windows)

#4345 also works under windows

Alternatives

There are 4 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
gs -q -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile=OUTPUT.pdf -c .setpdfwrite -f INPUT.pdf
2009-12-14 21:30:22
User: deijmaster
Functions: gs
43

Remove security from PDF document using this very simple command on Linux and OSX. You need ghostscript for this baby to work.

Know a better way?

If you can do better, submit your command here.

What others think

The script for Windows works like a charm. It deserves high votes.

To make it easy to use, add the path to gswin32c in your autoexec.bat file. Include the path to the input and output files in the command string (easiest to put them in the root directory of one of your drives).

Comment by tongass 218 weeks and 5 days ago

confirmation that win script works great! ... no experiences with ghost script and converted document in 5 minutes

Comment by bbone99 56 weeks and 4 days ago

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