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
#4345 also works under windows

By: till
2011-05-24 14:08:20

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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).
tongass · 529 weeks and 2 days ago
confirmation that win script works great! ... no experiences with ghost script and converted document in 5 minutes
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