Protect your work the same way every time with Adobe® Acrobat® XI. Help prevent copying and editing in a few quick clicks. Or control access with PDF passwords or certificate IDs.
"We need to control who accesses documents and give people the assurance that the materials they receive have not been altered. With Acrobat, we can put controls on PDF files to limit access to information and restrict copying of data from files."
— Margaret DiBianca, associate, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP
If you're a Windows® user, just check the Protect PDF box in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, or PowerPoint to help prevent others from editing your PDF files.
The new Restrict Editing tool is a fast, easy way to keep others from copying and editing content in your PDF files.
Help prevent people from opening, printing, commenting on, or adding pages to your PDFs with the Encrypt tool.
How to protect PDF files in Office applications for Windows:
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