Adobe® Acrobat® XI lets you permanently delete sensitive information, including text, images, and even hidden data. So you can be sure that confidential information stays that way.
Watch this short video to see how easy it is to prepare a PDF for public distribution by deleting sensitive information with redaction tools and the remove hidden data tool. (1:33)
"Many people believe that they can just draw a box over redacted areas, but this simply hides data instead of removing it. Acrobat permanently removes hidden information, including metadata and attachments, for full redaction with a tool that works as easily as selecting text."
— Lauren Sindt, information disclosure statement and reference management paralegal team leader, CPA Global
Search for and permanently delete sensitive data, like customer names, credit card numbers, and product release dates.*
Make sure files are safe to send. Use the sanitization tool in Acrobat XI to find and delete sensitive information you can't see, including metadata, attachments, and stored form data.
Get help removing and redacting sensitive data from files by letting the Publish Sensitive Information guided Action walk you through each step.*
* Acrobat XI Pro only.
How to redact information from a PDF:
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