11.1 21 May 2014

Decrypt protected PDF files.


Developer website: Universe Software Gmbh

pdf-Recover lets you crack PDF master passwords. Remove limitations from your PDF file also Adobe digital rights management (DRM).

pdf-Recover disables restricted operations on PDF files instantly. It removes the master password and security settings with one click. If you can't remember your password, pdf-Recover will allow to reset encrypted files - and provide without any restrictions.

You cannot print a PDF file?
You cannot copy texts from a PDF?
You cannot edit a PDF document?
Then your file is protected with a 'master password'!

The pdf file use adobe digital rights? Modifying of this rights destroys the pdf file.

pdf-Recover will help very easily. The software removes the 'master password' of a PDF and creates a 1:1 copy of your file without any limitations, that means you can edit, copy and print texts and images from this document.

pdf-Recover will decrypt files up to 256-bit AES R6 (Adobe X) encryption

If you need some further features, please have a look at pdf-Recover Professional!

  • Decrypt PDF files which have master password set
  • Removes Adobe digital rights management
  • Open decrypted document in any PDF viewer without any restrictions - i.e. with edit, copy, print, annotate functions enabled
  • Define new security and encryption settings
  • Set presentation properties
  • Set Acrobat Reader properties (toolbars, thumbnails, layout etc.)
  • Save own templates
  • Set document titles, author information, topics
  • Drag and drop feature
  • up to Adobe X and FormDesigner compatible

Please pay attention! pdf-Recover Professional does not work with documents which have user-level passwords set (preventing the files from being opened) and eBooks which requires Adobe Digital Editions.

What's New

Version 11.1: Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.


  • OS X 10.5 or later
  • Must have Java 1.6 installed on OS X 10.7
  • Adobe Reader


Current Version (11.x)


Version Downloads
Business / Word Processing
21 May 2014
Intel 64 / OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32