Removing the a PDF password on a Mac,

published at 1:03am on 03/29/14

I spent forever looking for how to do this tonight without having to resort to a) some shady PDF software and b) install ghostscript on my mac when I don’t have X11 installed. The following worked great:

  1. Install homebrew
  2. brew install qpdf
  3. qpdf –password=YOURPASSWORD-HERE –decrypt input.pdf output.pdf



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