PDF is one of the most secure file formats today. You can add encryption or personal touch on these files to prevent the documents from being copied by individuals outside your organization. Start securing your files with these five popular tools from PDFBear.
- Unlock PDF
What makes this part of the secure tools from PDFBear? Having a PDF unlock tool will help your team open passworded PDF files without hassle. All they have to do is open the tool and enter the password one time to unlock the PDF file.
Same with the next tools mentioned in this article, the Unlock PDF tool is free for use. You can complete ten tasks a day with files under 50 MB. Aside from that, the tool is accessible on any device and operating system since PDFBear is a cloud-based tool. All you need is an internet connection, and you can start unlocking your passworded PDF files.
In just a few clicks, you can complete the task. You can even ask anyone to do the work for you since simple instructions are provided. Moreover, Unlock PDF will protect your files from viruses and malware. On top of that, it will save your copy for an hour only. Talk about convenience and security!
- Password Protect PDF
PDFBear will not only help you unlock your passworded PDF files but will also help you secure them back with the Password Protect PDF tool. With so many file protection tools on the web, most users fear having their passwords be saved with their files.
PDFBear utilizes a 256-bit AES encryption to protect your files, making your password impossible to crack by hackers. PDFBear recommends a minimum of nine alphanumeric characters mixed with capital letters and signs on your password to increase the protection of your document.
PDFBear employs an SSL encrypted connection setup to top off the security level while uploading and downloading your file. It also follows four simple steps that anyone can follow.
Once you have finished encrypting your PDF files on Password Protect PDF, you can download the file or send it to your colleagues and friends. There are two options provided: Share via Email and Copy Link.
With Share via Email, you can send the document as a message. First, you have to type in your email address of the receiver on the first text box and your email on the second. You can even put a short message to the receiver. If you want to let your colleagues down the files on their desktop, you can copy the link and share it with them on several online platforms.
- eSign PDF
As more documents and transactions are done online, it is essential to approve and secure documents without going through the complicated process of printing, signing, and scanning procedures. PDFBear’s eSign PDF provides an easy way to add your electronic signature to these documents.
Signatures provide security and authentication of a document. Therefore, some people may be reluctant to use these online signing tools. PDFBear’s website is 24 hours protected by SSL encryption, which means your signature will never be leaked to other individuals online.
If you are still not convinced about PDFBear’s security, rest assured that your documents are only stored on eSign PDF for an hour. More to this tool is the signing options provided. You can draw, type initials, and add another signer on the file.
The “Create Signature” option lets you sign your documents using your real signature. On the other hand, the “Add Initial” option enables you to type in texts in three different fonts. Both options offer seven colors to choose from. If you subscribe to PDFBear Pro, you can save your signature for future use.
- Add Watermark
One thing people despise is having their work copied by others without permission. Just like artists, you can add watermarks to your document on PDFBear. Not only will it add security to your work but also present your personal touch on the file.
Like the e-Sign PDF, the Add Watermark is also secured with 256-bit encryption technology to protect your watermarks. Since the tool is web-based, you don’t have to download additional apps to add your watermarks. It is also accessible on any mobile device and works on multiple operating systems.
Add Watermark provides several customization options, such as typography and transparency. You can opt to use a watermark image or just a text. Moreover, Add Watermark also offers tools after you apply the watermark on your files. You can convert your file to Word and JPG or compress the files.
- PDF Editor
Lastly, PDF Editor also works similar to e-Sign PDF and Add Watermark tools. You can add your personal touch to your document to prevent it from being copied by other individuals. However, the tools’ primary purpose is to allow you to edit your files without downloading any PDF readers on your device.
If you experience trouble filling out PDF forms online, PDFBear has got you covered. PDF Editor provides the necessary tools to edit your files online. You can add text, shapes, and even images. It also comes with a Free Draw and a Highlighter feature.
With so many data breaches online, security has become everyone’s priority. Start applying passwords, signatures, and watermarks on your PDFs today. Try out these tools on PDFBear anytime, anywhere!