4 Ways to Remove Watermark from Adobe PDF File on Windows/Mac

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Are you having troubles while copying data from documents comprising watermark? Indeed it is an issue which matters to both, who chooses to add them and the ones who needs to remove them.

Watermark is usually indicates certain patterns which are found as a transparent layer underneath some texts or documents. It was first coined in the year 1282 in Fabriano Italy. The technique was later on furnished by John Marshall in 1826 and was called as Dandy Roll Process in which a water coated roller as a stamp was made to roll over the paper to add PDF watermark during it's manufacturing. Quite often these watermark criteria creates ordeal for many users who wish to copy the texts from the PDF, as copying the texts does not permit the watermark to be discarded along the way. Wherever you paste the content of the document, the watermark would remain attached or somehow get copied in addition with the texts.

Watermarks finds paramount importance for all those who intends to ascertain their copyrights if in case their data gets copied somewhere. The information contained within the watermark designates the authority of the owner and prevents another users from deleting the copyright. But at times, it really becomes a troublesome for many users out there as you need the information on an urgency basis.

For such a difficulty the following methods would help you immensely to get your problem resolved.

Method 1: Remove PDF Watermark Using Microsoft Word

Before you begin the technique make sure you have Adobe Acrobat DC in your system which is required for modifying the desired document.

Step 1. Open the PDF file from which you want to remove the watermark using Adobe Acrobat DC .

Step 2. Choose the "Tool" option from the right pane and click on it.

Remove PDF Watermark

Step 3. You will see various options available there for selection, such as "Import File", "Export File","Create PDF", etc.

Step 4. Choose the "Export PDF" option.

Step 5. Select the "Microsoft Word" as your export format, and then choose the "Word Document".

Step 6. On launching the mentioned options, click on "Export" to make it functional.

Step 7. Once you are done with this, a box will appear. Name the Word File that you are converting from PDF in the name box and save it in the desired location of your system from where you can retrieve it afterwards.

Step 8. Go to the location manually where your file has been saved in Word format and open it.

Step 9. The document in this Word format would too contain the data with Watermark scribbled below it. Go to the "design/Page Layout" tab in the upper bar.

Step 10. Select the "Page Background" option, and click on the "Watermark" option from it.

Step 11. The "Watermark" option would allow you to open a small box containing certain patterns of watermarks available as default for your choice followed "Customize Watermark" and "Remove Watermark" option.

Watermark

Step 12. Click on the "Remove Watermark" option and your watermark would be discarded from your entire document.

Step 13. If your "Remove Watermark" option doesn't work, simply double click on the header area of the document. Select your watermark and press delete.

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Method 2: Remove Watermark from PDF Using Manual Typing

This method is only applicable and reliable if your document is too short and you have the appropriate amount of time to retype the entire document.

Step 1. Open MS Word and type the entire document that you want to be watermark free manually from the beginning to end. The short size of it wouldn't take much of your valuable time.

Step 2. Press "Save+S". Name the folder and save it in the "PDF" format in your desired location.

Step 3. Open the PDF file, and you will have your required PDF file without any watermark in your content.

NOTE: If the content of your document is too big, better not prefer this method.

Method 3: Remove PDF Watermark Using Professional Professional PDF Editor

PDF Editor is a great tool that helps get most of your PDF files; you can even get rid of the watermarks which are already there in the PDF files and further, you can add your own watermarks as well in just a few licks. Modifying texts, images, rearranging pages, inserting or editing backgrounds, links, header & footer, annotate with comments and lines in a PDF file are now easier.

 

1 Download and Install the Program, Import Your PDF Files to the Program

Let's learn how to remove PDF watermark, first of all, you need to download and install this program on your computer. Run it and import PDF file by clicking "Open file" button, then chose the PDF file you want to remove.

 

2Satrt to Remove Watermark on PDF File

Check for "Edit" menu and there check for Watermark drop down, clicking on that will show "Remove Watermark". Click that, and then choose the watermark that you need to remove, and then finally click "OK", and that will be removed.

 

3Edit Your PDF File (Optional)

Once you have got rid of the Watermarks you can start editing the PDF if it is required. Furthermore, there is long list of options to edit the PDF under “Edit” tab. You can use those options to inserte, delete, and modify text and images. If you want to edit pages, you have to go to the “Page” menu to uncover the options for cropping, rotating, and deleting the pages. There you will find more options to edit page in various ways as well.

There are many powerful features in the PDF Editor program, including PDF creating and PDF conversion features. With it, you can easily convert PDF from or to lot of formats like Word, Excel, PPT, EPub without losing original quality. You can download the program below.

Method 4: Remove Watermark from PDF Using PDFdu.com

PDFdu.com is an online tool that helps to remove the watermark from any PDF files. Keep reading to find out how to do that.

Step 1. In order to go forth with this method make sure that your pdf file with watermark in saved in your system.

Step 2. Go to the PDFdu.com by typing the name in the URL box of your web browser. The reference link is given here, just click on it and will be directed to the site directly: https://www.pdfdu.com/

PDFdu

Step 3. Upload your pdf file from. Once your pdf file has been uploaded, use the "Start PDF Editor" to remove the watermark from the document.

Step 4. Download the watermark deleted pdf file in the desired location of your computer.

Cons:

1.The website has limitation on how many PDFs you can unlock.
2.Not a safe website to remove watermarks of confidential documents.
3.There is a high chance that your file may get stolen.

Method 5: Remove PDF Watermark Using Google Docs

Google provides many fascinating programs for free that could be very useful in times. One of them is Google Docs and you can use this online program to tweak your PDF document into removing the watermark from it. That's true, there is a trick that can be exploited in Google Docs to remove the watermark from your document. Here's how to do that.

Step 1. Go to your Google Drive and input your login credentials to sign in.

Step 2. Upload your PDF file with watermark on to their server and wait until your file is completely uploaded.

Step 3. Next, save the file as .DOCX format that is a readable format in Microsoft Word and open the new file format document.

Google Docs

Step 4. The document will show the watermark that is currently placed on that file.

Step 5. Now simply check the watermark and remove it from the document and save the new file to your computer to find out the watermark is completely vanished from the file.

Cons:

1. Not recommended method if you are using a file larger than 2 MB.
2. You can only upload limited files in your drive as there is a storage limitation.
3. You will have to convert your files over and over again that might be very inconvenient.
4. Google may delete the file from their server if it is older than 30 days.

 

Conclusion:

The above article is very useful who really wish to remove watermark from documents quickly. It's not that difficult but required certain guidelines which have been mentioned in this article. If you find it useful, don't forget to visit our site to know more.


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