Search & Redact PDF Content

Search & Redact PDF Content

Search & Redact PDF Content

The Search & Redact function uses our own technology to extract and reconstruct text in a PDF document, search for a given string in each page, then “redact” the string if found. Redaction is the process of permanently removing the underlying text and adding a black rectangle in its original bounds to indicate the area that was redacted. You can also redact using our online Visual PDF Editor.
Here is how to Search & Redact a PDF document online:

  • To start, Click on Choose File to select your PDF file
  • Choose the string you wish to redact in the PDF
  • Click on Start which will upload your file and start the Search & Redact process
  • Start button becomes Download button when the process is finished
  • Click on Download to start downloading the resulting PDF to your device
#1

Upload file

Select PDF file to redact
Note: Do not upload confidential documents

Document password

#2

Options

#3

Process

Start Begin redaction of PDF

Desktop & Server Tools

PDF Studio

An easy to use, full-featured PDF editing software that is a reliable alternative to Adobe® Acrobat® and provides all PDF functions needed at a fraction of the cost. Use Coupon FPO for 15% discount. Try Now!

PDF Automation Server

A powerful tool for automating your PDF processing, document workflows and web service orchestration. PDF Automation Server is a modular server product that provides a rich set of PDF processing functions. Read More

More Free PDF Tools