PDFZorro is a free online PDF editor to redact PDF documents online. You can upload PDF files and easily redact content on any page and then download it as a PDF file or save it on Google Drive. So, if you have any PDF files whose content you want to hide before distributing, then this online PDF editor can come handy. It lets you hide information by drawing a rectangle of solid color of your choice. After that, you can download the PDF with all the private info and then save it on your PC. All the confidential information will be hidden behind the solid rectangle, as shown below, and you can then share it with others. The best part of this online PDF editor is that you can also use it to delete pages in a PDF document, write text, erase text, rearrange and rotate pages, add images to PDF pages, etc.
How to use this free online PDF editor to redact PDF documents online:
You don’t need to create any account in order to use PDFZorro; go to the link provided at the end, upload the PDF and get started. After your work is done, you can even choose to delete the uploaded PDF file on the server. Its editing interface lets you make change in the PDF page by page. Select a page from the left panel and then use the editing options to work on that page. Also, you can use its annotation tools if you want to write text, mark text, draw lines, etc. As I mentioned, you can simply redact a PDF document by drawing a solid rectangle of a color of your choice i.e. red, blue, black, white, etc. Once done, you can download the redacted PDF to PC and even save to Google Drive.
Let’s now see the steps to redact PDF documents online by this free online PDF editor:
Step 1: Go to the link provided at the end of this review and then upload a PDF. After that, click on the “>> start PDF Editor” button. This will open its PDF editing interface from which you can easily edit the PDF and redact information of any page.
Step 2: Now, first select a page of the PDF file from the left panel on which you want to hide the sensitive info. After that, simply draw a rectangle to hide the info. In order to draw the rectangle, first select the “Rect” tool from the editing toolbar and then select a color to hide the sensitive information. After that, you can simply draw a solid color rectangle on the selected PDF page to redact it.
This will hide the sensitive information behind the solid color rectangle, as shown in the screenshot below. You can follow the same procedure to hide info on multiple pages in the PDF document, if required. Now, you can download the redcated PDF from the download buttons in the left panel, as shown in the screenshot below.
So, with these two simple steps, you can hide sensitive information from PDF files using PDFZorro.
PDF Zorro is a free online PDF editor to redact PDF documents online. With this easy to use PDF editor you can simply redact information and then download it to share with others. The sensitive information is hidden behind a solid color rectangle and others will have no clue about it.