How do you remove a watermark from 

Portable Document File or PDF?

Well it is possible to get rid of these annoying watermark in your PDF documents, that some trial software left in your PDF like a memory, whenever you open your PDF you remember the software. So, its time to destroy these annoying memories. But after destroying these bad memories the quality of your PDF depend on which method you choose to edit your PDF Files. Let's get started.

Methods listed in this post is going to tell how you to remove watermark from PDF file or document
  1. Method A – Using dedicated tool
  2. Method B – Using Adobe Acrobat Pro
  3. Method C – through Reverse engineering
  4. Method D – Using Photoshop | Gimp | Pixlr

Method A

If your PDF is very important to you and you want to remove the watermark as past as possible without taking any risk like quality losing or file corruption and in just one click. So, to be honest with you, go with this method. There are lots of tools available in market that remove watermark for you in one click but the confusion here is which to choose So, I suggest you the one that I used and till now my experience is awesome his tool will remove watermark from PDF File | Document without any risk but if you want free solution see below methods.

Method B - Remove watermark using Adobe Acrobat Pro

Assuming that your PDF files are not password protected, download and install Adobe Acrobat 8. Open the PDF document in Acrobat, choose the option "Remove Watermark" and re-save the document. This option might not work or may decrease the quality of your pdf.

Method C - Delete watermark through Reverse Engineering

We'll reverse engineer the document in this approach - Use Google Docs to convert the PDF document to a Microsoft Word file. Now either open this Word document in a locally installed copy of Microsoft Word or export it to Google Docs / Zoho Writer.

You might see that the watermark text now appears as image or like a another upper layer in the converted document. Manually delete the text and save the doc file as PDF again. Now your bad memories is no more but This method can corrupt your file because the highly password protected file can't be reverse engineer and may cause data corruption.

Method D - Erase watermark using Photoshop

If you have 1 or 2 page PDF with watermark, convert the PDF to an image using either any online free tool to convert pdf to image or any screen capture program. And then Open images in either Photoshop or Gimp or any free online image editing tool like PIXLR and use the Magic Wand or Touchup tool to delete the watermarks - In majority of the cases, watermarks are of the same color and can be easily selected using wand tools.This method can remove a watermark from pdf document but it is very time consuming and need you to be patient and creative in pic editing period.


Well, this post is aimed to provide best tricks to remove watermark from pdf document, these are the Methods that are elaborated in this post:-
  • Using dedicated watermark remover tool
  • Using Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • through Reverse engineering
  • Using Photoshop | Gimp | Pixlr
and at last but not least all methods are fine but if your PDF is very important to you and you choose any method from B to E then who knows what happens if something went wrong in deeper level so, that's why I provided a Tool that can do this for you without any risk. As always if you like my this post don't forgot to like and share and also comment what you want to see next in this blog.