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Flatten PDF

Flatten the PDF, make PDF from Non-Editable, you can also make entire PDF read-only by choosing the [Protect all] option.

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How to Flatten PDF online

1 Select and upload your PDF documents.

2 Once you upload the files, click the Start button to begin processing.

3 After converting, click the download button or scan the QR code with your phone to download the files.

Upload

Select and upload your PDF documents.

Converting

Once you upload the files, click the Start button to begin processing.

Download

After converting, click the download button or scan the QR code with your phone to download the files.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will flattening a PDF remove all interactive elements?
Yes, flattening a PDF removes all interactive elements, including form fields, annotations, and other interactive content. Once flattened, the PDF becomes a static document with no editable or interactive elements.
Can I edit a flattened PDF?
Flattened PDFs become static and non-editable documents. To make changes to the content, you would generally need to go back to the original source file and recreate the PDF after making the necessary modifications.
Can I use this tool for Free?
Yes! PDFWind is a free online tool for you to convert, edit PDF files.
Do I need an account?
No. PDFWind is a free online tool. You can use it without an account.
Is installation required?
No! PDFWind is web application. You can run PDFWind on browser, but we are developing a desktop version.
Is safe to use this tool for senstive data?
We take data security and user privacy seriously. Our conversion process is secure, and we do not store any uploaded or converted files after the process is complete.
How long does it take to process a document?
It depends on the size of the document and other factors. We are always upgrading our processing server to make it faster.

Cross Platform

You can use our PDF flatten tool on most of the devices, open the browser and you are ready to go.

No Installation Needed

You won't need to install any program on your devices, simply open our tool with your browser and it's good to go.

Secure

We guarantee file security and privacy. All datas are transferred with SSL encryption, your files will be delete automatically within an hour from our server.

Free to use

PDFWind is a free tool for you to Convert, Edit and Optimize your PDF File online.

Protect froms in PDF

Flattening your PDF forms makes them no longer editable, preventing any changes to the form fields or data that has already been filled in. This helps you ensure that the information in your PDF forms remains accurate and secure.

Easy to use

We make this tool as easy as possible to flatten PDF files. Select the file you want to flatten and we will start the process for you.