podofoencrypt - encrypt PDF files and set PDF security settings

podofoencrypt [--rc4v1] [--rc4v2] [--aes] [-u <userpassword>] -o <ownerpassword> <inputfile> <outputfile>

podofoencrypt is one of the command line tools from the PoDoFo library that provide several useful operations to work with PDF files. It can encrypt PDF files using RC4 or AES encoding and can set PDF security settings.


Display the help text


Use rc4v1 encryption


Use rc4v2 encryption (Default value)


Use aes encryption (currently not supported)


-u <password>
An optional user password

-o <password>

The required owner password



Allow printing the document


Allow modification of the document besides annotations, form fields or changing pages


Allow extraction of text and graphics


Add or modify text annotations or form fields (if ePdfPermissions_Edit is set also allow the creation of interactive form fields including signature)


Fill in existing form or signature fields


Extract text and graphics to support user with disabillities


Assemble the document: insert, create, rotate delete pages or add bookmarks


Print a high resolution version of the document

podofobox(1), podofocolor(1), podofocountpages(1), podofocrop(1), podofogc(1), podofoimg2pdf(1), podofoimgextract(1), podofoincrementalupdates(1), podofoimpose(1), podofomerge(1), podofopages(1), podofopdfinfo(1), podofotxt2pdf(1), podofotxtextract(1), podofouncompress(1), podofoxmp(1)

PoDoFo is written by Dominik Seichter <domseichter@web.de> and others.

This manual page was written by Oleksandr Moskalenko <malex@debian.org> for the Debian Project (but may be used by others).

2010-12-09 PoDoFo