Password protect PDF files, Google Documents, Sheets, and Google Slides. Remove password protection from encrypted files.
Listing updated:June 23, 2023
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Easily protect any PDF file in your Google Drive with a password and add restrictions around printing, commenting, and annotations. Send the encrypted PDF files via email without leaving Google Drive.

The PDF toolbox can also password protect native Google file formats include Google Documents, Google Spreadsheets and Google Slides presentations. The files are first converted to PDF files and then encrypted with the specified password.

The Google Drive API can only export files that are 10 MB or less in size. Similar size restrictions thus apply to the PDF toolbox app as well.

PDF toolbox is developed by Amit Agarwal, the developer behind several popular Google Workspace add-ons including Mail Merge with Attachments, Document Studio and Google Forms Notifications.

The app is currently in beta and completely free during the beta period.
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PDF Toolbox will need access to your Google account
This will allow PDF Toolbox to :
View basic data about the Google Drive folders or files you select
See, edit, create, and delete only the specific Google Drive files you use with this app
Connect to an external service
Send email as you
View your country, language, and timezone
See your primary Google Account email address
See your personal info, including any personal info you've made publicly available
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