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Safeguard Sensitive Information with Redaction

Redact sensitive, confidential, and privileged information. Comply with GDPR standards and other privacy laws by permanently removing Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from PDF documents.

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See It in Action

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How It Works

Permanent Data Removal

Redaction in PDFs is a two-step process. First, you mark the content you wish to remove with redaction annotations. Second, you apply the redaction annotations, permanently removing the content from the marked regions.

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Mark Content

Your users can manually select content, or you can build a custom redaction template to mark areas for redaction. Enable built-in or add custom text-matching patterns as search criteria to quickly locate specific data.

Step 1

Preview Redaction Annotations

Enable your users to preview the redactions on a document or share a document containing redaction annotations with other stakeholders before changes are applied.

Step 2

Apply Redaction Annotations

Apply redactions programmatically or at the tap of a button to permanently and securely remove data from a document.

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Give Your Users More

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Complete control over creating and applying redactions through the API

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Rapidly process redactions across large batches of PDFs with PSPDFKit Server

Prebuilt UI for selecting, customizing, and applying redactions

Rapidly process redactions across large batches of PDFs

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Ensured compliance with GDPR, HIPAA, and other privacy laws

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workflow

From Manual to Automated

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Manual

Easily build a confirmation UI to enable your users to create and apply redactions via the text and area redaction tools.

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Semi-Automatic

Efficiently apply multiple redactions through text, built-in search patterns, or custom REGEX with our search API.

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Semi-Automatic

Efficiently apply multiple redactions through the model and annotation APIs.

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Automatic

Batch create and process redaction annotations by building a redaction shape and applying it to large groups of documents.

Redaction Documentation

Learn how to get up and running supporting Redaction in your project.

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