[pdftex] PDF Encryption tools

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat Jul 15 16:30:35 CEST 2006

On 13-jul-2006, at 21:08, Dieter Meinert wrote:

> Hi Gurus,
> I'm looking for the state of encryption in pdftex/pdflatex in
> order to use signatures and create protected documents by the
> normal TeX/LaTeX engine, i.e withoud having to resort to acrobat
> full version.
> Is there anything available or planned along these lines ?

I hardly qualify as a guru, but I doubt that there are plans to provide
this directly in pdftex. There are other free solutions to this problem,
pdftk probably the preferred one.

pdftk: http://www.pdfhacks.com/pdftk/
Computers are supposed to behave according to the rules of logic.

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