Redact PDF Document Online or via Python

Develop powerful Python based PDF document redaction utility application. Code listed for search and replace text in PDF file through Python.

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Redact PDF Document Online

  1. Import PDF file by uploading it
  2. Do it by clicking inside the drop area via drag and drop of redaction app
  3. Depending on the size of PDF file and internet speed wait for few seconds
  4. Type the text to search and redact
  5. Enter the replacing text to redact with
  6. Press the “REDACT” button
  7. Download the redaction file instantly

Redact PDF File via Python

  1. Reference APIs within the project directly from PyPI ( Aspose.PDF )
  2. Load PDF file using Document class
  3. Use TextFragmentAbsorber object having search terms as parameter
  4. Set Search Options
  5. Iterate through each fragment collection to redact
  6. Save PDF document

Python Code : Redact PDF Document


Develop PDF Redaction Application via Python

Need to develop a PDF redaction app or utility? With Aspose.PDF for Python via .NET a child API of Aspose.Total for Python via .NET , any python developer can integrate the above API code within its document redaction application. Powerful Python library allows programming any document redaction solution. Moreover it can support many popular formats including PDF format.

Python Utility to Redact PDF File

There are alternative options to install “ Aspose.PDF for Python via .NET ” or “ Aspose.Total for Python via .NET ” onto your system. Please choose one that resembles your needs and follow the step-by-step instructions:

System Requirements

  • Python 3.5 or later is installed
  • GCC-6 runtime libraries (or later).
  • For Python 3.5-3.7: The pymalloc build of Python is needed.

    For more details please refer to Product Documentation .


  • Can I use above Python code in my application?
    Yes, you are welcome to download this code and utilize it for the purpose of developing Python-based document redaction application. This code can serve as a valuable resource to enhance the functionality and capabilities of your projects in the domain of backend document processing and manipulation.
  • Is this online document redaction app work only on Windows?
    You have the flexibility to initiate document redaction at any device, irrespective of the operating system it runs on, whether it be Windows, Linux, Mac OS, or Android. All that's required is a contemporary web browser and an active internet connection.
  • Is it safe to use the online app to manage PDF document redaction?
    Of course! The output files generated through our service will be securely and automatically removed from our servers within a 24-hour timeframe. As a result, the display links associated with these files will cease to be functional after this period.
  • What browser should to use App?
    You can use any modern web browser like Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or Safari for online PDF document redaction. However, if you're developing a desktop application, we recommend using the Aspose.Total document processing API for efficient management.

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