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FileOpen PersonalPublisher

by FileOpen Systems, Inc.

Platform(s): Win
License: Commercial

Application type: Desktop
Security & DRM
Editing & Management


Finally, a copy-protection tool for self-publishers that lets you keep 100% of the proceeds from your publication! Use FileOpen PersonalPublisher to encrypt your documents in Adobe Acrobat, then publish your protected files via the Internet. You decide who gets to view your document. Authorized viewers will be able to open your document with no password entry; unauthorized viewers won't be able to open it at all. Be your own publisher, protect your copyright, and pay no royalties.

Please note: PersonalPublisher is licensed for individual use by authors. Publishers of multiple authors' works should evaluate FileOpen Publisher.


  • Simple plug-in to Adobe Acrobat
  • Encrypts and bundles your document into an .exe file
  • Users double-click the file, and the document is locked to their computer
  • No password entry necessary
  • Passed-along files won't be opened by Acrobat

Use PersonalPublisher for your...

  • Academic article
  • How-To manual
  • Photograph/artistic portfolio
  • Novel, memoirs, short stories
  • ..Anything you can put into PDF!

Registration Process

Please note that the procedure for purchase of FileOpen PersonalPublisher is a two-step process. After you have purchased the product, FileOpen will send you the USR installer within 24 hours, usually sooner. This will upgrade the demo version to a registered version.

Please make sure that the email address you give when purchasing is correct.

The demo version of the software is the only one you need to download, so if you have done so already you do not need to do so again.

The encryption plug-in works only with full Adobe Acrobat 4.x, although the client plug-in will function with both Acrobat Reader and full Acrobat.

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