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Edit PDF Metadata

Change PDF Author, Title, Keywords, Subject and other metadata fields.

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How To Edit PDF Metadata

Below we show how to change PDF metadata fields on a PDF online


Upload your files

Files are safely uploaded over an encrypted connection. Files stay secure. After processing, they are permanently deleted. Click 'Upload' and select files from your local computer.


Edit PDF metadata fields

Existing document metadata is displayed when opening a file. Easily update any field, such as PDF document Title, Author or Creator. Add keywords to PDF documents for easier search & find on Windows, Mac and Linux.


Save updated PDF

Click 'Update PDF Metadata' to save your document, then 'Download'. You're done! That was easy.

FAQs on Edit PDF Metadata

What is Edit PDF Metadata tool?

The Edit PDF Metadata tool allows you to modify the metadata of a PDF document. Metadata includes information such as the title, author, subject, keywords, and other details associated with the PDF file.

Why would I need to edit PDF metadata?

Editing PDF metadata can be useful in several scenarios. For example, you may want to update the author or title of a PDF document to reflect the correct information. It can also be beneficial for organizing and categorizing PDF files by adding relevant keywords or tags.

Can I edit the metadata of any PDF document?

In most cases, you can edit the metadata of a PDF document if it's not protected or encrypted. However, some PDF files may have restrictions that prevent modifications to their metadata.

What metadata can I modify using this tool?

The Edit PDF Metadata tool typically allows you to modify the following metadata fields: title, author, subject, keywords, creator, producer, creation date, modification date, and more, depending on the tool or library you are using.

Are there any limitations or considerations when editing PDF metadata?

When editing PDF metadata, it's essential to ensure that you comply with any legal or copyright restrictions associated with the document. Additionally, be aware that some PDF viewers or applications may not display or support all metadata fields, so it's advisable to test the edited metadata in different environments.

Is editing PDF metadata reversible?

Yes, editing PDF metadata is usually a reversible process. If you make a mistake or need to revert the changes, you can typically undo or restore the original metadata values. However, it's always recommended to keep a backup of the original PDF file before making any modifications.

Does editing PDF metadata affect the actual content of the document?

No, editing PDF metadata does not affect the actual content or layout of the document. Modifying the metadata properties only changes the descriptive information associated with the PDF file, such as its title, author, or keywords. The actual content remains unchanged.

How can I ensure the accuracy and consistency of PDF metadata across multiple documents?

To ensure accuracy and consistency, it's recommended to establish metadata management practices. This may include creating metadata templates, following standardized naming conventions, implementing quality control processes, and regularly reviewing and updating metadata values.

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