Monday, December 7, 2015

Acrobat/Reader -- Anonymize Comments (FREE)

Now available for free!

This script will change the names of all authors of comments to a single value.
Handy for workflows in which multiple people comment on the same document, or if you just don't want others to know who commented on the file.
You can choose to either simply remove the author's name from all comments in the file, or to replace them with a new value, such as "anonymous".

Update: This script now includes a Batch Process (or Action) that allows you to run it on multiple files. Requires Acrobat Pro.

The basic version will also work in the free Reader, assuming Commenting is allowed.



The dialog box:


If you have any questions regarding this tool, contact me directly, and if you find this tool useful and would like to donate, it's always appreciated!


Alejandro C. Frery said...

Excelent! A really useful script.

Unknown said...

Very useful. Excellent!