User Manual

How to Unflatten a PDF

When GoodReader previously flattened a file, it may be possible to unflatten* it later. Unflattening will revert all the previously flattened annotations to their original editable state.



Unflattening may not always be possible. Here are examples of such cases:


  • GoodReader`s Unflattening only works if the file was previously flattened by GoodReader. GoodReader can`t reverse flattening performed by other apps. (We haven`t actually seen a lot of other apps even offering a possibility of Flattening, but still...)
  • Any editing — annotating or page editing — of previously flattened PDF file permanently kills the possibility of further unflattening.
  • Secure Photocopy will make any further Unflattening impossible.
  • The file may have been flattened with the Unflattening is allowed switch in Settings set to OFF.




* Unflatten PDF is a part of Pro Pack.


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