The cost-effective redaction solution for security conscious organisations

Irreversibly remove sensitive information from any electronic document

Redact any document

Redact any document

Protect sensitive information in any document, regardless of file type.

Intelligent and easy

Intelligent and easy

Search for phrases or structured data, create rules, collaborate and review.

Remove any trace

Remove any trace

Identified information, metadata, reviews and any other hidden code is irreversibly removed.

Eliminate disclosure risk with digital redaction

Reduce printing costs and the risk of human manual redaction errors.

Objective Redact is a fast, accurate and easy-to-use redaction tool to irreversibly obscure, selected information, author's changes and hidden data from any electronic document, NOT ONLY PDFs.

No need to print or output to PDF, the software will search phrases, recurring expressions (such as date of birth, credit card, social security number) or subject names and completely removes the information, along with any hidden data or code.


Typical gains made using Objective Redact

On average, customers see ROI in just 3 months!

Reduce subject access request turnaround

Reduce subject access request turnaround by 31%

Improve efficiency by

Improve efficiency by 84%

Reduce disclosure times by

Reduce disclosure times by 52$

Inject efficiency through every stage of the redaction process

Outstanding redaction capabilities with built-in governance throughout the whole redaction process



Your folder system or import directly to application.



Accurate OCR engine finds and redacts automatically.



Search terms to be marked for redaction.



Review, add or change redactions if necessary.



Final redact. Export as a new PDF or TIFF.



All redacted information is completely removed.

Streamline redaction with intuitive features

Work with single documents or many. Quick and easy to set up. Start redacting immediately.

Automated redaction

Find and automatically redact virtually any type of information such as: Social Security Numbers, Credit Card Numbers, names, email addresses and more. The search target and OCR engines are built for speed and accuracy.

Collaborative document reviews

Redaction only occurs on a “working copy”, the original file is never modified. Send the working copy for review amongst your team before finalising the redaction.

Remove all hidden information

Permanently remove all text and image content marked for redaction, including any hidden data such as authors, creation dates and other attributes that can be stored within a file.

Manual redaction tools

A variety of tools allow you to redact any type of information. Use the Rectangle for areas, Scribble for freehand redactions and Stamp for customised approvals.

Batch redact multiple documents

Save time with Batch redaction. Specify an input folder, pre-configure locations for your redacted documents and redact a group of documents at once.

Exemption codes for global Privacy, FOI Acts and more

Pre-defined exemption codes for FOI Act (50 U.S.C. 552), Privacy Act, Washington State codes, UK FOI Act 2000 and many more, can be applied to documents at the click of a button. You can also define custom exemption codes to suit your business policy.

Redact directly from your authoring application

Send documents for redaction, as you’re working on them. Simply select Objective Redact from the printer list in: Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Outlook.

Output and send redacted documents

Output your final redacted document to PDF, TIFF or secure Working File. Send by email or print. Save your favourite options for next time.

Save time with Templates

Use templates to pre-define areas for redaction. Great for structured forms where data is in a fixed position, such as: order numbers, names, addresses etc. Store your templates for future use.


Reports show: information that was redacted, the type of information, number of instances a target was found, exemption codes used and the pages redactions occurred.

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