Download AuthorTec Redactor


You can use AuthorTec Redactor for free for 30 days.

To continue using Redactor please purchase a license.

To help ensure that your install goes smoothly:


To Purchase a License

Please visit our secure Store.

  • The one-time fee license will run indefinitely with the software version available at the time of license purchase.

If AuthorTec Redactor is already installed on your computer:

  • because you were trying it for free,

  • then all you need to do to continue using the software is activate it with the license key you will receive upon purchasing a license. 


How to Access & Use

  1. Open the Word document you need to redact and click the AuthorTec Redactor tab along the top of your screen.

  2. Use AuthorTec Redactor to black out text and remove associated confidential information while retaining the original formatting of the document.

  3. Learn how to use AuthorTec Redactor with our Tutorial and by using the instructions that are built into the software. If you don’t see your Redactor tab, please follow our Software Tab Troubleshooting to all it to show.

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AuthorTec Redactor is a Microsoft Office Word add-in.

It runs with:

  • PC Office 2019, 2016, 2013 and 2010

  • Office 365 desktop version only.

Please review our System Requirements for additional technical information.


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