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Will Vitrium-protected content open on iPad and Android tablets?


Yes! Vitrium offers a secure web version for all the different types of content that it protects: documents, images, videos, and audio. These are all compatible with iPad and Android tablets, as well as iPhones and Android phones. 

Can we prevent a user from saving the file?

Vitrium Security offers two types of secured outputs: (1) a secure web link and (2) a protected PDF file (for document conversions only). The concept of ‘saving a file’ is different for each type of output:


Secure Web Link

Although you can ‘save’ a web link by bookmarking it, you cannot download the content. The Vitrium customer can set a number of days of ‘offline access’ as part of the DRM policy setting but even if that is allowed, the user can click the ‘Save to browser’ button in the web viewer and the content gets saved in the browser’s cache or memory for offline viewing. Again, the content does not get downloaded anywhere.


Protected PDF File

Content and files that are protected with Vitrium Security are protected no matter where they reside or where they are saved – on a local computer, network drive, file sharing application, or a mobile device – the security travels with the protected PDF document. So theoretically, the user can save the file but if they save it to a public computer or shared network, the content itself cannot be viewed or accessed unless the person is authenticated. This is why Vitrium Security can be an ideal solution to combine with an existing content management or document management system.


When "Fillable PDF" forms are protected, after successfully unlocking the content, the user might need to enter data into the form(s) and save that entered data to a new file and send it back to someone. The new PDF is protected in the same way as the original PDF and the same DRM policy remains in effect.