How to Sign PDF on Mac
With PDFelement for Mac, you can sign a document to protect or approve its content with four kinds of signatures: image signature, handwritten signature, electronic signature, and digital signature.
1. Image signature.
You can sign a document by adding an image signature to your PDF document. Click Markup button on the Main Toolbar, select Signature on the Secondary Toolbar, click Create Signature on the right pane, and upload the image signature file.
In the pop-up window, browse your computer to select the signature image and use it to sign your PDF.
2. Handwritten signature.
You can create your handwritten signature to sign your PDF file. After clicking Markup>Signature>Create Signature, create your signature with the mouse to sign your PDF.
3. Electronic signature.
It's easy to create electronic signature to sign your PDF. After clicking Markup>Signature>Create Signature, creating your signature with the trackpad.
4. Add digital signature.
- You can use our PDFelement Professional for Mac to create a digital signature field by clicking the "Form" > "Digital Signatures" button, then send the PDF file to others to add digital signatures, and change the signature settings on the right pane.
- Or you can also use our program to let others add the digital signatures. After adding a digital signature field, click the "Preview" button and click the "Sign Here" symbol on the page.
- In the pop-up window, choose a digital ID as you want to sign. If you do not have any ID yet, please click the "Create" button to create one.
- In the pop-up windows, enter the Identity information to be used for creating the self - signed Digital ID, then click OK.
- It will go back to the first "Sign Document" window and you can preview your digital signature. You can also click the "Create" button under the Appearance to change the style of your Digital signature.
- Click the "Sign" button and save your file, the digital signature will be applied directly.