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How to Electronically Sign a PDF

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In today's technology driven world, you must own a printer and scanner in order to manually sign PDF documents. Fortunately, you can add electronic signature on PDF documents without the stress with one of the best software this article will reveal shortly. Now let's learn how to electronically sign a PDF.

Part 1 The Program for Adding PDF Electronic Signature

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To add electronic signature on PDF, you will need a professional PDF tool like Wondershare PDFelement. It lets you to apply either a handwritten signature or a certified industry standard digital signature on all your PDF documents. Beside this top class feature, Wondershare PDFelement also boast of the following features.

  • It has the capability of editing texts, images and pages using various options.
  • It can convert PDF to or from Microsoft office documents, HTML, RTF as well as some image file types etc.
  • With its OCR technology, your scanned documents can be converted into an editable file.
  • You can easily apply password and permission for your document to prevent authorized access.

Part 2 How to Sign a PDF Electronically

The following step by step guide will show you how to do an electronic signature in PDF. It is expected that you have the Wondershare PDFelement installed on your computer. But if you do not have it, then download the program, click "Run" and follow the dialog box to install it.

Step 1. Import PDF into PDFelement

From the quick start on your desktop, launch the PDF tool. Then you have to click on "Open File" to browse through the PDF document you will like to electronically sign.

Step 2. E-Sign PDF

Now you can go to the "Comment" tab and click on the "Create Stamp" button to expand the drop-down list. Then select "Create Custom Stamp" to activate the pop-up window. Click "Select Picture" to load a picture of your signature. Click "OK" to add it to the stamp library. Then click the "Stamp" button and select the target e-signature to place it onto your PDF.

Check the Video Tutorial

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Published: May 20,2016 14:35 pm / Updated: May 10,2017 17:22 pm

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