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We are here introducing 3 ways to help you fill the PDF forms, and one best PDF form filler for each way.

Margarete Cotty
Published: May 19,2015 9:09 am / Updated: Aug 28,2015 14:28 pm

Are you looking for a PDF Form Filler for Windows 7 or Windows 8? Believe or not, most of the results for PDF form filler you get from Google search are not what you want. In this case, some people might suggest you try Adobe Reader. In fact, Adobe Reader only enables you to fill a form for printing, not for saving as an electronic form. After you finish filling out a PDF form (Download the frequently used PDF form templates here) in Adobe Reader, you cannot save it.

Actually we have a few different ways which we can fill the PDF forms, it can be done by using professional PDF editors, or free online PDF form filler, or we can even convert the PDF form to Microsoft Word format, fill the form there and then save it.

Professional PDF Form Filler: PDFelement

There are also a lot of professional PDF form filler there, while in this article, I'd like to recommend you Wondershare PDFelement. It enables you to fill out and save a PDF form efficiently and effortlessly. It is fully compatible with Windows8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP. Below info is about how it works. Download the free trial version of this professional PDF form filler to have a try! If you have a Mac computer, please try Wondershare PDFelement for Mac.

PDF Form Filler to fill PDF forms with interactive fields

To fill a PDF form with interactive fields with Wondershare PDFelement is very easy. After you download and install the PDF form filler software, launch it right away. Click File>Open… to browse your computer or directly drag the file to the PDF editor to open the PDF form. And the form filler software will detects all the interactive fields automatically for you once opened. All you need is to type in or select the right answers.

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PDF Form Filler to fill PDF forms without interactive fields

Not all PDF forms have interactive fields. Some of them are just created from Microsoft Word, Excel or plain text. In this case, to fill one of these PDF forms, you just need to open it with Wondershare PDFelement, filling it like you're writing on a PDF document. To insert text, go to the Edit menu, select Add Text tool. And then move your mouse over the PDF form, click on the area and type in text.

PDF Form Filler software

The above mentioned is about how to fill in a PDF form with or without interactive fields. After filling out the PDF form, you can save the completed PDF form by clicking the Save icon at the top-left corner of the main interface. Besides, as one of the best PDF Form Fillers, Wondershare PDFelement lets you add a handwritten signature or an electronic signature to PDF form as well.

Free Online PDF Form Filler: PDFescape

There are also a few free online PDF form fillers available on the Internet, while we take the PDFescape as the example here. It is quite easy to fill the PDF form with such online tools if you don't have too much to edit and the form is not privacy concerned. Here are the simple steps you can follow:

  1. Visit PDFescape: http://www.pdfescape.com
  2. Click the button Edit Your PDF Now, and choose Continue To PDFescape
  3. Choose the way you want to upload the PDF form, you can either upload from your local driver or from Internet
  4. Fill the PDF form accordingly
  5. After edit, click the save and download PDFSave and Download PDF... to save the PDF to your PC

Convert the PDF Form to Word and Fill It

If you don't want to download any desktop tool and want to protect your privacy, you can also convert the PDF form to Microsoft Word and fill the form there, it's easy to use the free online PDF to Word converter and do the job. Just access the free online PDF to Word website, upload the PDF and then convert it to Word & download to your PC. Then you can fill the PDF form in Microsoft Word and save it PDF format again if necessary.

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