How to Digitally Sign a PDF
Users often need to add a signature to a PDF document – it’s helpful if you need to sign a contract or agreement, validate a legal form, or for any other reason. As there may be important confidential data in the document, the signing process has to be secured. If you are new to signing PDFs, it can be challenging to figure out which e-signing tool is right for you.
Movavi PDF Editor is a safe and simple e-signature solution that lets you digitally sign PDF documents without printing-related hassles while ensuring complete privacy and security.
Keep reading to check out three ways to put a signature on a PDF using Movavi PDF Editor.
How to Add a Signature to a PDF by Uploading an Image
Step 1. Download Movavi PDF Editor
Download the latest version of Movavi PDF Editor from this page. Double-click on the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
Step 2. Upload Your Document
Start the program, click Open File, and choose the file containing the page you want to process. Alternatively, you can drag and drop the file into the area indicated.
Step 3. Insert a Graphic Signature
To create a signature from an image, click Edit on the left side of the top toolbar and choose the Signature option. Then, hit the Image button and upload the image of the required signature from your photo library.
Step 4. Save the Revised Document
To save the signed document as a new file on your computer, click File on the menu bar and select the Save As command. If you want to save the edits in the source file, click File on the menu bar and select Save.
How to Make an Electronic Signature by Drawing It
Step 1. Install and Launch the PDF Editor
Download Movavi PDF Editor on your PC or Mac. Install the software on your computer following the on-screen instructions. After the installation process is finished, launch the program.
Step 2. Upload the PDF
Upload the PDF from your computer using the Open File button. Alternatively, you can use the drag-and-drop function.
Step 3. Draw Your Signature
To insert a signature into this PDF, select Signature from the Edit drop-down. On the Draw tab, specify the font size and color for the signature using the desired settings. Then, just draw your signature using a mouse and click Add.
Step 4. Save the Changes
Save the changes using the Save As or Save command on the File menu.
How to Create a Handwritten Signature Using a Touchscreen
Step 1. Get the App on Your Tablet
Movavi PDF Editor also runs on Windows RT and Windows 10 tablets with x86/x64 architecture. To get started with Movavi PDF Editor, download and install the application on your tablet.
Step 2. Open Files
Launch the application, tap Open File in the middle of the program window, and select the PDF you want to sign. Choose the Signature option from the Edit drop-down menu.
Step 3. Draw a Signature
In the window that opens, draw your signature on the touchscreen using your finger or a digital stylus. You can then insert the signature by dragging and dropping it into the appropriate place to paste it into the document.
Step 4. Save Your PDF
To save the signed PDF file, tap File and just choose Save. To save a copy of the file, use the Save As command.
Can’t sign a PDF document? Try Movavi PDF Editor! This safe and easy-to-use tool enables you to electronically fill and sign PDF forms and other documents in no time.
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