How to Change Font Size in PDF Form on Mac for Free?

Connie Wisley
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PDF is a highly interactive file format allowing users to add notes & comments, also to create fillable PDF forms for information collect. And the thing bothers PDF users the most is restricting them to change font size in PDF form freely. However, here we are going to disclose some free solutions to change font size in PDF form fields or in whole PDF document on mac.

Change Font Size in PDF Form Field with Adobe Mac

Well, the 1st solution to change Font Size in PDF form filed comes up to us is, for sure, using Adobe products. As we all know, Adobe products are not that affordable in price, but here we are talking about using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC to change font size in PDF form field on mac, without any cost.

  1. Go to Adobe, install and launch the free Adobe Acrobat Reader DC on your mac.
  2. Open your PDF form with Adobe Reader, go to Tools>Fill & Sign.01 change font size in pdf on mac
  3. Double-click on the form field where you want to change font size, a tool menu will prompt, chick on the “A” in larger size to adjust font size.02 change font size in pdf on mac

If you want to change font size of the whole PDF form or any other types of PDF documents, you will need to subscribe the Adobe Acrobat DC to activate the editing features.

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Change Font Size in PDF Form Field with PDF-Form-Filler Lite Mac

If you just want to change the font size in PDF form fields, you can use a free PDF form app from Apple App Store. Here is the one, PDF-Form-Filler Lite. It is quite easy to use, also you are open to some extended features for free, such as Zoom, Rotate, Sign. But the drawback of using this free app is, a watermark will be added to your PDF files. If a watermark won’t pose any adverse impact on your PDF, go ahead to try. If a watermark is a big problem, go to alternative solutions or go to online service to remove watermark as needed.

  1. Download the App in App Store, install and launch on your mac.
  2. Click “Open Other…” to import PDF form that you want to change font size to the program.
  3. Choose “T” to add text box in the form field. Input the text in the PDF form field and click “A” to open the format panel. Choose the font size, color or type in the format panel. Then save the file.04 change font size in pdf  on mac
  4. Save the PDF form.

Change Font Size in the Whole PDF on Mac

In case that you want to change the font size of any part of your PDF, you’d better to make PDF editable on mac, or to be specific, you should convert PDF to editable Word format for free editing.

To change the PDF font size in Word, or any other editable formats, you will need a PDF Converter. Cisdem PDF Converter OCR for mac will be the best choice. It is the PDF OCR Software for mac, helping users to convert PDF file into 16 formats, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Text, HTML, ePub, without sacrificing the original file quality. In addition, its OCR function will convert scanned PDFs into editable and searchable PDFs accurately.

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  1. Import single or multiple PDFs into the program.change font size on mac 01
  2. Choose output as Word. Also you can specify the page range to perform partial PDF to Word Conversion on mac. If you are working on scanned PDFs, enable the OCR function.change font size on mac 02
  3. Click “Convert” to make the PDF in Word format on mac.
  4. Open the PDF file in Word and adjust the font size as needed.
  5. Export the Word with adjusted font size as PDF. Done.

Final Words

So, just make full use of the tool in you hand. Yet, no matter if you want to change font size in PDF form fields or in the whole PDF, you need to make sure the PDF is editable. In case that you need to edit the font size on scanned PDF, you'd better use a PDF OCR Software.

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Connie has been writing for Mac productivity and utility apps since 2009. Each review and solution is based on her practical tests, she is aways energetic and trustworthy in this field.

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