At work, we usually need to sign plenty of documents, and most of them are PDF files. How do you sign a PDF on Mac? Print it out, sign it with a pen, and then turn it to a scanned PDF or image via scanner or iPhone? Nowadays, paperless office is more highly prized than traditional office, you can actually sign PDF documents on Mac with a PDF signer. Many developers provide many good PDF signers for Mac users, including Apple’s Preview. Here, I will share 4 excellent PDF signer for all of you, and I also will share the detailed steps of how to use those PDF signer to sign a PDF on Mac. If you like any one among them, you can click the hyperlink to have a try.
Part 1. Free PDF signer for Mac and the steps of signing a PDF on Mac with it
Part 2. Built-in Preview and the steps of signing a PDF on Mac with it
Part 3. Paid PDF signer and the steps of signing a PDF on Mac with it
Part 4. Online PDF signer and the steps of signing a PDF on Mac with it
The first one I recommend is Cisdem PDFSigner for Mac, it is a 100% free and 100% safe PDF signer and PDF form filler. This free PDF signer not only allows users to sign PDF on Mac, it also allows users to fill out PDF form easily, and add scanned signature or images with full control of size and orientation. With it, you need not to print and scan your PDF files any more.
Steps to sign a PDF on Mac with Cisdem PDFSigner for Mac:
Step 1. Just click the “Free Download” button to start downloading Cisdem PDFSigner and accept and install it on your Mac, and then you need to launch it.
Step 2. Open your PDF file on Cisdem PDFSigner, then you can electronically sign a PDF document with mouse or trackpad.
Step 3. If it is necessary, you can change opacity, or colors of the digital signature. And every signature you create with PDFSigner is legally binding.
Surely, PDFSigner for Mac is just simple application, if you want to do more, for example, editing and managing PDF files on Mac, or annotate PDF on Mac, you can click the hyperlink to visit other articles.
Apple’s built-in Preview also have this feature, you can also use it to sign PDF documents on Mac. But Preview doesn’t allows users to electronically sign a PDF document with mouse or trackpad, you need to create a signature from the FaceTime camera.
Steps to sign a PDF on Mac with Preview:
Step 1. At first, you need to find your PDF file, and right-click to open your PDF file with Preview.
Step 2. Click “Tool” on the top bar, and select “Annotate”, on the “Annotate”, you can check “Signature”.
Step 3. Next, you can click the signature you add before via FaceTime camera.
If you search PDF signer on Google Search bar, you will get a paid application, PDF Signer. It can help users to quickly fill and sign any PDF agreement or form without print & scan. With it, you can sign agreements and contracts over email, and fill out and save any PDF Form. Now, it is available on Mac App Store, you can go to MAS and buy it.
Steps to sign a PDF on Mac with PDF Signer:
Step 1. This application doesn’t provides a free trial for users, you need to go to Mac App Store to buy and download it.
Step 2. Open your PDF file on PDF Signer.
Step 3. Sign a PDF with PDF Signer.
If you rest assured of online tool or you just need to sign one PDF, you can try PDFfiller, it is a online PDF signer. With it, you don’t need to download any application on your Mac. But you may need pay attention to your information security. Using online PDF signer is really a risk.
Steps to sign a PDF on Mac with PDFfiller:
Step 1. Click PDFfiller hyperlink to visit this site.
Step 2. Upload your PDF file to PDFfiller, it allows your add file by two ways, you can upload your file or you can just enter a URL of document.
Note: You need have patience to upload PDF file to PDFfiller, it will take some time if there are some images or tables on your PDF.
Step 3. Select “Signature” on the top bar, a window will pop up, then add your signature on it.
Step 4. Click “Save and Use” button to sign a PDF on Mac.
We introduce you a totally free PDF signer which can help you digitally sign PDF files on Mac, which out having to printing out the file, signing with a missing pen, scanning the signed document and eventually sending it back by e-mail.
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