3 Best Free PDF Signer for Mac(OS Sierra Included)

2017-10-23 21:34:42 / Posted by Peter William to PDF Follow @ Peter

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 for free? 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 3 best free PDF Signer for mac, 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. Best Free Desktop PDF Signer for Mac

The first one I recommend is Cisdem PDF Signer 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 PDF Signer 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.

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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 PDF on Mac, or annotate PDF on Mac, you can click the hyperlink to visit other articles.

Part 2. Built-in Preview as PDF Signer 

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.

Part 3. Best Online PDF Signer for Mac

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 for free.

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3 Comments Leave a Reply

  • Iris

    Preview is more powerful than I expect in managing a PDF, thanks for sharing the tip.

    2 years ago REPLY
  • Snowy

    That's the pefrect insight in a thread like this.

    3 years ago REPLY
  • Joe

    This article includes four ways to sign PDF on Mac, it is so useful!

    3 years ago REPLY