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With one-click PDF creation buttons, intuitive editing features, and powerful tools like batch conversion and fillable forms, Power PDF makes you and your teams more productive than ever before.

Electronic Signatures

Sign documents directly in PDFs instead of on paper documents

In today’s digital world there are better and more efficient ways to sign documents than ink on paper. Now you can apply electronic signatures to any PDF document if you are using Power PDF. This capability offers the convenience and digital signature security options necessary to create legally binding documents with your electronically rendered signature.

Signing a PDF document

  1. Open a PDF document you would like to sign
  2. To create and use an electronic facsimile of a signature select “Handwritten Signature: Place” option under the “Security” menu ribbon
  3. If this is your first time using the feature Power PDF will prompt you to draw your signature in the “Add Handwritten signature” box
  4. Draw your signature using your mouse. This works especially well if you are using a Window 10 touch enable device like the Microsoft Surface tablet.’
  5. Give you signature a name like “My signature” in the “Save the signature as:” box and click OK
  6. You can now move the cursor, which looks like a plus sign, over the area where you want your signature to appear. Drag a box over the signature area of your document.
  7. Click Complete and your signature will be placed in the document.

Power PDF offers a vast array of signature and security options so you can create, manage, time stamp and certify your signatures to meet every legal requirement or business practice. Now you can create and share documents and forms with your signature so you never have to print and sign a document with a pen and then scan it back in to share it.

Using electronic signatures you can replace paper based processes that require signing of documents and achieve faster turnaround times and enhance productivity.

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