How to simply
sign a PDF document with a signature on the computer without printing.
For this you need
the program Adobe Acrobat Reader and a signature as a photo.
Step 1: Install Acrobat Reader
Under Windows 10
you go to the page
Install Adobe Reader DC
then you can
download the program for free
(Button in the
Step 2: Open
If you use a .
PDF document, you first save it locally
Insert digital signature
Then click on the
icon ✍ in the PDF document, then a toolbar
appears at the top and here you can then insert text with [Ab] or inserta
digital signature as an image at [✒Signature ]
Digiale signature as photo
If you use a
digital signature, you can either draw a signature with a mouse, but it never
Or you can
photograph a signature from a white sheet of paper.
The photo can
then be imported.
Tip: if you use
the signature as asignature.
PNG used, then the background has
also disappeared in white
To send the PDF
document you have to save the file locally
The file can then
be sent by email.
B) Create signature as an image with file extension .png
If you want to
create a digital signature that you can easily insert, then you can work great
with Microsoft Word.
Simply write a
signature on a white sheet of paper
and paste it into Word
Remove white background:
Then select the
photo, click menu >image format >color >transparent color > click
on the white background
Save Word as a Web page.htm with signature.htm
Use signature as digital PNG image
Then you will
find in the folder where you saved the Word document as a signature.htm, a
subfolder called *Files.
Here you can now
find the signature as a .png file.
These can be
inserted into any pdf document in the future