Draw On PDF

Drawing on PDFs is very simple with this tool since you won’t even have to download any software. Everything is online. At all times, you will be shown how to draw on PDFs, step by step, so that the result is the one you are looking for.

  • Paint any PDF document online
  • Add drawings to your archive
  • You can colour, insert shapes and draw freehand.
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Draw On PDFs Easily

Painting on PDF is possible as long as you have the right tool, which we provide you with. Use your mouse, stylus, or trackpad to capture your designs and drawings. You can modify drawing parameters such as color or line thickness, among others.

This complete online PDF editing tool lets you draw everything you want on your PDF document. You can draw by hand by choosing the streak’s thickness, the color and you can even choose between free streaks or straight-line drawing.

On the other hand, in addition to drawing on PDFs, remember that we also have other programs that let you write on PDF files, include images, or merge the document. Modify your PDF as you want.

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Without Downloading Programs

You can draw on PDFs and do it without having to download any programs. With the draw-on PDF tool, you will work in the cloud and access all its functions, also, online. You can do it all online, no software needed.

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Easy To Use

Once you start to draw on PDFs, you will see that the online application is very intuitive and easy to use. You will have access to all the customization options at a glance, so that you only focus on painting on the PDF, in an artistic and fun way. Drawing on PDF made easy, in resume.

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No Advertising When Downloading

After drawing on a PDF, downloading it and checking that your drawing is not accompanied by advertising or watermarks represents an inconvenience. Thus, we assure you that, after painting and inserting your image into the PDF, you will not find this kind of surprise.

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Learn How To Draw On PDFs Safely

Maintaining security and privacy are two very important values for us. Therefore, we keep a series of protocols to ensure compliance with these two values while drawing on your PDF. Working online makes it much easier for this to occur, since, among other reasons, by not downloading programs on your computer, you avoid computer attacks in the form of viruses.

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Draw On Your PDF And Then Download It

If you need to add more personality to your PDFs with your drawings, this is the tool you need. Customize your documents with your creations and make something unique and original that attracts others’ attention. When drawing on a PDF, an action known as PDF drawing, you turn a boring file into something appealing. Or just add a hand annotation and download the result.

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Draw All The Documents You Want

When drawing on PDF, there are no limits. You will be able to include your paintings in all the PDFs you want, without any trouble. It is a perfect tool if you want to make your presentations more entertaining, or if you are going to congratulate someone you love, among many other examples.

Step By Step: How To Draw On PDFs

Drawing on a PDF allows you to freely write, draw and underline whatever you want in a PDF document. If you want to use this free online tool, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the "Select PDF files" button above. This will help you select the PDF file you want to draw on and upload it to the platform. There is another option that allows you to drag the files you want to draw on directly into the "Or drag and drop your PDF here” space.
  2. At this very moment, you will be able to see the online application itself, in the upper part of which you will find the different tools that it has to be able to draw on the document. Among them, you will find the pencil icon at the top of the editor, and you will be able to draw on the file pages that you want.
  3. Once you are done, save the file to download it to your computer, mobile or tablet by clicking on the "Download" button.

Alternatives To Draw On PDF

If there’s a foolproof alternative to draw on a PDF on Windows, that’s Photoshop, the world’s most popular image editing program. Although its main purpose is editing images, the truth is that it is also compatible with .pdf files and therefore is a good solution for drawing on a document. The steps to follow are detailed below.
  1. Open Photoshop on your computer.
  2. Upload the PDF file on which you want to draw.
  3. Accept the messages that will be shown to you during the file upload. Once you view it in the editor, just select the pencil icon and start drawing on your file.
  4. Important! Once you finish drawing what you need, remember to save the file again in PDF format. To do this, simply click on the "Save" option.

Drawing on PDF files on Mac is pretty easy! If, for some reason, you prefer an alternative in the form of a program to draw in your document, you must know that Apple offers a file viewer that includes an option to add drawings and shapes to any file. This program is Preview, the default viewer that opens your PDF documents on Mac. To use it, follow the steps below:
  1. Open your PDF document with Preview.
  2. Now, make sure your toolbar is active: if a menu with the drawing option (icon of a pencil drawing a silhouette) doesn’t show up, go to " View "and click on "Show markup toolbar".
  3. Add the drawings you want and, once you’re done, don’t forget to go to "File" and click on "Export as PDF..." to save the changes to a new document.

Drawing on PDFs from an Android device, regardless of whether it is a smartphone or a tablet, is a process that can also be carried out through alternative applications designed for this purpose. Try EzPDF Reader, iAnnotate PDF or Sketch on PDF, all available for free in the Google Play Store, and you’ll see how easy it is to draw on your document.

Many iPhone and iPad users will be surprised when finding out that Pages lets you draw on documents and that it is a frankly easy task. Pages is a factory-installed application on Apple devices, and is something like its official document editor, with drawing functions. Through the drawing option, you will be able to draw whatever you want on your document and then export the drawn document in PDF format. If you’re looking for an alternative to an online PDF drawing tool, you should try it.

After This, Users Also Need:

Not only do users need to include drawings in PDFs, but there are times when they need to add text. In this case, we have the right tool for doing so:

Frequently Asked Questions About Drawing On A PDF

There are many reasons to draw on PDFs. For example, let’s say you are a teacher and need to make a more colorful presentation for your students. Also, you may need to add some notes or clarifications in the .pdf file. Or, you may just want to do something different from others.

Yes, just as you can paint on PDF, you can also delete the images you included on it. That is, just as you can draw, you can also remove such drawings, which allows you to make PDF page designs more sober and serious.

Everything will depend on the changes you want to make and the PDF drawer results you want to include in the .pdf file. Once everything is ready, save the result and download it, so you can share it with others through email, social networks or messaging apps.

You don’t have to worry about the file size when drawing on PDF, since you also have a tool designed to compress and reduce the size of PDFs. In this way, you will get this .pdf document to occupy much less space. Thus, you can transport it on a pendrive, in a much more comfortable way. In any case, the PDF files that you will get will still take up, without doing anything, little space.

Of course, you can, you can insert images while drawing on the PDF. If you want to include a photo or image on a PDF, you will be able to do so. And not just 1, but 2, 3 ... or as many as you need. In fact, it may be that the PDF itself on which you are going to draw, is an image itself. As you can see, there are several options without having to download any program.

You will be able to include in the PDF all the drawings you want. However, keep in mind that if there is text, excessive use of these drawings can make reading difficult and distract the reader. Therefore, it is better not to overuse them.
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