Highlight PDF

Highlight a PDF online with our simple tool. Takes seconds to highlight a PDF.

  • Underline in your online PDF document
  • Highlight text and underline as needed
  • Choose from different highlighter colours
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Easily Highlight Your PDFs Online with a Few Clicks

Looking to highlight text in a PDF? Need to annotate or mark specific sections in your document? If so, our PDF highlighter is here to help. It allows you to make desired changes effortlessly. Whether you're using a web browser, mobile device, tablet, or computer, you can conveniently highlight text.

Once you're done highlighting your file, remember that FormatPDF.com offers additional features such as document signing, password protection, and page removal. These tools give your file the finishing touches it needs.

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Easy PDF Highlighting

Dealing with PDFs without the proper software for highlighting them can be a source of frustration. Thankfully, our exceptional PDF highlighter provides the ideal solution. With its powerful features, you can effortlessly highlight, annotate, and make the text you need stand out.

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Completely Web-Based: No Installation Necessary

If you're in search of an efficient tool for highlighting PDFs, look no further. Our user-friendly platform enables you to effortlessly upload your file, apply highlights, and download the updated document. No need to burden your computer or mobile device with additional software installations.

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Secure, Anonymous, And Login-Free

Rest assured that your file remains exclusively accessible to you, both before and after highlighting. Only you have the ability to view, modify, and download the uploaded document.

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Watermark And Advertisement-Free

Hooray! Our highlighter operates without leaving any watermarks on your document. Furthermore, the resulting file is free from intrusive advertisements. In short, you can conveniently highlight your PDFs without any distractions or the need for software installations.

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Versatile Highlighter For All Devices

Experience the convenience of our highlighter on any internet-connected device, whether it's a smartphone, tablet, PC, or Mac. Our service seamlessly integrates with various operating systems, including Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, and Linux. Give it a try now!

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And, Best Of All, It's Free!

Our highlighter enables you to make text stand out in any document, catering to all your assignment or form submission needs. Whether it's a school project or an official document, you can make all the necessary edits online, in a jiffy.

Step By Step: How to Highlight PDFs

Highlighting important information in PDFs is crucial nowadays. Follow the steps below to utilize our online tool for highlighting PDFs:

  1. Click on the "Select PDF file" button, or simply drag and drop the document into the designated area.
  2. Once you've completed the first step, you'll gain access to our highlighting tool. You'll find a range of options available, such as selecting text to highlight, adding color-coded annotations, underlining key points, or using various highlighter styles.
  3. After making the desired highlights, click on the "Download" button located in the upper-right corner of your screen. Your modified file will be promptly generated and ready for use!

Highlighting PDFs On Different Platforms

If you're using Windows, you can explore a paid program called Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for PDF highlighting. Follow the steps below to get started:
  1. Locate the file you wish to highlight, right-click on it, and select "Open with". In the drop-down menu, choose "Adobe Acrobat Reader DC".
  2. Once the document is open in the viewer, look for the side menu on the right. Find the "Highlight PDF" option and click on it.
  3. The program will provide you with step-by-step instructions to highlight the file.

To add highlights to PDFs on a Mac, you can utilize the built-in Preview software, which offers basic editing tools. Here's how to highlight PDFs using Preview:
  1. Open your file in Preview and navigate to the toolbar.
  2. If you don't see the editing options, go to "View" and click on "Show markup toolbar".
  3. Explore the available options in the toolbar to highlight the desired sections of your document.

When it comes to highlighting files on your Android device, you have multiple options at your fingertips. Among them, Adobe Acrobat Reader stands out as a prominent choice, albeit requiring a paid monthly subscription for full editing capabilities. To highlight PDFs using Acrobat Reader on Android, follow these simple steps:
  1. Launch the Adobe app and open the desired file.
  2. Tap on the pencil icon positioned at the bottom right corner of the screen.
  3. Select "Edit PDF" and proceed to apply the necessary highlights to your document.

Yes, it is indeed possible to highlight PDFs using an iPhone or iPad. You can explore applications such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, iAnnotate PDF, PDFpen, and others, available for download from the Apple App Store. Install any of these applications to begin making text stand out in your PDF documents.

After Highlighting, You May Also Need:

Once you've finished highlighting your document, emphasizing key points, or marking important information, you might want to safeguard it from further modifications. In such cases, our PDF locking tool can come in handy:

Frequently Asked Questions About Highlighting PDFs

To highlight text in a PDF document, you can use our tool. Simply upload your PDF, choose the highlighter tool, click and drag over the text you want to highlight, and release to apply the highlight. Easy!

Yes, you can remove or change the color of the highlighted text in a PDF. If you want to remove a highlight, select the highlighted text and press the delete or backspace key. To change the highlight color, select the highlighted text, and choose the option to change the color or properties of the highlight.

No, there is no need to install any software for highlighting PDFs. Our web-based highlight tool is hosted in the cloud, making it accessible through any device with an internet connection. Simply access it online and start highlighting your PDFs hassle-free.

Yes, our online tool enables you to highlight protected PDFs. First, visit our Unlock PDF page to remove the password from the document. Once the file is unlocked, return here to upload and highlight it as desired.

For deleting pages, we offer a separate tool called Delete Pages. It's designed specifically for removing pages from PDFs and can be accessed separately. Give it a try!

Yes, you can highlight PDFs on mobile devices. Our tool offers the ability to highlight text right on your smartphone or tablet. Just open the PDF in the app, select the text you want to highlight, and choose the highlight tool to apply the desired color.
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