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How to Create Watermark on PDF Files?

Watermark is a recognizable logo that labels a document as confidential and prevents other from copying it. A PDF watermark can be image or text. Adding watermark to PDF helps ensure confidentiality or prohibit others from stealing the PDF material. How did you create captivating PDF watermarks? This article will tell you the way.

With Adobe Acrobat, you can create both graphic and text watermarks. It provides you the tools for creating a watermark on an existing PDF document or on a blank screen so that you can use the watermark in the future. In the following, we will tell you how to create PDF graphic watermark and PDF text watermark with Adobe Acrobat.

Part I: How to Add Graphic Watermark to PDF?

1. Launch Adobe Acrobat on your computer, click "File" > "Open" to open the PDF file that you want to integrate with the watermark with Adobe Acrobat.

2. Go to the toolbar, click "Document" > "Watermark" and choose "Add" from the pop-up menu.

3. Click the circle beside the "File" menu and then choose "Browse" to select the image you want to use for the watermark.

4. You are allowed to adjust the size, appearance and position of the watermark. After the settings, you can click "Ok" to save the PDF watermark.

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Part II: How to Create Text Watermark on PDF?

1. Open Adobe Acrobat, click "File" > "Open" to upload the PDF file that you want to add the watermark in Adobe Acrobat.

2. Go to the toolbar, click these buttons in turn: "Document" > "Watermark" > "Add".

3. Click the circle beside the "Text" menu and then type the text you want to use for the watermark in the box.

4. Adjust the font size, font color and text location as needed.

5. You are allowed to preview the watermark in the Preview window to check if you are satisfied with the watermark. If yes, you can click "OK" to save it.

Tips: After creating watermarks to your PDF files, sometimes you may also need to remove these watermarks due to different reasons. Thus, here another useful guide of how to remove PDF watermark is provided here.

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Additional Tips: Another Way to Prevent Others to Copy Your PDF

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