Everything is digital in this world. Including wet signatures, now eSignatures!
With electronic documents and signatures, you can save up so much time and reduce paperwork printing and reduce that stack of paper near your desk.
In this guide, we'll teach you everything about we signatures, and how to add them to PDF files. Basically, digitalizing your signature for PDFs.
But first, let's answer the first question that comes in mind.
A wet signature represents the symbol or text you're writing on a piece of paper to sign a document under your name.
Wet signatures are handwritten and legally binding on contracts and agreements. They are the classic, go-to type of signatures.
They are also known as "wet ink signatures", which refer to signatures written by somebody using a pen.
At SignHouse, we're using modern software and tools to turn your handwritten, wet-ink signature into a digital one. Let's check it out!
There are different methods to add a wet signature to a PDF:
We'll now go through each method on how to sign a PDF with your wet signature.
What this does is basically digitalizing your signature and documents so you can use them swiftly whenever you need them.
The fastest and most relevant way to add a wet signature to a PDF is to use a free software, like our online signature generator:
Simply upload your PDF document in the box above, and then you'll be forwarded to our document editor.
With SignHouse, you can create your electronic signature in multiple ways: upload a picture of your wet signature, draw it, or use text with handwritten-alike font.
Above you can see an example of a wet signature added to a PDF.
In fact, the document above is our free Non-Disclosure Agreement Template. Get access to it and freely use it for any purpose!
Scanning your signature is also a quick way to scan your wet signature for a PDF:
Scanning your signature is slower than just creating your eSignature.
That's because you can take pictures in the wrong lighting and extend the process just to re-take the picture of your wet signature.
At the end of the day, scanning and uploading a picture of your signature is still a good way to add your wet signature to a PDF.
Let's move on to the third and the last method!
Another way to add your wet signature to a document is to scan and sign it:
As you can see, printing your PDF document just to sign it with your wet signature is not the fastest option.
It's both time and paper consuming.
Create your own wet signature on the spot: Grab a piece of paper > Get your favourite pen > Write your name or initials to represent yourself.
A wet signature in Adobe is an electronic signature that looks just like the one you'd write on a piece of paper — only now it is virtual, added to your online documents.
Yes, you can create a wet signature electronically. There are multiple ways for it:
Make your electronic signature look wet with our online signature generator that creates cursive signatures.
Ch David is the co-founder of SignHouse. David is here to help the product development team expand the capabilities of ultimate eSignature maker for all your needs. Join David and the SignHouse team in stepping up electronic signatures!