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Today, we're going to teach you everything about editing PDF files using on Mac, whether you're using an iMac or a MacBook. It's really not that hard!
When reaching the end of this post, you're going to know how easy it is to edit a pDF on a Mac — it's free, and it only takes a few seconds.
You can't edit a PDF on Mac because it's set as a read-only file instead of one that you can edit in Preview, Pages or another app. Though, you now know that the PDF is locked from editing and further changes.
SignHouse is one of those apps that helps you lock a PDF on Mac as well.
It's simple — PDF files are not meant to be edited. In exchange, you can use a third-party software like SignHouse to edit a PDF by adding your signature, multiple text fields, checkboxes and so on.
SignHouse's PDF editor for Mac devices works against no charge, so you're free to edit a PDF at any time without any limits.
To edit a PDF on your Mac, select the file you want to change, upload it, and then start making changes: add text, sign, convert to other formats etc. After that, simply download the edited PDF in a click.
First, upload the PDF that you want to edit using your Mac.
You can either drag and drop the document or browse your Mac's local files.
This is what you came here for: editing the PDF. You'll now see a preview of the file that will change according to the mods you're making to the file.
The menu on the left side of the screen shows you the features you've got with SignHouse's PDF editor for Mac users:
Pro Tip: If you want to get access to the contract in the image above, make sure to see our Non-Compete Agreement Template that is free to duplicate & use.
After finishing the edits on the PDF on Mac, you can add your online signature and then download it.
Though, if you don't want that, you can just directly save the edited file.
That's it! You've just edited a PDF using your Mac.
Yes, every Mac computer has Preview as its PDF editor. You can use Preview to edit documents, sign them, and unlock their full potential. While some Macs use Preview, others may use Quick Look for you to see documents and edit them.
If you're new with a Mac computer, make sure to read Apple's Preview guide to learn how to edit documents in the built-in app.
To quickly edit PDF documents using your Mac (for free):
There's really no optimal way to edit PDFs using Mac devices, but SignHouse is here to help you.
To edit a PDF online using your iMac or MacBook:
Yes, and you're going to need a 100% free PDF online editor like SignHouse. It works this way:
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