Want to learn how to scan your signature and convert it to a digital one? If so, this is the place to be in.
By the end of reading this article, you're going to know how to create an eSignature and use it further.
Moreover, you'll actually leave this page with your very own digital signature, as you can create yours on this very page. It's 100% free of cost!
Let's check this out.
A scanned signature is the captured image of your handwritten signature written on a piece of paper. Essentially, a scanned signature is the same as your written signature, only now it is digital in the computer.
Yes, a scanned signature is an electronic signature. Scanned is when you take a picture of your signature and upload it in the computer, and electronic is when it's made online without having to take out pen and paper.
Simply put, an electronic signature is made with an online signature software, whereas a scanned signature is first written on paper and transferred in a computer.
There are two ways you an scan your signature and convert it to a digital one, for free: take a picture of the signature and transfer it to your computer, or use an online software to generate your digital signature.
We're now going to present you both of the methods and let you decide which way to convert your scanned signature to a digital signature.
This is the good old way to scan your signature and convert it to a digital signature, but the only problem is that is can take quite a lot of time.
And then, you also need to nail the lighting and make sure that your signature won't look too blurry or have any shadows on top of it.
That's why we always suggest using the second method, which implies using an electronic signature tool that helps you design a signature in seconds.
Are you drawing your signature? Feel free to change the colour and customize the brush that you're drawing it with.
If you're typing your signature, know that you can change the font you're using for your scanned digital signature.
Have a look at the San Serif and handwritten fonts and pick whatever fits your profile best and download the eSignature.
Scan and email a signature in the classic way, in 4 steps:
Pro Tip: Use SignHouse to add your eSignature to an email as well. It's yet another one of our free services.
You can't go wrong with this method. Scanned signatures are 100% legally binding and you can easily attach them to email messages.
There you go — that's how you convert a scanned signature to a digital signature!
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