Annotate PDF and Simplify Collaborations

  • Provide shareable feedback with annotations and comments
  • Highlight or markup to point out significant area or information
  • Highlight, underline, and strikethrough text in PDF
  • Add customizable eSignatures, shapes, and text to PDF
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Enjoyable Annotation Experience for Remote Work

Significantly improve your business efficiency with the Adobe-level annotation features including annotations, text highlighting, markups, electronic signatures, etc. Your paperless teamwork is simplified.

Rich Annotation Options

Add a variety of different markups to your PDF documents by using annotations, comments, or signatures, highlighting texts or areas, adding shapes, and writing on PDF with ink or a typewriter.

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Add and Edit Annotations

The annotation tool in PDFgear allows you to insert sticky notes into the digital PDF document anywhere you want. When you select the notes on your document, you get to freely edit or delete it.

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Highlight Text or Area

A large proportion of office workers in the 21st century are skimmers, and highlighting is an effective method used to make important information stand out, whether it’s several lines of text or an area of content.

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Insert Text Box or Typewriting

In PDFgear Desktop PDF Annotator, options are offered to add customizable and detachable text boxes or typewriting on a selected area of a document, to give feedback in the exact spot!

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Shape and Ink Provided

Graphics and symbols are two vital elements in giving more visual feedback. Use delicate lines, rectangles, ovals, and inks in the PDFgear Desktop PDF Annotator tool to clearly make your point.

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Easier Way to Insert Stamps

Use the markup symbols stamp to acquire attention from the most important person, and the classy stamp presets and the support for image stamps in PDFgear Desktop makes you easily do the trick.

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How to Annotate PDF Documents Using PDFgear Desktop

Launch PDFgear Desktop on your computer, and click the Open File button to import the PDF you intend to annotate.

Go to the Annotation toolbox from the upper menubar, and you’ll find ample annotation options like highlighting, adding shapes, adding notes, etc.

When you’re done annotating your PDF, click the Save button from the upper-left side to save the annotated PDF.

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Tech Specs

Point For Windows For MacOS
Supported OS Windows 10 and Windows 11 macOS 10.14 to macOS 13, Apple M1
RAM 512 MB of memory (RAM), 1 GB recommended
Disk 500M of free hard disk space 200M of free hard disk space
Internet Internet connection is necessary for Product Activation, Product Help, and Live Updates.
Supported File Formats .pdf(PDF, PDF/A), .docx, .doc, .pptx, .ppt, .xlsx, .xls, .xml, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .bmp, .gif, .tiff, .txt, .epub, .rtf, .html .pdf, .docx, .xlsx, .pptx, .jpg, .png, .gif, .tiff, .epub, .html, .rtf, .txt
System Language Chinese Simplified, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
OCR Language Support Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish

Frequently Asked Questions on Annotating PDF

How to add annotations to PDF in PDFgear Desktop?

To add annotations and comments to PDF in PDFgear Desktop, you should use the PDF Annotator tool. Import your PDF document, go to the Annotate section, and you’ll find options for adding annotations and markups to PDF.

Is PDFgear Desktop PDF Annotator safe?

Apart from being free to use, PDFgear Desktop PDF Compressor is also completely safe, clean, and secure. There won’t be advertisements or foisting software, and PDFgear Desktop has passed the Microsoft Store’s app validation and safety tests.

How to annotate a PDF on mobile phones?

To annotate a PDF document on iPhones or Android phones, you can use an online PDF annotator like PDFgear that works in a web browser on your phone, or a PDF annotator app from the app store.

How to annotate a PDF on Mac?

There are various ways to annotate a PDF on Mac, and the most used methods are using Preview, which has a markup tool, and an online PDF annotator like PDFgear.com for you to annotate PDFs in a web browser.

How to annotate a PDF in Chrome?

In late 2020, a new PDF annotation feature has been added to Google Chrome, and we can annotate a PDF in the Chrome browser since then (if it’s enabled). To annotate PDFs in Chrome, drag and drop your PDFs into the Chrome browser, and hit the Text button from the top of the screen.

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