Digital signature is one of the best ways to ensure that your data, content, or any other valuable material remains intact. With an Adobe digital signature, you can protect your important documents without signing them in person. A wet ink signature is any signature affixed to a hard copy with a pen or other writing device. While electronic signatures have become more common and accepted, some governments and private businesses still require parties to physically imprint their mark on a signed document, and some signers prefer it too.
Digital signatures are usually used for contracts, transactions, and legal agreements which are vital in business. You can also sign PDF files or Office files with an Adobe digital signature.
This blog post will show you how to use Adobe Acrobat DC to create a digital signature for your valuable documents!
What is a digital signature?
Digital signatures have been used since 2000 for the document they protect. Since they are digitally signed, anyone who has access to the document can determine if it’s genuine.
Why is digital signature important?
These days, most people use digital signature for establishing your identity online, providing proof of ownership for cars, loans, documents, and licenses, as well as for asset protection.
Digital signatures are very important for protection of sensitive data and ensuring an audit trail of transactions.
How to use Adobe Acrobat DC to create a digital signature
1. Install Adobe Acrobat DC
For complete documentation on how to download, install, and configure Adobe Acrobat DC, visit the Adobe DC documentation page.
Top 3 reasons why you should invest in an Adobe digital signature.
1. It offers a seamless and fast way to sign a document.
Most software packages available in the market are expensive and sometimes they take a long time to upload the document. Adobe digital signature reduces the time of signing the document.
The process is quite simple as all you need to do is to create a PDF file or save the document in the default form. Once you have saved the document, the signature will automatically appear.
The signature has an embedded signature image and your signature will be visible in the PDF file.
Now, whenever the document is scanned or copied, the signature will be visible.
Adobe digital signature is a great tool for people who are an author or the company owner. You can generate multiple signatures for an important document.
How to create an Adobe digital signature for your important documents with Acrobat DC.
Steps for creating an Adobe digital signature for your important documents.
Step 1. Choose your document type
Selecting a document type is the first step in the process to create an Adobe digital signature. You can either choose a document to create a signature for a PDF document or a document to sign a printed contract for a legal agreement. If you choose a document to sign a printed contract, the Acrobat digital signature must be digitally signed using the PDF file.
We will select a contract to create a digital signature. After choosing your document type, you have the option to change the format of the signature or add additional information to the document.
2. Generate a digital signature
The Acrobat DC toolbar shows the parameters of the document.
How to use Adobe Acrobat DC for signing PDF files.
Step 1: How to sign a PDF file using Adobe Acrobat DC.
Open a PDF file in Acrobat DC. This step is not required as PDF files can be opened by anyone with an Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click the Document button (top right hand corner). Then click the New signature button. You need to choose a signature style which will be used for the signature you created. Once you have selected the signature style, click the link to save the document. After the document has been saved, return to the documents folder.
Step 2: What are the differences between Adobe Acrobat Signature and Adobe Acrobat Signature.
Adobe Acrobat signature
By default, the Signature property in the window with the document icon will be in color.
However, you can change the signature property to black and white.