What is the best way to sign a fillable PDF document on an iPad?

Posted on 2014-07-11
Last Modified: 2014-07-12
I have a fillable PDF that needs to be signed by clients.  I have tried a couple of apps but they don't seem to work smoothly.  Can someone recommend an app or process to sign fillable PDF documents.  I really do not want to subscribe to a service with a monthly fee.

Thanks, Jon
Question by:jsuber-tchd
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    Does Quickoffice app work in your situation? It's a free app.
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    by:Michael Machie
    When you say 'sign', do you mean type into the field or actually have a person sign their name into the document by using their finger?
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    Adobe Reader has recently been updated to include new commenting and annotation functions.

    I am not sure how far the e-sign features will help, or indeed how far certificate based signatures can be implemented, but it has finger or stylus 'sign by handwriting' features out of the box though. It is certainly worth a trial run.

    I have just implemented a 700 field survey form for Android and the Reader seems to hold up well.


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    I would like them to sign with their finger.

    Author Comment

    I have tried Adobe Reader.  I thought everything worked well except for the signing part.  Thanks for the suggestion.

    Author Closing Comment

    I purchased PDF Export from iTunes for $10.  It does everything I need.

    Thanks. Jon

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