How to add annotations on a PDF on Windows


I have some PDF files to which I want to add some annotations (by adding some TextBox with arrows like I can do on Microsoft Word, for example). So the idea is to open these PDFs, add this TextBoxes with arrows, and save again as a PDF.

I have read that this can be done by opening PDFs on LibreOffice Writer, but when I try to do this, the PDF is open on LibreOffice Draw, and I can't found the option for doing this on there.

I have also read about using AdobeAcrobat, but I don't have this software and have no experience with it, and also I'm looking for a free solution.

My computer is Windows 7 based.

Thank you.
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
The latest version of the free Acrobat Reader (XI) can make annotations:

It is the first version of Reader that has the annotations feature. There are also other free PDF readers/viewers that can make annotations on PDFs. Here are three excellent ones:

(1) Foxit Reader:

(2) PDF-XChange Editor:

They also have a PRO (non-free) version, but I think you'll find that the free version does everything you need. It even has OCR capability.

(3) Nitro Reader:

Regards, Joe

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gplanaAuthor Commented:
Great. I didn't know the options you mention.

Thank you very much.
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
You're very welcome. Happy to help. Regards, Joe
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