Adobe Reader finally got a “sign” button, thanks to Adobe for making PDF documents signing electronically easier, where Nitro PDF Reader has already this feature why it took so long for Adobe to add this feature to their PDF Reader application, better late than never, latest Adobe Reader X 10.1.2 added a new Sign button and native EchoSign integration.

signed PDF in Adobe Reader

Signing your PDF documents in the Adobe Reader X

After installing the PDF Reader, launch it from its shortcut on the desktop, open the PDF file you want to add a signature, click the highlighted Sign button on the toolbar to open the sign pane.

Sign pane

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Click Add Text and type the text on PDF where you want your name or Company name to appear on the document.

Click Place Signature button and Browse for the signature image in the select Signature image dialog box from your Computer (which you can create easily signing on a paper, scan it and save as an image).

select signature image

Adobe Reader from now onwards saves this image for future uses where clicking on the place signature auto-adds this signature. You can select another signature or clear the current added signature by selecting them from the “Place Signature” menu.

You can easily move or rotate or resize signature, when all set click Finalize Changes to to merge signature into the document and name the saved file.

Adobe Reader 10.1.2 in the 51 MB size, you can download this from here.