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April 7, 2012

4 Best Free PDF Watermark Web Services

Filed under: Online Tools — Tags: , — Rahul @ 2:00 pm

PDF files are the mostly shared files on internet, mainly in Article and eBooks, due to its security and effectiveness. When you share a PDF file then you can put lots of security measures on it to protect from having misuse of it. One of the security thing is to add an watermark on your files so that if it is shared then all will know you are the owner of it.

There are lots of freeware tools which allows you to add a customized watermark on your PDF file, but when everything is going on cloud then why you need to install a desktop tool and put load on your computer. Here are some easy to use and nice online tools which can add watermark on your PDF files.

PDF Aid

PDF Raid is an nice web service which allows you to add an customizable watermark on your PDF, it will add watermark on your file in just 3 simple steps. To add watermark you can add any PDF file of having size upto of 20 MB.

To get started just upload your PDF file on it and then type down your Watermark which you wanna put on your PDF file, It provides you 10 different types of Font styles like Times New Roman, Arial, Verdana and so on, you can then select your Font size, you can go from 5 PT to 200 PT.

You can also select the type of Font like Bold, Italics and so on, you can also select the transparency level and position of it.

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Once you are done with customization just click on Watermark PDF button and then within few minutes (depending on your file size) you will get a pop-up alert which allows you to download your watermarked file. You don’t need to make any kind of account or register here to make account.

This web site is quite easy to use and minimal, it wont have any ads which can make it heavy, and navigation is too very simple. You can install its Google Chrome extension for fast watermarking. But on your file you will get a PDF Raid logo too. If you wanna remove that logo then you have to goo for premium plan.

Rating :- 3.5/5

Visit Site :- PDF Aid

BCL PDF ONLINE

PDF online is one of those tool which allows you to add watermark on any PDF file and its without putting any kind of logo of it on output file. It also gives you some advance option to tweak with your watermark but edit them only if you know about them else leave them as it is.

If you wanna customize your watermark then you could, it allows to change options like, watermark position, watermark order, alignment, Horizontal/ Vertical Offset, Font size, embedding.

You can also change the Watermark color, its opacity and its angle. It also allows you to add watermark on a single page too, it could be useful if you wanna add watermark on certain pages on on whole file. The one thing I like about it that you can add 2 liner watermark too, other service allows just 1 liner.

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To use this online free web service you need make an account, once you had downloaded your watermark PDF file then you can delete it from their server so that no one else can download and misuse it, if you don’t delete then after 24 hrs your file will be deleted automatically.

Rating :- 4/5

Visit Site :- BCL PDF Online

K2PDF

K2PDF is another cool site which not only allows you to add watermark but it can also convert your file too, this tool is very useful if you have a MS Word file and you wanna convert it into PDF and wanna put watermark on it too.

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It supports documents like :-

  • .RTF (Rich Text Format)
  • .TXT (Simple Text Format)
  • .DOC .DOCX (Microsoft Word® Format)
  • .XLS .XLSX .XLT (Microsoft Excel® Format)
  • .PPT .PPS .PPTX (Microsoft PowerPoint® Format)
  • .PUB (Microsoft Publisher® Format)
  • .MDI (Microsoft Document Imaging® Format)
  • .PS .EPS (Postscript Format)
  • .GIF (Graphics Interchange Format)
  • .JPG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
  • .PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
  • .TIF (Tag Image File Format)
  • .BMP (Windows Bitmap Format)
  • .ODT (Open Office Format)
  • .WPS (Microsoft Works Format)
  • .HTML .HTM (Hypertext Markup Format)
  • .MHT (Microsoft Web Archive Format)
  • .XPS (XML Paper Specification Format)
  • .DWG (CAD Drawing Format)

You can put security on it by encrypting it, it supports 40 Bits and 128 Bits encryption level, you can put restriction on it by allowing or disallowing it by Printing, Copying its content and Allow changing.

On the part of watermark it wont support much option, it just provide Font color setting and what you want to as your watermark.

Rating :- 3.5/5

Visit Site :- K2PDF

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