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How to Insert Text in PDF?

PDF is world-widely used in people's daily life and work for its high compatibility, just with a free PDF reader, you can view a PDF file on any computer with any operating system; in addition, its strong encryption make PDF be hard to copy, print and edit. However, it's really drawback if you meet a case that need to insert text into a PDF. So what will you do to if you need to add text to PDF files? Here is a tip on how to insert text in PDF document in two ways. The article will be divided into two parts:
Part 1. Insert Text in PDF with Adobe Acrobat
Part 2. Insert Text in PDF with PDF Converter Software

Part 1. Insert Text in PDF with Adobe Acrobat

  • Firstly, you need to download and install the Adobe Acrobat from the site: http://www.adobe.com
  • Secondly, click Advanced Commenting Toolbar from the drop down list of Review & Comment.
  • Thirdly, click the Text Box tool to start a text box to add text to PDF.
  • Finally, add text to PDF by entering the text into the text box.

Yet Adobe Acrobat is powerful, it is not very easy-to-use to edit page layout and replace the original text. And also the high price of Adobe Acrobat is unaffordable to many people. Limitation of the trial version is that you just have 30-days free trial of this software. So, you can try the second method - Insert Text in PDF with PDF Converter program.

Part 2. Insert Text in PDF with PDF Converter

This method will be a little bit trouble, you need to convert PDF to Word document firstly, and then you have to save Word back to PDF with a free office add-on SaveAsPDF to save Word as PDF.

Before we begin to insert text into a PDF file, you need to download the best PDF Converter software free and then follow the below steps to begin to insert text in PDF at once.

free download to insert text into pdf(OS Supported: Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7 )

Step 1. Install and run the PDF Converter and then click "Add File" button to input the PDF files.

how to insert text in pdf document

Step 2. Go to the "Output Type" area, choose Word as output format for exporting PDF to Word.

Step 3. After all things are done, then click "Convert" button to start converting PDF to Word document.

Now, you can insert text into PDF files in Microsoft Word. Also you can change the text, images, layout after converting PDF to Word. Then you can use a free office add-on SaveAsPDF to save Word as PDF.

Though you need to use two programs to insert text into PDF files by this way, but it is really easy-to-use and also not that costly. You can free download the program and try to insert text in PDF by yourself immediately!

free download to insert text in pdf( OS Supported: Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7)

Related: Save PDF as Word, Export PDF to Word