After this pandemic situation, we are very much dependent on the digital world. Even the students have to rely on the online system, for education. Even most of the time the students also have to send their homework or exam sheets by creating pdf files and sending them to the teacher or examiner. And in the case of official communication, attaching pdf document is a very common task. But sometimes the receiver has to annotate the PDF file and send it to the sender as feedback. Even in the case of the online education system also, the teacher or the examiner has to annotate the PDF file for correction and send it to the student or the examiner.
But it is very easy to find PDF viewer applications for free, but in case you want to edit a PDF file, the application charges you for giving you the service. However, in the previous articles, we had discussed some of the applications which allow you to edit and annotate PDF documents for free. Some of the applications are PDFescape, HiPDF, PDFCandy, and so on. In this article, we will discuss one such application which you can download and install into your Windows 10/11 PC and even on iOS devices. If you are using any other operating system, then you need not have to worry about it. The web version of the application is also available for you. If you are using any such PC where the installation is not allowed, you can use the web version for quick support. Yes, we are talking about a freeware application Drawboard PDF.
How to download and install Drawboard PDF?
For Windows 10/11 users, Drawboard PDF is available on Microsoft Store. And if you are an iOS user, then you can download and install Drawboard PDF from Apple App Store.
Or you may visit the home page of Drawboard and download and install it from there. After successful installation of Drawboard PDF, let’s move on to see how it works to annotate PDF documents.
How to annotate and edit PDF documents with the Drawboard PDF app?
When you open the Drawboard PDF application, the front interface looks somewhat like this.
You can open the PDF document by clicking on the “Open file from device” button as shown in the screenshot above. After the PDF document loads into the application, it is ready for editing. You can annotate and add text or edit the PDF document using the tool on the right-hand tool panel. You will not be able to view all the tools at once. Just click on the plus (+) button to view all other editing tools.
How to save edited PDF documents?
Once the editing is complete, you can save the document using the left panel. And if you are using this application on iPad or iPhone or Windows Tab or phone, then you can also directly share the edited document.
What else can be done with Drawboard PDF application?
You can manipulate pages of a PDF document, such as inserting new pages, rotating and deleting pages. Import and export XFDF. Adding a signature, inserting an image from a camera or file, and lots more.
However, you can also create a new PDF document from a blank copy, convert an image to PDF, merge multiple PDF documents and also upload any copy of the edited document to the Drawboard cloud storage.
How to access and use Drawboard PDF web-based application to edit and annotate PDF file?
To access the Drawboard PDF web-based application, open any browser and navigate to its Drawboard PDF web application. The interface is just the same as the offline installer. If you are using any system other than your personal one or other operating system, then you can do your work to edit or annotate PDF using the web-based application of Drawboard PDF.
This application works, in the same way, to annotate PDF on iPad and iPhone for free.
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Although there are several other applications available online or offline, which offer to edit and annotate PDF documents. But Drawboard PDF is noteworthy among them, as, it offers all these features to edit and annotate PDF at zero cost. Even you can enjoy its benefits offline mode too and web-version also.
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