Adding Watermark on PDF Files with VivPDF Editor


According to Wikipedia, a watermark is an identifying image or pattern in paper that appears as various shades of lightness/darkness when viewed by transmitted light (or when viewed by reflected light, atop a dark background), caused by thickness or density variations in the paper. They have been used on postage stamps, currency, and other government documents to discourage counterfeiting.

Why people add watermarks to PDF files?

There is a free software you can use called VIVPDF EDIT Watermark that lets you add watermarks in the form of text, image, logo, signature, URL, and lots more.

Besides that, you could add watermarks to PDF files using VIVPDF EDIT. Here’s what to do:

1To add text or image as watermark to PDF files

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Texts and images can be can be used as watermark for certain documents and purpose. Images of public brands can be used as watermark e.g. company logo etc. The steps below will explain how to add texts and images as watermark to documents.

  • Choose PAGES on the top bar > Watermark > Add.
  • To use an image as a watermark, select File. Then click Browse and select the image file. If the file has multiple pages with images, specify the Page Number you want. Note that 0nly PDF, JPEG, and BMP images can be used as watermarks.
  • To specify when the watermark appears, select or deselect Show When Printing and Show When Displaying On Screen.
  • To control variations in a PDF with pages of varying sizes, select or deselect Keep Position And Size Of Watermark Text Constant When Printing On Different Page Sizes.
  • (Optional) To apply the same settings to additional PDFs, click Apply to Multiple Files. Click Add Files, choose Add Files or Add Open Files, and then select the files. Then in the Output Options dialog box, specify your folder and filename preferences, and click OK.

2To add watermark in front or behind a document

You can have watermarks in front and behind of a document, but it is mostly advisable to put them behind for clearer view and understanding for the readers.

  • Follow the steps above for adding watermark to a document.
  • Select In front or behind to change the position of the selected watermark.
  • Select Ok to complete
add watermark in front or behind

3To add watermark to a page, every page or custom pages

add watermark to a page, every page or custom pages

Watermark can be added to a page, every page or custom pages it all depends on how you need and how you need it.

  • Open a single PDF.
  • Choose PAGES on the top bar > Watermark > Add.
  • You can make changes to pages where you want watermark, and then click OK.
  • If you want it on custom pages then you can select the pages where you want the watermarks on.

4To change the positions of watermarks

The position of watermarks can easily be changed to a desired position. In addition, two watermarks can be inserted to a particular document, A company with a name and logo can all be incorporated on a document.

Follow the steps below to carry out.

  • Open a single PDF, or select one PDF in a PDF Portfolio.
  • Then Choose PAGES on the top bar > Watermark > Add.
  • Insert the first and second watermark.
  • Position them to your choice.
  • Click Ok to complete.
change the positions of watermarks

5To set rotation of watermark

set rotation of watermark

Watermarks can be rotated for more beautification and design. Most watermark are rotated or tilted at 45°, but you can always tilt it to any direction, angle or position.

  • Follow the steps above to insert the desired watermark.
  • After inserting the watermark, you can tilt it to the desired position.
  • Click Ok to complete.

Type of the watermarks on VivPDF

They are various types of watermarks that VivPDF can provide. These types of watermarks can be used depending on its functionality. VivPDF provides all these types of watermarks listed below.

  • a ) Text, image, or text & image.
  • b ) In front of or behind document content.
  • c ) Add to one page, every page or custom pages.
  • d ) Add any position on the page, like header, footer or center.
  • e ) Set rotation or capacity for more beautiful.

Whatever type of document you want to add Watermark,VivPDF EDIT is the premium application to easily and efficiently add quality watermarks.

The step below is going to reveal the simple and unique method of adding the listed watermarks on a PDF document. The steps are clear and easily comprehensive. If you want the best out of watermarks on your documents and files then follow closely.

Steps of using VivPDF to add watermark

  • a ) Install and open file.
  • b ) Open pop-up window of add watermark.
  • c ) Set properties for more beautiful.
  • d ) Set pages option.

VivPDF EDIT is a premium application for adding watermarks to PDF files. This application has various designs of watermark to give your PDF document awesome watermarks for whatever reason.

It is not only easy to use but quite convenient as it does not require any special skills or technique. With VivPDF EDIT adding bookmarks of any design is not only easy but also interesting. To add watermarks to your PDF simply follow the steps above and enjoy your watermarks. It is only this easy with VivPDF EDIT PDF converter.