Typing on a PDF should be dead simple. Like opening a Google Doc and adding some text. But it's not that easy. The good news is Markup Hero is the fastest solution for typing on a PDF, and it's free. Here's how it works.
Step #1 - Go to https://markuphero.com/new
Step #2 - Upload or drag your PDF into the "new markup" area.
Step #3 - Wait a few seconds for your file to load and you'r ready to type on the PDF.
Step #4 - Use the type tool to add text to your PDF. You can change the color and font size with the click of a button.
Step #5 - Add other annotations and image markups to your PDF with ease. Markup Hero provides a suite of editing tools for you to modify your file.
Step #6 - Save your PDF either as a PNG image or back to the original PDF format by clicking the share menu on the top right and selecting download image or export to PDF.
Step #7 - Markup Hero offers even more ways to share your PDF with type on it. You can create a share link or even copy each page to your clipboard and paste it into anywhere like SMS, Facebook, Email, Slack or a million other tools you use daily.
Step #8 - Once you're done typing on your PDF and you've saved the file or copied the link, just close your browser. If you go back to markuphero.com your files and annotations are automatically saved for you.
Just look in the my markups section to see everything you've worked on. If you haven't created an account, you'll be limited to your last 10 markups, but just create a free account and you can see them all.
you can search for markups by the title you give them, you can add them to collections you create. You can "star" your favorites and and you can filter by type: starred, screenshots, images, pdf's, duplicates and URL's.
Step #9 - Get even more out of Markup Hero by installing our Chrome Extension and our desktop app. With these free tools you can take screenshots and instantly add markups and annotations to them.
The desktop app is great for taking fixed area screenshots of anything showing on your computer Mac, Windows or Linux.
The Bottom Line
Adding type to a PDF doesn't need to be a headache. Markup Hero makes this a piece of cake and you can try it in literally in 60 seconds or less.
And Markup Hero can increase your productivity by 10x when you use other popular tools like Asana, Slack, Notion and dozens more. People that use Markup Hero to type on a PDF also use the tool every day for hundreds of other tasks. Try it free and see for yourself.