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How to edit PDF files online

Follow these easy steps to edit a PDF online by adding comments : | Two documents showing the online editing PDF process

  • Choose a PDF to edit by clicking the Select a file button above, or drag and drop a file into the drop zone.
  • Once Acrobat uploads the file, sign in to add your comments.
  • Use the toolbar to add text, sticky notes, highlights, drawings, and more.
  • Download your annotated file or get a link to share it.

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Our online PDF editor lets you add text, sticky notes, highlights, drawings, and more to PDFs with ease. Just upload a file and sign in to annotate it. Then download or share it. | Comment bubble with red addition sign showing how easy it is to edit PDFs for free online

Add text and comments online

Use Adobe Acrobat PDF editing tools to add text boxes with your comments. You can also add sticky notes and highlight, strike through, or underline content. | An icon show Acrobat’s PDF editable online page editor tool available to try for free for 7 days with Acrobat Pro.

Draw on your PDF file

It’s easy to add drawings to your PDF using our free online tool. After signing in, use the drawing tool to freehand draw anything, including circles and arrows. | A document with a comment bubble and arrows showing how it is easy to review documents with Acrobat online

Speed up document reviews

You can let other people add comments to your document too. Share the file with others, then @mention reviewers and reply to their comments. | A desktop with an Acrobat PDF icon showing how you can use PDF tools in any browser

Use with any browser

You can use our online PDF editor in any web browser, such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Safari, or Firefox. It also works on any operating system, including Mac, Windows, and Linux. | Adobe Acrobat PDF document that shows how users can trust Adobe Acrobat online tools to edit PDFs

A free PDF editor you can trust

Adobe invented the PDF format. Share your comments with confidence by using our free Edit PDF online tool to annotate your files.

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What tools can I use to edit a PDF online?

Our free PDF editor tools let you add text, annotations, and drawings to documents when you sign in:

• Add text boxes or sticky notes anywhere in the file
• Highlight, strike through, or underline content
• Use the drawing tool to freehand draw whatever you want

If you need more advanced PDF editing tools, you can try Adobe Acrobat Pro free for seven days on your desktop, mobile device, or online. With Acrobat Pro for Mac or Windows, you can:

• Edit PDF text to fix a typo, change fonts, or add new content
• Move, rotate, flip, or add images (JPG, PNG, and more)
• Add bulleted or numbered lists
• Insert page numbers or watermarks

Your free trial also lets you edit text in scans using optical character recognition (OCR) functionality, create PDFs from almost any file format, create PDF forms, sign PDFs with e-signatures, organize PDF pages, reduce file sizes, secure PDFs with passwords, redact PDF content, and convert PDFs to Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word documents using Acrobat PDF converter tools.

How do I add drawings to a PDF?
To add drawings to a PDF file, use the Acrobat free online PDF editor tool. Once you sign in, you can use the drawing tool to freehand draw anything desired, including lines, shapes, and arrows in your preferred color.
How do I share my edited PDF?
Once you've signed in and added your comments to a PDF, you'll be able to download the annotated PDF. You can also share a link to the file online, share the file with multiple reviewers to collect all feedback in one place, or share your PDF by email.

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