Common documents and file types you can e-sign.

Learn about the multiple file types that support electronic signatures. Keep your projects moving between departments, clients, customers, and more.

Electronic signatures (also known as e-signatures) keep your documents moving. There are plenty of ways to utilize digital signatures in business — from offer letters and contracts to invoices and more. Plus chances are, you’ve already seen this technology pop up elsewhere in daily life. Let’s explore the variety of file types in which you can insert electronic signatures to help save time and money in your own business.

Request digital signatures on multiple file types.

When you need to request a signature, it’s most common to use a PDF or Microsoft Word document, but there are many other file types that support digital signing. They can include:

Once you have a document ready to be signed, you can upload the file to an application such as Acrobat or Acrobat Reader and follow the prompts to send the document and indicate where you'd like the recipient's signature.

What happens after signing?

After you send your document, the recipient will receive an email to let them know they have a document waiting for their signature. If they choose to sign the document, they will also receive a copy of the document with the signatures in a PDF for their own recordkeeping.

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