How to fill out a PDF form on a Mac.

Learn how to fill out a PDF form on a Mac computer with step-by-step instructions that make it convenient and secure.

Paper forms are quickly becoming obsolete. It is faster, easier, and more convenient to fill out forms right on your computer or device. You can fill out forms using PDFs, add your signature confidently, and never need a printer.

Steps for filling out PDF forms on a Mac computer.

There are many reasons you might want to fill out a PDF. Whether applying for a job or completing a customer survey, you can do it right from your computer and save time. If you use an Apple computer with the Macintosh operating system—macOS, it’s simple to fill out PDF forms.

One way to fill out a PDF form on your Mac is by using the Preview app. Preview is built into the macOS and works as the default viewer for PDF files. Here are the steps you can follow:

  1. In the Preview app on your Mac, open the PDF.
  2. Click a fillable form field in the PDF and type your text.
  3. Export the file to save it for your records or send it to someone else.

Another easy way to fill out and sign PDFs is using Adobe Acrobat online fill and sign tools. Using any browser on your Mac computer, you can drag and drop or browse to a fillable PDF file to open it, then use the toolbar to fill in the form fields and add your PDF signature. You can download the completed form to store or share it.

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