Top 5 Best PDF Stamp Maker


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Adding a stamp to a PDF document makes it easy for us to share comments, anecdotes and other information about the PDF document with others. This means that more than one person can work on the same document using comments and stamps to pass information about the document back and forth. For instance, one person can use stamps to mark a document as "Confidential" to let the other party know that they shouldn't share its contents. In this article, we share with you the top 5 best PDF stamp makers and show you how to make a PDF stamp.

Part 1. Top 5 Best PDF Stamp Maker

#1. PDFelement Pro

PDFelement Pro is a superior PDF stamp maker that can be very useful when you want to make a PDF stamp. This PDF tool can be used to create custom stamps that you can then add to the document. This program also has a user friendly interface that makes the process of making a PDF stamp very easy. It also comes with a wide-range of other PDF editing features that you can use to edit the document. These include the ability to edit the text and images on the PDF, easy editing of the pages on a document and even conversion of PDF documents to other formats.


  • Its simple user interface makes it the best tool to choose when you want to add stamps to the document in the shortest time possible.
  • It has other editing features that you can use to edit text, images and even pages on the PDF.
  • It has an OCR feature that can be used to edit scanned PDFs.
  • Has security features like watermarks and signatures to protect sensitive document.


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#2. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

It is impossible to talk about adding stamps to a PDF without mentioning Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. It is the premier PDF stamp maker that can be used to not just create a PDF but also edit it. As one of its many annotation tools, Adobe Acrobat makes it very easy to make a PDF stamp from or even create a custom stamp that you can add to a PDF.


  • Adding stamps to a PDF is very easy.
  • It comes with a lot of other editing features including the ability to edit text and images on a PDF.
  • It also has an OCR feature that can allow you to add stamps to a scanned document.
  • You can add custom stamps to a document.


  • Can be a bit expensive when you consider that you have to pay a monthly subscription.
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#3. PDF Architect 5

PDF Architect is also a great PDF stamp maker to help you to make a PDF stamp. Since it does have a free version, you could even use it to add stamps to a PDF for free. But it does have two additional packages that come with more features to help you edit PDF files.


  • It has a free package.
  • It has a very simple user interface to make stamping PDFs very easy.


  • The free version has limited functionality and lacks features like OCR and signature.
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#4. Sejda PDF Editor

Sejda is unique in many ways. One of those is that it comes in two forms: a free online version and a premium desktop version. Both of these provide a great way to make stamp in PDF documents and can also be used to edit other aspects of the PDF. This tool has among others an OCR function that you can use to edit scanned PDF, signature features and Bates numbering capabilities.


  • It has a pleasing user interface that makes editing or even adding stamps to a PDF very easy.
  • It also has other PDF editing capabilities like the ability to add new text to the document or edit existing text.


  • The online version can be a little bit difficult to navigate unless you know what tool you're looking for.
  • You may not be able to edit existing stamps on the online version.

#5. PDF Annotator

PDF Annotator provides a great way to edit PDFs in numerous ways, one of them being the ability to make stamp in PDF documents. One of its strongest points is it's easy to use interface that can make it accessible to just about any user even beginners. You can make custom stamps or customize the many stamp templates you'll find on the program.


  • Its simple user interface makes it a very easy way to stamp a PDF.
  • You can create a custom stamp to add to PDF.
  • It has a lot of other advanced features including OCR and signature features.


  • The free version will add a watermark to the edited document that can only be removed by purchasing the premium version.
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Part 2. How to Make Stamp in PDF with Ease

Since it is the best PDF stamp maker on this list, we thought we'd use PDFelement Pro to make a PDF stamp. You can also use this PDF editor to custom the PDF stamp according to your own needs. Follow these simple steps to know how to make a PDF signature stamp.

Step 1. Launch PDFelement Pro

Download and install the program to your computer and then click on the program icon to open the PDF editor easily.

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Step 2. Open a PDF File

To open a PDF file you can drag and drop the desired PDF file into the program's main window and open the file directly. You can also click "Open File" button on the main window and then browse for the file you need.

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Step 3. Make a Stamp in PDF

Make a PDF Signature Stamp: To add a signature stamp, click "Comment > Stamp" and then select a stamp from those under "Sign Here." Drag the signature to a location on the PDF and customize it in the properties box to your right.

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Make a Transparent PDF Stamp: If you want to create a transparent PDF stamp, click "Comment > Stamp" and select the stamp you want. In the properties section to the left, adjust the opacity of the stamp until it is transparent.

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Step 4. Save the PDF

When you're happy with the edits you've made, click "File > Save" to save the document.

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Ivan Cook

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