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PDF Expert on the iPad

In my efforts to go “paperless” I have started using apps to fill out PDF forms and even sign documents with a stylus on my iPad. In the past I would print the document, fill it out by hand or sign it, scan the document, save it to my computer and then e-mail it out. I now open the document on my iPad and fill it out or sign the document with my stylus, save it to Dropbox, then e-mail it out. There are many different apps for signing documents on your iPad. The first one that I started using was called just that: Sign My Pad.
I am always looking for new apps that may be easier to use or may have additional features. So I also have used Softsign, Sign-N-Send, Docusign, and DocuSign Ink.

All of these apps work well and have different features that set them apart from each other. In my efforts to modify a PDF document on my iPad I discovered PDF Expert from Readdle.

With PDF Expert you can:

Fill out forms. Work with static PDF forms created in Adobe Acrobat.Open huge PDF documents in seconds and scroll through them fast and smooth.
Sign PDF documents. Sign contracts, agreements or statements with your own handwritten signature.
Sync any folder on Dropbox, iDisk, Readdle Storage or WebDAV storage with a local folder on the iPadAnnotate PDF documents.
Highlight text, create notes, draw with your finger, underline and strike-through words.
Save bookmarks in PDF. This lets you make table of contents for your document right on the iPad.


Not only does PDF Expert allow you to manipulate a PDF document. It also allows you to sign a document on your iPad and it syncs with Dropbox. Other features allow you to search words within the document, highlight text, create notes, underline and strike-through words. PDF Expert costs $9.99, but has quickly become one of my most frequently used apps. So if you are still wasting paper and ink, try one of the apps.

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