PDF Watermark Creator to Create & Add Watermark to PDF

Advanced Tool to Add Text/ Image/ Date & Time Watermark on Multiple PDF Files Without Adobe Acrobat. Easily Insert watermark into PDF documents on Windows Operating System.

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Features of PDF Watermark Creator

  • Best software to add watermark to PDF files in batch
  • Option to add Text/ Images/ Date & Time as Watermark on PDF files
  • Add any text and customize its Font Family, Font Style, Font Color and Font Size
  • Supports these image types for watermarking: JPG, JPE, JPEG, PNG, GIF, JFIF, BMP
  • Allows you to put Date & Time stamp watermark in 18 formats including date or time
  • Put watermark in any position by providing Horizontal & Vertical distance value
  • Provides option to Set the Transparency Level of watermark stamps
  • You can also layer the watermark over or below the PDF text
  • Set angle for watermark stamp starting from 1 to 360 degree
  • Allows you to Preview applied watermark on PDF before generating the final result
  • Software comes with inbuilt Print option to directly print out PDF files with watermark
  • Add watermark as mosaic (repeating watermark multiple times on a PDF page)
  • Insert watermark on pages, even or odd pages, specific pages & particular page range
  • Add watermark on restricted & password protected PDF document
  • The tool provides the option to Remove the security or keep it as it is in the resultant PDF files

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Types of Watermarks Supported by PDF Watermark Adder Tool
PDF Watermark Generation Tool to Add Watermark on Multiple PDF Files


The PDF Watermark Adder Tool is capable of stamping a text or image or date & time watermark on selected set of PDF files.

Text Watermark: Any possible keyword set can be added as a watermark on PDF with this application. Some of the popular watermark texts are Sample, Draft, Approve, Confidential, Copyright, Company Name, etc., that can easily be placed on the PDF file. Also, you can apply watermark to batch PDF files in a single watermarking process.

PDF Watermark Adder to insert text watermark in multiple pdf files

Image Watermark: PDF Watermark Maker can add image as watermark on PDF documents. Some known image watermarks are Logo, Stamp and Signature image, and other images that can be placed on PDF files. Also, the images from animated file formats (GIF) can also be used as as a watermark on PDF files.

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Date-Time Watermark: The software allows you to put Date & Time watermark in 18 date/ time/ date-time formats like dd-MM-yyyy, dd-yyyy-MM, MM-dd-yyyy, hh-mm-ss, mm-ss-mm, dd-MM-yyyy-hh:mm:ss, dd-yyyy-MM-hh:ss:mm, etc. You can select any format as per your requirement. Then, you can do all the desired page seetings along with font, appearance, and placement settings as given in 'Text' & 'Image' watermark sections.

PDF Watermark Adder to insert text watermark in multiple pdf files

Supported Image Formats for PDF Image Watermarking
The PDF Watermark Generator Tool Supports Multiple Image Formats to Add Image Watermark on PDF Documents





Add Watermark on PDF Files in a Customized Way


Text Watermark This field adds Text to be watermarked on PDF. The watermark will appear in the manner it is written here.
Image Watermark Browse image from system location to add image watermark on PDF file. A Browse option is provided to select the desired image from your system.
Date & Time Watermark Add current date & time stamp watermark on PDF files.
Set Position The watermark can be placed anywhere within the PDF page by providing Vertical Distance/ Horizontal Distance values (max 100mm) from Top, Center, and Bottom.
Font Family Customize the Text/ Date & Time from given font family:
Algerian, Arial, Calibri, Comic Sans MS, Helvetica, MS Reference Sans Serif, Segoe UI, Tahoma, Times New Roman, Trebuchet MS, Verdana
Font Style Customize the style of Text/ Date & Time watermark:
Regular, Bold, Italics, Underline
Font Size & Color Set any font size (8 to 72) and choose a color from given palette of 120+ shades.
Mosaic Style Add watermark to PDF in 'tiles' form (repeating watermark multiple times on a PDF page.
Scale Image to Fit Position This option fits any size image completely on the PDF page respective to the placement of the image on PDF.
Set Opacity Level The tool lets you set opacity level for watermark added on the PDF document. Lower the range of transparency, lighter it appears on the PDF page and vice versa.
Set Rotation Value Set any rotation value (1 to 360 degree; both positive & negative) for the PDF file watermark
Layering The Watermark The tool provides option to layer the watermark (over or below the PDF text) for the PDF file watermark
Select Pages to Add Watermark The tool lets you select the desired pages to put watermark. The options for selecting pages are as follows: All Pages, Even Pages, Odd Pages, Page Ranges, & Page Numbers.

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Supported Adobe PDF File Versions
PDF Watermark Adder Supports to Insert Multiple Watermark on All Acrobat PDF File Versions

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Acrobat version

Acrobat 3.0

Acrobat 4.0

Acrobat 5.0

Acrobat 6.0

Acrobat 7.0

Acrobat 8.0

Acrobat DC and above Versions

Salient Features of the SysTools PDF Watermark Creator Tool
Unique Features of the Software to Watermark PDF Files in Bulk


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Stamp PDF File Watermark

If you want to make your confidential PDF file copyright protected to a higher extent, then watermark it with this hassle free software. The tool allows you to insert any type of watermark on PDF files and permits its customization accordingly too. Also, it is possible to add watermark on multiple PDF files saved in a folder by using the free demo version of PDF Watermark Generator.

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Add Watermark to PDF

The free trial version of Adobe PDF Watermark Creator software provides two different PDF watermark stamping options like:

  • Add Text Watermark: Allows stamping text on PDF files
  • Add Image Watermark: Allows to add image watermark to PDF
  • Add Date & Time Watermark: Allows to add current date and time stamp to PDF


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Set Position For PDF Watermark

When a user add watermark in PDF, you can set the placement anywhere in the page by providing values. Two distance values can be provided i.e. Vertical Distance Value & Horizontal Distance Value. You can put 100mm value at max from Top, Center and Bottom. The software also lets you add watermark in 'Mosaic' style (repeating the watermark numerous times)

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Font Setting Options

The tool provides 4 options to do the desirable font settings. You can choose the text format from the given font family and set it regular/ Bold/ Italic/ Underline. The tool also lets you set the font size (min 8 to max 72) and color from the pallete consisting of 120+ shades.

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Scale Image to Fit Position

In order to add image watermark on PDF documents, the software offers you with the scaling option. With this option checked, you can fit large image on the PDF page as a watermark. The tool will automatically make the image watermark proportional to the page size.

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Supported Image Formats

PDF Watermark Creator provides option to insert image from multiple file formats. The tool can insert a watermark from image file formats like: PNG, GIF, JPG, JPEG, JPE, JFIF, BMP. Moreover, the utility is capable of adding watermark to PDF from animated GIFs.

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Preview of PDF Page With Watermark

Before generating/ printing PDF files with watermark, you can see how it will going to look by clicking on 'Preview' option after selecting all the options to apply watermark to multiple PDFs, the software will show you the page. Additional features like 'Remove Encryption From PDF File(s)' that lets you remove security from resultant PDF files and 'Print' that lets you directly get hard copies of your PDF files have been given in the tool.

Windows Compatibility

Page Selection & Appearance Settings

The tool lets you select the desired pages to put watermark. The options for selecting pages are as follows: All Pages, Even Pages, Odd Pages, Page Ranges, & Page Numbers. In Appearance Settings, you can set the rotation (1 to 360 degree; both positive & negative) & opacity values for the watermark. You can even layer it over or below the PDF text.

PDF Watermark Adder - Software Specifications
Add Watermark to PDF Files

Software Download

Size : 60.9 MB

Version : 5.0

MD5 : b4ca143d587ba6e9145f920c4a7f35b9

Trial Limitations

Trial version of PDF Watermark Generator software is it allows user to insert watermark to 5 PDF files only.

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
100 MB of free hard disk space

2 GB required

Intel(R) Core™ i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz 2.93 GHz

Operating System

Windows 11 (64 bit), 10, 8, 7 (32 bit or 64 bit) & Windows Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012 R2, 2008

Application Pre-Requisites

Microsoft .NET framework 4.5 or above should be installed.





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PDF Watermark Adder Feature Comparison

Get an Overview of PDF Watermarking Software Features – DEMO and Licensed Version

Features DEMO Version FULL Version
Can do All The Settings Given in the Tool
Insert Any type of Watermark to Batch PDF Files
Windows 11, 10, 8, 7 (32 bit or 64 bit) & Windows Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012 R2, 2008 Supported
Scale and Fit Image Watermark on PDF Page
Add Watermark to PDF Files Only 5 PDF Files
Cost FREE $39

Frequently Asked Questions

Listed Commonly Raised Questions on PDF Watermark Adder

How to add watermark to PDF with the free demo version of SysTools PDF Watermark Tool?

“I have to send some PDF files containing project details to the client. To add more confidentiality I decided to insert watermark in PDF file as the company logo. So, how can I use this tool for this purpose?"

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Simple Steps to Add Watermark to Multiple PDF Files:

  • Step 1: Download free demo PDF Watermark Creator Tool
  • Step 2: Browse PDF File / Folders
  • Step 3: Select Image Watermark option
  • Step 4: Browse for the image, Position, & do appearance settings
  • Step 5: Preview the PDF file page and Click on 'Generate'

Yes, this software allows you to add company name, logo Watermark on numerous PDF files at one go without any hassle. Moreover, you can add image watermark to PDF documents using this utility.

Size of file increases after adding watermark due to the inclusion of the size of text/image added as watermark to the document.

This software supports PDF files from Adobe Reader 11.0 and below versions. Adobe Reader should be installed on your machine to read PDF properly.

"Recently, I upgraded to Windows 10 OS and I wants to add image watermark to PDF files. So, can I use this tool for this purpose?"

Yes, the free demo version of PDF Watermark Generator tool can be successfully installed on Windows 10 platform. Moreover, this software to watermark PDF files is compatible with all versions of Windows Operating Systems. But, this free trial version of the tool is capable to insert watermark on 5 PDF files.

Yes, of course, the trial version of the software is free to download & to watermark PDF files. Moreover, any image or text type watermark can added into PDF files by using this application.

"I don't have Adobe Acrobat program on my personal computer but, I want to insert some images as watermark on my PDF files. Does the Acrobat installation is needed to carry out this task?"

No, there is no need to install any other application. This software is capable enough to add watermark to multiple PDF files without Acrobat.

"I have 10 PDF files containing some important data and I want to add text watermark in PDF files? So, can I use this tool for the watermarking purpose in these files?"

Yes, with the free demo version of the software you can apply watermark to multiple PDFs, but not more that 5. So, to insert watermark on more than 5 PDF files use the full version of the software.

Yes, this application is compatible to work on all Windows versions.

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