Adding Image Watermarks on PDF Documents

For the similar purpose as adding text watermark on PDF document, users may have to add an image as watermark on PDF file to distinguish their file from the counterfeit. I suppose adding an image as watermark on PDF file be an urgent desire for vast of businessmen.

Materials: PDF document, an image to be added as watermark

Tool: VivPDF(recommended)

Download URL: PDF editor download

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The procedure of Adding image watermarks is similar with that of adding text watermarks on PDF file. It's also like inserting image into PDF file, but inserting image is a kind of annotation while inserting watermark is a kind of adding element as a part of whole document to PDF file. Let's start to insert image watermark on PDF file by steps.

  • Run VivPDF and load file.

    Run VivPDF editor, upload the document you want to add watermarks on.

    Add Image Watermark on PDF Document
  • Activate watermark modification box.

    Click "Pages" to call out sub menu tool bar from right side, and select "Watermark" option, then click "Add" in the dropdown menu.

    Insert Image Watermark on PDF Document
  • Choose image as watermark.

    Now we can see the setting box, we should tick "File" in the "Source" area, and press "Browse" button to choose the image to be edited from the local. And then users have to choose which page to be inserted as watermark on PDF document and adjust watermark page size to fit the PDF file by inputting value of "Absolute Scale". Please be aware that "Absolute Scale" could only be modified when "Scale relative to target page" in the "Appearance" area is unticked.

    Add Text Watermark on PDF Document
  • Modifications.

    We could also change options in "Appearance" area, such as rotate the watermark to different angles, make watermark transparent to different extent, enlarge or shrink the watermark relatively to the target PDF file.

    Add Text Watermark on PDF Document

    Place the watermark in different layers either above or below the page. And you could also modify the Appearance options by clicking link at the bottom of the box. To insert watermark into different layer of PDF could get different viewing effect.

    Insert Text Watermark on PDF File
  • Positioning

    We could shift watermark to the place you like by modify in position box. Input length values in 2 directions to shift watermark to a certain position. Then, you also should designate which page to apply the watermark, click "Page Range Options" to make your settings. Please remember to tick "Show Preview" to check the watermark effect at the right of window.

    Add Text Watermark on PDF File
  • Save file

    Always remember to save your changes before you close the program, otherwise inserted watermark and all the modifications you made to the watermark will be abandoned when you close the editor.

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