Video: How To Annotate A PDF Document On The iPad

Video: How To Annotate A PDF Document On The iPad

iPad and StylusWhen I want to review and annotate, or mark up, a PDF, I do it almost exclusively on my iPad.

For me, it is a nice all-digital workflow that avoids the print-out-and-write dance. I can then save or share the annotated PDF right from my iPad.

There are many apps that can do this, such as iAnnotate, PDFpen for iPad, and PDF Expert, but the one that I am used to is called GoodReader. GoodReader is the one that is shown in this video, but the general concept is similar.

I assume that this can be done on an Android tablet as well. If you have an app you like for this, please leave a comment and let us know.

View the video below, or click here to watch it on YouTube. If you are able to, I recommend that you watch it with HD turned on.

(Photo by TheMacUniverse)

This video on annotating a PDF on the iPad is part of a series of quick videos on paperless tips and topics. View more in the series here.

About the Author

Brooks Duncan helps individuals and small businesses go paperless. He's been an accountant, a software developer, a manager in a very large corporation, and has run DocumentSnap since 2008. You can find Brooks on Twitter at @documentsnap or @brooksduncan. Thanks for stopping by.

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I really liked the idea of having the notes and being able to annotate them and have syncing of the notes between my iPhone and iPad. Excellent post! Thanks for the suggestions and recommendations.

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