How to Add or Remove a Watermark with Soda PDF



Adding a Watermark


Step 1 - Open the Edit module

  • Open the Edit Module.
  • Click on the Watermark feature.



A window will open providing you with a series of options to configure your watermark.

On the left-hand side of the window is a previewer. This will show you how your Watermark will look on each page of your document.




  • To add a watermark to multiple documents, click Multiple Files to use the Batch Watermark feature.




Step 2 - Configure the settings

You can choose to create a text-based watermark.

  • Select Text as Source.
  • Enter your text into the box.



  • Choose the Font, Font Size, and Color.
  • You can also Bold or Italicize your text.



When you choose File you can upload any file to use as a watermark.

  • Choose File as Source.
  • Click on the Browse button.
  • A Browse Window will open. Choose the image from your computer you would like to use.




  • Adjust the Absolute Scale of the image.




  • The position will let you choose between 9 placement spots on your page.




  • In the Pages to Apply section, you can determine which pages you want the watermark to appear on.



  • In Rotation, you can select the different angles of the A to rotate your watermark.



  • Opacity allows you to change the transparency level of your watermark. At 100 it will appear as any other document element. At 0 it will be invisible.



  • Location allows you to choose to have the watermark appear above all document elements or behind them.



  • You can cycle between the different pages of your document to preview what it will look like on any page.



  • Click MAKE DEFAULT to use these settings moving forward. You can reset the default at any time.




Step 3 - Apply the changes

  • When you are ready to add your watermark, click APPLY.




  • The watermarks will be added to your document.




Removing a Watermark


Step 1 - Open the Edit module

  • Open the Edit Module.
  • Click on the Remove Page Marks feature.
  • Choose Remove Watermark.




Step 2 - Remove the Watermark

  • Select the pages to remove the watermarks from.



  • Click on the Remove button.




  • The watermarks will be removed.




We have two additional modules. The OCR module allows you to recognize and edit text within any scanned document or image. We also have the E-Sign module that allows you to electronically sign PDFs and track and manage e-signatures in real-time. If those modules are not available for you, you can purchase them here.



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