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PDF Signer Alternatives for Linux

PDF Signer is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is LibreOffice - Writer, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to PDF Signer and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to PDF Signer are PDFedit, JSignPdf, PortableSigner and OpenSignature.

PDF Signer alternatives are mainly PDF Editors but may also be E-signature Tools or PDF Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PDF Signer.
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PDF Signer - Mac application to quickly fill and sign any PDF agreement or form. No need to print & scan.

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  1. Writer has all the features you need from a modern, full-featured word processing or desktop publishing tool.

    ⚫︎ PortableLibreOffice - Writer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingLibreOffice - Writer can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedLibreOffice - Writer is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    PDFedit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Free (and open source) editor for manipulating PDF documents. GUI version + commandline interface. Scripting is used to a great extent in editor and almost anything can be scripted, it is possible to create own scripts or plugins.

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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 20140526_1531, released in May 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    JSignPdf

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • LibreOffice
    • Apache OpenOffice

    JSignPdf is a Java application which adds digital signatures to PDF documents. It can be used as a standalone application or as an Add-On in OpenOffice.org. The application uses the jsignpdf-itxt library for PDF manipulations (based on iText library in version 2.1.

    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesJSignPdf support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
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    PortableSigner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PortableSigner is a signing (with X.509 certificates) program for PDF files. It's platform independent and runs (tested) under Windows (2000, XP, ...), Linux, and macOS.

    ⚫︎ PDF encryptionPortableSigner can encrypt and decrypt PDF documents.
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesPortableSigner support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
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  5. OpenSignature

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OpenSignature is an open source project for the digital signature of documents. It works with all cards supported by OpenSC and focuses on adding support for cards from accredited Italian CAs.

    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesOpenSignature support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
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