2020’s How to Add Watermark on PDF Pages on MacBook, Mac Using Quick Action in macOS Big Sur/Catalina & Earlier: Add Logo or Copyright on All PDF Pages

Last Updated on Nov 27, 2020

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Here’s the good news for all Mac Users. Because apple saves millions of Dollars that spend in purchase tools or software for Watermark PDFs pages. let’s see steps with pictures on how to add Watermark PDF Pages using Quick Action in MacOS Mojave or later new MacOS running on Any Mac, iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Touch Bar as well.

Among all, one of them was you can easily watermark images and PDFs in Mojave without downloading any third-party application. The all-new Quick Action will improve your productivity in Mac.

It is a pretty good way to watermark PDFs so that nobody can steal your important documents from you. After looking at the steps don’t panic yourself, once you learn how to watermark PDFs and images in macOS Mojave, MacOS Catalina, or Newer version you can easily carry out the process in minutes.

Next Tutorial: How to Add Watermark on Photos using Quick Action.

Without wasting time let’s get straight into this.

How to Watermark PDF Pages on MacBook, Mac in MacOS

Step 1: From the Spotlight, launch “Automator”.

Open Automator On MacBook Mac Using Spotlight Search

Open Automator On MacBook Mac Using Spotlight Search

Step 2: Click “New Document” and then choose “Quick Action Workflow” and select.

Create a New Automator Shortcut on MacBook Mac

Create a New Automator Shortcut on MacBook Mac

 

Step 3: Now, on the sidebar, you will find “PDFs” option, select it.

Step 4: Then, double-click the “Watermark PDF Documents” option to find more properties like add watermark image or your logo.

Step 5: Click “Add” and browse the image you want to watermark. [You should use .png image file]

Add new Watermark Logo on Mac Automator App

Add new Watermark Logo on Mac Automator App

Now, Select logo or Watermark image from your Finder,

Add Watermark logo

Add Watermark logo

 

Check Video Tutorial guide,

Step 6: From there you can adjust “Opacity, Offset, Angle, and Scale of the file.

Change Watermark Properties on MacBook Mac Automator

Change Watermark Properties on MacBook Mac Automator

 

Step 7: Now, From the first section, under “Library“. Go to “Files & Folder” > Double click on “Move Finder Items”.

Move Finder item to Automator on MacBook mac (1)

Move Finder item to Automator on MacBook mac

 

Step 8: You can “select the desired destination” to save the watermarked PDF and also you can give a suitable name. Once you apply this shortcut in a finder window, New Watermarked file export to destination folder that you set here.

Step 9: Now Save Workflow with Your name, Go to File > Save > “PDF Watermark” > Save.

Save a New Automator on your MacBook Mac

Save a New Automator on your MacBook Mac

Give a Name to New Automator Shortcut.

Give a name to easy access in your Finder

Give a name to easy access in your Finder

 

Test a Drive for Make a First PDF Watermark using Quick Action

To Test with the Example, Open Finder where PDF file saved.

  1. Select Gallery View, “Select PDF file” > “See PDF watermark option” in the Quick action section.

    View PDF file in Preview on Finder

    View PDF file in Preview on Finder

  2. Click on PDF file and See the Preview tools in finder windows. Click on Watermark shortcut to Appy Watermark to PDF file.

    Apply Watermark to PDF file from Finder

    Apply Watermark to PDF file from Finder

  3. New Watermarked PDF file will be saved to the Desired location, Documents in our Example. Allow Permission to Save.

    Allow finder to access documents folder

    Allow finder to access documents folder

  4. Check the new PDF files saved in Finder’s Document folder.

    New Watermarked File will save in to Documents folder in finder

    New Watermarked File will save into Documents folder in finder

  5. That’s it.

You can view PDF with Watermarked image on all pages without any Software,

Here's PDF file that is Watermark using Automator on MacBook Mac

Here’s PDF file that is Watermark using Automator on MacBook Mac

Note: If you wish to change the watermark picture, go to Automator and duplicate the PDF workflow. Rename it.

How to change watermark image in PDFs in macOS Mojave

If you didn’t like the watermark or in case you want to make changes in images in PDFs, then it is also possible. It will not take much time like the above process.

Step 1: Launch the “Automator” on your MacBook.

Step 2: Next, open “PDF Workflow”.

Step 3: Choose the “Watermark Image link” and tap to “Remove”.

Step 4: Add “New Watermark”.

Step 5: Finally, “save it“.

Delete PDF watermark Shortcut: Created using quick action on MacOS

We can Re-Create and Add new Watermark Shortcut Using Automator on Mac, And in the same way we can create a Watermark for image file as well.

  1. Open Finder” windows on Mac. Go to the top menu “Go > Go to Folder”.

    Open Finder on MacBook Mac

    Open Finder on MacBook Mac

  2. Type This command: ~/Library/Services

    Delete or Remove Shortcut from Mac or MacBook

    Delete or Remove Shortcut from Mac or MacBook

  3. See the Watermark PDF Workflow is there, Select this and Move to Trash to delete or Remove PDF watermark Shortcut on Mac OS.

See below video tutorial, (Do like this), Dark mode Shortcut remove from Mac

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