Convert existing forms to fillable PDFs
Convert existing forms to fillable PDFs

Convert existing forms to fillable PDFs.

Turn paper and Microsoft Word documents into fillable forms with the PDF form creator.

Whether you start with a scanned paper form or a simple form made in Microsoft Word, Excel, or another application, you can turn it into an intelligent PDF form with Acrobat DC.
Make any field fillable

Make any field fillable.

Acrobat will automatically recognize and convert static form fields to fillable ones when you convert your scanned paper forms or digital files. See a sample ›
Edit forms quickly

Edit forms quickly.

Move fields around. Change headings. Insert buttons. Add, delete, and edit form fields or enable fields for signatures. You can even add calculations and data validation rules.
Collect information in fillable PDFs

Collect information in fillable PDFs.

Email forms to others. Send links to forms stored locally or on a company server. View the status of replies. And send reminders to people who haven’t responded.
Add interactivity with JavaScript

Add interactivity with JavaScript.

Enhance formatting, calculations, or validations in your forms. Assign actions to buttons.

How-to guide

How to create a fillable PDF form:

  1. Within Acrobat, click on the Tools tab and select Prepare Form.

  2. Select a file or scan a document. Acrobat analyzes your document and adds form fields automatically.

  3. Add new form fields from the top toolbar, and adjust the layout using tools in the right pane.

  4. Save your fillable PDF form and share it with others, or click Distribute to collect responses automatically.

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