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How to guide for a watermark remover

Are you looking forward to removing a watermark from a PDF file? Good Job - You have come to the right place.

In this piece, I will show how you can remove watermark from PDF by using PDFBear. I’ll also discuss the the general information about the watermarks and why do you need them in the first place.

So without any further ado, let’s remove em’.

Watermark 101

What is a watermark, why are they used, and what does it take to remove it? I’ll cover it all in this section.

What Is A Watermark?

A watermark is a logo, text, or pattern that’s intentionally attached to an image or document. By adding a watermark, the owner of the media aims to make it ethically unusable for the public without certain permission. You’ll find watermarks obscuring images, documents, videos, etc., in such a way that they are digitally locked.

How Does It Appear On a Document And Where?

A watermark can be found on any digital media file like a document, image, video, etc. It usually appears behind the main subject of the media. This protects the doc or image from being copied.

A watermark is normally found in the center or across the document so that the main content remains digitally unstealable.

What Can Be Used As A Watermark?

Most commonly, text and image are used as a watermark in all sorts of media types. Some people also use both text and image to cage their original docs, images, videos, and more. However, specific patterns are also sketched to be used as a watermark.

Why Are Watermarks Used?

As briefly described above, watermarks are used to lock, safeguard and protect a media from being used by others. Furthermore, watermarking is also done to make your media stand out amongst others.

The Hardship Of Removing A Watermark

Type in how to remove a watermark on your favorite search engine, and you’ll see multiple options promising heaven. But in reality, there are only a few sites or apps that are actually able to perform the job. Not to mention, they require you to go through various manual steps that are both time-wasting and unnecessarily complex for an average user.

Other professional apps like Adobe Acrobat PRO are both pricy and not designed for an average Joe. And that leads us to...

How To Remove A Watermark Using PDFBear

We are done with the basics; now it’s time to see how to remove a watermark from PDF. I’ll be using the PRO version of PDFBear to illustrate the process. However, the same instructions apply to people trying the free version of the online watermark remover.

So, here’s how it breaks down.

1. Visit the official website of PDFBear located at Then, scroll down and select the Edit PDF option.

Overview of the main menu of PDFBear

2. You’ll land on the PDF Editor screen. Click on the blue Select a File … button.

Select a file for the Editor

3. After that, select the PDF that contains the watermark you are looking forward to removing. For example, I’m selecting the file sample(background).pdf.

Test file for the PDFBear Editor

4. Then, wait for the file to get uploaded. After that, click on the objects icon located on the left side of the print icon.

Select the button

5. Objects, AKA watermarks, will load up. Click on the trash icon to delete the watermark.

Delete the object that is selected

6. Click on the X button.

Close the objects menu

7. See the preview to confirm the removal of the watermark. Then, click on the blue SAVE button to download the watermark-free PDF file.

Save the document button

An Important Note

Before you use PDFBear to remove watermarks from your PDF files, I want to mention some important bits.

Firstly, as mentioned above, a watermark is added as a digital lock to make a file safe. So, if you are abusing the tool by eliminating watermarks from sample docs or secured files, I’m not responsible.

This service is directed to users who have mistakenly added a watermark to their original document. Not to anyone who’s trying to remove restrictions.

Next up, the free version of PDFBear will add a custom watermark to the left-hand corner of every edited document. This is to make the platform secure from freeloaders that are always looking for shortcuts. Legitimate users can upgrade to a PRO account for accessing all features and making the required changes without the custom logo.

Final Words

PDFBear removes watermarks from PDF without any hassle. Unlike other professional tools, you just need to follow a couple of minimal steps to perform the job with ease.

Whether your PDF file includes a text or image, PDFBear’s advanced tracking system automatically identifies the watermark and removes it. And the best thing about the service is that you can use it for free. However, the free version of the online watermark remover will add a custom logo at the bottom of each page.

But don’t worry, the affordable PDFBear PRO account lets you revert your document to the original without any logo.

Do you know our tool offers a 14-day Free Trial? Try the service for free today, and if you are impressed, you know what to do.