When the watermark is added, you can save that PDF now, and apply the watermark later. In Acrobat Pro 10 or Acrobat XI, go to File>Tools>PDF and select the watermark. In Acrobat X, Acrobat XI, or Acrobat Reader, go to File>Save as >PDF. Save it as a PDF document for all users. Figure 1 Illustration of the watermarking features in Acrobat Pro 10. Figure 2 Illustration of the watermarking features in Adobe Acrobat 11. Add watermark to a PDF in the user interface There are more ways to add a watermark to a PDF, with more options than with the built-in Acrobat (see Figure 3). 7 Ways to Add Watermark to PDF with — Erin Wright Writing Watermark to PDF with “Icons” & “Font”? Can't find fonts that meet your needs? You can create your own fonts to use on your PDFs or copy your fonts onto a single file, so you can include an icon or watermark for each font. You can also use an existing font and watermark as a single watermark. The best way to ensure a font meets your needs is to check that the font is available from a reputable font database, or use the Acrobat to create a font and watermark program in order to make sure your fonts and watermark matches (see below). Here's the process: Find out if your font is available from a reputable font database If you have a font from a reputable database, and you are sure it includes each of your glyphs in an understandable font format, you can save the file and use it as a font. In Adobe Acrobat, Go to Document>Image>Preview, then choose Fonts>Fonts. A font with the same name will appear. You can copy-and-paste the font into a watermark, or place it into a new font. To make your own font, choose Edit > Font > Font to create the font. Then choose Edit > Font > Font to save the font, so you can use it in another document as your font. To add an icon (font) to a PDF, select Tools > Text & Fonts, then choose To add Font to create a font. Choose File > Save to save the font to your computer. When you choose a font, it can include an icon.