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In today’s world of digital forms, having to print out and sign documents can be tedious and time-consuming. This time is spent formatting a document for your word processing software, printing it out, signing it, scanning it into your computer, reformatting it, and then (finally) sending it off. For simple forms, this is a waste of effort, which is why you should look into using an e-signature application. 

When you are considering an e-signature app there are certain aspects you need to consider. You might want to investigate scheduled signing, which can help with time-constrained documents, or you might prefer to have an e-signature app that integrates a CRM (customer relationship management) tool to keep everything streamlined. 

Below we take a look at some of the best e-signature apps on the market today. 


e-signature apps pandadoc  PandaDoc


PandaDoc is one of the more popular e-signature apps on the market, and for good reason. It is available on both Android and iOS devices, and has an easy-to-use interface. The documents support drag-and-drop features and have access to the CRM, where users can audit histories and streamlined workflows. The cost is relatively affordable, ranging from R375 per month per user, with the business plan coming in at R751 per month per user. 


  e-signature apps docusignDocuSign


DocuSign is easy and effective to use, making it one of the best e-signature apps on the market, second only to PandaDoc. You can integrate DocuSign with your current apps, which is highly useful if you already have a CRM system loaded with customer details you do not want to lose, and has an impressive security guarantee on your documents. It comes in at R469 per month per user, and the advanced plans are R750 per month per user, putting it in the same range as its competitors. 


e-signature apps adobe signAdobe Sign


Adobe Sign was one of the first and best e-signature apps developed, and has since grown in popularity over the years. It is available for both iOS and Android and offers numerous integration options with other Adobe apps and more. You can use it for third-party platforms such as Microsoft, Workday, and even Salesforce. It can be used for both electronic and digital signatures. The cost per month per user ranges from R469 to R751. 


e-signature apps esignliveeSignLive


eSignLive can be used on both iOs and Android and can also be used on multiple devices, making it ideal for courier companies and retailers. This makes it one of the best e-signature apps for the digital age. It is used by many large enterprises thanks to the stringent security measures and can also be used as a cloud-based service. For smaller businesses, his can also help to save money on having to use physical servers. The cost per user per month is affordable, coming in at R375, with Enterprise plans being customised based on size and work volume. 


e-signature apps signnowSignNow


SignNow is the best e-signature app for those who prefer to use mobile devices for signing, and it has become popular thanks to this. For smaller businesses, it provides a simple interface and multiple integration options. Even larger businesses will find it useful, especially in today’s age where people prefer to use their mobile devices for anything from finding products to signing forms. The pricing is arguably the best feature, costing just R93 per month per user for unlimited document sending and templates, and the business option coming in at only R281 per month per user. 


 keepsolidKeepSolid Sign


For anyone who values safety and security of data, KeepSolid Sign is one of the best e-signature apps available today. The main focus of this app is secure data storage and the legal verification of signatures, making it ideal for any financial transactions or major business contracts. You can also easily create drag-and-drop forms using the simple interface and it also has a workspaces functionality. For a five person team, you will likely pay R751 per month for the team, and R1352 per month for a ten person team. 


Final Thoughts


Sorting through the best e-signature apps available can be difficult, but you should think about what works best for your business. If you need to be able to create your own forms, this should be a capability that you look for in the app. Many businesses need to be able to collect signatures on mobile devices, which should be a top priority when choosing an e-signature app. 

If you are interested in mobile apps for your business, whether it is an e-signature app or a mobile website, feel free to browse our selection of marketing and mobile app development companies. Our favorite is PandaDoc.