SignNow API: Document Signing Goes Paperless

Candice McMillan
Jun. 05 2013, 11:00AM EDT

Everyone can relate to the hassles and time wasting caused by the printing, signing, scanning, mailing or faxing of documents that require signatures; not to mention the added carbon footprint due to the reams of wasted paper. It seems such a laborious process for something that should really take a few seconds. But thanks to technology, online document signing is now a reality and the world is once again as it should be. SignNow is one of these document signing applications. It makes it possible for users to sign their documents instantly, from wherever they are. SignNow's API also makes it possible for developers to integrate this functionality with other applications.

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SignNow is free to use and is legal and secure on any device in most developed countries including the US, EU, China, India and Canada. Users can use the system on any device, whether it be PC, iPhone, Android or iPad, by simply opening the document that requires a signature and clicking where they would like to add their signature or text. The application allows them to draw, type or a upload a signature. Users can create a free account where they can save and store their important documents as well as invite others to sign a document with SignNow.

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The SignNow REST API allows developers to do things like provide accounts, post documents, invite others to sign, create notarisation invites, get automated legal information specific to each document, view the status on all existing documents and more. Further information and documentation is available on the website, or developers can contact the company directly at api@signnow.com.

Candice McMillan

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